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Are Medion Laptops Good?

by Kobeyashi / May 28, 2015 7:12 PM PDT

I've found myself a laptop that I feel has some decent specs for the price. Here's the specifications list.

Intel Core i5-4210M processor, Windows 8.1, 1TB HDD, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 825M DirectX® graphics

The laptop is a Medion and my question is, are Medion laptops a viable option? The price of this particular laptop is £390

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Re: Medion laptop
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 28, 2015 8:31 PM PDT

Medion is a German company, whose products here in The Netherlands are sold mainly (as a promotion) by the Aldi discount supermarkets. And indeed they are cheap then.

I bought a Medion monitor with then 10 years ago or so, and it still functions without any issues. But I would hesitate to buy a laptop in the same shop I buy pasta and chocolates. Be sure about the support, and what happens if it needs repair next year for some reason.

Kees

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by orlbuckeye / May 28, 2015 10:27 PM PDT
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Lenovo. The became the largest shareholder in the company in August 2011. They make a few products that makes comsumer electronic. Saying that I've never seen their laptop.

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