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428 Reviews

Adjusted:

180 Reviews

Rank in: Kindle Store
26%
26%

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Report Last Updated: Apr 23, 2017
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FAIL Unverified Purchases
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Word Count Comparison
WARN Reviewer Participation
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Incentivized Reviews
PASS Deleted Reviews
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Most Trusted Reviews

Good content, shame about lack of pictures.Quite a few spelling ... [Go to full review]
Jan 4, 2015      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.8)


Least Trusted Reviews

Two week running no Mail on Sunday delivery to my ... [Go to full review]
Sep 12, 2016      
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Overrepresented word count (20 words)
  • One-Hit Wonder
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 1.0)


Analysis Details


Fail Unverified Purchases

219 of the 428 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. The unverified purchasers have rated this product an average of 2.8 while the verified purchasers have rated this product an average of 3.7. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


2.8
3.7


Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.

Fail Suspicious Reviewers

One-Hit Wonders


51 of the 428 reviewers have only reviewed this product. While this is more One-Hit Wonders than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from one-hit wonders

from reviewers with more than one review


2.8
3.3


Never-Verified Reviewers


100 of the 428 reviewers have never written a verified purchase review. The Never-Verified Reviewers have rated this product an average of 2.6 while the reviewers who have written at least one verified purchase review rated this product an average of 3.4. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from never-verified reviewers

from reviewers with at least one verified purchase review


2.6
3.4


Take-Back Reviewers


9 of the 428 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. The Take-Back Reviewers have rated this product an average of 2.3 while the reviewers who don't have any deleted reviews in their history have rated this product an average of 3.3. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


2.3
3.3


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Word Count Comparison

  • 41%
  • Have an overrepresented word count

In the graph above, we can see the distribution of review word counts for this product and the expected distribution for this category. We see the following 2 groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 177 reviews (or 41%) are within an overrepresented word count group. While this is more reviews from overrepresented word count groups than we'd expect to see, the discrepancy in ratings between reviews with overrepresented word groups and all other reviews isn’t significant enough to rule out the possibility of it being due to random chance.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


3.3
3.2


Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Warn Reviewer Participation

  • 61%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

We see the following 1 participation group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 262 reviewers (or 61%) are within an overrepresented participation group. This is an excessively high number of reviewers in overrepresented participation groups.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


3.3
3.1


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created on high-volume days
We counted 428 reviews for this product over the span of 2,426 days, an average of 0.2 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 3 or fewer reviews on any given day. We didn't find any days exceeding this threshold.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Phrase Repetition
Reviews that contain one of these phrases are NOT necessarily devalued; read more about how this test works here.

Common Phrases in Reviews:
14 reviews
5 reviews
10 reviews


3 of the 428 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


2.0
3.3


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
Reviewers of this product have ALSO reviewed the following products:

2% also reviewed:
Fire TV Stick by Amazon

Does not include products
from the same brand


65 of the 428 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


3.4
3.2


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Reviewer Ease
The ease score is the average rating for all reviews that a given reviewer submits. The average ease score for reviewers of this product is 4, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.

4.0 Product's Average Ease Score

4.0 Category's Average Ease Score


4.0
4.0


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters

We didn't detect a substantial amount of Brand Repeaters.

Pass Incentivized Reviews
On Oct 3, 2016, Amazon prohibited incentivized reviews, however we still test for them since there are still millions in our dataset.

  • 0%
  • Admitted to receiving an incentive
We didn't detect any reviews that used language indicating they were incentivized.
Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test, or check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.

Pass Deleted Reviews
  • 0
  • Reviews have been deleted
We have not discovered any deleted reviews for this product.
Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.


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