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Acer Extensa 5220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 232 reviews of Acer Extensa 5220. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and usability. The design and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the touchpad and battery. There are some mixed views about the sound.

performance, price, design, usability, screen

battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Extensa 5220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Acer Extensa 5220 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on There are some negative comments about the reliability.


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This summary is based on the product: Acer Extensa 5220 Notebook PC Celeron M (550) 2.0GHz 1024MB 80GB 15.4 inch WXGA TFT LCD DVD SuperMulti Modem LAN/WAN Vista HB

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Ronald Tiefenthäler (

Review Acer Extensa 5220 Notebook


Nice looking single core notebook The Acer Extensa 5220 (-100508)

Reasonable price; Nice look; Solid case; Good workmanship; User-friendly input devices; WLAN switch; Matte display coating; Bright display; Even luminance; Decent noise of the fan; Low temperature emissions

Low RAM capacity; Digital video out is missing; Loud touch pad buttons; Short battery runtime

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: . (

Acer Extensa 5220-101G08Mi review


A solid design that offers great value for the asking price

Solid build ; Bargain price ; Great software bundle included

Lacklustre performance ; Bulky

A competent laptop that is more than good enough for basic home or office tasks, and available at a great price too

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: bethbarl (

Acer Extensa 5220 Laptop


My youngest child's computer is an Acer Extensa 5220. My daughter did not want this laptop but since it would be too difficult for us to bring another laptop from Europe, my husband and I decided that we would just buy it locally. She originally

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: CJGRUDY (

Great, just like I thought it would be!


"I ordered a HP computer first and didn't like it. Not nearly the computer this one is. I just love this one. You can't go wrong if you order this computer. lots of software. I also have the Acer 8.1 mini netbook. I love it as well. Never any problems...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Tonja H (

Great purchase!!!


"I've had this laptop for little over three weeks now, I must say that I really love it's performance and clarity! The wireless capability is remarkable, and overall--I am really happy with this purchase! The only two issues I have is the fact that it...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Anonymous (



"My husband and I had decided to give this computer a try after being very disapoint with a HP touch. This computer is way better, it's faster you can see the screen because it's soo big! the price is afordable. All around it is just better."

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: fn24dupont (

Was a Good Purchase


"Purchased this computer on 8/22/09 a Saturday received it sooner than expected. Everything was fine the first week, then it wouldn't work correctly. Not running as fast as it claims it can, screen would go white and would not come back. Could not...

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: amberjade11 (

Love this laptop


"I have had this laptop for about a week now and I can't say enough good things about it. I was a little disappointed that it doesn't include the Windows 7 upgradge but with value you are getting you can buy the upgrade and still come out ahead. I had...

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Awesome purchase!!!


"I use a laptop daily... and am actually really hard on them, so I was kind of worried about purchasing this one! I have had it for a week now and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT... the speed, the feel of the keys, and just the overall performance were well worth...

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: Dmurphy (

First laptop I love it.


"Okay, This is my first laptop and ive had it for a month now...i love it...ive seen no problems with it yet. At first i said i wast going to get a acer because my sister has one and hers isnt the best...but im glad i did...this laptop is freakin'...

Aug, 2009

Product Specifications

The Extensa 5220 series from Acer is well balanced to optimize your productivity and amplify your success. Powered with an Intel Celeron processor, it features a large 15.4" CrystalBrite widescreen display and integrated Acer CyrstalEye webcam. The Extensa 5220 series from Acer is well balanced to optimize your productivity and amplify your success, combining solid performance with wide-ranging functionality.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2.4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Extensa

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


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)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


Clock Speed:2.13GHz/2GHz
Processor Number:550/560


Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


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


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100