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Acer Travelmate TM8473

Acer Travelmate TM8473
alaScore 85

38 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Acer Travelmate TM8473. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance. The portability and keyboard are also mentioned favorably.

keyboard, portability, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Travelmate TM8473 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Notebookcheck's Best of August 2011


Quality pays off. It's not always only performance that bestows our test devices with the monthly "Best Of!" award. No matter if DTR, Office or Multimedia, the August winners stand out with good input devices, low emissions and some even with perfect...

The removable touchpad that can be used as a remote control

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: (

Review Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8473TG Notebook


An Alternative? With the new release of the Travelmate TimelineX series, Acer naturally also offers a 14 inch notebook with the latest components, which is compact, but meant to be an equal to its bigger brother. Read on, as we find out if you get a...

Good workmanship, Fitting interface selection, Matte display, Multimedia performance, Convincing battery life, The workmanship of the case, the breadth of interfaces and the performance of the components overall

Uninspired case design, Average display values, Emissions under load, Low quality stereo speakers, Few accessories, A better display, appropriate for a business notebook, lower heat and noise emissions under load

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (

Acer TravelMate TimelineX TM8473T laptop


A 14in business laptop with good features and a competitive price

Comfortable keyboard and touchpad ; Matte screen ; Good value for money

Optical drive bay is not modular ; Some bloatware ; Keyboard not backlit

The understated style of the TravelMate TM8473T may not be to everyone's taste, but it's a notebook that offers very good value for money. It's well built, performs as expected and it has a good set of features. Most importantly, it's comfortable to...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Dick? (

A Little Disappointed


I bought this laptop for my wife, to replace her seriously ailing Sony VAIO. It was recommended highly by the sales person with whom I spoke. I think it is a fine little laptop, and quite capable. It has, however, two flaws - one of which is my own...

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth:No / Yes
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
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT540M / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000 / INTEL HD GPU / Intel HD Graphics 3000


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel ® / Intel®
Chipset Type:HM55 / HM65
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M