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Acer Aspire One 521-3530

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 521-3530
Acer Aspire One 521-3530 (Aspire One 521 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
10.1 inch 16:9, 1024x600 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.3 kg ( = 45.86 oz / 2.87 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
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: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


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

Acer Aspire One 521
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.266 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Toshiba Satellite T215D-S1140
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 11.6", 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-2000
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Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 11.6", 1.25 kg

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