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NEC Versa S970

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of NEC Versa S970. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and screen. The performance and portability also get good opinions. The price and design get mixed views, and many are negative about the keyboard and energy efficiency.

usability, portability, performance, screen, reliability

battery, energy, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the NEC Versa S970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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NEC Versa S970 review


A highly portable business laptop

5 hour battery life ; Lightweight ; Powerful performance

Limited storage ; Low on features

For the money there's more than enough to keep the corporate user happy, but other consumers may be put off by the lack of features

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

NEC Versa S970


NEC targets the budget market with this business orientated notebook. But is it a case of you get what you pay for?

Feb, 2011

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NEC Versa S970 M21T0 review


NEC's Versa S970 is a laptop that's squarely aimed at business users. Its big advantage over its competitors is its hardware encryption, which keeps data far more secure than the software encryption found on other laptops.

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Zoe Mutter (

NEC Versa S970 business laptop


The NEC Versa S970 is a smart-looking laptop that's slim and lightweight enough to be easily portable.

Although the NEC Versa S970 is reasonably priced. It's let down by the quality of its screen and the lack of case protection. Neither is it particularly easy to use due to the size of its trackpad and buttons. However, the NEC Versa S970 is easily...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Matthew Sparkes (

NEC Versa S970


Since losing the personal records of some 25 million child-benefit claimants, the Government's data-security policy has come under intense scrutiny. Every tiny transgression now warrants a newspaper headline and every stolen hard disk or laptop is...

With a fully encrypted hard disk, this secure business machine would be an ideal choice for HM Revenue staff.

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: JMeister (

Who knew a Tablet Could Do It All?


Nonetheless, I would recommend this if you want to have it all! With an HDMI output I use this with XBMC to display all my videos in a great UI.

320 GB Hard Drive - I can pretty much use this as a storage for all my content, light gaming, movies, videos, music ; The IPS screen is really vivid and bright. I find it really clear for me when I want to read articles online or just watch a video ;...

With a 1.5 GHz Atom Dual Core I do wish that I could upgrade the RAM and boost the performance a bit ; You still can't do heavy gaming on this device, but why would you need to? It's powerful enough to play all my casual games ; I really wish I could...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: John (

Great until it breaks.


Great speed for a tablet ; 2GB RAM is good enough for most operations ; 320 GB storage is amazing for a tablet ; Touch input operates great, until it breaks

Power input on tablet became insensitive until it was unable to be charged. I had it serviced for this ; Later on, the screen became insensitive in certain regions/entire rows/columns of the screen, followed by the power input becoming insensitive...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: ziggy (

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Bought this unit on the positive reviews I had read elsewhere and was not disappointed. I've had this unit for only about 2 weeks, and I really like this little tablet. It is a fully functioning PC without the limitations of most other tablets. The...

Not loaded with a lot of bloatware ; Very responsive to touch input ; Impressive speed for a tablet ; Screen very readable in bright light ; Does good job converting handwritten input to text ; 2 USB ports and one micro SD port provide external input ;...

Webcam located in upper right corner - should be more centrally located ; On my particular unit, the webcam was not always recognized by Windows. Some days it would work, some days not ; Battery life 3-4 hours could be better, but is to be expected...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


Installed Qty:1


Product Type:Notebook battery
Subcategory (AG):Batteries


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC