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Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B
Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4400, Core: 1000 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz
Memory
4096 MB 
, 1x PC3-12800 Hynix single-channel
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, Chi Mei CMN1492, TN, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Storage
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPVX, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 400 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo audio jack, Card Reader: SD/SDHC
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Broadcom BCM43142 (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GUA0N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 30 x 346 x 248 ( = 1.18 x 13.62 x 9.76 in)
Battery
56 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4200 mAh, 11.1 V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3 MP
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, underside, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, power supply, warranty information, Acer Office Manager Console, McAfee Live Safe Internet Security trial, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.063 kg ( = 72.77 oz / 4.55 pounds), Power Supply: 272 g ( = 9.59 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price
650 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 62.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 62%, features: 62%, display: 76% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: 69%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B

75% Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Simple. Are 15.6-inch devices too big, and do you need a portable machine for outings? If you are not a perfectionist, Acer's 14-inch laptop with eight hours of battery life could be the ideal TravelMate for you.
50% Acer TravelMate P246 Review: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
The TravelMate is worth a look for cash-strapped workers who want a DVD drive and don't plan to work away from a power outlet for long. But most workers will find they have better options in the same price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 50%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

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.
4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

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.
2.063 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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.


62.5%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2016-12-25 (Update: 2016-12-25)