Acer Aspire One Pro 531H-06K

Specifications

Acer Aspire One Pro 531H-06KNotebook: Acer Aspire One Pro 531H-06K
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 10.6 inch, 10:6, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 450 euro
Average Score: 78.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 49%, features: 95%, display: 91% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 69%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire One Pro 531H-06K

65% Acer Aspire One Pro 531 review
Source: CNet English
Following Asus' lead, Acer continues to churn out netbooks like tomorrows are in extremely short supply. The 10.1-inch Aspire One Pro 531 is billed as a business machine, with enough battery power to last all day away from the mains. The Acer Aspire One Pro 531 doesn't really do much to distinguish itself from the netbook herd. Its no-nonsense design will probably appeal to some and its long battery life is a definite plus, but you can find other netbooks that last for longer away from the mains, and have much better keyboards
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2009
Rating: Total score: 65%

Foreign Reviews

90% Marathon-Netbooks
Source: PC Games Hardware - 3/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80%
81% Acer Aspire One Pro 531
Source: Connect - 1/2010 German
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 81%
80% Arbeitstier oder Entertainer
Source: Connect - 11/2009 German
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Acer Aspire One Pro 531H-06K
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 88% performance: 49% features: 95% display: 91% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 69%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

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.


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).


N270:

Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. Because of the in-order execution, the performance per MHz is worse than Core Solo or Celeron M processors.

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


10.6": 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.


1.2 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 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


78.8%: 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.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» LG C1
Core Duo U2400, 1.3 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook P7230
Core Duo U2500, 1.39 kg
» Amoi T333
Core Solo U1400, 1.3 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Asus Eee PC 1000
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Advent Quantum Q100
Celeron M 900, 14.0", 2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D260, GMA 950
Atom N450, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Netbook Navigator Nav 9 Slate PC
Atom N280, 8.9", 0.9 kg
» Asus Eee PC MK90
Atom N270, 8.9", 1.1 kg
» HP Mini 311-1160LA
Atom N270, 11.6", 1.6 kg
» Gigabyte Touch Note T1028G
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.5 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCP119KJ
Atom Z530, 8.0", 0.65 kg
» Wipro E.go WNB7XFD182
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.4 kg
» Samsung N135-JA01NL
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB200-12R
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.4 kg
» Champion Champ Slim 13160
Atom N280, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Asus UL50AT
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Simmtronics Simmbook
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.2 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1201NL
Atom N270, 12.1", 1.4 kg
» Toshiba NB200-131
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.18 kg
» Samsung NB30
Atom N450, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Elonex Sliver
Atom N270, 12.0", 1.6 kg
» Toshiba NB200-11M
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCW12S1R
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.1 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCY115FX/BI
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Olive Zipbook X107H
Atom N270, 10.2", 1.1 kg
» Medion Mini E1217
Atom N270, 10.1", 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1005 HGO
Atom N280, 10.1", 1.4 kg
» HCL Me 06
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.6 kg
» Acer Emachines EM250-1162
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)