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Acer TravelMate 5520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the screen and battery. The sound and performance get mixed comments.

value for money, design, usability

battery, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate 5520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 39 reviews)

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woh!it is nice

 

Overall i think this is a very good laptop, it connects up to the internet quickly and i have never had any problems with this laptop so far. The screen is big and ... this is a modurn electronic device . it is helpful and it is also more convenient.i...

convenient and easy

none

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Satisfactory laptop

 

I have had this laptop now 6 month and this is the best laptop i have ever purchased and worth the money. The only problem with this laptop as is mine is a bit slow with all the programs that run on it so i would recommend this laptop to anyone who...

good quality

memory

Expert review by:

Acer TravelMate 5520-5A1G12 review

 

Despite being the cheapest notebook here, Acer's TravelMate looks and feels expensive.

The TravelMate is excellently designed and well equipped. If you don't want to take on tough computing tasks, it's a good choice.

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Expert review by:

Acer - TravelMate 5520C

 

The latest addition to Acer's TravelMate range of business notebooks is the 5520C and it's aimed at smaller businesses with tight budgets, as it comes with a sub-£400 price tag. As you might expect for that ...

If you are in a business working to a strict budget then Acer's TravelMate 5520C might well be worth looking at. It may not have the glamorous looks of some notebooks out there, but it does all the stuff that matters well and you have the strength of...

Consumer review by:

Reply to Sayrah

 

Sayrah, there is no reason for this laptop to be good for games, it is a business laptop and for those functions it is good. Also, it has vista business and not premium which would explain your lack of colour schemes. Looks like whoever bought you this...

Consumer review by:

Travelmate 5520

 

I recieved this item as a christmas present so i know i shouldn't really complain. However the fact it is a business laptop really effects its performance, basically for me (who uses it for MSN, gaming, typical teen stuff) its not ideal, the graphics...

Product Specifications

The TravelMate 5520 is the ideal productivity partner for business professionals who want great performance in a portable, aesthetically designed package. The installed Acer bio-protection fingerprint solution and enhanced Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) protect your computer from digital and physical threats. Its AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology processor delivers reliable multitasking performance. The TravelMate is also equipped with Acer InviLink, supporting Acer SignalUP wireless technology, and Acer video conference manager to ensure convenient, high-quality business communication even while on the move.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.5in
Height:1.2in/1.7in
Weight:6.4lbs
Width:14.2in

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English/English / French
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:5520-5030/5520-5283/5520-5313/5520-5678/5520-5741/5520-5929/5520G-5A1G12
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer TravelMate

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Gray

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/1.9GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:AMD
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:TK-53/TK-57/TL-52/TL-58/TL-60
Type:Athlon 64 X2/Turion 64 X2 mobile technology

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
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:120GB/160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X1250
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