One of the most affordable standing desks out there, it's well-suited for casual use. However, you shouldn't expect too much from it: the surface is very delicate and the height adjustment is extremely slow.
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Pro Quiet electric motor
The height adjustment mechanism is very quiet. It produces 39 dB of noise, which is akin to library ambiance.
Pro Great value
This standing desk is very affordable. Alternatives with similar specs often sell for over $1,000.
Pro Good warranty deal
Aside from a 5-year long warranty on the desk, Autonomous offers a 30 day trial. If you use this desk for a month and decide you're not satisfied, they will pick it up and give you a full refund.
Pro Decent weight capacity
The desk can lift up to 220 lbs. You don't have to worry whether it will hold all your monitors and other accessories.
Pro Wide height adjustment range
The desk can go from as low as 27 inches all the way up to 47.85 inches. It can be configured to be comfortable no matter how tall you are. It can also be easily tuned into a sitting desk if you need a rest.
Pro Same day shipping in some cities of the USA
Autonomous undertakes to deliver your newly-purchased desk within 24 hours if you live in New York City, San Francisco, or Los Angeles. You can also use their assembly service to skip the trouble of setting the desk up yourself.
Con Delicate surface
The smoothly polished surface of the desk picks up fingerprints easily. It also scratches easily when you slide something heavy, like your monitor, across it.
Con Very slow height adjustment
The lift speed of this desk's electric lift is 1 inch per second, which is slow compared to the average of 1.5 inch per second. It will take 20-25 seconds to go from the lowest setting to the highest.
Con Few desktop size options
There are only two available desk sizes: 50x30" and 70x30".