The TravelMate notebooks from Taiwanese manufacturer Acer is known to many users, it includes a device designed primarily for office tasks and solutions. One such model is the workhorse Acer TravelMate P453-M. There is nothing superfluous, only everything you need for work – comfortable keyboard, large display and a good set of ports. In addition, the laptop offers long battery life and efficient cooling system. As for the look, then, for the corporate segment is not important, so the laptop is turned a little old-fashioned.
However, the quality of materials and assembly is quite high, and to the strength of the housing there are no claims, what is important in everyday use. Its main competitors may be the line of LifeBook Fujitsu, ProBook HP and ThinkPad Edge models from Lenovo.
|Processor:||Intel Core i5-3210M 2500 MHz|
|Memory:||6 GB DDR3|
|Storage:||500 GB HDD 5400 rpm SATA II|
|Display:||15.6 “1366×768 WXGA LED, TN|
|Video:||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Wireless:||Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0|
|Interfaces:||2hUSB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA, HDMI, LAN (RJ-45), ExpressCard, headphone out, microphone, Card Reader|
|In addition:||1.3 megapixel webcam|
|Battery:||6-cell Li-Ion 4400 mAh|
|Dimensions and Weight:||381.6h253h33.8 mm, 2.6 kg|
|Operating system:||Windows 7|
|Options:||Acer TravelMate P453-M-53216G50Ma|
Scope of delivery
The package, except for the laptop also includes: 6-cell battery capacity of 4400 mAh, 65-watt power supply, quick start guide, and safety regulations.
As for the design, the notebook looks a bit old fashioned, but from another point of view, it can be called a classic. Then you will not see any motive at least visually reduce the size and weight of the laptop, so it looks the same as it is weight.
Display, audio and webcam
The Acer TravelMate P453-M has the usual array, which does not differ very good performance and is most suitable for office applications. The display has a diagonal of 15.6 inches and is the optimal size for desktop laptop. In addition, the display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.
Keyboard and Touchpad
The Acer TravelMate P453-M keyboard is normal, not an island type. The main keys are clear rectangular and flat upper surface.
The processor of the Acer TravelMate P453-M-53216G50Ma belongs to the middle class, and provides a comfortable fit for most applications. The Core i5-3210M from Intel is a dual-core processor, which belongs to the family of Ivy Bridge and is built on 22-nanometer process technology. It supports Hyper-Threading, which allows information to process four threads simultaneously, as well as technology, Turbo Boost, which increases the base clock frequency from 2.5 GHz to 3.1 GHz max. Cache in the third level is 3 MB.
Ports and Communications
A set of ports can be called a succinct, as here there are the most necessary and common ones, but all in good time. So on the right side of the laptop you can see two ports USB 2.0, microphone input and headphone output, and power supply connector . In addition, on this side of the optical drive is also located.
The notebook is equipped with a 6-cell lithium-ion battery capacity of 4400 mAh. A is charged with 65-watt power supply. As for battery life, the Acer TravelMate P453-M can work out a little more than 8 hours in idle mode and 5 hours of reading with the included Wi-Fi. As for the more energy-intensive modes, such as watching videos or stress load mode, the laptop will last for about 4 hours in the first case and about one and a half hours in the second.
The Acer TravelMate P453-M is a typical representative of the corporate segment, which optimally “locked up” for these needs. Therefore, the laptop has got a bit dull, but still good quality housing and an ergonomic keyboard. As for performance, it will be enough for you to work in an office with low-power applications, and then to play for a laptop in the game, though the latter is possible only at low to medium settings.
The special features of the notebook include a good cooling system laptop as well as its long battery life, which is superior to its main competitors. So on a trip you will be able to work without charge for quite a long time. The only weak point of a laptop is its display, however, a problem inherent to these models. Overall, the Acer TravelMate P453-M is a great choice for simple solutions business and corporate objectives.