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Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575
Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 (TravelMate P238 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-6200U 2 x 2.3 - 2.8 GHz, Skylake
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 520, Core: 950 MHz, dual-channel, 20.19.15.4312
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3-1600, dual-channel, two memory banks (both filled)
Display
13.30 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel 118 PPI, AU Optronics B133XTN01.6, TN LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Skylake-U Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung SSD PM871 MZNLN256HCHP, 256 GB 
, 180 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Skylake PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: combo audio, Card Reader: SD, TPM 2.0
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.65 x 327 x 228 ( = 0.77 x 12.87 x 8.98 in)
Battery
49.7 Wh, 3270 mAh Lithium-Ion, 15.2 V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit) + Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit)
Camera
Webcam: HD webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, McAfee LiveSafe - Internet Security (trial), MS Office (trial), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds), Power Supply: 275 g ( = 9.7 oz / 0.61 pounds)
Price
749 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.5% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 69%, features: 52%, display: 74% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575

80.5% Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 Subnotebook Review | Notebookcheck
Endurance runner. Acer's 13.3-inch subnotebook shines with an outstanding battery life and a fast SSD. However, the screen is disappointing.
Acer TravelMate P238M. Portátil 13,3" i5 ULV muy barato (499 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/04/2016

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.30":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.5 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


80.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-11-29 (Update: 2016-11-29)