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Acer TravelMate P253 Series

Acer TravelMate P253-E-20204G50MnksProcessor: Intel Core i3 2328M, Intel Core i3 3110M, Intel Core i5 3320M, Intel Pentium 2020M, Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), Intel HD Graphics 2000, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.5kg, 2.6kg
Price: 400, 469, 500, 600 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
performance: 72%, features: 71%, display: 55%, mobility: 66%, workmanship: 66%, ergonomy: 66%, emissions: 88%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-M-32324G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-M-32324G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-M-32324G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Core i3 2328M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 469 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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81% Review Acer TravelMate P253-M Notebook | Notebookcheck
Pussyfoot. Acer's TravelMate P253-M is supposed to be a "laptop for everyone". Our review reveals whether the combination of a matte, 15.6-inch screen, Core i3 processor and Windows 8 is enough to fulfill this promise.

 

Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50Maks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50MaksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-MG-53234G50Maks
Processor: Intel Core i5 3320M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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Foreign Reviews

Graustufe – 15,6-Zoll-Notebook mit mattem Display und Nvidia-Grafikkarte
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/21/2013
Rating: performance: 70% features: 80% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2000
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 81% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

81% Acer TravelMate P253-E-B9604G50Mnks
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 5 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 81%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 79% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

81% Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Source: PC Go - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 81%
77% Acer TravelMate P253-M-33114G50Mnks
Source: PC Magazin - Heft 12/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 77%

 

Acer TravelMate P253-E-20204G50Mnks

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P253-E-20204G50MnksNotebook: Acer TravelMate P253-E-20204G50Mnks
Processor: Intel Pentium 2020M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Acer TravelMate P253-E-20204G50Mnks (Windows 8)
Source: c't - Heft 9/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/16/2014

 

Comment

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.


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Intel HD Graphics 2000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The 2000  is the slower, internally GT1 called, version with 6 Execution Units (EUs).

Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge): In the mobile Ivy Bridge Celeron and Pentium CPUs integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs) and only one texture sampler - compared to the GT2 HD Graphics 4000.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 710M: Entry level GPU of the 700M series based on the GT 620M.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

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


Intel Core i3:

2328M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.2 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz). Similar to the  Core i3-2330M but without SMB tools support.

3110M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.4 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU

Intel Core i5:

3320M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 Graphics, core clock 2.6 - 3.3 GHz

Intel Pentium:

B960:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

2020M: Dual-core processor based on the Ivy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

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


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


2.4 kg:

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

2.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


80%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2013-02-27 (Update: 2013-02-27)