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Advent 4211

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Overall 8

Advent 4211: Great little netbook...even if it does have limited battery ...

RLB2, Dooyoo
25 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought this Advent laptop as a cheap computer to take to work meetings and use on planes and trains. As such it has been great, however I would think that for a similar price you could buy a more powerful machine now. I bought this one 3 years ago. Despite only having a 12" screen I don't have a problem working on it for long periods of time and have even managed to hook it up to a monitor at home. It has been pretty robust and has been round the world with me.
  • Pros: Lightweight and portable
  • Cons: Short battery life
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Overall 8


bunty333, Dooyoo
9 May 2011
  • Summary: I have had this product 3 years and haven't had one problem with it yet other than the charger stopping working and that was only recently. It has webcam, wireless, new CPU and Bluetooth which i have always found really useful when sending my pictures from my phone. I prefer a net book as its nice, light, small and compact. Easy to take out with you and has a small 10 inch screen which in my opinion doesn't make much difference to any other sized screen.
  • Cons: Has no CD ROM
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Overall 6

User Review

Linda Mason, Cnet.co.uk
16 December 2010
  • Summary: My daughter, a friend and I all bought one of these roughly at the same time. The convenience is great if you have mains power - we have all experienced the same problem, the battery life is crap!! I have just bought a new battery despite the netbook having had little use, an expensive experiment but need the use of it. All of us are very disappointed.
  • Pros: Screen
  • Cons: Battery life is crap!
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Overall 8

A lovely netbook that will fit right into your life, and int ...

litangmu, Dooyoo
19 September 2010
  • Summary: Let's make this easy. Practically, but not quite, the Advent 4211 is an MSI Wind. Now for those who have read my MSI Wind review and are getting high blood pressure at the thought of me making a few pennies from reviewing the same product twice - calm down. I owned the Advent 4211 and the MSI Wind, actually starting with the Advent. Despite some huge similarities, there are also some differences which do, funnily enough, make the difference!
  • Pros: small form factor, full QWERTY keyboard, bluetooth, 3 USB ports, webcam
  • Cons: paintwork easy to damage, low screen resolution, underpowered for HD video,
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User Review

Michelle Nixon, Cnet.co.uk
4 September 2010
  • Summary: so want this, by the sounds of all the previous reviews, theres not much to complain about besides the normal battery issues, will be getting one very soon !!!!
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Overall 8

geat netbook

zuzanka23, Dooyoo
16 January 2010
  • Summary: This is my laptop. This is the laptop I am currently using and have been using for over a year now. I absolutely love it. It is tiny, only 10'' screen, weights only 1.2 kg so you can take it anywhere, it has got a wifi so you can connect to internet anywhere too. Hard Drive is 120GB which is rather good. It also has got a webcam for those who like to use msn or skype for video calling or just chatting.
  • Pros: tiny, easy to take anywhere, webcam, wi fi
  • Cons: small keyboard
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Overall 6


discodealer, Dooyoo
11 January 2010
  • Summary: I bought this laptop in September 2008, planning to use it whilst living/travelling abroad. Its size made it an ideal candidate for the trip, although I was worried about its reliability and usability given its price and size. It has proved to be both reliable and very easy to use given its decent sized keyboard and full size return key.
  • Pros: Portable, light-weight and reliable
  • Cons: Battery life, large power cable
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Overall 6

Advent 4211C: Small and Compact - - IDEAL

treview, Dooyoo
8 January 2010
  • Summary: Great laptop but remember when buying these small netbooks that they are packed with the great functions but are limited and the consumer is paying less for less. Iv had the advent now for 2 years and it has been great, almost working like a standard size laptop . Although only an XP operating system this has proved better than my Vista system.
  • Pros: Small, low price, runs basic programmes
  • Cons: Battery can be limited
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Overall 8

Light netbook-perfect for browsing the internet

kavics17, Dooyoo
26 November 2009
  • Summary: I bought the Advent 4211C netbook nearly a year ago and also it has some bad points, I still love it and would recommend it. Rather than going into details what the netbook can do and can't do/specification/product description, I would just give you my opinion about it in general. The best thing is the size, it has a 10" widescreen and weights 1.2kg- I carry it with me everyday on my bike in a side bag, lots of other things have to go in there so the size and weight was...
  • Pros: Light and has small screen
  • Cons: Battery life is really bad, sd card reader doesn't work all the time
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Overall 10

Advent 4211C: Best Netbook For Its Price

219256, Dooyoo
29 September 2009
  • Summary: This is the best netbook i have owned, i have owned many netbooks in the past and decided that this was the best, its loads web pages very quickly, the netbook is so light you forget you are holding a netbook, the 10" screen is just perfect not too big and not too small, the webcam is good quality, and the hard drive is perfect for storing your media, i found many people were saying this netbook isnt built for games and pictures and music, but i found it great after...
  • Pros: Super quick, Big Hard drive, Quiet.
  • Cons: Battery life
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