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: I purchased this for the purpose of hooking it up to my TV to stream online videos from the major network sites. My internet connection is super strong and streams Netflix just fine. But with this computer, I did not have luck.
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.