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Acer Aspire 7741G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 446 reviews of Acer Aspire 7741G. 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. Reviews about the portability and usability are on the whole positive. The screen and price also get good feedback, but many are critical about the battery. Views are divided on the touchpad.

performance, price, screen, usability, portability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 7741G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire 7741G

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Acer Aspire 7741G from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the battery and screen are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the portability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire 7741G 17.3" Laptop (Intel Core i5-480M Processor, 4GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium) - BlackAcer Aspire 7741G, 17.3" LED LCD Laptop, 3GB, 320GB, Intel Core i3 processor 330M, Windows 7 Home PremiumAcer Aspire 7741G 17.3" Notebook (Intel Core i5-480M Processor, 4GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium) - Black

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire 7741G

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 user reviews of Acer Aspire 7741G from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and screen. The usability and price also get good comments, but there are some mixed opinions about the size and reliability. Many are less positive about the touchpad.

performance, price, usability, screen, portability

touchpad

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer AS7741G-6426 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)Acer AS7741G-7017 17.3-Inch Laptop ( Black)Acer Aspire AS7741-5932 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

If you want a big-screen notebook at a small price, this Wal-Mart-exclusive machine will deliver for basic tasks, though it's no processing powerhouse.

Low price for a 17-inch laptop, Huge screen, Full-size keyboard with number pad

Marginal performance, Lackluster design, LED-backlit display not overly vibrant

Dec, 2010
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Expert review by: Tommy Melville (techradar.com)

Acer Aspire 7741G review

 

A decent, but ultimately unremarkable, desktop replacement machine

Clear picture ; Powerful processor ; Excellent graphical performance ; Easy to grip ; Could replace a desktop

Cheap-looking finish ; Screen reflects light too much ; Keyboard poorly built ; Short battery life ; Not very portable

The Aspire 7741G is a good, but not excellent, laptop. If you're after a desktop replacement system, it's worth considering.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Aspire 7741 review

 

A large screen, great image quality and decent performance makes this laptop excellent value; however, the Packard Bell LM86 is identical except for a larger hard disk

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Careyre (alaTest.com)

Not for Skype users

 

If you are a SKYPE user, definitely Stay Away. nThe microphone is horrible. Google acer 7741G and Microphone problems and "it shows up like a bad rash, all over the place".nOtherwise, it's ok.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Zeldin (newegg.com)

a great computer

 

I did have to return the first one I received from new egg because it did not keep the date and time. But New Egg was very easy to deal with and sent me a replacement very quickly. Even with this, I still have to give the computer 5 stars. I understand...

Plenty powerful for doing most things I want to do. I can edit video, music, play emulators, Skype, etc. It appears to be fairly sturdy and has a nice simple look. Also, not a lot of bloat ware cluttering the desktop

The only real con I can think of is the keys on the keyboard are very easy to pop off. It only happened once accidentally, but it was easy to put back on. and the other thing would be the beep it makes when you plug it in - kinda loud and unpleasant....

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Dustin (newegg.com)

Awesome laptop, bad power brick.

 

All in all this laptop is awesome. You couldn't go wrong for a mid range, large sized laptop like this one. Buyer beware though, I'm not the only one with power issues in the reviews. and I've read a few reports of bad hard drives (easy fix, though I...

this laptop is awesome for the price range. Dedicated graphics card, huge screen resolution, and a very able cpu. It keeps up with my needs and games just fine. I usually have photoshop running, a dozen or so tabs in Chrome, and a game at times. It...

the trackpad stinks, Horribly so. You really do feel like you've suddenly caught a bad case of the twitches when you use it. I've been using an external notebook mouse since I bought it. I can't put up with the trackpad ; the power brick is a dud. Many...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Jury is OUT

 

I researched this laptop for some time mainly based off user feed back here and felt I'd made the right choice. Although the issue has been escalated to a rep in the states the results are the same, perhaps worse. I feel at a minimum the lap top...

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Purchased in July, put into used in September. Since actually running this laptop everything seemed fine until I hooked up an external monitor. Randomly both screens turn off and then come back on after a few seconds ; The lap top has been sent back to...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Very good for the money!!!

 

Overall its a great laptop and the major reason of 5 eggs is the poor viewing angle on the monitor. You can seriously have the monitor centered and be perfectly fine in the middle and still be a little off at the edges. Not noticeable all the time but...

display is crisp ; there isn't much glare on display ; keyboard feels and works great ; plenty of power to run everything from word processing and internet surfing to some gaming and adobe cs4 (For recreational use only. not suited for large projects.)...

monitor has terrible view angle ; battery life is very poor when using anything using any processing power or graphics. less than an hour ; bloatware (doesn't take long to remove) ; the computer doesn't come with stock discs. either buy dvd's with it...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Computer is great. Service was horrible.

 

Not only did I get rush processing which shouldn't take 3 DAYS out of the 1-2 business days to process and ship my order; (What a joke), but the UPS 2nd day air, which USUALLY means that it'll get to you on the SECOND DAY, is scheduled to get here 6...

Computer is great, fast, plays all the games I have on med+ settings with 60+ fps ; Keyboard feels nice ; Nice large screen. (Makes the battery life suffer a little bit but that's to be expected.)

Can't really think of any right now ; Read in other thought for why it's a 3 egg rating

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Amazing for the price!

 

Amazing for gaming runs Starcraft II, Fallout New Vegas, and all other games beautifully. Amazing screen and overall amazing for the price. If you're looking for a new laptop, get this one!

Great for gaming, doesn't overheat, expandable memory, super quiet, HD screen overall aazing

A bit heavy

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:HD+ / WSXGA / WXGA / WXGA+

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Linux / Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / ATI / Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):AMD Radeon Mobility HD6550 / GMA 4500MHD / INTEL HD GPU / Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / Mobility Radeon HD 5650 / Radeon HD6370M / Radeon HD6650M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I3 / CORE I5 / Core™ i3
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I3-330M / I3-350M / I3-380M / I5-460M / I5-480M
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