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Comment: Is samsung serious
Comment: Thanks indeed to the greasy salesman on tottenham court road who sold me my Q1, not that I knew this at the time. Who could have known back then that the Q1 would replace my sturdy gas turbine powered towering behemoth that called itself a PC with a delectabley discreet computing powerhouse that called itself the Q1.
no longer the need to concentrate blocking out the sound of the twin fans in the desktop, for thankfully its all swicthed off and sits beside my desk as an off cream disfunctional doorstop. My Q1 sits atop my mac mini, plugged comfortably into the KVM and providing photoshop, ACDC, delphi, blender , and all other computational needs.
Luckily I'm not a games player, I'm more of an artistic inventor geek. If I were a games player, the Q1 would probably not do. Its not the fastest graphics in the world and its hard disk wouldnt win any worldspeed records. But who cares, its small, beautiful, portable and satisfies my computational needs. and yes the wife covets it, one day she knows it will be hers - but not yet.
Good: Form factor & full Windows & Office compatibility
Bad: With adjustments, battery life lasts 2 hours, would like to see 4 hours
Comment: I've worked with loads of laptops/tablets - currently I have a Vaio, IBM, Toshiba latop, Toshiba tablet and Samsung Q1.
The Q1 is my best gadget buy of 2006. Small, reliable, well made & designed. Battary lasts around 2 hours (amend the power settings to max battery). I've bought the extended battery for 4-5 hours in long meetings or on the road. I've also got the Samsung external battery for those all-day meetings or when I'm away from the office; it lasts around 9 hours.
You can ease the startup time Windows takes by using the Windows hibernate to shutdown! Fantastic for taking notes in meetings and sending them right out. Good device for playing music and watching video. My kids like the 3D card, which allows them to play decent games in a PSP-like format.
Finally, a classy device for the low price. Who needs a laptop when you have a device that you can use anywhere - meetings, train, tube, standing, sitting, lying down on the beach (I took it on my hols!), etc.
Good: Runs windows XP & office applications. Bluetooth built in good for email anywhere
Comment: It's exactly what I have been looking for. Lighter in weight than most laptops which is vital with new airline hand luggage weight limits. Keyboard included and USB connection for file transfers with PC very good and very quick. Great for collecting emails and writing short documents. Keyboard supplied is very good and enough memory to carry (Access) databases, documents and pictures.
Good: Size, looks
Bad: Very slow, runs out of battery quickly
Comment: Takes a long time to start up and gets mega-slow when running more than one application.
Good: Light weight, form factor and awsome on-the-go always connected/infotainment.
Bad: Price was a bit too high and battery life needs to improve
Comment: Perfect around the house and on the go. With cool applications like Tivo-to-Go and SlinMedia this product rocks!!
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