Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150

  • Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150
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Based on 5 scores, 8 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Small footprint and several mounting options, Great looks, Smooth 1080p video playback, Affordable, Quiet, Convenient OS recovery should disaster strike
  • Good multimedia performance, Small and compact, Integrated WiFi, HDMI output.
  • One of the smallest full-featured PCs. Fits behind HDTV or monitor with included bracket. Quiet. Huge 500GB hard drive. Supports full 1080p HD. Lenovo Rescue system. Limited bloatware.

Cons:

  • Poor multitasking and encoding performance, Lacks good backlit remote, No TV tuner
  • No optical drive, Hard to upgrade after purchase, Not suitable for intensive tasks, Display and keyboard not included

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Trends on 70

Lenovo’s IdeaCentre Q150 works better as a media player than a full-on HTPC, but its reasonable price and put-it-anywhere form factor make it a good candidate for situations where a full-size, full-power PC is impractical or unnecessary....

By ConsumerSearch on

Reviewers say the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150-40816AU is a top pick among nettops, which are small, inexpensive computers designed for basic tasks. It's not the cheapest nettop, but the IdeaCentre Q150-40816AU has good performance for its size and is an...

By PC Mag on 80

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150 is designed to be dropped on a desk or bolted behind an HDTV. It's one of the best web video/photo/music media consumption devices out there, once you've hooked up to a big screen. Buy it nowBuy it now Get 15% saving...

By PCWorld on 50

A small frame and low price tag aren't quite enough to help Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q150 pull away from the compact-PC pack. Shop for the IdeaCentre Q150 MerchantPriceMerchant Rating $359.19 Learn More » 5 Reviews » $349.99 Learn More...

By Government Computer News on

S We ran the PassMark Performance Test Version 7 benchmark suite to gauge the IdeaCentre’s performance in several areas. It achieved an overall score of 374.5, which makes it a bit more powerful than a netbook or other ultra-portable laptops but...

By Hardware Central on 60

Desktop PC Review: Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150 Filling the Nettop NicheAugust 26, 2010By Daniel DernFor a home user looking for a special-purpose desktop PC, Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q150 takes the lessons of netbooks -- small, not a lot of CPU power, quiet...

By Wired on 70

Some people wear their technology on their sleeve, modding their desktops with Giger motifs (or worse) that are designed to stand out.Others want technology to disappear into the ether, to be invisible.Such is the promise of Lenovo’s IdeaCentre...

By SlashGear on

While ultra-compact nettops have been around for some time now, they’re still yet to revolutionize the HTPC market as we were initially promised. Hoping to change all that is Lenovo with their new IdeaCentre Q150, packing NVIDIA’s Ion 2 GPU...