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benq JOYBOOK S32-LC01

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and connectivity. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the benq JOYBOOK S32-LC01 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

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BenQ JoyBook S32B (BV14)

 

At the end of last year, we reviewed BenQ's Joybook S32 (BV13), an all-purpose notebook that offered an adequate performance across the board. It neit...

Attractive design, solid battery life, improved touchpad, good specifications for the price

Integrated graphics chip, restrictive viewing angle

Apart from its redesigned lid, the BenQ Joybook S32B (BV14) is virtually indistinguishable from the the previous S32 iteration. It will suit both business and casual users looking for an affordable notebook for undemanding applications.

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BenQ Joybook S32 (BV13)

 

Finding a notebook that stands out from the crowd is like searching for a needle in the proverbial haystack. While there are always slight variables t...

Interesting design, impressive battery life, decent specs for the price

Integrated graphics chip, restrictive viewing angle

The BenQ Joybook S32 (BV13) offers a slight improvement over the previous S32 iteration. Its overall performance was predictably solid for a notebook in this price range. It will neither wow, nor disappoint.

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BenQ JoyBook S32 review

 

Look past the rather unique design of the JoyBook S32 and you'll find a full-featured thin-and-light at a very reasonable price point.

Inexpensive; built-in Webcam; a generous serving of four USB ports; good audio output

Design may be a little far out for some users; few dedicated buttons; thick chassis

If you want a 13.3-inch notebook cheap, then take a closer look at the BenQ JoyBook S32. It takes no prisoners when it comes to features despite the low price tag. Then again, with its rather unique design, you may prefer to step back a little and...

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BenQ Joybook S32-LE27

 

With its cute looks and design, this one seems to be for the young college girl. But will it live up to their expectations?

Small & light weight, 4 USB ports, FireWire, Web camera, Battery

Performance, Price

Product Specifications

Get a laptop with enough mystique to match your own. A casual glance at the Joybook S32 is sure to turn into a mesmerized stare. Bystanders will be transfixed by the stunning 3D image embedded in the svelte aluminum body. Using an exclusive painting process, BenQ evokes stellar mists from deep in the galaxy. It's right on the lid panel, also adorned by a striking silver strip with a diamond-cut logo. Open up this beauty and you'll find even more fabulous touches like a ripple-textured touchpad. If you're ready to be dazzled by your next laptop, you're overdue for a Joybook S32.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9in
Height:1.2in
Weight:4lbs
Width:13.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:BenQ
Model:S32
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:BenQ Joybook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T7100
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100
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