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1,388 Reviews

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1,267 Reviews

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Last Updated: 12/8/2016
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FAIL Phrase Repetition
WARN Deleted Reviews
WARN Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Reviewer Participation
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Skewed Helpfulness
PASS Incentivized Reviews

Most Trusted Reviews

Excellent product. Works very well for us. [Go to full review]
May 2, 2016      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Overrepresented word count (7 words)
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.8)


Least Trusted Reviews

easy to set up and can be put away in ... [Go to full review]
Dec 23, 2015      
45% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Overrepresented word count (15 words)
  • Contains repetitive phrases (show)
  • Overrepresented Participation (posted 8 reviews)
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.5)


Analysis Details

Note: While Amazon claims 1,388 reviews, we counted 1,383 available on their site.

Fail 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:
73 reviews
(5.3%)
33 reviews
(2.4%)
Common Phrases in Titles:
20 reviews
(1.4%)


36 of the 1,383 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while reviews without substantial repetitive phrases rated this product an average of 4.6. 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 reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


4.9
4.6


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Warn Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 2 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 5. Even though deleted reviews don't affect the average rating, the fact that action was taken to delete reviews raises some red flags about the integrity of the reviews for the product as whole.

5.0 average rating of deleted reviews

5.0



Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.

Warn Suspicious Reviewers

Take-Back Reviewers


40 of the 1,383 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. While this is more Take-Back Reviewers than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.6
4.6


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Reviewer Participation

  • 69%
  • 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 955 reviewers (or 69%) 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


4.6
4.5


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created on high-volume days
We counted 1,383 reviews for this product over the span of 704 days, an average of 2.0 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 8 or fewer reviews on any given day. We didn't find any days exceeding this threshold.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

75 of the 1,383 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


4.2
4.6


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.

Pass Word Count Comparison

  • 27%
  • 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 1 group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 380 reviews (or 27%) are within an overrepresented word count group. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


4.6
4.5


Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
Does not include products
from the same brand


74 of the 1,383 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


4.6
4.6


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 4.3, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3.

4.3 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.3
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


96 of the 1,383 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from Brand Repeaters

from Non-Repeaters


4.6
4.6


Read more about our Brand Repeats test.

Pass Skewed Helpfulness
We examined the average net helpfulness score of negative reviews against the average net helpfulness score of positive reviews. The net helpfulness score is the number of times a review has been marked as helpful minus the number of times a review has been marked as unhelpful. We could not find any statistically significant difference in average net helpfulness score between the negative reviews and positive reviews.

1.6 average net helpfulness for positive reviews

0.6 average net helpfulness for negative reviews


Read more about our Skewed Helpfulness test.


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.


2 of the 1,383 total reviews for this product admitted to receiving a free or discounted product in exchange for a review. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from incentivized reviews

from non-incentivized reviews


4.5
4.6


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.