Medion Akoya P6512

Specifications

Medion Akoya P6512Notebook: Medion Akoya P6512
Processor: AMD Athlon II P320
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 77.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 44%, performance: 70%, features: 79%, display: 65% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 69%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Medion Akoya P6512

70% Medion Akoya P6512 review
Source: Techradar English
The Medion Akoya P6512 is a uniquely designed machine with some nice features, but also a few drawbacks.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Medion Akoya P6512 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Medion Akoya P6512 is a competently specificed 15in laptop, obviously built to a budget but with some useful features such as dual graphics, matt screen and eSATA and HDMI ports. At £500 it’s not too expensive, although for less money you can also find well-made notebooks from the bigger names, using more efficient Intel processors. Look out for the Acer  5740 and Samsung R530 as worthy alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 7% features: 80% workmanship: 60%
80% Medion Akoya P6512
Source: Computer Active English
The Aldi special Medion Akoya P6512 is a standard laptop with a 15.6in widescreen display. That gives plenty of room for its large keyboard, and although the keys are shallower than we would have liked, they were well spaced-out to avoid any butterfingers typing mistakes. There is even room for a numeric keypad. Decent price, decent specifications, even if nothing stands out
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

88% Quartettrunde
Source: Computerbild - 17/10 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 90% features: 87% display: 90% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 86%
80% Medion Akoya P6512
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 70% display: 40% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470: Entry level DirectX 11 chip with GDDR5 support but only 80 shader cores. Supports Eyefinity (up to 4 monitors) and 8-ch HD audio over HDMI. Performance on par with the old GeForce 8600M GT.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


P320: Entry level dual core processor for 13"+ laptops featuring a DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


Medion: Medion AG is a German consumer electronics company. It operates in Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. The main products are computers, TVs, refrigerators, toasters, and fitness equipment. The manufacturer of laptops Medion mainly is active in the German market, but to smaller extent also in Western Europe. Market shares and amount of reviews are low. Above all, supermarkets like Aldi sell their laptops.

Medion reviews


77.6%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)