HP Mini 210-3000sa
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the HP Mini 210-3000sa
Source: PC Pro Archive.org version
The HP Mini has plenty going for it. With solid build quality, excellent battery life and a good screen and keyboard, it’s a great all-rounder. And if you’ve been put off HP products by stories that it would be selling its PC division, don’t be: the company has now confirmed that PCs remain a key part of its business.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/18/2012
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 67% features: 83% ergonomy: 83%
Source: IT Reviews Archive.org version
There's nothing intrinsically wrong with the HP mini 210 3000sa, and if you need Windows and a keyboard it may suffice. Its solid build could be alluring too.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/24/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
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71.5%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.
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