Pros

  • Lightweight and reasonably-priced

Cons

  • Lacks an optical drive

At A Glance

Inexpensive model comes with two batteries, a four-in-one media-card reader, and an external optical drive.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24424
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 740
Processor speed 1730.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 915GM Express
Storage
Drive size 60.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage Four-in-one media card reader
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 358.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Infrared
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots Four-in-one media card reader
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.7 inches
Depth 8.3 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 5.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List optical drive
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:58   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 798.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Good
World Bench 5 Score 78.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 698.0
Ahead Nero 1269.0
Windows Media Encoder 477.0
WinZip 440.0
Adobe Premiere 544.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 721.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 610.0
Roxio VideoWave 459.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 432.0
Adobe Photoshop 385.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 410.0
Microsoft Office XP 574.0