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Acer TravelMate 5740

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Acer TravelMate 5740. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and keyboard. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the sound and durability. There are mixed comments on the size and portability.

performance, design, screen, keyboard, price

usability, durability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate 5740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Acer TravelMate 5740Z Notebook


Pentium Business. An office book for little money? This TravelMat

Resistant surfaces; Quiet and cool; Low power consumption; Useable keyboard; Matt display

Low application performance; Jerky fan; Short battery life; TFT too dark (outdoors); Few interfaces

MSI CR620: perfect port positioning; Asus X52JB: 350M alternative with HD 5146; Acer Aspire 5551G: with AMD triple core; Samsung P530 Pro: very quiet; Fujitsu Fujitsu LifeBook A530: matt display; Lenovo IdeaPad G560: extremely inexpensive Core i3.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Acer TravelMate 5740G-524G50MN Notebook


Business Gamer. Business laptops usually do not have strong graph ...

Good 3D performance ; Strong processor ; Matt display ; Quiet during normal use

No ExpressCard, eSATA, or DockingPort ; Weak contrast TFT ; Poor pressure points of the keyboard ; Short battery life ; Warm during heavy usage ; Poor loudspeaker output quality

How Acer used the "Travelmate-Image" software and sold badly designed consumer hardware under that lable

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Acer Aspire 5740-332G25Mn review


A decent Core i3 laptop for under £500, with a bright screen and good battery life, but some corners have been cut. Spend a bit more cash and you can get a much better laptop.

A Core i3 laptop for under £500 may seem like a bargain, but Acer has cut a few corners and it's worth checking that it has the features you need. MSI's CR610 may not have the new Core i3 chip, but for the same price it offers a Blu-ray drive and a...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Acer TravelMate 5740-333G25MN


I really like it, and would recomend it

Reviewer left no comment

May, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Processor cache level:L3