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Acer TravelMate 2480

Specifications

Acer TravelMate 2480Notebook: Acer TravelMate 2480
Processor: Intel Celeron M 430
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Average Score: 58.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 60%, features: 60%, display: 40% mobility: 50%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 2480

60% Acer TravelMate 2480-2153
Source: Laptop Mag English
At only $539, this budget notebook has all the basics you need in a design that's easy to carry. The Acer TravelMate 2480-2153's super-low $539 price tag will shine like a skyward beacon to bargain hunters everywhere. And luckily, said bargain hunters won't be disappointed. You don't get many bells and whistles, but this portable 14.1-inch system delivers a good mix of features and performance for the money. We found the 2480's silver-and-black case compact and aesthetically pleasing. Flipping open the lid reveals a 14.1-inch, 1280 x 800-pixel widescreen display. As with the TravelMate 8210, the 2480's screen looked a bit washed out and dull, even with the brightness settings cranked. Watching DVDs was less than thrilling, but the matte-finish screen is fine for Word processing and surfing the Web.
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3 von 5, Preis/Leistung günstig, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/24/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 80% display: 40%
57% Acer TravelMate 2480-2153 (Celeron M 1.73GHz, 512MB RAM, 80GB HDD, Vista Home Basic)
Source: CNet English
The sub-$600 notebook is a rare beast, and the few Windows Vista models we've seen at or around this price have been less-than-stellar performers. For Web surfing, working with office documents, and playing DVDs, however, a budget laptop such as the $549 Acer TravelMate 2480-2153 provides enough power for generally satisfactory computing experience. This 14.1-inch model even manages to add unique design touches such as an ergonomically curved keyboard to help it stand out from other inexpensive systems.
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(von 10): 5.7, Leistung 6, Ausstattung 6, Mobilität mangelhaft, Preis/Leistung günstig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 57% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 60% mobility: 50%

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 Celeron M: It is a Pentium M with halved level 2 Cache and limited on FSB 400. The characteristic of this processor is the speed, which is hardly slower than an equivalent Pentium M. However it can change the speed not dynamically like the Pentium M and therefore needs without load more current.
It is also available as Low Voltage Version with very small current consumption.


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


14.1": 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.


2.5 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


58.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)