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Acer Aspire One 521-3530

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 521-3530Notebook: Acer Aspire One 521-3530 (Aspire One 521 Series)
Processor: AMD Athlon II Neo K125
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire One 521-3530

80% Acer Aspire One 521-3530 10.1-inch Netbook PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Acer's Aspire One 521 is definitely shaking up the netbook market by offering a significant boost in performance both for general applications and graphics. This netbook is fully capable of HD video playback and is a step up from the average Intel Atom based model. Battery life is better than past AMD netbooks but still falls short of the class leading Atom netbooks.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4225: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) that is able to decode HD videos (thanks to the UVD2). Technically a slower clocked HD 4250.

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.


K125: Slow entry level single core CPU for small and light laptops. Still faster as 1.6 Ghz Atom based systems.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

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.


1.3 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 %

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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.

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Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.266 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-09- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)