We didn’t encounter any loose parts or rattle, with the exception of battery, which is wobbly after joining it with the equipment. This level of temperature can become inconvenient in the long run, when one is using the notebook on the lap. The grey-subdued navy blue of the lid harmonizes well with the charcoal grey of the back and the sides of the base unit. The Bottom Line There’s a lot to love about BenQ’s ultra-portable media centre notebook, even if battery life isn’t ideal. But the good overall attitude to Joybook S61 is determined, if we consider its magnesium alloy chassis and its metal bracings. Call Please share our article, every link counts!

Uploader: Yozshudal
Date Added: 24 March 2018
File Size: 57.69 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 33897
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

All registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The battery life time is quite good, but not quite as good as that of the recently tested Lenovo V, which has a more powerful processor but it also has a more capacious battery. In addition, it has difficulties with disc recognition.

The Bad Flaky TV reception. The maximum brightness of We’d love to see a larger, uppermost extended Enter. BenQ Joybook S now that’s what we call a true laptop. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that That said, it’s not totally the joyblok of the small antenna or the tuner — you could have better luck with reception in your area.

BenQ Joybook S61

The case design of the notebook is thin and it has a grey, latch-less lid – which we like. Would you buy this?

HP Spectre x inch, late We didn’t encounter any loose parts or rattle, with joyboik exception of battery, which is wobbly after joining it with the equipment. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Find your model to match the appropriate cord and power adapter.

BenQ Australia Joybook S61 V30 Review: – Notebooks – All Purpose – PC World Australia

Features Given that the S61 is an ultra-portable, it’s a surprise to see that it includes a digital TV tuner. QTY Add to Cart.

Such a flaw is unbecoming for a laptop with middle class aspirations and of this price tag. The top of the lid is not as rigid as the base unit, but it is natural due to its limited thickness it measures only 9.

A top-of-the line laptop is nothing without a charger to keep the battery powered. In our Pyrmont offices just outside the Sydney CBD we couldn’t tune into channels 7 and 10, and the reception on the channels we could receive was flaky.

Convenience Having the right charger for your BenQ JoyBook S61 laptop means never having to worry about your battery dying at the worst possible moment. What’s more, it’s pretty loud. Due to its durability Joybook S 61 is very suitable for the work outside it’s a shame it has a glaring screen, which is haunted by awful reflections with sunlight.

In theory the TV tuner sounds like a great idea, but we weren’t too impressed after putting it to the test. It is especially noticeable at the bottom, where we’ve measured a maximum of Pro very solid chassis with metal braces neat screen powerful WiFi antenna Contra too much noise of some elements DVD drive, Touchpad buttons, right arrow key tiny Touchpad poor optical drive from Philips.

As already mentioned, it shows a little bit of defiance time and time again, getting stuck and simply giving z61. BenQ’s Joybook S61 subverts this tradition entirely, being the first ultra-portable media centre notebook we’ve come across. They make one tough customer out of it jiybook can withstand a burden of 50 kilos and survive a fall of one meter.

BenQ Joybook S61 – External Reviews

The optical drive is even louder when playing a DVD. BenQ Joybook S61 review: Relatively poor battery life. Thus, the battery’s shape brings up memories of long bygone times. It is so solid, that it’d rather bruise us than become damaged. Contact us or visit your nearest store.