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Acer TravelMate 4730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Acer TravelMate 4730. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the image quality and design. The performance and durability are also appreciated.

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On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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Feb, 2009

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Acer TravelMate 4730


DDR2 667 MHz memory, and Acer GridVista, which simultaneously shows up to eight windows on dual displays and automatically resizes open application windows to fit the screen for increased productivity. Quick Specs Intel Core 2 Duo (2 GHz), 2 GB DDR2...



Mar, 2009

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Acer TravelMate 4730-6764


This business laptop features a sturdy magnesium-alloy chassis, the Windows Vista Business operating system, fingerprint sensor, DVD burner, wireless LAN, gigabit Ethernet LAN, HDMI port, integrated stereo speakers, and a Webcam with microphone. Key...

Excellent design


Mar, 2009

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Acer TravelMate 4730-6898


This business laptop features a sturdy magnesium-alloy chassis, the Windows Vista Business operating system, fingerprint sensor, DVD burner, wireless LAN, gigabit Ethernet LAN, HDMI port, integrated stereo speakers, and a Webcam with microphone. Key...

Excellent design


Feb, 2009

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Quick review of Acer TravelMate 4730-6898


i think that laptop is not too bad because it's very comfortable for me, but i don't know about other opinion that laptop.

Jan, 2009

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The most applicable to the laptop


Acer TravelMate 4730-6764,It is the best use of my laptop。I often work in the office, at any time require a business trip. Because it's very ultra-portability in these lightweight,So I think it is ideal for business use. Following is the design of its...

lightweight and ultra-portability etc


Dec, 2008

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Review of Acer TravelMate 4730-6898


Acer company laptop is the best laptop all over the world. Its have so many model and latest version. The Acer TravelMate 4730-6898 model laptop are the best laptop on this time. Because it's have extra SD Memory card, Specifications: Processor: Intel...

Very good laptop


Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

The Acer TravelMate 4730 series is a sophisticated and stylish professional notebook which delivers mobility in any professional environment. The breakthrough TravelMate 4730 series boosts on-the-job performance with the powerful dual core processor technology while the combination of the comprehensive 14.1" widescreen panel and wireless standards will allow you to closely monitor your business wherever you are.


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

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:4400
Battery life (max):3
Battery performance:4400
Number of battery cells:6 / 9
Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)/4.3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/3MB


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3


Color of product:Black / Black, Grey

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:14 / 14.1
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1366 x 768

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

Energy Management

AC adapter power:48.8 / 65


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 4250 / Intel GMA 4500MHD / Intel GMA X4500 / Intel GMA X4500HD / Intel X3100
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.358 / 0.384 / 1.759


Country Kits:Mexico/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer TravelMate

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad


Pointing device:Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz


Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 667
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Color:Black magnesium


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


3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabite Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11a/b/g/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

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 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade

Other Features

Audio system:HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 Home Basic
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92 / V.92
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11a/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:48.8 / 65


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:AMD M880G / Intel GM45 Express
Clock Speed:2.1GHz/2.26GHz/2.2GHz/2.4GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 8.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:AMD M880G / Intel GM45 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
Processing die size:107 / 143
Processor:P520 / P8400 / P8600 / T5670 / T5870 / T6570
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.8 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.26 / 2.3 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor model:P520 / P8400 / P8600 / T5670 / T5870 / T6570
Processor Number:P8400/P8600/T5870/T6570/T6670
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / M0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35163 / 35568 / 35569 / 37034 / 42841
Processor code:SL3BU / SL3BV / SLAJ5 / SLAZR
Processor package size:35 / 35 x 35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Installed Size:2GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty


Bundled software:Acer Empowering Technology (ePower, eDataSecurity, eRecovery, eSettings), Acer GridVista, Acer Launch Manager, Adobe Reader, Corel WinDVD, NTI CD Maker / NTI Shadow, Microsoft Office Ready 2007
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows Vista Business
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional


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 Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino 2/Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.72 / 9.76
Height (front):1.17 / 1.22
Height (rear):1.61
Weight:4.85 / 5.18 / 5.29 / 5.53
Width:13 / 13.3