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Acer TravelMate TM8481

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Acer TravelMate TM8481. 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 really like the usability and battery. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the image quality and price.

portability, performance, design, battery, usability

price, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate TM8481 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Acer TravelMate TM8481 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the size.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer TravelMate 8481T 14 inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i5 2467M 1.6GHz, RAM 3GB, HDD 320GB, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Pro 64-bit/32-bit Dual

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8481TG Notebook


Runtime whopper. Acer puts great value on mobility in the TravelM

Outstanding battery life; Low power consumption; Compact size; Graphics switching; Stable case; Small power adapter; Low weight; Elegant looks

Very audible in load; Slow solid state drive; No optical drive; Moderate screen rates; Wobbly keys

13 or 14 inch runtime whoppers, such as the Dell Vostro 3350, Samsung QX412-S01DE or Asus U36SD-RX114V.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (

Acer TravelMate 8481T-6440


The Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8481T offers impressive portability, long battery life, and solid performance for workers on the move.

At $999, Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8481T-6440 is one sleek and long-lasting laptop for highly mobile users. It offers a large 14-inch screen in a 13-inch size package, solid performance, very long battery life, and welcome security features. While we...

Sep, 2011

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Acer Travelmate 8481T-6440


The 8481T-6440's keyboard is borrowed from Acer's Aspire Consumer line: big chiclet-style keys that appear as if they're floating off of the foundation. The typing experience isn't nearly as superb as that of the Lenovo X1 and Dell V131, but it'll...

Sleek metallic design. Lightweight. Huge battery lasted 11 hours. USB 3.0 and eSATA interfaces. Excellent navigating experience. Packs 14-inch screen in 13-inch frame

Color selection is a bit mundane

What little the Acer Travelmate 8481T-6440 business laptop gives up in horsepower, it gains back with a sleek, ultrabook-like design (low volt processor requires fewer clunky cooling fans) and over 11 hours of battery life.


Expert review by: Sean-Paul Adams (

Acer TravelMate 8481T-6440


How do you shop for a laptop when it seems like most of them are quite simply good enough for your needs? Prices sway up and down by hundreds of dollars, based on features you care little about; notebooks, in general, are getting thinner and lighter...

Long-lasting battery ; Very thin, beautiful design ; Light weight

More expensive than necessary ; Unimpressive graphics performance

This TravelMate model looks great and will last all day, but you can definitely get more performance for your money, without sacrificing portability or design.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Jeff Parsons (

Acer TravelMate 8481T review


A bumper battery is this business laptop's stand-out feature

Great battery life ; Decent performance ; Usability ; Portability

Limited graphics grunt ; Slightly dim screen ; Battery protrudes from back

Jan, 2012


Expert review by: Ben Camm-Jones (

Acer TravelMate 8481T review


The Acer TravelMate 8481T is a surprisingly solidly built business laptop that weighs in at just 1.7kg.

The Acer TravelMate 8481T is a good choice for office work on the move, though our sample was a little less convenient to carry around than other lightweight laptops due to the odd-shaped battery. It's not going to weigh you down too much at 1.7kg and...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Simon Crisp (

Acer TravelMate Timeline X TM8481T 14in Core i5 notebook


Review As the name might suggest, Acer's TravelMate family of notebooks are aimed at the mobile users, with an eye on business bods after something a little more stylish than the standard issue grey slab. A new addition to the range is the Timeline X...

Lightweight laptop with an undemanding Core i5 CPU and eight-cell battery, aimed at the all-day mobile user.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Harley Ogier (

Acer TravelMate 8481G


Acer's TravelMate 8481g shows that you don't have to sacrifice screen size, processing power, graphical capabilities or even the convenience of a removable battery to get something extremely lightweight and compact.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Shikhar Mohan Gupta (

ACER Travelmate 8481G


Easy to carry laptop, thin and light with good battery backup makes this product apt for workers on the move. Price is on the higher side.



Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Sasha Muller (

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8481T


Fusing class-leading battery life with useful business features, Acer's 14in laptop has its eye on the boardroom

Excellent battery life, good performance and a sleek chassis, but weak ergonomics let it down

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT520M / HD Graphics 3000 / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM65 / QM67 / UM67 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:i3-2357M / I3-2367M / I5-2467M / I5-2557M / i7-2637M / I7-2677M