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Acer Aspire 8935

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Acer Aspire 8935. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the size and usability are generally positive. The keyboard and screen are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 8935 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Acer Aspire 8935 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the performance and reliability. The price and keyboard are also appreciated.

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89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer KB.I170A.171 - Keyboard (ENGLISH) - Warranty: 3MAcer KB.I170A.171 - Keyboard (ENGLISH) - Warranty: 3M

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (

Acer Aspire 8935G -


When we last saw the Acer Aspire 8930G last year, we were pretty impressed by the mammoth 18.4-inch DTR. Making its return to our labs is the souped up Aspire 8935G and we go in-depth to find out what Acer has been cooking with this upgraded model.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Andrew Tiney (

Acer Aspire 8935G notebook


Acer's Aspire 8935G is the latest model from the company's multimedia range, offering a great mix of power and features at an impressive price. If you're on the lookout for a media centre laptop, then the Acer is well worth a shot. The screen matches...

The screen, the features, the performance: a great all-round machine

It's big: don't plan on carrying it further than the next room

If you're on the lookout for a media centre laptop, then the Acer is well worth a shot. The screen matches the very best on the market, and the rest of the laptop also stands up well under scrutiny. With a powerful graphics card, decent quality, loads...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Acer Aspire 8935


This is very new notebook (well desktop replacement) from Acer. It has almost everything you might want in a single unit. The 18.4 inch screen means you do not need to skimp of image size and you even have a Blu-ray drive inside.

I was just coming to the end of my review when Windows did yet more updates and these included Internet Explorer 8. All seemed to go well and after the reboot no error messages but IE 8 refuses to load.

Aug, 2009

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Acer Aspire 8935G-864G50Bn


Great 18.4" screen. Plenty of power and memory for my use. Blu-Ray. Fantastic illuminated open-key keyboard. After six weeks use I love this laptop. It replaces a HP that I've had for three years which proved more unreliable than I liked. I have always...

It's big and bulky. NO this is NOT really a gripe. It has an 18.4" screen so the weight and size has to go with the territory. If you are not prepared for lugging a bulky laptop don't buy this. My old HP had a 17" screen so I purchased a suitable...

May, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-864G50Bn


A fast powerful and beautifully designed machine. I removed all traces of Microsoft and am running OpneSuse 11.2 Linux without any problems.


Apr, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-864G50Bn


For the price point.....a very good buy. The graphics chip compensates for the core2 duo performance.

Hard disk capacity good but performance let down by spin speed. Screen large and bright but limited viewing angle. Battery performance as expected for 18.4" screen.

Apr, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-744G50Bn


Like the styling and the actual operation of the machine - keyboard, etc. The performance isgood andoverall 'it does what it says on the can!'

None that I'vefound to date.

Apr, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-744G50Bn


Very well spec machine, plenty of RAM, huge hard drive and a blu-ray drive to boot.

Keyboard layout is utter rubbish. Whilst merrily typing away, you are forever turning the bluetooth on and off. The pg up/ pg dn/ end/ home/ ins/ del keys are placed along the top row, making them awkward. The screen is a let down, dark shades fade out...

Mar, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-744G100MN


As I only purchased this laptop a month ago it is to early to make a judgement on the product.

Feb, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8935G-744G50Bn


Excellent gaming and multimedia laptop. Blisteringly fast graphic performance. Large hard drive. Bright crisp 1080-p screen.Blu-Ray player! Windows 7 much faster and smoother in operation than Vista. Very, very happy!

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Encased in a classy design that features a cool backlit keyboard and MediaTouch interface, the Aspire 8935 radiates sheer multimedia enjoyment. Powered by first-class components, this mobile desktop replacement is sure to exceed your expectations for brilliant multimedia and comfortable computing. Enjoy playing the latest Blu-ray movies and watching spectacular cinema with impressive surround sound. With the Aspire 8935, you can run intensive applications and still multitask smoothly; surf the Internet quickly; and stay in touch with family and friends whenever you want.


Audio system:3rd Generation Dolby / HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery life (max):3.5
Battery performance:4800
Number of battery cells:8
Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Internal: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:18.4
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:8
LED backlight: Yes

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:18.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):46.7cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:120
Battery life power off:2
Battery life power on:3
Battery performance:71

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4650 XT / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4670 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4670 XT / AMD Radeon HD 4670 / AMD Radeon HD 4670 XT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.815 / 2.816 / 2.818


Country Kits:Canada
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

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


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard function keys:12
Keyboard language:Norwegian
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104 / 106
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Wireless technologies:Wired


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Type: None


Mouse included: No


3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
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 LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Wi-Fi
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Other Features

Audio system:3rd Generation Dolby / HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Compatibility:Aspire 6530, Aspire 6530G, Aspire 6930, Aspire 6930G, Aspire 6930ZG, Aspire 8930G / Aspire: 8935G, 8940G, 8942G
Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista Home Premium/Vista Ultimate
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.3 x 11.6 x 1.72
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port:No / Yes
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y


TV tuner integrated:No / Yes
TV tuner type:DVB-T

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:1 x Display port\n1 x Consumer infrared (CIR) port\n1 x RF-in jack\n
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:120
Battery life power off:2
Battery life power on:3
Battery performance:71


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GM45 Express
Clock Speed:2.53GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10.5 / 7.5 / 8.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:P7450 / P7550 / P8600 / Q9000 / T6500
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Core 2 Quad
Processor frequency:2 / 2.1 / 2.13 / 2.26 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:P7450 / P7550 / Q9000 / T6500
Processor Number:P8700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket L1 / Socket P
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / E0 / M0 / R0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 90
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / 2 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:36734 / 39311 / 40480 / 42014
Processor code:SL3BV / SLGEJ / SLGF4 / SLGF8
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:- Acer Arcade Deluxe featuring Cinema, Album, Music, Acer HomeMedia\n- Acer InstantOn Arcade\n- Acer Bio-Protection\n- Acer Crystal Eye\n- Acer GridVista\n- Acer Launch Manager\n- Acer Backup Manager\n- Acer PowerSmart Manager\n- Acer eRecovery Management\n- Acer GameZone\n- Acer Video Conference Manager featuring Video Quality Enhancement (VQE)\n- Adobe Reader\n- NTI Media Maker\n- Microsoft Windows Live Essentials / 9.72 x 7.8 x 1.26 / Acer Arcade Deluxe + Cinema, Album, Music, Acer HomeMedia, Acer InstantOn Arcade, Acer Bio-Protection, Acer Crystal Eye, Acer GridVista, Acer Launch Manager, Acer Backup Manager, Acer PowerSmart Manager, Acer eRecovery Management, Acer GameZone, Acer Video Conference Manager, Adobe Reader, NTI Media Maker, Microsoft Windows Live Essentials.
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:- McAfee Internet Security Suite 60-day \n- Microsoft Works 9.0 with Office Home and Student 2007 / -McAfee Internet Security Suite,\n-Microsoft Works 9.0 + Office Home & Student 2007. / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft Works 9.0 + Office 2007 / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft Works 9.0 + Office 2007.


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS Pro, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: No

Video Memory

Installed Size:1GB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):1.22
Height (rear):1.72