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Acer Travelmate TMP253-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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14 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 2,666 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its portable PCs. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP253-M has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] or you might consider a higher scoring notebook PC such as the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price].

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the HP 15[plb_2656558_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Travelmate TMP253-M has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the HP 15[plb_2656558_price], or the Asus X552CL[plb_2076535_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP253-M have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Travelmate TMP253-M which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Travelmate TMP253-M is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP253-M have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Megapixel Count

The Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the bigger megapixels counts (1.3 megapixels) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP253-M the megapixels counts range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the Travelmate TMP253-M have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Acer Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory capacity (only 0.125 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.12GB and 4GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of only 4.5 hours, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP253-M.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the G70-70[pl_3375260_price] (5h and cheaper), the T410[pl_1629753_price] (5h and cheaper), or the G500[pl_2248852_price] (5h and cheaper) all from Lenovo.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the EliteBook 840 G1[pl_1620817_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2059085_price] (SSD and cheaper) both from HP.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Travelmate TMP253-M has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP253-M the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP253-M range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,066 megahertz, the Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 120MB, the biggest is 2.1GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. The Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory (only 128 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Travelmate TMP253-M does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the ProBook 450[pl_2376206_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2305898_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] is also worth considering.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP253-M is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.6kg heavy portable PCs and we think the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price] (2.6kg and cheaper).

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Thick

With a height of 33.2 millimeters, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M is fairly thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Portable PCs of this type and age have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Travelmate TMP253-M.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the B590[pl_1524686_price] (2.4GHz), or the B590[pl_1558326_price] (2.4GHz) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_1530029_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Travelmate TMP253-M has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price] (750GB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the HP EliteBook 2570p[plb_1463406_price] is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Display
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery Life
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
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Expert Reviews

14 May 2014

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Matte screen
Runs very quietly
24 month warranty
Good application performance
No USB 3.0
Battery life could be better

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 14 September 2014 by Hornet

Got this for gaming and occasional movie watching on my desk and I must say that I am really impressed! it is quite easy to set up and not complicated.Picture quality is really impressive as the... Read more…

Pros. ..
All parts and accessories are good, seems to operate ok, downloads only to PC, quality good for its size
Very small package, complete usefull accessories, coulld be great, good audio and clear picture
This is only the second review of anything I have ever submitted, but felt that the Bissell 1940 Steam Mop deserved a positive review. Our 30 year old light colored linoleum floor has practically no w
Solid, easy to fill tank, comes with 2 sets of 2 pads each, does not flood the floors, has a handy scrubbing brush. Good surface coverage (the pad is large enough) and the mop is heavy enough to provi
One the little camera holders was broke out the package the camera isn't worth having
Only flaw is images is close up only, this doesn't work well for general on person carry. Too jiggly, need to be wide angle only to capture entire view. I don't know if I'll use it otherwise
Does not unload on Mac, only PC, Most annoying is the lens is only close up, no wide angle, So close up image is very shakey definetely needs wide angle only
The heavy duty mop pad curls under the mop, along the front, during use. It absolutely does not stay in place during heavy moping. The solution is to sew a piece of velcro to the tag that is near the
I wish the handle twisted 90 degrees for compact storage (but show me one mop that does that)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp253, tmp253m, acer 64, acer 64b, 253m6474, acer 64bi, acer p253, nxv7vek013, nxv7vaa003, nxv7vet025, nxv7vaa001, nxv7vek009, acer 64bit, nxv7vaa002, nxv7vet021, nxv7vet027, nxv7veg012, acer p253m, tmp253m6834, acer 64bitw, tmp253m6825, acer i33110, 253m32344g50, acer 64bitwi, acer i33110m, acer win7win8, acer 64bitwin, 253m32344g50m, p253m32344g50, acer 64bitwind
Barcodes 00886541957443, 00886541957481, 00886541969958, 00887899025778, 00887899025822, 00887899127458, 00887899127533, 04712196613990, 04712196615680, 04712196630874, 04712196630973, 04712196630997, 04712196643515, 04712196658731, 04712196658762, 04712196658847, 04712196663490, 04712196663582, 04712196774899, 04712196818968, 04712196861384, 04712196914219, 08878990257788, 08878990258228

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2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 315.99 £314.97
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Bigger On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
57% Longer Battery Life
93x Smaller Battery Capacity
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Lenovo T410 vs Acer Travelmate TMP253-M

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Lenovo T410
2 core Intel Core i5-xxx 2.53GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14.1"
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2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 263.99 £314.97
A Lot Bigger Megapixel Count
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£ 450.00 £314.97
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