Packard Bell iMedia S2885 PC Reviews: Windows 8.1 Computer

65 customer reviews

+ This desktop computer scores high on performance. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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8.5 out of 10 based on 65 reviews.
Packard Bell iMedia S2885 with Intel Core i5 i5-4440 3.1 GHz , 8GB of Memory and 1000GB Storage on Windows 8.1. DVD-RW See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

ruth, lisburn General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
it is quite easy to find your way around the new windows 8. there are also lots of useful apps to enjoy
Bad points:
I have just lost my Packard bell id now windows think my pc is not valid help
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 8.0
Software bundle 9.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 May 2014

Mike, Romford General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Overall, very pleased with it.
Bad points:
The DVD needs to be held in place sometimes when closing the door. A small modification to the tray would overcome this.
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 9.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Aug 2014

Jeff, Oxfordshire General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Small and compact
Impressively quiet
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 5.0
How easy to connect to internet 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 20 Sep 2014

darryl, swansea General user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use and very fast
Bad points:
no bad point's that i can see
Overall rating 10.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 10.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 13 Nov 2014

Jonathan, Burgess Hill General user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy and straight forward to set up. Fast at loading all my programmes and transfering all of my photos and music from an external hard drive,
Bad points:
Nothing
Overall rating 8.0
How easy to set-up 8.0
Software bundle 6.0
How easy to connect to internet 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 Nov 2014

Pearson, Bristol Design or photo editing

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Speedy and small size
Bad points:
Could do with a seperate graphics card
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 7.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 06 Nov 2014

Confirmed purchaser General user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
suits me with small footprint - bought at discount
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
How easy to set-up 8.0
Software bundle 7.0
How easy to connect to internet 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Oct 2014

Product Features

Operating system Windows 8.1
RAM (Gigabytes) 8
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1000
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i5
Processor number i5-4440
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 3.1
Built-in disc drive DVD-RW
Card reader 5-in-1 Card Reader
Connections DisplayPort
Connections HDMI
Connections VGA
Number of USB ports 6
 

Manufacturer's Description

With a compact 8-litre space saving design, the Packard Bell iMedia S2885 Desktop PC fits neatly into any household.

Intuitive Windows

The iMedia S2885 comes preinstalled with the simple yet expressive Windows 8 operating system. Packed full of exciting apps, it gives you the information that’s important to you whenever you need it.

With Live Tiles, your applications update in real time, so whether you need up the minute social media updates or an integrated email client, there’s an app to keep you current in Windows 8. Windows 8 has been specially designed to be less demanding on your computer’s performance, so not only will it load from sleep quicker, it helps your computer run more efficiently too. There are improvements coming to Windows 8 with the launch of the free 8.1 update. These include the reintroduction of the Start button, new Live Tile sizes and adjustable four-way multi-tasking windows along with developments to the lock screen, search and more. Everyday performance Whether you’re browsing the internet, looking through pictures or typing up a document, you can expect quick and reliable performance thanks to the Intel® Core™ i5 processor at the heart of the iMedia S2885 Desktop PC, while multitasking and intensive processes are supported by 8 GB of RAM. Storage is provided by a large 1 TB hard drive that’s perfect for storing the whole family’s files, media and software. Convenient connections

Connecting to your monitor is simple thanks to HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA connections, while the supplied USB mouse and keyboard provide a reliable way to use your computer.

There are six USB ports, including two USB 3.0 ports, which allow you to transfer data quickly; perfect for HD content. There’s also a 5-in-1 memory card reader that makes short work of adding images directly from your camera’s memory card to your computer. Perfect for everyday use, the Packard Bell iMedia S2885 Desktop PC is ideal for any user.

Refurbished Packard Bell iMedia S2885 on 24 Nov 2016

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