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Acer TravelMate 6590 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and design. The keyboard and performance also get good feedback. Comments about the usability and screen are different, while some have doubts about the reliability and size.

battery, performance, keyboard, design, build quality

value for money, connectivity, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate 6590 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 38 reviews)

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Review Acer TravelMate 6592G-832G25N Notebook

 

Fully Loaded. The TravelMate 6592 is designed for businessmen who

solid case and good workmanship; User-friendly input devices; Track point (FineTrack); Comprehensive interface equipment (DVI-D, serial,...); Docking port; Variable MediaBay; Bluetooth, FIR, WLAN 4965AGN Gigabit-LAN; Built-in webcam; Remote support...

Fan not easily accessible; Does not stand stable without battery; Low brightness of the LCD; Moderate contrast

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Acer TravelMate 6592 (831G08Mn)

 

The TravelMate 6592 (831G08Mn) is Acer's latest business-focussed notebooks. Although inferior in several ways when compared to its 2007-released pred...

Good screen performance, wide range of connections, good battery life

Small hard drive, size not convenient for travelling, ergonomic keyboard requires getting used to

Although it comes with a strong variety of connections and good screen performance, the Acer TravelMate 6592 (831G08Mn) is let down by a relatively small hard drive.

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Acer TravelMate 6592G (601G16N)

 

The formal introduction to Intel's Centrino Pro and the next generation Centrino platform, codenamed Santa Rosa, has come and gone. The Acer TravelMat...

Good battery life, Centrino Pro features, High resolution screen

Nothing of note

This business machine offers all that a business user on the road could ask for, and will happy replace a desktop PC at the office. The Centrino Pro and Santa Rosa features give it an advantage over older models and it performed well in our battery tests.

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Acer TravelMate 6592 review

 

The Acer TravelMate 6592 is an affordable, well-built laptop that should suit anyone looking for a capable, mostly desk-bound system. Although it's fairly basic, the webcam is a handy extra

Ergonomic keyboard ; Fingerprint scanner ; Built-in webcam

Low-resolution screen ; Standard battery life could be better ; Webcam lacks sophistication

Conclusion The Acer TravelMate 6592 is an affordable laptop that should suit anyone looking for a capable, mostly desk-bound, system. Although it's fairly basic, the webcam is a handy extra, while fingerprint recognition is fast becoming a 'must-have'...

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Acer TravelMate 6592

 

This is an affordable notebook that should suit anyone looking for a capable, mostly desk-bound system. The webcam is a nice extra, while fingerprint recognition is fast becoming a 'must have' feature for business users.

Ergonomic keyboard, Fingerprint scanner, Built-in webcam

Low-resolution screen, Standard battery life could be better, Webcam lacks sophistication

This is an affordable notebook that should suit anyone looking for a capable, mostly desk-bound, system.

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Notebooks friendly

 

Definition Audio Audio Output Features Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers Audio Input Microphone Notebook Camera Camera Type Integrated Input Device(s) Input device type Keyboard, 4-way scroll button, Touchpad Telecom Modem Fax / modem Max transfer rate 56...

WiFI, Bluetooth devices, High capacity with 250 GB

No HSDPA

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Acer TravelMate 6593-6325

 

The Acer TravelMate 6593-6325 is a 6.6-pound, consumer level notebook computer. Compared to other general-purpose notebooks on the market, it is midpriced at around $1,400.The 15.4 inch widescreen has a native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is fairly...

on the whole quite good

Heavier than some similarly priced notebooks

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good

 

Three standard USB interface; and Acer TravelMate 5530G-701G12C also provided a E-SATA interface and the interface is USB devices can be generic, which is very ... Read review

On the whole quite good

No

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Acer TravelMate 6593-6325

 

Acer TravelMate 5530G-701G12C appearance, the continuation of a series of dark TravelMate simple business style, but compared to the models before the mold was also a lot of the details of the design of adjustment, such as corner design, matte...

Excellent

no

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Acer TravelMate 5530G-701G12C appearance

 

Acer TravelMate 5530G-701G12C appearance, the continuation of a series of dark TravelMate simple business style, but compared to the models before the mold was also a lot of the details of the design of adjustment, such as corner design, matte...

on the whole quite good

reflecting a prudent business simple image

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Product Specifications

The TravelMate 6593 was designed for smart-thinking users from small, medium and large-sized companies and self-employed professionals looking for unrivaled performance and technology combined with the maximum of today's mobile security features in the office and on the move. The TravelMate 6593 is geared to provide the most comprehensive desktop performance in its class, complete with full manageability and security features like fingerprint reader and TPM (Trusted Platform Module) solution, total wired and wireless connectivity and all-day efficiency. With the TravelMate 6593, it is easier and faster to do more - no matter if in the office or on the move. Due to latest dual core processor technology in combination with WLAN standards it is easy to work independently. The Acer TravelMate 6593 offers dependable power for demanding office applications and helps to increase business productivity. Acer has integrated a state-of-the-art security solution known as Trusted Platform Module (TPM). TPM is a notebook embedded security solution that reduces security risks and increases reliability by providing secure generation and management of personal cryptographic keys and data. In addition, the TravelMate 6593 is also featuring a fingerprint reader with Pre-Boot Authentication to approve system or data access only by unique personal biometric characteristics. The TravelMate 6593 is a complete communication instrument that allows professional users to seamlessly switch from different connectivity options.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB/6MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.5in
Height:1.5in
Weight:6.6lbs
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 States
Localization:English / French
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:6593-6325/6593-6462/6593-6656/6593-6882
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer TravelMate

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Gray/Black/gray

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

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

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition / XP Professional downgrade

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.26GHz/2.4GHz/2.53GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8400/P8600/P8700/P9500
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:2GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years 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:250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader/Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD