Reviews and Problems with Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830-series
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Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T review
7 March 2011
Summary: Overall, we like the Aspire TimelineX 1830T for its small size and excellent mobility, but due to this it is a little uncomfortable to use. Its keyboard isn't great and its touchpad is small, but in time you will probably get used to them. We think this is the type of notebook you should consider if you've thought about getting a netbook, but also want something that will allow you to more than just browse the web and create documents.
Excerpt: One of my favorite classes of notebooks to use is the ultraportable. These machines are some of the more expensive notebooks you can buy, typically thanks to the small screens, powerful CPUs and the lightweight materials they are made from. The ultraportable is the class aimed at the business user needing all day power, the student moving all around a large campus, or a user that just wants a notebook that is small and sexy.
Summary: Energy Drink. Peeved because your netbook is too slow? Acer has the solution: Simply take Core i5! Small 12 inch size, less than 1.4 kilograms and five hour mobility. We'll demonstrate the abilities of the smallest Timeline X for 800 euro.
Pros: Low weight of 1.36 kg, Good performance, Good battery life, Low power consumption, Low system noise, SPDIF-out, Good subnotebook performance in a small size at an attractive price. There aren't any similarly strong 11.6 inchers for less than 800 euro.
Cons: Display not AR coated, Treble-prone sound, Good input devices and an AR coated display would have made the consumer 1830T to an inexpensive alternative in comparison to pro-subnotebooks, like the HP EliteBook 2540p (1500 euro).
Conclusion: The Acer TimelineX 1830T is our top pick among subnotebooks. It doesn't compromise power or battery life and it has a good set of ports that outnumber the competition. We're impressed with the specs on the 1830T, and they beat out the competition in features vs. price. It significantly outperforms Acer's own Ferrari One , has a faster CPU and more features than Lenovo's IdeaPad U160, a faster CPU and more ports than the MacBook Air (though it lacks the Air's dedicated...
Pros: Extremely portable yet powerful, excellent battery life., A very fast 11.6" notebook, one of the fastest currently on the market. Attractive, light and fairly thin. Very good battery life, runs cool, quiet fan. Plenty of ports including HDMI. Large capacity hard drive is standard on the Core i5 and i7 models. Has both WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0, though no integrated mobile broadband.
Cons: Not cheap, tiny trackpad., Acer's flat keyboard may not suit those who favor island style keyboards, trackpad is small and it's easy to wander off its edges.
Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T review: an 11.6in laptop with great mobility
Good Gear Guide.au
8 January 2011
Summary: The Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T is an ultraportable notebook that's light, very mobile and provides decent performance for office and Web tasks, as well as some multimedia tasks. We think it should be considered by people who have considered getting a netbook but have been put off by their slow performance. Bear in mind that user comfort isn't great, however, as the laptop's touchpad is small and its keyboard a little too stiff.
Pros: Light, less than 30mm thick, decent performance for a small laptop
Cons: Keyboard could be better, touchpad is too small, reflective screen
Conclusion: Der Acer Aspire 1830TZ ist mitnichten ein kleines MacBook. Kann ein solches in der Urlaubszeit aber dennoch recht gut vertreten. Nur muss man hierzu zu Gunsten eines günstigen Preises eine Vielzahl Kompromisse eingehen. Entlohnt wird diese Fähigkeit zur Anpassung und Selbstbeherrschung mit der Gewissheit, dass der wahre Schatz zu Hause sicher und wohlauf auf einen wartet und nicht in den Pool fallen kann oder aber gar durch kriminelle Mitbürger seinem eigentlichen...
Summary: Már több, mint egy éve teszteltük az Acer Aspire sorozatának 1810TZ nevű tagját, amelyet azóta is az egyik legjobb kedvező árú ultrahordozható noteszgépnek tartunk. Most megérkezett hozzánk az utód – vajon méltónak bizonyul a rá bízott címre?