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Acer Aspire 5735 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 398 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the keyboard and design. The screen and performance also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the resolution.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 5735 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Acer Aspire 5735Z Review

 

The Acer Aspire 5735Z is a low-priced mainstream notebook with a 15.6”, 16:9 aspect ratio display. It retails for less than $500 and has reasonable build quality, a full keyboard with number pad, and decent battery life

Good build quality ; Beautiful screen ; Comfortable keyboard ; Decent performance ; Two hours and fifty minutes of battery life ; Excellent wireless ; Runs cool and quiet

Could use a few more input/output ports ; Loud touchpad buttons ; Lots of pre-loaded junk software

Acer includes many pre-installed utilities, including Acer GridVista and Acer Empowering Technology. NTI Backup Now! Software is included and allows you to make a backup of your entire hard drive. A lot of "bloatware," or junk software, is also...

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Amazon review summary for Acer Aspire 5735 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Acer Aspire 5735 Series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer AS5735-6694 15.6-Inch Laptop

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Somewhat frustrating

 

Better than most core 2 duos, runs games a very high levels, problem free so far.

Good price, easy to work. Many options for photo, vids, etc

Did not come with Microsoft Office. Asks for an activation key. Had to go for the trial key. Now my understanding is that I am going to have to pay separately for Office. I use this often. I understand why the great price, now

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i was very pleased with this laptop lots of bang for your buck if on a budget, if not on a budget would recommend something a little better made, and if your into gaming this is not for you

works well, good for the money

the plastic, on the lap is generic, it has no dedicated video

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Awesome Laptop

 

i bought it when it was $650 but this is still a great laptop.

Great display, love the full keyboard, easy access to USB ports, Light Weight, Amazing battery life, decent web cam, great DVD drive, wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n capability gives the user a wide variety of connectivity options along with the 10/100/1000...

Bluetooth button but no blutooth, but i knew that when i bought it. the glossy lid is a fingerprint magnet, so if you dont mind fingerprints or cleaning the lid every three days. The Acer D2D Recovery feature doesn't work but thats common for ACER

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great notebook with XP

 

cheapest laptop with xp that i could find.

Very light, fast, nice wide screen, resolution ok, keyboard has a nice touch. Love the keypad

The video memory is set for 64 and is not able to be changed in the bios, as confirmed with Acer customer service. Vista Home Premium requires 128. The graphics chipset allows for up to one Gig depending on application, however, the screen saver...

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Acer Aspire AS5735-6694 Intel Core 2 Duo T6400(2.00GHz) 15.6" Wide XGA 4GB Memory 250GB HDD DVD Super Multi Intel GMA 4500MHD NoteBook - Retail

 

I would suggest this lap top to anyone looking for a cheep multi use solution. From what I've seen so far, this system should last a few years doing basic video and picture editing and internet. Not for high end gaming. Good computer with many extras...

Fast, steady (so far) and has a bright clear screen. Easy to use key board and number pad. The keys are off set just a bit from the touch pad and it took a few tries to get comfortable with touch typing on it. I like the scroll option on the right side...

Touchy touch pad. I had to shut down the extras (zoom and pan) just to get the pointer where I wanted to go

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Acer Aspire AS5735-6694 Intel Core 2 Duo T6400(2.00GHz) 15.6" Wide XGA 4GB Memory 250GB HDD DVD Super Multi Intel GMA 4500MHD NoteBook - Retail

 

Other than the poor resolution, I can't complain about the machine. I do think I'm going to sell it, though, and buy something else.

Powerful. Fast. Light-weight. Bright

Resolution. It's just not very good

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Great Buy!

 

Love it! Replaced an old Toshiba laptop, but liked the Acer 5735 screen and ease of use so much that I transferred all my business info from my desktop to it as well. Works easily with my Oki color laser printer. Microsoft Office is a breeze and...

Beautiful picture/color - 16:9 format ; fast movement between programs and multiple screens ; very easy wifi use and dialup connection is fast ; separate number pad (great for expense sheets) ; lightweight for screen size ; good built-in security...

Outside surface is shiny gray plastic composite - attracts fingerprints and other marks, seems to be more flexible than would like, but no problems yet ; many trial programs, takes time to delete ; no instruction manual (but Acer's startup program is...

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Great laptop

 

Overall, if you need a notebook for work or school, this has all the speed, bells and whistles you will need.

After using this for school for about a year, i can say its a fantastic computer

The graphics are a bit underpowered, if you want to play any games you really need to get the Acer with the integrated GeForce 8400M or 9600M

Product Specifications

The Aspire 5735 series is the next best thing, now! Featuring the 15.6" HD Acer CineCrystal TFT LCD screen with native 16:9 aspect ratio, two built-in Acer 3DSonic speakers and high-definition audio support, you'll be thrilled with cinema-like pleasure at home or on the road.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.8in
Height:1.5in
Weight:6lbs
Width:15.1in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Mexico/United States
Localization:Spanish
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:5735-4173/5735-4774/5735-4950/5735-6694/5735-6957
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz/800MHz

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11b/g/802.11b/g/n (draft)/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)/24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.16GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T3200/T3400/T6400
Type:Core 2 Duo/Pentium/Pentium Dual Core

RAM

Installed Size:2GB/3MB/4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500M/Intel GMA 4500MHD