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Acer Aspire One 721 Series

Acer Aspire One 721-12B8rrProcessor: AMD Athlon II Neo K125
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 11.6 inch
Weight: 1.3kg, 1.4kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 74.9% - average
Average of 10 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: 55%, display: 55%
mobility: 66%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 65%, emissions: 72%

 

Acer Aspire One 721

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 721Notebook: Acer Aspire One 721
Processor: AMD Athlon II Neo K125
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 80.71% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

70% Acer Aspire One 721 review
Source: Techradar English
While it might struggle with more complicated tasks, the solid build quality of the Acer Aspire One 721, plus its thin and light design and low price, make this a good choice as a basic study and work laptop. If you're after a more powerful machine for handling more complicated tasks, then the Lenovo G560 is the better choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Aspire One 721 review
Source: Liliputing English
The Acer Aspire One 721 isn't the fastest 11.6 inch laptop I've tested. It doesn't have the best graphics performance. And it doesn't have the longest battery life. But it's among the best performing laptops I've tested in its class, which is saying a lot since this machine is so much cheaper than the competition.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/29/2010
Rating: performance: 80% mobility: 60%
73% Netbook Review: Acer Aspire One AO721
Source: Hardware Central English
As is often the case with products that seem to bridge gaps between existing product lines, the AO721's biggest weakness is that it doesn't quite know what it wants to be. There are manufacturers, after all, who market similarly sized 11.6-inch systems as ultraportable notebooks rather than netbooks. In fact, Acer sells several. So where exactly is the line drawn?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80%
Acer Aspire One 521 and 721 review
Source: Engadget English
Though, if we had to choose we'd go with the 721 -- for $80 more than the 521 you get more than just a secondary machine with its wider screen and keyboard. Of course, if you consistently demand more than four hours of battery life you'll want to go with an Intel ULV laptop, but most of them cost north of $700. And well, that's exactly what AMD's going for -- Acer now has two incredibly affordable and portable laptops that pack more performance than most netbooks and budget ultraportables on the market.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: price: 90% performance: 80% mobility: 80%
93% Notebooks für jeden Zweck
Source: SFT - 3/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 93%
93% Neuer Star unter den Mobilprozessoren?
Source: SFT - 9/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 93%
86% Test Acer Aspire One 721 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 66% display: 78% mobility: 91% workmanship: 89% ergonomy: 79% emissions: 89%
70% Acer Aspire One 721
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 90% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%
Darf's ein bisschen weniger sein?
Source: c't - 14/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: performance: 55% display: 70% mobility: 70% emissions: 90%
80% Recensione Acer Aspire One 721
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%

 

Acer Aspire One 721-3574

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 721-3574Notebook: Acer Aspire One 721-3574
Processor: AMD Athlon II Neo K125
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

50% Acer Aspire One 721-3574
Source: Laptop Mag English
Even if you don't leave the house with your notebook often, you probably want it to last more than 3 hours on a charge, especially when it weighs less than 3 pounds. That's why we don't recommend the Aspire One 721-3574. The $429 price of this AMD machine is attractive, and you get better performance than a netbook and a full-size keyboard, but there are better options in the sub-$500 range. While its single-core CPU is slower, the $499 ASUS Eee PC 1201PN offers snappier Nvidia Ion graphics performance and longer battery life. If you have a little more money to spend, check out the Intel-powered Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T (starting at $599), which has the same sleek design as the 721 but much better overall performance and battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 50%
90% Acer Aspire One 721
Source: Laptopworld.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Acer Aspire One 721-12B8rr

Specifications

Acer Aspire One 721-12B8rrNotebook: Acer Aspire One 721-12B8rr
Processor: AMD Athlon II Neo K125
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 44% - bad
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

44% Обзор нетбука ACER Aspire One 721-12B8rr
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 44% performance: 26% display: 40% mobility: 54% emissions: 38%

 

Comment

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

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.

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


AMD Athlon II Neo:

K125: Slow entry level single core CPU for small and light laptops. Still faster as 1.6 Ghz Atom based systems.


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


1.3 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.

1.4 kg:


74.9%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 (665D830)
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K345, 1.353 kg
Packard Bell dot a-R-010UK
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K145, 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11-NVZ3BUK
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11-658D817
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-2140ef
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire 1551-5448
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 1.4 kg
Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 11 2545-24G
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 1.5 kg
Dell Inspiron M101z
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 1.56 kg
Acer Aspire One 721-3574
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire One 721
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K125, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 1551-32B2G32n
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 1.334 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13 (665D817)
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K685, 13.3", 1.775 kg
Dell Inspiron M301z
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13-658D842
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 13.3", 1.7 kg
HP Pavilion dm3-2160ef
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 13.3", 1.9 kg
MSI Wind U250
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 12.1", 1.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite T235-S1345
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1340
Radeon HD 4225, Athlon II Neo K325, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Toshiba Satellite T230
Radeon HD 4225, Core i3 330M, 13.3", 1.75 kg
Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1345RD
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Dell Inspiron M301z
Radeon HD 4225, Turion II Neo K625, 13.3", 1.831 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Aspire S7-393-7451
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-33LX
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-111-C138
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2840, 11.6", 1.1 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T6R7
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-380A
Iris Graphics 5100, Core i3 4158U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T1UU
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire S7-393-75508G25EWS
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 13.3", 1.327 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-55DQ
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-07-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)