Comparing Black+Decker LSTE523 and Black & Decker LSTE525

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Black+Decker LSTE523 ranks #31 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Black & Decker LSTE525 ranks #38 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
Black+Decker LSTE523: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Black & Decker LSTE525 over Black+Decker LSTE523

On 5 Nov 2022 (1 month ago) we went through 86 String Trimmer expert endorsements .

Currently, Black & Decker LSTE525 received 2 endorsements from Pocket-lint (3 Aug 2021) and Architecture Lab (27 Jun 2022). Meanwhile, Black+Decker LSTE523 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
7
- $99
Black & Decker LSTE525
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1
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5
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N/A N/A $80
Black+Decker LSTE523
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Endorsement summary:

  • On 3 Aug 2021 Pocket-lint ranked Black & Decker LSTE525 as #1
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    #1 out of 10 Black & Decker LSTE525
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  • On 27 Jun 2022 Architecture Lab ranked Black & Decker LSTE525 as #5
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    #5 out of 13 Black & Decker LSTE525
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Customers like Black+Decker LSTE523 a bit more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Black+Decker LSTE523
Black & Decker LSTE525
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Black+Decker LSTE523, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Black & Decker LSTE525.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling string trimmer receives a consumer score of 8.0 (great). Both Black+Decker LSTE523 and Black & Decker LSTE525 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Black+Decker LSTE523
In comparison:
Black+Decker LSTE523 ranks #31 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Black & Decker LSTE525
In comparison:
Black & Decker LSTE525 ranks #38 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
Median best-selling String Trimmer
In comparison:
Ryobi P2052 ranks #58 out of 115. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great





Black & Decker LSTE525 is more popular than Black+Decker LSTE523

It's fairly safe to say that Black & Decker LSTE525 is a more popular string trimmer than Black+Decker LSTE523, based on its 10,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Black+Decker LSTE523 and Black & Decker LSTE525 often consider Worx WG163 GT, a more popular, pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Black+Decker LSTE523 and Black & Decker LSTE525
Worx WG163 GT $110
In comparison:
Worx WG163 GT ranks #34 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
5 expert recommendations More Popular
Ryobi P2030 $98
In comparison:
Ryobi P2030 ranks #94 out of 115.
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6.5
Average
2 expert recommendations
Worx GT Revolution $60
In comparison:
Worx GT Revolution ranks #18 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper Better Reviews
Greenworks 21142 $74
In comparison:
Greenworks 21142 ranks #42 out of 115. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Black & Decker LSTE525 is mentioned by key experts in Nov 2022, while Black+Decker LSTE523 is not.
Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
1
- $110
Worx WG163 GT
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2
1
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6
7
7
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2
- $215
Husqvarna 128LD
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2
9
1
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3
- Check price
Makita XRU15Z
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6
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3
7
9
4
- $65
Toro 51480
5
-
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6
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6
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8
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for Black+Decker LSTE523.

Expert reviews [5]

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Total expert reviews: 5
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 4

Score distribution:

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Black+Decker LSTE523: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Converts from trimmer to wheeled edger; Line diameter 0.065 inch
  • Power drive transmission for increased torque
  • 2 speed control for more power or extended runtime. Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18
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From Seller:
  • Converts from trimmer to wheeled edger; Amp hour: (2) 1.5 ampere hour
  • Power drive transmission for increased torque
  • 2 speed control for more power or extended runtime. Line diameter: 0.065 inches; Cutting swath 12 inches
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Black+Decker LSTE523.
Black + Decker LSTE525 20V Cordless Trimmer/Edger Video Review
Review by netman88
Very popular! 281K views!
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BLACK + DECKER LSTE525 Trimmer / Edger Review or Weed Eater
Review by TPV Productions
Popular! 29K views!
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Black & Decker 20V MAX Li-Ion EASYFEED String Trimmer - LSTE525
Popular! 28K views!
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0885911450461
UPC Numbers: 885911450461
Model Numbers: LSTE523
EAN Numbers: 0885911450454
UPC Numbers: 885911450454
Model Numbers: LSTE525
Black+Decker LSTE523: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Black+Decker LSTE523 is a very popular and one of the cheaper options. It's in the top 3 bestselling string trimmers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Earthwise LST02010 or Ryobi P2052 .

Black+Decker LSTE523 is $70 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($149.99).

Black & Decker LSTE525 is a very popular and one of the less expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling string trimmers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Black+Decker LCC221 or Ryobi P2030 .

Black & Decker LSTE525 is $50.99 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($149.99).

Black+Decker LSTE523: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews

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