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Acer TravelMate 8571

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Acer TravelMate 8571. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The keyboard and battery also get good comments, but comments are divided on the performance. Many are negative about the connectivity.

screen, battery, keyboard, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate 8571 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Acer TravelMate 8571 Notebook


Endurance Runner? With the TravelMate 8571, Acer brings a busines ...

Matt display ; Very high battery life ; Excellent workmanship ; Great keyboard ; Very good touchpad ; Low noise development ; Plain design

Few connections (no HDMI) ; Dim, contrast poor display ; Mediocre loudspeakers ; Poor gaming performance

Acer's valor, in view of the current price war on the notebook market, to set on a plain design with a high quality metal case

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Laptopfreak (

Acer TravelMate TM8571 – simple and smart


The Acer TM 8571 is a notebook aimed at the student who the occasional bit of gaming. Hardware includes Intel's SU9400 processor at 1.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive and a Radeon HD4330 GPU. As an added bonus, the computer is capable of lasting up to 6...

Good display ; Simple design ; Good battery life

Low processor performance

The Acer TM8571 is a decent and handy computer that sports a nice design. The computer is mostly aimed at students who might want to indulge in some gaming now and then (though not newer games that demand a better CPU and GPU).

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: mark1m (



This was a super purchase for the price and the value pays made it even better. Great size an weight alot of memory and a huge hard drive and it also came with the Windows7 upgrade and a extra 2yr warranty! AWESOME, would recommend to anyone!!!

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Clare (

Acer Travelmate Timeline 8571-733G25Mn


It is l;ioght and easy to use, the battery life is great although I never get 8hrs. For me the best thing is the screen which is easy to see even in bright light.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Clare (

Acer Travelmate Timeline 8571-733G25MN


It is l;ioght and easy to use, the battery life is great although I never get 8hrs. For me the best thing is the screen which is easy to see even in bright light

Reviewer left no comment

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Chris (

Acer TravelMate Timeline 8571-944G32


Lightweight with excellent battery life which is ideal for use on the move Good overall performance Good display Full keyboard

location of USB ports are too close to keyboard rest

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Acer Travelmate Timeline 8571-733G25


An excellent product with long battery life.

Mouse pad ledt of centre which takes alittle getting used to

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

The TravelMate 8571 series is the workhorse that's built to work as hard as you do. Premium components and technologies ensure winning productivity in the office or on the move. Boasting all-day battery life, dependable performance and superior manageability, the TravelMate 8571 series helps you tackle even the most demanding business tasks.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):8hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB


Front Camera: No
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.0625 / 0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.695 / 1.759 / 1.792 / 2.304


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

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth / 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) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/Bluetooth / 802.11b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.4GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Number:SU7300/SU9400
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo SU9000 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:36697 / 42791
Processor package size:22


Installed Size:3GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB/8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


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


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD