Packard Bell Easynote TF71BM-C8R1


Packard Bell Easynote TF71BM-C8R1Notebook: Packard Bell Easynote TF71BM-C8R1 (Easynote Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron N2830
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 249 euro
Average Score: 65.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 30%, features: 57%, display: 69% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Packard Bell Easynote TF71BM-C8R1

74% Packard Bell EasyNote TF71BM-C8R1 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Affordable long-runner. The low price is not the most striking property of the EasyNote TF71BM. It primarily attracts attention with its long battery life.
Packard Bell EasyNote TF71BM-C8R1
Source: c't - Heft 23/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2014
57% Office-Notebook zum Kampfpreis
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/28/2014
Rating: Total score: 57% price: 65% performance: 22% features: 54% display: 61% mobility: 73% ergonomy: 67%
Recenzja Packard Bell ENTF71BM (15,6", Intel Celeron N2830, Intel HD Graphics)
Source: Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Very low price; well positioned connectors; good performance; long battery life. Negative: Poor camera; no numeric keypad; built-in battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2014



Acer's Packard bell EasyNote TF71BM has been hailed as a cheap affordable alternative with all the standard features found in a portable notebook. The matte 15.6" display apt for those performing typical tasks such as text processing, image processing, listening to music, surfing the internet or watching movies. The devices runs Windows 8.1 OS from Bing. Due to the integrated 750 MHz, HD and DirectX 11 supporting GPU from Intel, only games with low requirements on graphics can be played.

The notebook does not weigh much at 2.4 kg, which is lighter than average. It comes with a QWERTY chiclet keyboard, but does not have a numbers pad. Its big multi-touch ClickPad measures 10.6 x 7.8 cm and provides more maneuvering space. This notebook comes with an Intel Celeron N2830 processor at 2.16 GHz coupled and 2 GB single channel DDR3 RAM. The latter can sometimes slow down the user if too many windows are opened or too many tasks are running simultaneously. The 500 GB Seagate Momentous Thin ST500LT012-1DG142 has 420 GB free space.

One promising feature is the inclusion of a Matshita DVD-RAM with burner for those who still prefer the traditional medium of data transfer. This notebook is the answer to the severely budget constrained user in urgently in need of an office device.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

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.

N2830: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.4 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» 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.

2.4 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.

Packard Bell: Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Acer. It is a name used by two different consumer electronics companies. The first was an American radio manufacturer founded in 1926, that later became a defense contractor and manufacturer of other consumer electronics, such as television sets. Teledyne acquired the business in 1978. In 1986, investors bought the name for a newly formed personal computer manufacturer. Originally the company produced discount computers in the US, later computers were produced for the European market. NEC took it over in the late 1990s. Acer acquired it in 2008. In spite of the similarity of their names, there has never been any corporate connection between the original or later Packard Bell and Hewlett Packard, or Bell System. Packard Bell is an international notebook manufacturer. Many years, the company focussed ruggedized laptops.

Packard Bell reviews

65.5%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-08-10 (Update: 2014-08-10)