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Benq Joybook R55.G35

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the price and design. The performance and portability are also appreciated, whereas the energy efficiency and touchpad get less positive opinions.

screen, portability, performance, design, price

battery, sound, touchpad, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Benq Joybook R55.G35 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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User-Review BenQ Joybook R55 (R55.G24)

 

This stylisch notebook, equipped with an Intel Core Duo T2050 2x ...

The display, the keyboard and the ergonomics are really outstanding. So a pleasent working is possible. Bad are the integrated boxes and the touchpad, which is somewhat imprecise and can be served only with difficulty. The weight of 2.8 kg is normal...

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Expert Review

 

While it could be a little sturdier, the abundance of connectivity options and the $2299 price make it a sensible purchase for anyone looking for a large, strong performing notebook.

Above average performance

Could be sturdier

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

Driven by an Intel Core Duo (1.66GHz) CPU and 1GB of 533MHz DDR2 RAM, BenQ's 15.4in Joybook R55 managed to complete most tests with relative ease. It ...

Above average performance

Could be sturdier

While it could be a little sturdier, the abundance of connectivity options and the $2299 price make it a sensible purchase for anyone looking for a large, strong performing notebook.

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

Superb, low-response display ; Great application performance ; Unique look ; Decent software bundle ; Gamer-worthy ; Dual microphones

Mouse buttons are louder than usual ; No multimedia quick-launch buttons ; No webcam ; Battery life

Given its impressive performance, generous software bundle and superb screen, at just AU$2299 the R55 is a rare bargain.

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

Given its impressive performance, generous software bundle and superb screen, at just AU$2299 the R55 is a rare bargain.

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

I have had my V40 R55 series since Feb 2006. Its been pretty good and done all I have asked of it. Starting to feel a little bit sluggish of late though. Would like to upgrade the 1GB of ram. In the process of finding out if its possible to put 4GB in...

Graphics card, Screen, speed, keyboard, reliable

Pointer, speakers, no external volume control, No DVI, The benq software

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

I¨VE OWNED TWO BRAND NEW JOYBOOK IN THE LAST !" MONTHS.

mouse buttons fragile, the broke after noraml casual clicking, the speakers are absolutely worthless, you cannot hear anything ; The intel wireless soft is regularely crashing ; the CD/DVD player is complete rubbish, never recorded nor played DVD...

erh... nice specs otherwise, if the bloody hardware was holding it together

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

I'm very pleased with the new joybook edition. Its worthy enough to me.

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

Pretty good laptop when you consider it's bang for buck value. I added an extra 1GB memory and she go pretty quick. Plays Quake 4, Flight Sim 9, Sims 2 with ease thanks to the GF Go 7400. I ended up re-installing vista after 1 week thanks to Vista...

Good value, good display

Every time the pc starts up, Wifi Is set to off and it takes a good 2mins before you can turn it on

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BenQ Joybook R55

 

i keep having problems i can not up date and it tells me memory can not be read, is this a problem with this laptop

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