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Packard Bell Easynote TS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Packard Bell Easynote TS. 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 are impressed by the price and keyboard. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the reliability and battery.

design, usability, performance, keyboard, price

screen, battery, reliability

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

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Expert review by: Alex Cox (techradar.com)

Packard Bell EasyNote TS review

 

Luxury level laptop features at a low, low price? Surprisingly, it's possible

Nice full-sized keyboard ; Reasonable on-chip graphics ; Cool, powerful Sandy Bridge processor ; Decent battery life for a large machine ; Perfect at the price

Unsusual aspect ratio ; Poor screen viewing angle ; Flimsy speakers ; No cutting-edge gaming

It would be fair to say that we were a tad skeptical when we got our first look at the Packard Bell EasyNote TS. It's ostensibly a pretty laptop without much obviously going for it bar its shiny lid, so we were a little bit dismissive – that's the sort...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

EasyNote TS Laptop : Packard Bell EasyNote TS

 

While I have had the opportunity to check out various Acer laptops, this is the first chance I have had to take a close look at a Packard Bell laptop.

Running along the left side of this laptop are connection sockets for mains power, Ethernet 10/100/1000, an external VGA port, HDMI, USB, microphone and headphone/speaker output. Moving over to the opposite side of the unit, you will find two USB...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Gordon (reevoo.com)

PAckard Bell TS44-HR-686UK NX.BZ2EK.001

 

Great value for the spec.

None found yet

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: leszek (reevoo.com)

PAckard Bell TS44-HR-686UK NX.BZ2EK.001

 

powerfu i3 pocessor and GEFORCEgraphic card

not very modern design

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Mike (reevoo.com)

PAckard Bell TS44-HR-686UK NX.BZ2EK.001

 

Very impressed with this laptop for the price. Service was great as well.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Muhammad (reevoo.com)

PAckard Bell TS44-HR-686UK NX.BZ2EK.001

 

has a good performance in terms of graphics and design is also nice built.

Output Volume is terribly low.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell EasyNote TS

 

it only lasted 6 months and now it won't turn on

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: adrian (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell EasyNote TS

 

Good style and easy to use.

Very poor battery life

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: kevin (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell EasyNote TS

 

design & performance very good, very easy to use & easy to get around, I would recommend this laptop.

no bad points.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Tracy (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell EasyNote TS

 

Bought for my 8 year old daughter for Christmas, she loves the design and were both very pleased with the product

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery life (max):4
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, White / Brass / White
Form Factor:Clamshell

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n
WWAN: No

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD / TFT
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM67 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):16 / 21 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM67 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:B815 / I3-2310M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.1 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:B815 / I3-2310M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:J1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 85

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52220 / 52224 / 53438 / 53442 / 53450 / 53452 / 63919
Processor code:SR04S / SR04W / SR04Z / SR0DN / SR0DP / SR0HZ
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.96
Height:0.984 / 1.31
Height (front):0.992
Height (rear):1.31
Weight:5.73 / 5.84
Width:15