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Acer Iconia-484G64ns

Specifications

Acer Iconia-484G64nsNotebook: Acer Iconia-484G64ns (Iconia Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 480M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 62% - poor
Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 60%, features: 60%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Iconia-484G64ns

60% First On TechTree: Review: Acer ICONIA-484G64ns
Source: Techtree.com English
It's not often that you come across a device that offers not one, but two bigger-than-iPad touchscreens, and is capable of running a full-fledged Windows 7 OS and robust productivity applications. Although its touch precision is nowhere near any iOS device, the ICONIA's multitasking ability still gives it an advantage. The dual screens and the Acer Ring application lend the notebook an oomph factor that makes the iPad and other Android tablets look boring. The current issues with the touch interface can be expected to fade away with the arrival of Windows 8. Having said that, the device has its limitations and lacks basics such as an inbuilt card reader. The battery is a downer, and people may not want to spend Rs 70,000 on this device. Long story short, the ICONIA-484G64ns will not replace traditional notebooks any time soon, but makes for a good alternative to the fancy MacBook seen on the CEO's desk.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 60% features: 60% ergonomy: 80%

Foreign Reviews

60% Acer Iconia-484G64ns
Source: Channelpartner.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
50% Acer Iconia: un notebook tutto da toccare!
Source: Pc Tuner Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 50%
80% Acer Iconia-484G64ns
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Я и кони: обзор Acer Iconia, неведомого устройства с двумя сенсорными дисплеями
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
expensive
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2011
60% Acer ICONIA notebook teszt
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
Acer Iconia
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
good speaker sound, weak battery, heavy
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/15/2011
全新体验 14寸双屏触控本宏碁Iconia评测
Source: IT.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2011

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

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.


480M: The Core i5-480M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.66-2.9 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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


62%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)