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Acer Aspire 1830TZ

Specifications

Acer Aspire 1830TZNotebook: Acer Aspire 1830TZ (Aspire 1830T Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium U5400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 95%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 1830TZ

Acer 1830T reviewed
Source: Gadgetmix English
Acer recently launched its newly developed Acer Aspire 1830T netbook which packs some immense integrated technology inside. The 1830T comes with 11.6-inch display having 1366×768 pixel resolution and is powered by the Intel Core i5-430M/520M processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/02/2010
Rating: performance: 90% mobility: 90%
80% Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T
Source: Laptop Mag English
With the TimelineX 1830T, Acer continues its line of powerful and small ultraportables. This machine looks good and offers excellent performance and nearly 6 hours of endurance. However, $699 is nothing to sneeze at. Those on a budget will likely prefer the $599 Core i3 version of the TimelineX (1830T-3505). Or you may gravitate towards an even cheaper big-screen netbook like the $499 Asus Eee PC 1201PN, which has comparable graphics performance but less battery life and processing power. Still, the 1830T offers the best combination yet of portability and power in an 11.6-inch design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Urlaubs-Produkttest: Acer Aspire 1830TZ
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2010
Rating: price: 80%
80% Dauerläufer zum Mitnehmen
Source: e-media - 10/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 05/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% display: 80% mobility: 100%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


U5400: Entry level dual core CPU of the Arrandale series. Does not support Turbo Boost (for the CPU), Hyperthreading, Virtualization and AES. Due to the slow clock speed, the performance is only sufficient for non demanding applications.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Asus VivoBook S200E-C157H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium 987, 1.5 kg
Asus VivoBook X202E-BH91T-CB
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium 987, 1.3 kg
Acer C710-2055
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron 847, 1.4 kg
Asus Eee PC F201E-KX064H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron 847, 1.3 kg
Asus X201E-KX004DU
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron 847, 1.3 kg
Asus Eee PC F201E-KX066DU
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron 847, 1.3 kg
Acer C710-2847
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron 847, 1.3 kg
Asus VivoBook S200E-CT57H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium 987, 1.4 kg
Samsung 900X-1A
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.1 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-6651
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 470UM, 1.4 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad U160-M436LGE
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium U5400, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-3935
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330M, 1.3 kg
LG XNote T290-GE8WK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 470UM, 1.4 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YA1V9E/B
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.515 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-5432G32nss
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430UM, 1.4 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YA15FGB
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-38U2G32iki
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-52U4G32nk
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 520UM, 1.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11-NVY4MUK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad U160-M436JUK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330UM, 1.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11-NVY34RT
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium U5400, 1.5 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YA15
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire TimelineX AS1830T-3721
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i7 680UM, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-68U118
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i7 680UM, 1.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.53 kg
Acer Aspire 1830TZ-U542G25iki
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium U5400, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 1830T-33U2G25iss
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330UM, 1.4 kg
Acer Travelmate 8172T-33U4G32N
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330UM, 1.39 kg
Acer Aspire One 753-U341cc
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron M U3400, 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)