my first impressions
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I have had the laptop for over a month or so and my first impressions are: excellent for a ~$100 laptop! My 12 year old son claimed it as his and wanted to use it for his laptop next year at school. I had to pry it from his hands!

There are a few things that bother me, though, and a few software issues are well.

Hardware:
 The display/lid section is heavier than the keyboard section and is a bit difficult to open as the hinge needs to be stiff and lifts up with keyboard, so it takes two hands to open. I like the keyboard and actually feels nice, although the space bar seems flimsier than the rest of the keys.
Standby/suspend battery life is quite excellent. I had forgotten about it, and turned it on after a week or two, and still plenty of battery left.
It seems hardier than I had expected it to be.

Software:
Android - I didn't spend too much time with android here, other than to see that it ran and I could do a few things with it.
Linux - My biggest niggle is that I could not get bluetooth audio working. As in a bluetooth speaker. It would always just play through the speakers, which indicates a (hw)routing issue, which a way too quiet. Ok for a quiet room.
Some flickering of the display from time to time, but generally is ok.

I installed LXQT and am happy for the performance, noting that this is not a beefy developers laptop.
ex-Trolltech, ex-Nokia, ex-Jolla, ex-Canonical, freelance developer. QtSensors, QtWebAssembly
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(10-02-2017, 07:05 PM)llornkcor0 Wrote: I have had the laptop for over a month or so and my first impressions are: excellent for a ~$100 laptop! My 12 year old son claimed it as his and wanted to use it for his laptop next year at school. I had to pry it from his hands!
Ah dgeeeze dad,  give it to the little guy !
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