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Acer Aspire One 532

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 532Notebook: Acer Aspire One 532 (Aspire One Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, , 1024x600 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.22kg
Price: 333 euro
Average Score: 77.3% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 59%, features: 67%, display: 76% mobility: 87%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire One 532

85% Review Acer Aspire One 532 Netbook | Notebookcheck
The „One“ and Only? Aspire One 532, the newest netbook from Acer, is equipped wtih a 10.1 inch display and a LED backlight. The 532 is Acer's first netbook running on Intels new Pine Trail platform. The netbook is also equipped with an Intel Atom N450 processor (1.66 GHz) and an integrated GMA 3150 graphics chip. Additionally, the Aspire One 532 is also the successor to the highly successful Acer Aspire One 531 and so we have no doubt that it is packed with a great many useful features which we will look at in further detail in our review.
75% Acer Aspire One 532
Source: Reg Hardware English
If you thought the netbook market was already flooded, Intel’s recently-launched 'Pine Trail' platform means you can expect another new batch to come through. We’ve already seen Asus’ take on Pine Trail with the Eee PC 1005PE - reviewed here. Now we have Acer’s Aspire One 532h. A solid but somewhat uninspiring netbook, and we expected more in the way of battery life from Acer’s debut 'Pine Trail' machine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 75%
60% Acer Aspire One 532 review
Source: Techradar English
Acer upgardes the Aspire One series with a new Atom CPU with integrated memory and graphics controllers. Acer's Aspire One range helped launch the netbook market a couple of years ago and, ever since, it has been adding to and refining its brand. 802.11n Wi-Fi rounds off the specification and helps make the Aspire One 532 recommendable.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/20/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

87% Starke Leistung
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 8/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 76% display: 87% mobility: 97% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 94%
82% Nette Begleitung
Source: Computerbild - 13/10 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 90% performance: 71% features: 83% display: 84% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 98%
90% Acer Aspire One 532
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/06/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
75% Test: Acer Aspire One 532 – Kompaktes Netbook für Sparfüchse
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 42% features: 77% display: 79% mobility: 99% workmanship: 80%
Netbooks unter 350 Euro
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/24/2010
Rating: price: 30%
85% Test Acer Aspire One 532 Netbook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 44% display: 79% mobility: 80% workmanship: 89% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 84%
Acer Aspire One 532 im Test: Der Austauschbare
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/03/2010
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80%
74% Acer Aspire One 532 im Test
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 80% performance: 47% features: 66% display: 72% mobility: 78%
60% Acer Aspire One 532
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N450:

Intel Atom CPU for Netbooks with integrated memory controller and GMA 3150 GPU. The performance of the system should be only minimally faster than the previous Atom N280 / GMA 950 combination.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.22 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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


77.3%: 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

» Toshiba NB520-10P
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» MSI Wind U135DX-4615W7
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» HP Compaq Mini CQ10-688NR
Atom N455, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10U
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101H-WHI024G
Atom N455, 1 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM4UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Gigabyte T1005M-CF1
Atom N550, 1.5 kg
» Samsung NS310
Atom N550, 1 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S100
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC R011PX
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC10-JP05DE
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung N148-DP05IN
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-A03
Atom N570, 1.2 kg
» Gateway LT2085u
Atom N570, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101-WHI018G
Atom N435, 0.9 kg
» HP Mini 210-3022sf
Atom N570, 1.35 kg
» Gigabyte S1080
Atom N570, 0.85 kg
» Acer Aspire One Happy 2
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» Samsung NC210-A01PL
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257-N57DQrr
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» HP Mini 110-3652sf
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Samsung NS310-A01UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10H
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Medion Akoya E1228
Atom N570, 1.25 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC210-A02FR
Atom N550, 1.2 kg
» Advent Zuni
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM1UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-02-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)