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Acer TravelMate P255 Series

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50MnkkProcessor: Intel Core i5 4200U, Intel Core i7 4500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M, AMD Radeon R7 M265, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.3kg, 2.35kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 72.75% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 72%, performance: 55%, features: 65%, display: 70%
mobility: 73%, workmanship: 61%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 88%

 

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50MnkkNotebook: Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Recenze: Acer TravelMate P255 - tenký business s plnou výbavou
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Quiet cooling system; good overall ergonomics; full equipment in a slim notebook. Negative: Lower quality LCD.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2013

 

Acer TravelMate P255-MPG-54204G50Mtkk

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P255-MPG-54204G50MtkkNotebook: Acer TravelMate P255-MPG-54204G50Mtkk
Processor: Intel Core i7 4500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R7 M265
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Ревю на Acer TravelMate P2 (P255-M) – бизнес ноутбук, подходящ и за дома
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Robust construction; matte Full HD screen; cooling system. Negative: Glossy case; low-voltage processor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2014

 

Acer TravelMate P255-M-54204G50Mnss

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P255-M-54204G50MnssNotebook: Acer TravelMate P255-M-54204G50Mnss
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.35kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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75% Review Acer TravelMate P255-M-54204G50Mnss Notebook | Notebookcheck
Typewriter with hardware weakness. The Acer TravelMate P255-M improves upon its predecessor TravelMate P253-M in several areas. A comfortable keyboard, a ULV Core i5 CPU, and an appealing design raise the expectations. In what key areas the P255-M is a solid notebook and where it loses some ground is the subject of our review.

 

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk

Specifications

Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50MnkkNotebook: Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R7 M265 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.35kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 71% - average

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

74% Review Acer TravelMate P255-MG-54204G50Mnkk Notebook | Notebookcheck
Typing machine with gaming aspirations. The Acer TravelMate P255-MG is first of all a notebook for office use. Interestingly, the device is also outfitted with an AMD graphics solution that is usually strong enough even for more demanding games. Our review reveals more.

Foreign Reviews

71% Solide, aber leistungsschwach
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 72% performance: 48% features: 67% display: 67% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 96%
71% Solide, aber leistungsschwach
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 72% performance: 48% features: 67% display: 67% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 96%

 

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.


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

AMD Radeon HD 8750M: Mid-range graphics card based on the GCN architecture.

AMD Radeon R7 M265: Mid-range graphics card based on the GCN architecture.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

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

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


Intel Core i5:

4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

4500U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.0 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.


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


2.3 kg:

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

2.35 kg:


72.75%: 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.

Acer Aspire V5-561G
Radeon R7 M265

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Dell Inspiron 15-5545
Radeon R7 M265, Kaveri A10-7300
Acer Aspire E5-551G-83ED
Radeon R7 M265, Kaveri A8-7100
Acer Aspire E5-551G-T0JN
Radeon R7 M265, Kaveri FX-7500
Dell Inspiron 15-5547
Radeon R7 M265, Core i5 4210U
Acer TravelMate P255-MPG-54204G50Mtkk
Radeon R7 M265, Core i7 4500U

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Aspire 5 A515-44G-R83X
Radeon RX 640, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4500U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-51TG-G2
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14", 1.2 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-52G-NX.VLUEX.005
GeForce MX230, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-41G-R5LR
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3550H, 15.6", 2.35 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-58G-77JX
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-72NT
GeForce MX350, Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14", 0.99 kg
Acer Aspire A514-53G-55A8
GeForce MX350, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-41G-R3J5
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R7 3750H, 15.6", 2.35 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A317-51G-569Z
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51-55ML
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Coffee Lake i5-9300H, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-55G-55WZ
GeForce MX230, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-55G-54BN
GeForce MX230, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 2 kg
Acer Swift 5 Pro SF514-54GT-54PK
GeForce MX250, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14", 0.99 kg
Acer Nitro 7 AN715-51-76LS
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-762S
GeForce MX250, Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14", 1 kg
Acer ConceptD 5 CN515-51-73Z7
Vega M GL / 870, Core i7 i7-8705G, 15.6", 1.479 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G-54PC
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer TravelMate X3 TMX3410-MG-59Z5
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U, 17.3", 3 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-51TG-792V
GeForce MX250, Core i7 i7-8565U, 14", 1.16 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-53G-888K
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G-78U1
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 i7-8565U, 14", 1.35 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-02- 1 (Update: 2014-02- 1)