Overall, Acer with this device is an acceptable, even good with possible upgrade solution. Whether board UMTS, HSDPA upgradeable
Let us start with the basic mobile features, the traffic via radio. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are standard 802.11/a/b/g. On top, there is the current crown of mobility, in the form of a UMTS and GSM module.
The TravelMate supports UMTS, the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) and the Technology Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE). Will you also have a 1.8 Mbit / s-strong High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) – also known as UMTS Broadband known – yes, then you have to upgrade it. Positive opinion about the service – the front of the housing there are two buttons for WLAN and GPRS / UMTS. It is practical.
Normal battery life
An important criterion is the duration, away from external power sources. Here delivers the TravelMate with around three hours in normal operation a passable, if not exactly overwhelming result.
TravelMate notebook offers solid basic equipment
Inside an Intel processor, the Core 2 Duo T5500 at 1.66 series Gigahrtz clock potters Fast forward, accompanied by a video card NVidia Geforce Go 7600 SE with 128 MB of video memory. The RAM, a 512 MB DDR RAM is great. In addition, even if you offered the Windows XP Professional operating system, Windows Vista Business is preferably. However, can be extended to two gigabytes – and that you should treat yourself already. The hard drive has 120 gigabytes of storage.
All sorts of extra Gadegts
The 15.4-inch display has a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels, because there are better representations. The keyboard can be easily operated; even quick and frequent tipsters would have to cope with it. In addition, a DVD burner are a 1.3-megapixel webcam, a microphone, a 5-in-1 card reader, a DVI port, four USB ports, an ExpressCard and a PCMCIA slot.With 2.75 kg, towing weight of the TravelMate is in the featherweight category. It is not the great ultimate union in terms of mobility, but in the same time, it is a decent device, which can be useful to upgrade depending on your needs.