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Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (ME918LL/A) From Apple Report Feedback

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2,360 Reviews

Adjusted:

1,908 Reviews

Rank in: Routers
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Report Last Updated: Mar 20, 2017
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FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
FAIL Reviewer Ease
FAIL Phrase Repetition
FAIL Overlapping Review History
WARN Deleted Reviews
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Reviewer Participation
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Incentivized Reviews
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Most Trusted Reviews

Fantastic! Like all apple devices!!Truly satisfied! [Go to full review]
Feb 26, 2017      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.3)


Least Trusted Reviews

I paid $200 for this router and while I do ... [Go to full review]
Sep 13, 2015      
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Single-Day Reviewer (posted all reviews on Sep 13, 2015)
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.5)


Analysis Details


Fail Suspicious Reviewers

Never-Verified Reviewers


46 of the 2,360 reviewers have never written a verified purchase review. The Never-Verified Reviewers have rated this product an average of 3.7 while the reviewers who have written at least one verified purchase review 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 never-verified reviewers

from reviewers with at least one verified purchase review


3.7
4.6


Take-Back Reviewers


1,044 of the 2,360 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. This is an excessively large percentage of Take-Back Reviewers which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.6
4.5


Single-Day Reviewers


134 of the 2,360 reviewers have written multiple reviews but posted all of them on a single day. The Single-Day reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.8 while all other reviewers 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 single-day reviewers

from non-single-day reviewers


4.8
4.6


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Fail 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 4.1. 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.

4.3 Product's Average Ease Score

4.1 Category's Average Ease Score


4.3
4.1


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


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:
177 reviews
155 reviews
32 reviews
65 reviews
28 reviews
63 reviews
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Common Phrases in Titles:
39 reviews
31 reviews
66 reviews


140 of the 2,360 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.8 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


4.8
4.6


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

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

2% also reviewed:
Amazon Echo by Amazon

Does not include products
from the same brand


321 of the 2,360 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.7 while the reviewers who have a more unique product review history rated this product an average of 4.5. 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 reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


4.7
4.5


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Warn Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 6 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 3.8. 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.

3.8 average rating of deleted reviews

3.8



Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created over 1 day

We counted 2,360 reviews for this product over the span of 1,367 days, an average of 1.7 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 7 or fewer reviews on any given day.

However, we see the following 1 day exceeding this threshold:In total, we found that 9 reviews were created on just 1 day. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews created on high volume days

from reviews created on normal volume days


4.6
4.6


Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

245 of the 2,360 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


4.0
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

  • 0%
  • Have an overrepresented word count
We didn't find any review word count groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Reviewer Participation

  • 0%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
We didn't find any participation groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


247 of the 2,360 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 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.