Summary: Short version: Get something else! It does not do well what it is supposed to do. Long Version: I bought the Q180 as a HTPC and was supper excited about the form and size of it. Unfortunately it fails at its most basic purpose: video streaming.
Summary: I bought the Q180 as a HTPC and was supper excited about the form and size of it. Unfortunately it fails at its most basic purpose: video streaming. Whether it is from the web or from the HDD/memory stick, video streaming is choppy, cuts off, and is off from the sound track.
Doesn't work as a HTPC - can't watch Hulu in full screen mode.
Shawn Prosser, Amazon
25 December 2012
Summary: It seems to me that the main use of a computer with this form factor is to use as a HTPC (home theater PC). That's why I bought it, anyway. After hooking it up to my TV, I tested it with the three main websites I watch regularly, YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu.com.
Summary: This little PC is SO SLOW. It cannot even open Itunes in less than 20 minutes. I have spent hours getting it to sync with my phone. It is a massive waste of money. Buy something with a faster processor.
Summary: I Purchased the Lenovo Q180 for a Xmas present 2012 , When I Started to set it up the first thing i noticed was the DVD/CD drive "DID NOT" accept any DVD/CD devises, I tried 5 or 6 times by rebooting and still the CD drive did not work, The quality of film playback leaves a lot to be desired, Ive...
Summary: I wanted a small desktop pc with wifi and this looked great. The UK reviews were great (only after I got it did I find the terrible US reviews). The US reviewers are spot on. the machine has the following fatal flaws: 1.