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Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon

Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon
alaScore 92

73 reviews

Mar, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the reliability and design are on the whole positive, but there are some critical opinions about the usability.

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usability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon Touchscreen Table PC (Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, WinLenovo Horizon 2 Metal 27-inch Multimode All-in-One Table (Black) - (Intel Core i7-4510U 2GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, HDMI, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 8.1)Lenovo 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon Touchscreen Table PC (Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Win

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre Horizon from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and price are generally positive. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, design, price, size

reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (Black)Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p 10AB000KUS Desktop (2.9 GHz Intel Core i5-4570T Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, 8GB SSD, Windows 7 Professional) BlackLenovo M73 Desktop (10AY001YUS)

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Michael Brown (pcworld.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Cart review: Put your 27-inch tablet on wheels

 

The IdeaCentre Horizon weighs nearly 19 pounds. Lenovo's cart accessory renders it portable and suitable for electronic board games.

Roll easily ; Locking brakes on all four wheels ; Accessory tray ; Not ridiculously expensive

No simple height adjustment ; You need to hold the keyboard in your lap while using the tablet as an all-in-one PC ; Doesn't pivot into portrait mode for playing pinball sims

This cart is a very handy accessory for Lenovo's IdeaCentre Horizon, but you'll want to be aware of a couple design shortcomings before buying one.

Jun, 2013
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Expert review by: SlashGear (slashgear.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 “Table PC” Review

 

In the Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 you've got what'll almost certainly continue to be one of the most solid "odd" computers on the market. Microsoft's push for uniqueness in Windows 8 hardware has definitely made it's mark on the hardware landscape -...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon

 

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a huge 27-inch all-in-one desktop that you can carry around the house. Aside from the novelty, however, there are few reasons to recommend this system over a traditional all-in-one desktop.

Huge, clear screen. Aura interface is flashy and mostly useful. Ten-finger touch on a 1080p HD screen. Has battery for in-house portability. Sturdy stand. Comes with Monopoly and other touch games. Android app compatibility

Desperately needs a SSD+HDD setup. Heavy at 18 pounds. Bulky. Pricey. Only two USB 3.0 ports. Mobile components limit performance

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon ($1,849 list) is the largest of the portable all-in-one desktop PCs that we've seen. Its 27-inch screen houses the notebook-class components of a Windows 8 PC, in a large semi-portable desktop system. The system's touch...

May, 2013

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27

 

Lenovo's all-in-one offers a 27-inch 1080p touch screen, a slew of bundled accessories and fun for the entire family.

Attractive design; Large 1080p touch-screen display; Aura interface engaging and intuitive; Full suite of family-centric apps and games; Bundled accessories enhance user experience; Better graphics performance than other portable all-in-ones

Wireless keyboard has undersized keys and shallow travel; Not very portable; A bit pricey

Click to EnlargeThe Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 Table PC truly reimagines family computing with its innovative Aura interface, large library of multiuser content and unique bundled accessories. The games are fun and at their best when four people are...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 ( Core i5)

 

Who would have thought that, rather than hybrid laptops or Windows 8 tablets, the most interesting new hardware trend in computers for 2013 would be tabletop PCs? That's an unofficial term I use to describe the growing number of systems that straddle...

The large screen and lie-flat design make the Lenovo Horizon 27 a fun family PC with lots of casual gaming potential. It includes several gaming accessories and has a custom user interface, Aura.

The heavy, clunky kickstand can get in the way, there's a little sluggishness with some of the software, and battery life is way too short for a game of Monopoly.

Tabletop PCs may not be fully ready for the mainstream, but this coffee-table-size version from Lenovo is fun to use, and doubles as a solid all-in-one desktop.

May, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Review

 

When the iPad was released three years ago, some jokingly panned it for being too large. A 10-inch touchscreen device? Who would want to carry such a thing? Isn't it just a huge phone?

Excellent touch-optimized software ; Quality peripherals ; Display offers good image quality ; Works well as a table PC

Lack of third-party software support ; Display needs more pixels ; Poor performance ; Not a good value

Lenovo’s Horizon proves that the table PC can actually be fun, but a high price tag and poor performance limit its potential.

May, 2013

Expert review by: TechSpot (techspot)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27-Inch All-in-One Review

 

Lenovo thoughtfully included a discrete GPU in the Horizon which is more than enough to play included touch-based titles like Monopoly and Draw Race 2. The system was also able to handle some older mainstream games without issue although you’ll need to...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: ThinkComputers (thinkcomputers.org)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Review

 

Final ThoughtsWe expect Lenovo as one of the top PC manufacturers in the world to come out with an all-in-one, that is a given. They could have been like everyone else and come out with a normal all-in-one touchscreen system, but they took it upon...

27inch touchscreen, – Innovative stand, – Responsive touchscreen, – Aura mode and gaming accessories, – Its a tablet! (Battery inside), – Sleek design

Slower hard drive, – Speakers located on back, – Only two USB ports

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Thomas Soderstrom (tomshardware.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 Review: Our First Table PC

 

The latest all-in-ones look a lot like huge tablets, right? An internal battery adds portability to Lenovo's 27” IdeaCentre Horizon, but is this cool concept still functional as a desktop, or does the push toward mobility sacrifice too much performance?

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Ryan Shrout (pcper.com)

Video: Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC Review

 

While foraging through the land that is Las Vegas during the 2013 Consumer Electronic Show, we ran into Lenovo and they showed us a unique PC design they were calling the "Table PC". The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a 27-in All-in-One design that is...

they were calling the "Table PC". The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a 27-in All-in-One design that is finally available in the market and brings some very interesting design decisions and use cases.

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8
Product Type:AIO / Table

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 620M / GEFORCE GT620 / GEFORCE GT840A
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-3337U / I7-3537U / I7-4510U
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