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Acer Travelmate TMP253-M
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Acer Travelmate TMP253-M 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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15 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 2,666 expert and owner reviews for Acer notebook PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP253-M is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The Travelmate TMP253-M has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP253-M.

If this Acer laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Travelmate TMP253-M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP253-M has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Travelmate TMP253-M.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price], or the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price], or the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price] is also worth considering.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 1,280 megapixel, the Travelmate TMP253-M's front camera resolution is one of the highest amongst portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The lowest front camera resolution of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Travelmate TMP253-M is a three USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Travelmate TMP253-M have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Travelmate TMP253-M is a six battery cell count laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

The Travelmate TMP253-M has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst portable PCs of this age. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP253-M range from 2h to 4,400h.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price] (6h), or the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (9.3h) which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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 think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price], or the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price].

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar spec and 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 type, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Travelmate TMP253-M is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Travelmate TMP253-M.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Thick

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. At 33.2 millimeters, the Travelmate TMP253-M is fairly thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Travelmate TMP253-M over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Travelmate TMP253-M has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer Travelmate TMP253-M has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Travelmate TMP253-M has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Travelmate TMP253-M has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP253-M.

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
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Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
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Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Optical Drive
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Built-In Speaker
Camera
Networking
Cabling
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
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HDMI Port
VGA Port
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Numeric Keypad
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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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i33120, 156zol, tmp253, 156zoll, tmp253m, i33120m, 6sr00032, acer p253, acer p253m, nxv7vek019, nxv7vec012, 253m33124g50, p253m33124g50, 253m33124g50m, 253m33124g50ma, 253m33124g50mn, p253m33124g50m, tmp253m33124g50, p253m33124g50mn, 253m33124g50mak, 253m33124g50mnk, acer nxv7vek029, 253m33124g50maks, 253m33124g50mnks, tmp253m33124g50m, p253m33124g50mnk, tmp253m33124g50mn
Barcodes 00887899043741, 04712196613815, 04712196640002, 04712196643522, 04712196658779, 04712196663902, 04712196664374, 04712196700638, 04712196717957, 04712196915421, 04712196944629, 04713147810017

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