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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best gift evAR...for Memaw and Papaw

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    This was probably the best gift for the grandparents. Now they can easily brisk through facebook photos from their favorite people...an unexpected surprise! Once a week or so, they listen to Pandora and watch the photos together. It's great for keeping them up to date for anything they missed on their facebook timelines. There is a small learning curve but nothing like trying to get them to use facebook directly on an apple or PC. This system streamlines the experience and gives them exactly what they want to see without the extra features and software that really only complicates everything for them. The video quality is top notch! This has already bridged the gap that a phone call could not. Now they're bragging to their neighborhood and Church. Good times :)

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    FACEBOOK PORTAL DELIVERS THE BEST IN-HOME VIDEO CH

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    Wow is all I can say! Our family is a HUGE fan of the new Facebook Portal and Portal +. My boys and I haven’t stopped using it since we plugged it in! I’ll be honest, I don’t use Facebook a ton, I mostly use Instagram to push all my posts to Facebook, and I will login a couple times a week to see what’s going on…but now, I feel like Facebook has completely changed the game with the Portal and Portal +. My favorite feature has to be the smart camera which literally follows you around as you move through the room! Now if you are anything like our family, getting two boys under 4 to sit still and talk for any given period of time is basically impossible, so this feature is incredible! I also love that the camera can get super wide if there are multiple people in frame, or focus in, if it’s just a one-on-one conversation. Some other amazing features are that it has Amazon Alex Built-in, it can display photos as well as show you videos from your Facebook friends, you can also listen to your favorite music through apps like Pandora, Spotify and iHeart Radio. I have to say the number of options, outside of calling people and watching videos on Facebook, is a bit limited for now but I have to assume they will be adding more and more apps as time goes one. One thing I also love is you can bring up to six other people into a group call, hence why I think this maybe my go to Christmas Present this year.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great device for my wife! She lives it!!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    I surprised my wife with a new portal! She loved and already know how to use it! That portal is excellent with all the features in it, but I have to still learn it myself!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Do Not Buy, 1 year of usage and now garbage.

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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    After many months of trouble with the connection and inability to reset the device, I emailed Facebook about the issues to no avail..still no response and refer you to a blog. I've reached out to them 1 month before manufacture warranty ended, they didn't help or respond, it's now the new year and my manufacture warranty is over. Tbh, That was FB goal to ignore me as the warranty would soon be expired. I'll never support anything from Facebook ever again. This useless item sits on counter with dark screen only and stays loading and flickering, not to mention does other buggy things like turns on Mic or Cam out of nowhere without me doing anything. This device was well taken care of and never dropped or abused. I'm extremely unhappy I wasted $700 for two of these devices. I'm not materialistic and barely on FB, I did it so we can gather on portal as bro just moved north with new baby. Turned out to be a $700 headache entire time. Thanks Facebook for ignoring my inquiries and warranty.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Next Generation of Family Interaction

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    It is more like actually being with one another, almost as though you are in the same room, even when you are many miles away from one another. Portal has a smart camera that moves around with you. You can continue to do whatever it was when you connected with another person. The camera will follow you so that you don’t pop in and out of view. The camera will automatically widen to capture more people as they enter the room, making it easy to connect with more than just one person at a time. The sound is smart as well. Portal enhances the voice of the person who is speaking through a microphone that cancels out much of the background noise. When you are not making a video call Portal can display your Facebook photos and videos. You can also ask Portal to fill the room with your favorite music through its powerful hi-fi speaker system. Overall, the Facebook Portal

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    camera is awesome

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    the way it follows and zoom in and face recognition are a plus, I love my portal and I use it as my alexa player too

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for video calls

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    We haven’t had this long but it’s really fun. It came as part of a blogger campaign, but we have been enjoying the communication features with friends and family a lot! We are excited to keep using it especially through the holidays! The other features seem decent. Video clarity is excellent. Some of the Facebook watch videos aren’t super kid friendly so we will either be diligent while the kids use it or look into how to set up parental controls. I see some negative comments about the Alexa features, and to be honest, I am quite confident those will come in time. Be patient!! Our Portal has already updated since we started using it so I’m sure that as time goes by and more consumers are using these Portals, that Alexa features will work more and more smoothly. The only con I have found is what someone else noted- and it’s not a con so much as an annoyance. The verification code seems to be popping up every time you want to change or adjust something so hopefully that’s in an update soon to fix that.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Use video to stay connected

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    The great thing about Portal is it helps you stay connected. Easy to set up and get going right out of the box. Love that Alexa is integrated with it, and my kids do too. The Superframe is great for those photos that usually just end up in albums on Facebook, never to be seen again. The smart camera is fun and a great alternative to reminding kids to stay in the frame. :) Would love to see - and maybe I just haven't figured it out yet - a way to mute Portal but still use Alexa. (It's a curious kid thing)

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Fun Video Calls with Family, no matter where they

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    If you’re like my family, you live just far enough apart that you don’t see each other very often. Now, with Facebook Portal, you can be miles away but together in the same room! The Facebook Portal take Facetime Video messaging to a whole new level! My niece is expecting her 2nd baby and we can’t wait to use the Facebook Portal to see that new baby and catch up on how the big brother is doing. She may be in Alabama, but it won’t seem like it! I’ve been using my Portal with another blogger friends and we have been having lots of fun! I don’t think I’ll ever be happy with regular Facebook Video Chat anymore!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Staying Connect with the Facebook Portal

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    We have been using the Portal Plus and Portal to share the holidays (Halloween/Thanksgiving) with my parents in NC. It's been wonderful. My boys got to follow grandma around the kitchen via Portal while she made her famous Christmas Cookies! It's a great way to stay connected and the video/audio quality is amazing. I love using it when not talking to family to watch Food Channel cooking shows and the boys are glued to YouTube. We have our Portal hooked up to Alexa for added convenience.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Modern, Fun and Handy

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    I've had this product since Christmas Time. I placed it on my kitchen and I've used it about 10 times. Each of those times, I've gotten the same reaction from my family and friends "what are you using?" "how are you 'face timing' or 'video calling' me?" and they would tell me that the quality looked very clear. I'd tell them that I'm using the Portal and they would be confused because they still didn't know what it was. This product is new and very modern looking. It fits my kitchen perfectly! The best part about the product is that you don't need to hold the camera or use your hands at all to record yourself. The camera that's built in the portal has a wide range of view and can follow your movement wherever you are around the kitchen or wherever you might have the device placed. You can always move the portal around the house wherever you'd like, I have mine placed in the kitchen where it covers the entire view of the kitchen and part of the living room. I did notice that the portal doesn't track the person who's talking, instead it tracks the bigger movements. For example, there were about 4 of us in my kitchen one time and my friend was talking from one part of the kitchen and the rest of us were on the other side of the kitchen. The portal would never leave our sight because we were the bigger bodied group, we caused more movement for the portal to follow. Even when we stayed still and my friend was still talking from a couple of feet away from us, the portal would still stay on us. It wasn't until my friend got closer to the portal, where she became the bigger body, that the portal started to follow her. So my guess is that with larger groups of people, it'll be better if everyone is at around the same distance from the portal in order for everyone to come out in the video. Overall, I think it's an okay product, it has been fun to use and play with. We video called many of our friends and they were impressed mainly with how they get to view us. They get to see everything on their screen while we only get to see their face because they're holding up their phones at an arm's distance away. I would like to see how it looks from a portal to portal video call and perhaps write a new review for that to let everyone know about it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice portal!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    I bought this portal so I could talk to my daughter and grandchildren that haven’t been able to see for 3 months. Not disappointed! Works great, very large screen so I can see them well, also love that can turn screen to see long or sideways. picture quality is great and love that I can have all my photos showing when not using, they also look great. Sound Quality also is very good, big speaker, woofer etc. music sound good can adjust bass to taste, And gets loud! Only thing wish had more of would be if alexa could do more and more choices of apps but overall i love it! Recommend.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Like Living With the Jetsons

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    We’ve had our Facebook Portal+ for a day and already love it. We also have a HomePod and Google Home downstairs, with other smart home hubs throughout our home. The 15” high resolution screen is beautiful and the audio is load and full of bass. The addition of YouTube makes for a great kitchen cooking assistant and showing videos to guests. We love using the Portal+ for Facebook Messenger calls and not having to stay in one place, as the camera intelligently follows you around the room. Alexa integration works as it should, but we’re looking forward to Google Assistant support in an upcoming update.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for your parents/grandparents and family

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    With social distancing, quarantines, and isolation this is a great solution to keep in touch with family. We purchased for our mom who is in Assisted Living and in quarantine so we are unable to visit. I was able to setup the Portal then drop off with Assisted Living staff who just needed to plug into outlet. What our mom sees is a simple list/icons of her kids. To start a call she just needs to push icon or use a simple voice command. Once the call is started there is nothing she needs to do just sit back, relax and have a video call. There is nothing she needs to hold, no applications to open, no need to worry where the camera is pointed. When people enter her room the camera will automatically move to show the person. We use Portal constantly. The Facebook Messenger Visual Effects are fun also. Overall highly recommended,

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Efficient. Allows my family & I to stay connected

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    The FB portal is amazing. It makes my wife and I everyday communication needs easier to attain. I also love the fact that you can use it as a music device. The sound quality is astounding and the video tech is uncanny. My only issue with this device is you are limited on what apps are accessible on it. I would like to be able to use zoom on it along with some other apps. Other than that I would definitely recommend this product for anyone looking for communication to be made easy for themselves.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent video and audio

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    Have had it for a day now. Love the product. Video and audio is excellent. Love not having to stay in one place while talking with loved ones. Feels like I’m face to face with the person on the other end.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    New Features Bring So Much Value!!!

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    Facebook just made a big move by bringing the web browser to this! They also added a Netflix app and several games! But honestly for those of you who are so worried about the price, tell me what would you have spent if you only bought a 15 inch tablet? Now what if instead you bought a 15 inch monitor and a webcam and BOTH of them are in 1080p, how much have you spent then? Now what if you attached a 20 watt speaker to your monitor and webcam? Seriously, for the value this is soooo worth the deal! I’ve connected with my family again, I’ve found a way to hang out with old friends, and mostly I love the digital photo frame feature, I get to enjoy all the photos of my friends because they are saved as my favorites and the best part? I don’t even have to get on Facebook to see their photos. I love this thing!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing product!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Got this for my mother in law for Mother’s Day and she loved it! She keeps it in the kitchen and uses it to call friends, family. Uses the large screen for recipes and music while she’s cooking. The portal displays a great resolution on both sides of the camera. Worth every penny!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My Mom loves it!!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    I can’t say enough about this!!! We bought this for my Mom on the height of Corona. And she uses it daily for video calls to all of us, listening to music, playing games and catching up on the latest news!!! She's not computer savvy but she doing extremely well with Portal!!!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Facebook Portal Exceeds Expectations

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Looks very high end. Easy to set up. Picture clarity is amazing. Now I'm going to have to buy a new big screen to catch up. Amazing how the camera follows you around the room. I bought two. One for me, and one for my daughter who just had a baby yesterday. Can't wait to visit with baby Emma. I recommend the 15 inch to get the full screen. Love it.

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    I would recommend this to a friend