The timeline laptop series from Acer were the first to focus on improving the battery life of laptops with slim and attractive design. The latest model of the timeline series from Acer is the Acer Aspire TimlineX AS3820T-5246 which facilitates a 13-inch LED screen with Intel Core i3 processor for amazing performance. The battery life appears to be really good compared to comparable laptops, and the keyboard is comfortable for travelers.
The price of this new laptop is $729, which is the same price class as the Toshiba Portege P705 laptop. Acer TimelineX laptop features a hard disk of 320GB and 4GB DDR3 RAM. The processor is an Intel Core i3 M350 with 2.2Ghz speed. It is based on Intel HM55 chipset and comes with Integrated Intel GMA HD graphics support. The laptop is loaded with the Window 7 64-bit home premium operating system. It weighs around 4.7 pounds and has thin design with black-brushed metal cover. The interior palm rest and border is of dull gray color which indicates that the laptop is also suitable for business users and not only students or teens.
The keyboard is pretty big with widely spaced and large flat-topped keys which make it comfortable to type when placed on the lap. The laptop does not have an optical drive which is one of the minor drawbacks. The touch pad is also of correct size and is not as big as those on HP Envy and Macbooks of same size. The multi-touch gesture support is advanced option which is available with Acer laptops apart from 2 finger scrolling feature. The 13-inch display features a native resolution of 1,366×768 pixels that is standard for laptops of screen size eleven to fifteen inches. It is good for watching movies, creating documents and surfing in web since the screen is very bright and clear with readable text. The viewing angles are much better and the built-in speakers of this laptop come with Dolby Home theater label but the sound is similar to normal laptop speakers.
There is built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support and the laptop has three USB 2.0 ports and an SD card reader. There is a DVD burner along with the laptop but no blu-ray or optical drive.
Computing is very fast with Intel Core i3 processor that indicates that it is very good for business users and software professionals. There will be no stuttering or slow down when you watch movies, surf the web or work with plenty of documents. The Integrated graphics with Intel chipset is not suitable for high-end games but it is good enough for watching movies and videos. Overall the TimelineX laptop for laser within its longer battery life, attractive screen and slim profile is worth its cost and you will not regret its purchase.