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Acer Aspire 1650 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Acer Aspire 1650 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and portability. The reliability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 1650 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (

Acer Aspire 1652WLMi laptop


We have to ask ourselves, how much do you think you need to spend on a notebook and still get a machine that manages to do what we need from it? Well, Acer would like us to think its £749 (inc. VAT) and they'd be right. It may lack a little imagination...

Cheap, widescreen

Standard feature set

It may lack a little imagination and offer nothing new but at the asking price there really is little to fault with this machine. Sure, there are more powerful notebooks on the market but the Aspire is proof that if you shop around, you can find a...

Apr, 2006

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Acer Aspire 1652WLMI


reliability, good perfornace due to optimized PCI

no bluetooth

Jun, 2006

Product Specifications

The Aspire 1650 series embodies the power and style of true mobile digital entertainment by bringing the latest technology into the hands of professionals and home users looking for active amusement in a lightweight, streamlined unit. With a widescreen Acer CrystalBrite color TFT LCD, the Aspire 1650 series provides a transparent window onto your digital entertainment world.


Audio system:MS-Sound / MS-Sound compatible
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery life (max):3.5
Number of battery cells:8
Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front Camera:N


Certification:ACPI 1.0b \nMobile PC 2001 \nDMI 2.0 / ACPI 1.0b \nWi-Fi\nMobile PC 2001 \nDMI 2.0

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display:No/Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65
Battery performance:65
Power Management:ACPI


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon X300
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128


Country Kits:Czech Republic/Eastern Europe/Greece/Italy
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad


Keyboard easy keys:4
Keyboard function keys:12
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Number of keyboard cursor keys:4
Pointing device:Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Internal memory:1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory layout:2 x 0.5
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 0.5
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet; Wireless LAN
Networking speed:10/100 Mbps Base-TX
Type:Network adapter
Wireless compliancy:IEEE 802.11b/g
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless network support:Y
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Other Features

Audio system:MS-Sound / MS-Sound compatible
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.3 x 11 x 1.53 / 14.3 x 11 x 1.54
Hot keys:Y
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92 / ITU V.92 Data/Fax
Security Features:BIOS user & supervisor passwords\n / Kensington lock slot \nBIOS user & supervisor passwords
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Wireless option type:Bluetooth
Wireless Technology:Acer SignalUp / IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g / Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:65
Battery performance:65
Power Management:ACPI


Chipset:Intel 915PM Express
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/1.73GHz/2GHz
Motherboard chipset:Intel 915PM Express
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor frequency:1.7 / 1.73
Processor front side bus:400 / 533
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:730/740/760
Processor technology:Intel SpeedStep
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Cable lock slot:Kensington

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:Acer eManager \nAcer GridVista \nAcer Launch Manager \nAspire Arcade \nAdobe Reader\nNorton AntiVirus\nCyberLink PowerDVD\nNTI CD-Maker / Acer eManager \nAcer GridVista\nAcer Launch Manager \nAspire Arcade \nAdobe Reader \nNorton AntiVirus \nCyberLink PowerDVD \nNTI CD-Maker / Acer Empowering Technology (eRecovery, eSettings, eNet, ePower, ePresentation), Norton AntiVirus, Adobe Reader, Acer Launch Manager, NTI CD Maker,Acer GridVista, Acer Arcade
Operating system installed:Windows XP Home Edition


Hard disk rotational speed:4200
Hard Drive Interface:Ultra-ATA/100
Hard drive speed:4200
Host interface:Ultra-ATA/100
Total Storage Capacity:100

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino


Video adapter, bus:PCI Express

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB/64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X300

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:6.44 / 6.61