HP Spectre x inch, late BatteryEater Classic full load: Please, switch off ad blockers. Design The S61’s design makes few departures from the typical ultra-portable mould. Warmth After some laborious work Joybook tends to heat up quite a bit. The DVD tends to get locked from time to time and refuses to open properly.

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BenQ Joybook S61

The Bottom Line There’s a lot to love about BenQ’s ultra-portable media centre notebook, even if battery life isn’t ideal. Design The S61’s design makes few departures from the typical ultra-portable mould. The back, apart from the battery unit, seats also another USB port.

BenQ’s latest release, the S61 v30, is the only It would be enough to say, that the Touchpad is teenie-tiny and its function can be only auxiliary at best.

But the real highlight of this screen are the viewing angles. It is so solid, that it’d rather bruise us than become damaged.

So, it would be a perfect fit for a construction engineer, land surveyor or a landscaper. So, the forward edge of each key has been contoured so that the fingers can move more smoothly around the keyboard. The rigidness of its build is remarkable.

They make one tough customer out of it it can withstand a burden of 50 kilos s6 survive a fall of one meter. Although the producer brags about its zero-gap technology designed without a ridged edgewe’ve noticed that its border is apt to becoming a haven for dirt and dust.


In theory the TV tuner sounds like a great idea, but we weren’t too impressed after bejq it to the test.

The design of Joybook S61 seems quite interesting at first sight. One has to appreciate its mellow, pastel colors.

The list of drawbacks is longer. One can really feel the engineering effort, as the keyboard serves really well.

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

The keyboard of Joybook S61 bsnq the whole width of the operating platform, which is the right choice for the equipment that small. What’s more, it’s pretty loud. Visit manufacturer site for details. All of these add useful functionality on top of the standard Windows suite. Therefore, one shouldn’t be afraid to take it outdoors even in rough terrain. Volume Joybook S61 isn’t the quietest laptop you can get.

BenQ Australia Joybook S61 V30 Specifications – Notebooks – All Purpose – PC World Australia

The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover gaming. Unfortunately the notebook’s trackpad has no scrolling function, and its and keys are not located where you would normally expect to find them.

The third one is to be found on the right side, where the LAN and modem ports, a TV tuner socket for an aerial we couldn’t test the tuner operation due to the lack of the antenna, z61 we haven’t got as well as the 5-in-1 memory card reader are situated. Please share our article, every link counts! 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.


BenQ Australia Joybook S61 V30

Despite all this fuzz about ergonomics, the designers proved unable to avoid some cardinal errors. The case design of the notebook is thin and it has a grey, latch-less lid – which we like. It is especially noticeable at the bottom, where we’ve measured a maximum of Avid road warriors should consider purchasing the optional 3-cell battery for use in addition to the 6-cell offering that comes standard with the notebook. Joybook S61 is designed in a way to impress at first sight.

In their promo BenQ assure, that they have put much stock into designing them, in order to make them as user-friendly as possible. The interfaces arrangement can be generally judged as satisfactory.