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Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Acer Travelmate TMP257-M 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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The TravelMate P2 Series comes in 13.3", 14", 15.6" and 17.3" sizes to meet various business needs. Clad in a refined textile finish that both looks and feels great, these notebooks pack the... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Good Brand

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Travelmate TMP257-M supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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 notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Travelmate TMP257-M have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Travelmate TMP257-M has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 5 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price] (5.5h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to 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.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The weights of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Travelmate TMP257-M range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] (2.4kg).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 3,600mAh, and the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh. The Travelmate TMP257-M has a quite small battery capacity (only 2,500 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Travelmate TMP257-M is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Travelmate TMP257-M has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (512GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3081569_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Internal Memory

The Travelmate TMP257-M has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Travelmate TMP257-M.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Internal Memory
Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
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OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 November 2015

Perfekt temperaturhantering. Oavsett vad vi utsatte Acers nykomling för höll sig klockfrekvenserna inom angivna specifikationer - även under batteridrift. Med andra ord är den nästan perfekt... Read more…

Large model diversity, solid, wellbuilt casing, matter of taste
Dominant textile pattern, dualband WiFi ac, nice input devices, unthrottled performance, smooth handling
256 GB SSD, very quiet and cool, economic in idle mode, decent battery life despite
De nombreuses configurations
Chssis robuste et bien fini
Sensitive for fingerprints
That are difficult to remove
DVD drive installed at an angle, no maintenance without disassembling, all interfaces in front area, no backlit keyboard, mediocre TN screen, hardly suitable for gaming
Salissant
Et difficile nettoyer

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tmp257, p257m59, tmp257m, p257m59b, p257m59bh, acer p257, acer p257m, nxvb0eg002, acer nxvb0ek002
Barcodes 00888863145690, 04713392005336, 04713392031861

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Latitude 12 7000 vs Travelmate TMP257-M

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
DELL Latitude 12 7000
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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One More USB 3.0 Port
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A Lot Lower Expert Review Score

Toshiba C55 vs Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Toshiba C55 vs Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
Toshiba C55
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£
Two USB 2.0 Ports
34% Bigger Internal Memory
A Lot Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
34% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Only One USB 3.0 Port

Lenovo T450 vs Acer Travelmate TMP257-M

Lenovo T450 vs Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
Lenovo T450
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 14"
Acer Travelmate TMP257-M
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£
Slightly Better Expert Reviews
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Smaller Battery Capacity
34% Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
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