Conclusion: As a media player, the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150 performs quite well. The unit’s small stature and multiple mounting options make it a solid choice for installation in a location short on space, and its good looks hold up nicely against home theater components. On the other hand, its anemic processor delivers some bottom-of-the-barrel performance in multitasking and encoding roles, two areas that power users will sorely miss.
Pros: Small footprint and several mounting options, Great looks, Smooth 1080p video playback, Affordable, Quiet, Convenient OS recovery should disaster strike
Cons: Poor multitasking and encoding performance, Lacks good backlit remote, No TV tuner