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Acer Extensa 4420

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and energy efficiency are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the screen.

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On average, users rate this product 71/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Acer Extensa 4420

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Acer Extensa 4420 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

energy, portability, value for money, performance

60% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Extensa 4420-5963 - Athlon X2 TK-57 / 1.9 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 160 GB - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM - Radeon X1250 - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.

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Power Up Problems

 

I read a bunch of great reviews so I bought this laptop. Not more than twenty days after I got it the machine will not turn on. The power button will light up and the hard drive will spin a couple of times then it just shuts off. I investigatged online...

Light, keyboard lay out.

Motherboard failure, glitches with mousepad.

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Great Budget Acer Extensa Laptop

 

This is a nice laptop for basic uses; internet, word processing, watching movies. The display is nice and bright, although the angle can be a little sensitive. Machine came loaded with 2GB memory, which I immediately upgraded to 4GB DDR2, with...

Nice size, and reasonably light weight (5.x lbs), fairly zippy, easy to use right out of the box.

Viewing angle varies display considerably, fan is not too quiet, a fair amount of bloatware is installed. Also, MS Office and McAfee Anti-Virus are just 60 day trials.

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much better than those Atom processor based laptops

 

Pretty good laptop. I am very satisfied with it. It has 2gb of memory, 120gb hard drive, wireless, webcam, mic, dvd dl burner. Much better than those useless Atom processor base laptops with the 2gb, 4gb, 8gb or 16gb solid state hard drive going for...

webcam 2g memory 120gb hard drive

14.1 lcd screen however for $400 i will get over that

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It made me like Vista

 

After two miserable weeks with an HP TX2500, I decided I wasn't going to spend a lot of money on anything that comes with Vista on it. So I went for the cheapest notebook I could find on the market, which that week happened to be this Acer for $399 at ...

price, performance, features, size, finish, utilities, design, line-in audio.

no bluetooth, partitioned hard drive, no volume keys.

Product Specifications

Meet your everyday computing requirements with the Extensa 4420 series. You'll get dual-core processing performance, an integrated combo drive and 14.1" WXGA display.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.8in
Height:1.6in
Weight:5.3lbs
Width:13in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:4420-5963
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Extensa

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad

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 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.9GHz
Manufacturer:AMD
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:TK-57
Type:Athlon X2

RAM

Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

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
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X1250
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