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Acer Aspire Timeline 1820

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Acer Aspire Timeline 1820. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the size and usability are overall positive. The portability and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

performance, design, portability, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire Timeline 1820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 48 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Acer Aspire Timeline 1820 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the screen and usability. The price and design are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability and keyboard. Comments are divided on the portability.

performance, design, price, usability, screen

keyboard, reliability

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire 1820PTZ, 11.6inch HD LED LCD, Touchscreen Laptop, 3GB, 160GB, Intel Pentium processor SU4100, Bluetooth, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bt, 8h

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Henry Winchester (

Acer Aspire 1820PT review


A netbook one minute, a tablet the next

Beefy components ; Nice design

Unresponsive touchscreen ; Not for games

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (

Acer Aspire 1820PT


Acer's 1820PT brings portability and excellent battery life firmly into the convertible tablet space.

Exceptional battery life ; Comfortable keyboard

32-bit Windows means the 4GB RAM can't be fully utilised ; Touch Portal is still a slow gimmick ; Ordinary graphics performance

As the price of regular notebooks drop, it's not surprising to see tablets dip as well. Acer's Aspire 1820PT offers everything a portable notebook user with moderate processing power might need at an attractive price point.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Zac F (

Acer Aspire 1820PT


My brother and I both recieved one each for Christmas. It's my first laptop that I haven't had to share with him, haha.

Good battery life, good touchscreen with stylus, touchscreen is so much better than touchpad thing, small and portable

Not a gaming laptop, no internal CD drive, laptop keyboards annoy me

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Chris Townley (

Acer Aspire Timeline 1820PTZ-413G16N


Competent small laptop, with tablet/touch features. Fairly light

Hard drive only 160Gb - my fault for not reading the blurb, but I have upgraded to a 500Gb drive. The touch element is not that good, as I had read, but can be quite useful

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications


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


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


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen:2-Point Touch / Multi Touch
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Type:Portable / Tablet


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA 4500MHD


Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:45GS / Unknown
Processor:Pentium / Pentium Dual Core
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:SU4100