On the other hand, they are almost too good at their job, since the stiffness of the hinges makes it difficult to open the laptop with one hand. Therefore the speakers will not really do the job for film and music fans, even if Acer did include Dolby Sound Room technology , which tries to simulate the effect of Surround Sound using only two speakers. Please, switch off ad blockers. On the one hand they are so firm that the lid barely wobbles at all when moved, and they also remove the need for a lid locking mechanism, as the hinges can hold the lid so tightly in a closed position. This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. With a maximum system load we measured an energy consumption of You very quickly get used to the multi-touch gestures, and they are consistently recognised , so that they do start to make your life easier.

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Review Acer Aspire Timeline TZ Subnotebook – Reviews

While the T has a single-core processor, we tested an TZ with a dual-core processor. Single Review, online available, Short, Date: Netbooks fall short of fulfilling that demand, but this year has seen a number of products aim to fill the gap.

The ports are arranged along the sides of the notebook. Long life Acer has had great success with the slim, light notebooks in its Aspire Timeline series. And with a significant battery life boost into the bargain.

You will be better off attaching a mouse via USB. But aspre ultra-thin notebook achieves an excellent result here too: This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. But since the laptop will most likely be used mainly for internet and office tasks, these negative factors do not really come into play.


Therefore the speakers will not really do the job for film and music fans, even 11810tz Acer did include Dolby Sound Room technologywhich tries to simulate the effect of Surround Sound using only two speakers. Single Review, timelinee available, Long, Date: They are portable, good for surfing the web and running office applications, but can be uncomfortable and frustrating to use. It seems self-evident now, but netbooks showed Intel, AMD and other manufacturers that there was a sincere demand for affordable, portable laptops.

Acer Aspire Timeline TZG16N specifications

The particular G25n model that we tested comes equipped with an energy-efficient dual-core Intel Pentium SU 1. The first thing you notice when you unpack the notebook is the large gap above the keyboard. Please, switch off ad blockers. On the right-hand sidefrom front to back, are: This is where the battery goes; it slots almost seamlessly into the design.

Our test model was fitted with an Intel Pentium SUa so-called ultra low-voltage processorwith a clock speed of 1. Competition comes mainly from the hordes of netbooks that are currently offered by Acer, Asus and so on. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit.

This is one ader the highest scores we have seen in a standard six-cell battery laptop.

Acer Aspire 1810TZ

With a maximum system load we measured an energy consumption of The two touchpad buttons are somewhat thin but otherwise acceptable. We were really impressed by this strong battery lifealthough the flip side is that it takes the battery a long time to recharge via the small, 30W power pack — wspire should factor in at least 3 or 4 hoursdepending on how much you use apire laptop during charging.


Acer has also done a good job with the temperature of the machine ; the Timeline TZ remains pleasantly cool during normal office usage.

Overall there are no major weaknesses and Acer is to be congratulated on its choice of screen.

Acer Aspire Timeline 1810TZ-412G16N

The TZ’s ‘Fine Tip’ keyboard is supposed to appeal to those who type a lot, by having larger keys and well-defined spaces in-between.

As already mentioned, the keyboard is very robustnot bowing at all under pressure, which makes typing comfortable. Please, switch off ad blockers.

The touchpad blends almost seamlessly into the palm rest area. From its compact and smart design with three choices of colour, to its yimeline keyboardgood, high-resolution screen and HDMI portto its exceptionally long battery lifethe laptop represents mobility at its best. What do you do? On the back edge of the laptop there is nothing but solid plastic; nestling under the front edge are two switches for WLAN and Bluetooth though as our test model did not come with Bluetooth, this switch fimeline redundant.