One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “The Advent Tacto certainly looks to be good value for money, as it manages to offer perfectly respectable screen quality”.
Good Product Quality
One Advent Tacto owner mentioned in their reviews that the Advent Tacto was good quality. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “The Advent Tacto certainly looks to be good value for money, as it manages to offer perfectly respectable screen quality and entry” in their review.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Advent Tacto is a three USB 2.0 port portable PC.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Advent Tacto has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tacto do not have a touch sensitive screen.
There are a number of other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Surface Pro 3, or the Surface Pro 3 both from Microsoft or the Lenovo Y70.
6 Reasons Against
Expert Reviews Are Poor
This Advent notebook PC received an expert rating of 60% from PC Advisor.co.uk. Portable PC experts aren't convinced by this portable PC.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Advent Tacto does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.
It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the G505, or the W540 both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Satellite C50-B which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Tacto do not have a front camera. The Advent Tacto is no exception to this as it too does not have a front camera.
There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might want to look at including the EliteBook 725, the ProBook 455, or the EliteBook 725 all from HP which is also higher rated.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Advent Tacto has one of the smallest screen sizes amongst laptops of this age. The average screen size of laptops of this type and age is 14".
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