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Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190

alaTest has collected and analyzed 436 reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and usability are also appreciated.

size, usability, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design and reliability. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, reliability, design

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and size are generally positive. The price and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

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

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 (57327830)

 

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 is an affordable small-form-factor home theater PC offering plenty of I/O ports and a good amount of hard drive storage.

Reasonably priced. Sizable hard drive. Lots of ports.

No room for expansion. Middling performance.

If you're looking for a compact PC to control your home entertainment system or just need an affordable secondary Windows PC, the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 is a good choice. Its tiny footprint lets you locate it just about anywhere, and it comes with a...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Ahmer Kazi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190

 

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 compact desktop gives users a good way to jazz up their home theatre, provided they don't stray too far from its intended media purposes.

Compact size. Optical drive included. Bundled multimedia remote. Affordably priced.

Weak performer beyond media-related functions.

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Apr, 2013

Techradar Recommended 2013

Expert review by : Alan Dexter (techradar.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 review

 

Tiny enough to hang off the back of your screen

Versatile design ; Excellent connection options ; Plenty of RAM ; Capacious hard drive ; VESA mountable

Uninspiring CPU performance ; Poor graphics prowess ; Initially sluggish ; Not upgradeable

Is there room for simple desktop PCs in a market dominated by laptops and by next-gen consoles? Can the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 stand out? These were questions we had before we even plugged in this machine, and after testing they're still the questions...

Jul, 2013

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Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 review

 

This tiny PC has plenty of ports and power for the price, but its lack of upgrade options make it less versatile than other ultra compact systems

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 has its drawbacks, and its 4GB RAM means you're limited in how many intensive tasks you perform at once, but at just £330 it's certainly an enticing prospect for those who want a neat and tidy mini PC and don't want to pay an...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Paul Monckton (techadvisor.co.uk)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 mini PC review

 

The IdeaCentre Q190 from Lenovo is a very smart-looking mini PC with a long, slim design which can lay flat on your desk or upright in its supplied stand. It also comes with a VESA bracket for fixing to the back of your monitor.

The IdeaCentre Q190 looks the part and has decent build quality. The option optical digital output and optional matching Blu-ray drive make it good for home theatre use, but it could really do with a more modern processor as performance is somewhat...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190

 

Meet the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190, a miniature PC that gives you full-fat Windows 8 in a compact shell, and can even be mounted on the back of your telly, all for a relatively low price of just £299.99. We put the base-model to the test to see just how...

Lenovo's tiny Q190 is a brilliant little box that can act well both a basic PC and as a media hub - but only if your watching needs are strictly online and streamable. The higher-end model tops out at £429, and comes with a 1TB hard drive and a Blu-Ray...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : IT PRO (itpro.co.uk)

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 review

 

With a minute form factor and an unbeliveably low price, is this PC too good to be true?

Tiny form factor, Reasonable build quality, Breathtakingly cheap, Low power consumption

Lack of power, Little versatility, Few business features

May, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Lenovo Q190 (57323864)

 

Inconspicuous in appearance and size - suits well as a media center for my living room, nice design ; Reasonably fast - sufficient for video and still image streaming ; Comes with a DVD slot drive ; SPDIF output can be used for audio signal routing to...

CPU cash is low and the CPU itself is on a slow side, if you wish to use this machine for personal computing ; I bought mine on Newegg for $279 in April-2015. I don't know why the price is now $679 - not worth it

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

copy partition

 

lili USB creator

any Linux build

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Does what it is supposed to do

 

This is connected to a receiver and TV to serve media. Works just fine. Decent picture resolution

The supplied wireless keyboard has keys that are even smaller than the ones on my phone. I couldn't see them in less than perfect light. I replaced it with a Logitech wireless keyboard ; Windows 8 is a pain to use on a TV

Oct, 2013

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