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Acer Aspire 5500 Series

Acer Aspire 5500 Series
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Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Acer Aspire 5500 Series. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Many are critical about the battery. There are some mixed comments about the price.


On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Expert review by: Stephen Tong (

Acer Aspire 5500


Gamers can definitely take a look at this Acer which provides great value-for-money.

Affordable ; Excellent gaming performance ; Great array of features

Sub-par battery life

Along with Windows XP Home Edition, the Aspire comes with CyberLink's PowerProducer Gold, NTI Backup NOW! 4 and NTI CD & DVD-Maker 7. The Backup NOW application gives a touch of user-friendliness in backing up your files. As for CD & DVD-Maker, the...

Aug, 2005

Expert review by: (

Acer Aspire 5500


Acer has undoubtedly been a choice for users who want good features in an affordable package.

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: aristotle 30 (

"Value for money"

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: Sam Bennett (

"Resounding thumbs-up"


The Aspire 5500 has been available in Australia since July, but it has taken ages to get itself noticed. With a higher spec than similar models from Asus, BenQ and Samsung, the Aspire 5500 is at least $500 less expensive.

Oct, 2005

Product Specifications

Bursting with brilliant graphics and superb sound quality, speedy performance, and a spectacular Acer CrystalBrite screen, the Acer Aspire 5500 series is ideally suited for users who appreciate unmatched multimedia performance.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front Camera: No

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128


Country Kits:Canada/Greece
Localization:English / Polish
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz/533MHz


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


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:1.73GHz/1.7GHz/2GHz
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Number:735/740/760
Type:Pentium M


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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X700/Intel GMA 900