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Acer Aspire 5051AWXMi

The Aspire 5050 is ideal for the entertainment enthusiast who requires reliability and performance. The Aspire 5050 will saturate your senses in an en...

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ProPRICE,FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE

ConsBATTERY LIFE AND WEIGHT

ACER aspire laptop - Introduction The acer aspire series 5050 laptops are budget laptops packed full of features and running microsoft vista operating system. Being basic entry level products they will not offer the fastest processors or the biggest displays and may not be the lightest of laptops...

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“Fantastic little laptop!”

published 27/04/2007

ProFine for Vista, Lightweight, Superb Screen, Easy t...

ConsBattery Life is only really average, Casing can ge...

I bought this a week ago owing to my previous laptop (an Advent) dying with a lot of work for uni on it, so panic set in and this is what I ended up with for the bargain price of £399.99 from Comet. My sister has an Acer 3682WXMi, and I really didn't think much of it, but I am mighty impressed...

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ProNice Looking, Fast, Full Of Features, Great For Ga...

ConsVista, Kills Any Machine... Its Bloatware!!

I just purchased this machine 2 weeks ago and I must say I have been extremely impressed with it so far. Its performance is quick, the machine is stylish and it has great usability. Overall, its a great piece of kit... I bought this laptop for £299 from Ebuyer in the June sale they have at the...

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“Acer Aspire 5051AWXMi”

published 30/12/2006

ProCheap, Good Spec.

ConsSpeakers, Pre-loaded Software

I've had this laptop for 3 days now, and so far I've had no problems with it. I paid £388 for it from LaptopsDirect.co.uk, which I think is reasonable for what you get. After first opening the laptop and switching it on, you are presented with the Windows Setup Screen where you must enter your...

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“Reliable is the keyword here”

published 26/08/2008

ProExtremely reliable, good value for money, has a ni...

ConsFeels cheap, not so good processor, a laughable ba...

I've had this laptop for over a year now (A year and a half) and have encountered no significant problems whatsoever. Let me just fill in some detail here: I use this laptop for around 5 hours (usually more) every day. That's a lot of usage for a year and a half. I have gotten chocolate in the...

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“Warranty What Warranty”

published 19/02/2008

ProLow Cost

ConsCheap look and feel

I own around 10 laptops for my business of various makes and have used various makes of laptops over the years such as Hp, fujitsu, Asus, IBm. I have to say this is the poorest quality one i have ever had it feels cheap, looks cheap and it developed a fault with the screen after only 4 months the...

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Not for me

published 19/02/2008

I had one of these and i had another fault. My hard drive controller failed so i was without it for 3 weeks while i sent it back. When i received it back i had no hard drive in the laptop. :( i then called them and told them it had been in and my hard drive had went missing. i was told they dont just go missing you must have taken the hard drive out. i stated to them that i didnt because it was being repaired under warrenty. I ended up buying a new one. dont buy this product all it will do is break.

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“Acer Aspire 5051AWXMi”

published 30/05/2008

ProPrice, Features, speed, good display and solid bul...

ConsVery poor battery life

For the price this is a great feature packed product only let down by poor battery life, approx 1 hour running Windows XP or 45 minutes on Vista (with power saving options on, and yes we did take it up with Acer who said it was normal) . Needless to say we are using XP. The display is sharp and...

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ProGood all round performer, light weight, price.

ConsNone at this price.

I have had this Acer 5050 laptop for around 6 months now and it has impressed me with the amount of features it has for the price. Windows Vista Home Premium was included as standard and this proved a little troublesome at first when tranferring Windows XP programs from my old computer over but...

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Good

published 09/09/2007

Good value, however the memory (512MB) is not enough to run Vista Well enough, you wll need to buy extra memory @ about £20 for an extra 512MB to make it useable.

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“don,t be misled”

published 14/04/2007

Pro cheap

Cons RAM

I bought the 5051 because of the free Vista (£15 p&p) upgrade and the sticker that said windows vista capable "the computer said no" after I checked on the vista compatability website. The 512MB Ram advertised is a usable 384MB the 60GB HDD is closer to 50GB,18GB of which is already used before...

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Satisfactory

published 07/09/2008

Ok on xp and Ubuntu awful on Vista. Keyboard is week, speakers are bad. Don't bother with this laptop. You need to extend the memory.

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Excellent

“Ace Laptop from Acer!”

published 27/05/2007

ProCompact and light with all the memory and entertai...

ConsShort battery life

Purchased from Comet for £399.00 with 80gb hard drive, 1024 mb and Windows Vista. I really like this practical laptop! It's compact 14.1" screen is really big enough, the quality of graphics is excellent. If you enjoy browsing the internet and using your laptop for storing video and digital...

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Excellent

published 26/10/2008

Good little machine, until I put another 512mb RAM in, then it all went wrong, DO NOT BUY THIS LAPTOP IF POSSIBLE!! It is completly useless!

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Excellent

ProWidescreen, Slim

ConsBattery Life

I bought this Acer Aspire with 2GHz processor, 512 RAM and 60GB Hard drive from Ebuyer for £299.99 plus £10.57 carriage less £10.00 discount for using Google checkout, making a fantastic bargain price of £300.56 delivered next day. The laptop was ordered 6pm Thursday evening and I received it 12...

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Product Information : Acer Aspire 5051AWXMi

Manufacturer's product description

The Aspire 5050 is ideal for the entertainment enthusiast who requires reliability and performance. The Aspire 5050 will saturate your senses in an enriching multimedia experience.

Product Details

Product Description: Acer Aspire 5051AWXMi - 14.1" - Turion 64 MK-36 - Win XP MCE 2005 - 512 MB RAM - 60 GB HDD

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP MCE 2005, Win XP Home - Dutch / English / French

Processor: AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MK-36 / 2 GHz / 512 KB Cache

Memory: 512 MB DDR2

Storage: 60 GB HDD, 60 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL

Display: 14.1" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: ATI Radeon Xpress 1100

Networking: 802.11b/g , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 6-cell - up to 2.5 hours, 4-cell - up to 1.5 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 34.1 cm x 25.1 cm x 3.5 cm

Weight: 2.4 kg

Localisation: United Kingdom, Netherlands

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: LX.AG30J.056, LX.AG305.048

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition - Dutch / English / French

Processor / Chipset

CPU: AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MK-36 / 2 GHz

Cache: L2 - 512 KB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Chipset: ATI Radeon Xpress 1100

Features: PowerNow! technology, HyperTransport technology, AMD64 technology, integrated memory controller, Enhanced Virus Protection

Memory

RAM: 512 MB, 512 MB ( 1 x 512 MB )

Max RAM Supported: 4 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 60 GB HDD, 60 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (+R double layer) / DVD-RAM - fixed, DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - fixed

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Display

Type: 14.1"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: ATI Radeon Xpress 1100

Memory Allocation Technology: Shared Video Memory (UMA)

Max Allocated RAM Size: 128 MB

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Compliant Standards: Sound Blaster Pro

Audio Features: High Definition Audio

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad, 4-way scroll button

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b/g

Wireless Controller: Acer InviLink 802.11b/g

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Features: Acer SignalUp

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Features: Wake on Ring

Battery

Technology: 6-cell Lithium Ion, 4-cell Lithium Ion

Run Time: Up to 2.5 hours, Up to 1.5 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ¦ 1 x PC Card ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 3 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output/headphones/line-out ¦ 1 x audio - line-in/microphone - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-In - mini-phone 3.5mm

Memory Card Reader: 5 in 1 ( SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card )

Software

Software Included: Norton AntiVirus, Acer Launch Manager, NTI CD-Maker, Acer GridVista, Acer Arcade, Adobe Reader, Acer Empowering Technology

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, system password, wake on LAN

Compliant Standards: ACPI 2.0

Localization: United Kingdom, Netherlands

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 34.1 cm

Depth: 25.1 cm

Height: 3.5 cm

Weight: 2.4 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Traveller warranty - 1 year

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