The quality is still good, but it is just not quite as classy as a metal case. Long life Acer has had great success with the slim, light notebooks in its Aspire Timeline series. However, in comparison to the older This is one of the highest scores we have seen in a standard six-cell battery laptop. Like other notebooks with Single Review, online available, Short, Date:

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Several people can sit around the screen without having to jostle for position, as the horizontal viewing angles are good; you can make out the contents of the screen even if you are sitting to one side.

Acer Aspire 1810TZ

Email Firstname Name Comment. The deck is a silver plastic that’s a decent simulacrum of brushed aluminum, and is offset by the matte black keyboard and glossy black bezel.

Please, switch off ad blockers. While the glossy finish created distracting reflections, we were still able to make out the clip when we dipped the lid forward slightly. Review article continued below.

Toshiba’s mini NB still offers the largest touchpad around, at 3. There is a webcam mounted centrally above the screen, and a microphone to the left of it. The 1180tz TZ mini notebook delivers Atom-smashing performance in a package that’s no less portable than a typical 10in netbook. Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since The Toshiba hard drive also stays at a pleasantly quiet How would you change Acer’s Aspire V5?

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How would you change Acer’s Aspire S5? The screen displays photos and videos convincingly too, with vivid colours, good contrast and fluid movement. Our test model was fitted with an Intel Pentium SUa so-called ultra low-voltage processorwith a clock speed of 1.

The keyboard is robust and doesn’t give way even under strong pressure. So, details like letters are bigger.

Review Acer Aspire Timeline TZ Subnotebook – Reviews

That means less scrolling when viewing web pages or documents than when using a netbook, and that you can view high-definition content in p. Acer has also done a good job with the temperature of the machine ; the Timeline TZ remains pleasantly cool during normal office usage. 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 — you should factor in at least 3 or 4 hoursdepending on how much you use the laptop during charging.

Prospero, Reviews Editor Michael A. But this situation arises only very seldom during everyday usage.

If you’re after laptop level performance with netbook levels of battery life, look no further than the TZ. This is apparent in the results of the PCMark 05 benchmark test — points is an excellent score for this category of laptop.

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Acer Aspire Timeline TZ

Our review unit had a glossy black lid with Acer’s metal logo impressed in the upper corner, and it picks up fingerprints fairly easily.

But since the laptop 18810tz most likely be used mainly for internet and office tasks, these negative factors do not really come into play. Its endurance is excellent, its keyboard a pleasure to use, and it offers a fair amount of speed for a such a small and inexpensive system. And with a significant battery life boost into the bargain.

We hope others will follow the example, but in the meantime this is the CULV laptop we’d buy.

Acer Aspire Timeline 1810TZ Review

That’s about points below the ultraportable average, but we had no problems surfing the web, listening to music, and watching videos streamed from Hulu. The TZsmallest of the Timeline notebooks, is mm long, mm wide and 30mm tall at its highest point The screen displays sharp colours, good contrast and satisfactory viewing angles.

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