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ACER Aspire 5820T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 reviews of ACER Aspire 5820T. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the design and price are on the whole positive. The battery and portability also get good opinions.

performance, portability, battery, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ACER Aspire 5820T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for ACER Aspire 5820T

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of ACER Aspire 5820T from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the screen and usability. The portability and durability also get good views. There are mixed views on the price and keyboard. There are some less positive views about the size.

performance, durability, portability, usability, screen

size

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire Timeline X 5820T, 15.6" LED LCD Laptop, 4GB, 500GB, Intel Core i5 processor 430M, Bluetooth, up to 8hr Battery life, Windows 7 Home PremiuAcer Aspire Timeline X 5820T, 15.6" LED LCD Laptop, 4GB, 500GB, Intel Core i5 processor 430M, Bluetooth, up to 8hr Battery life, Windows 7 Home Premiu

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ACER Aspire 5820T

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of ACER Aspire 5820T from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and usability. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the touchpad.

performance, price, portability, usability, battery

touchpad

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

This summary is based on the products: Acer AS5820T-6825 15.6-Inch Ci5480M Notebook Computer - BlackBrushed-Aluminum ChassisAcer AS5820T-6825 15.6-Inch Ci5480M Notebook Computer - BlackBrushed-Aluminum Chassis

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Review Acer Aspire 5820TG Notebook

 

Frugal Gamer. A good HD 5650 graphics, perfect performance with a

Good 3D performance; High application performance; Low power consumption; Hybrid: HD 5650 can be disabled; Fast 750GB HDD; High-end haptics; Quiet in office mode; Good touchpad

Loud under load; Few interfaces; Contrast weak display; TFT fairly dark, not AR coated; Imprecise keys

If you are aiming at the ATI HD 5650, you should look at Acer's Aspire 4820TG Timeline X, Dell's Studio 1749, Acer's Aspire 8942G, TravelMate 5740G-524G50MN, TravelMate 7740G, Toshiba's Satellite L670D-120, L650D-10H and Sony's Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/BJ.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire TimelineX AS5820T-5951

 

The Acer TimelineX AS5820T-5951 features a Core i3 processor and 7 hours of battery life—pretty sweet for a $700 laptop.

Sleek metal design. Standard volt processor. Over 7 hours of battery life. Lightest in its class. Great user experience. Very inexpensive.

Lacks any sort of cutting edge features, like Blu-ray and discrete graphics.

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Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Aloysius Low (hardwarezone.com)

Acer Aspire Timeline X 5820TG - HardwareZone.com

 

The Aspire TimelineX series in the pursuit of the extreme: extreme performance, extreme battery life, extreme connectivity and extremely thin designs. With the new Aspire TimelineX series there is no need of making compromises: you can have it all.

Very Affordable; Excellent battery life

No outstanding features

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Aloysius Low (hardwarezone.com)

Acer Aspire Timeline X 5820TG - Timeless Classic

 

The Acer Aspire Timeline X series has always been a favorite of ours, so we grabbed the 15.6-inch version, the Timeline X 5820TG to see how it holds up against other similar notebooks. Our verdict? It's still a likable machine despite its classic design.

Very AffordableExcellent battery life

No outstanding features

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (techradar.com)

Acer Aspire 5820T-373G32Mn review

 

A well-constructed, highly portable consumer laptop but it sadly fails to excite

Good build quality ; Battery life ; Office performance

Screen lacks vibrancy ; Graphics performance ; Rivals at similar price using Core i5

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Rohan Pearce (goodgearguide.com.au)

Acer Aspire TimelineX 5820TG notebook

 

Last time we reviewed an Acer Aspire Timeline laptop -- the 14in 4810T, which we tested in mid-2009 -- we were impressed. This time we've got our hand...

Excellent keyboard, very comfortable to use, good battery life for a notebook of this size, reasonably light despite its 15.6in screen

Lid has a propensity to pick up fingerprints, no eSATA port, display has poor viewing angles, might be a little too big for some people

We think the Acer Aspire TimelineX 5820TG is a great notebook. It's comfortable to use, and despite its size it is not inconceivable that you could lug it to and from work or uni.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Aspire TimelineX 5820t review

 

The 5820T uses the same black and gunmetal grey chassis as Acer's other TimelineX models. The design is simple, with lots of straight lines and curved corners, which won't appear out of place in either the home or the office.

Fairly portable for its size, the TimelineX 5820T looks great and performs well, but it isn't one of the better TimelineX models we've seen.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Aspire TimelineX 5820T review

 

Fairly portable for its size, the TimelineX 5820T looks great and performs well, but it isn't one of the better TimelineX models we've seen.

Nov, 2010

PC ADVISOR - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by: Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

Acer TimelineX 5820T review

 

The Acer TimelineX 5820T is a slim and long-lasting 15.6in notebook, now with more power thanks to its Intel Core i5 processor

The 15.6in Acer TimelineX 5820T delivers an unusual combination of lightning real-world performance and very good battery life, all contained in a well-made slim chassis. If you can find it, the version with ATI 5750 graphics card has incredible gaming...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Acer Aspire TimelineX 5820TG

 

Acer's TimelineX is a decent notebook, but one that lacks that killer feature or performance benefit to truly make it standout.

Choice of integrated or dedicated graphics ; Good overall performance ; Slim casing

Integrated graphics don't make much difference to worst-case battery life ; Bland design

It's slim, but not the slimmest. It's certainly not the most attractive notebook. It's a decent performer, albeit one that we wished had more differentiation between its graphics modes when it comes to conserving precious battery power. In the...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 6000 / 66.6 / 9000
Battery capacity (Watt hours):66.6
Battery life (max):10 / 12 / 6 / 8
Battery performance:4400 / 6000 / 6600 / 8000 / 9000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6 / 9

Camera

Front camera:N / Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium, Black, Silver / Black / Black, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Plastic
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200 / 220
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC adapter power:65 / 66.6 / 90
Battery performance:66 / 66.6 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.125 / 0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5650 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6370M / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6550 / AMD Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Radeon HD 5650 / AMD Radeon HD 6370M / AMD Radeon HD 6550 / AMD Radeon HD 6550M / Intel GMA 4500MHD / Intel GMA X4500 / Intel HD / Intel HD Graphics / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 2.304 / 3.328 / 3.579 / 4.091
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:500
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):667 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard easy keys:Y
Keyboard function keys:10 / 12
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:103
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Number of keyboard cursor keys:4
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:16
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:6
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows XP/Vista/7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.9 x 9.84 x 0.945 / 14.9 x 9.84 x 1.23
Display:LCD / LED
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:AMD / ATI / Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Hot keys:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Memory bus:64
Power Requirements:100 - 240V / 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:AC / AC - DC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:5.29
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled:No / Yes
AC adapter included:N / Y
Bag included: No
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: No
Package dimensions (WxDxH):3.23 x 18.1 x 11.7
Package weight:8.88

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: No
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65 / 90
Battery performance:66 / 66.6 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM45 Express / Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM45 Express / Intel HM55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:i3-330M / I3-350M / i3-370M / I3-380M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-480M / i7-640M / P6000 / P6100
Processor boost frequency:2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 2.933 / 3.46
Processor cache:0.512, 3 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-xxx / Intel Core i7-xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.86 / 2 / 2.13 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:i3-330M / I3-350M / i3-370M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-480M / i7-640M / P6000 / P6100
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series / Intel Pentium P6000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1288 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C2 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 4.8
System bus rate:2.5 / 4.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection 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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:1.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43537 / 47663 / 49020 / 49022 / 49058 / 49666 / 50175 / 50179 / 52952
Processor code:SLBNF / SLBPL / SLBPM / SLBTN / SLBTZ / SLBUK / SLBUR / SLBWB / SLC22 / SLC26
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Fingerprint reader:No / Yes
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, Supervisor
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, HDD, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Bundled software:-Acer Backup Manager\n-Acer ePower Management\n-Acer eRecovery Management\n-Microsoft Works 9\n-Microsoft Works 8.5\n-Adobe Flash Player 10\n-Adobe Reader 9.1\n-eSobi\n-Google Setup\n-Google Toolbar\n-Norton Online Backup\n-Acer Arcade Deluxe\n-NTI Media Maker\n-Acer Crystal Eye\n-Acer Video Conference Manager\n-Microsoft Silverlight\n-Skype\n-Windows Live Essentials — Wave 3.2 (Mail, Photo Gallery, Live Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer) / 22.2 x 8.9 x 16.5 / Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer eRecovery Management, Microsoft Works 9, Microsoft Works 8.5, Adobe Flash Player 10, Adobe Reader 9.1, eSobi, Google Setup, Google Toolbar, Norton Online Backup, Acer Arcade Deluxe, NTI Media Maker, Acer Crystal Eye, Acer Video Conference Manager, Microsoft Silverlight, Skype / Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer eRecovery Management, Microsoft Works SE 9, Microsoft Works 9, Microsoft Works 8.5, Adobe Flash Player 10, Adobe Reader 9.1, eSobi, Google Setup, Google Toolbar, Norton Online Backup, MyWinLocker, Acer Arcade Deluxe, NTI Media Maker, Oberon GameZone, Acer Crystal Eye, Acer Video Conference Manager, Microsoft Silverlight, Skype, Windows Live Essentials — Wave 3.2 (Mail, Photo Gallery, Live Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer) / Acer Backup Manager,\nAcer PowerSmart Manager,\nAcer eRecovery Management,\nMicrosoft Works SE 9,\nAdobe Flash Player 10,\nAdobe Reader 9.1,\neSobi,\nGoogle Toolbar,\nNorton Online Backup,\nMyWinLocker, \nAcer Arcade Deluxe,\nCyberlink PowerDVD, \nOberon GameZone,\nAcer Crystal Eye,\nAcer Video Conference Manager,\nMicrosoft Silverlight,\nSkype,\nWindows Live Essentials - Wave 3.2 (Mail, Photo Gallery, Live Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer) / Acer Backup Manager\nAcer ePower Management\nAcer eRecovery Management\nMicrosoft Works SE 9\nMicrosoft Works 9\nMicrosoft Works 8.5\nAdobe Flash Player 10\nAdobe Reader 9.1\neSobi\nGoogle Setup\nGoogle Toolbar\nNorton Online Backup\nAcer Arcade Deluxe\nNTI Media Maker\nAcer Crystal Eye\nAcer Video Conference Manager\nMicrosoft Silverlight\nSkype\nWindows Live Essentials - Wave 3.2 / Bing Bar\nWindows Live Essentials / Leather, Tempered glass / Microsoft Office Starter 2010\nBing Bar\nWindows Live Essentials / Microsoft Office Starter, Bing Bar, Windows Live Essentials
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:-Microsoft Office (Service Pack 2)\n-McAfee Internet Security Suite / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office (Service Pack 2), McAfee Internet Security Suite / Microsoft Office SP2\nMcAfee Internet Security Suite / Microsoft Office Starter 2010 / Microsoft Office\nMcAfee Internet Security Suite

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Technical Details

Display Type:LCD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 14.9 / 9.8 / 9.84
Height:0.945 / 1.2 / 1.23 / 1.24
Height (front):0.937 / 0.945 / 1
Height (rear):1 / 1.24
Weight:4 / 5.29 / 5.34
Width:14.9 / 15 / 9.84