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Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn review

A budget laptop with subdued performance, but a strong build and excellent features

By  from What Laptop Issue 139
Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
AMD
Optical Drive Type
Blu-ray Reader
Maximum Battery Run Time
3 Hour
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
HDMI
Yes
Product Family
Aspire 5542
Processor Model
M300
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Acer
Processor Speed
2 GHz
Processor Type
Athlon II
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
4 GB
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
M880G
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
BD-ROM/DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Height
37 mm
Width
383 mm
Depth
250 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
5542
Manufacturer
Acer, Inc
Product Model
5542-304G32BN
Product Name
Aspire 5542-304G32BN Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Aspire
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
LX.PHA02.107
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.acer.co.uk
Marketing Information
The 15.6" Aspire 5542-304G32BN Notebook features the latest AMD mobile processor technology to deliver exceptional multitasking performance, superb media experiences, and enhanced mobility. Full HD 1080p playback is made possible via the HD widescreen and superior graphics solutions. Loaded with a host of premium components, this Notebook brings next-generation radiance to your multimedia.
Maximum Memory
4 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Aspire 5542-304G32BN Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
3200 MHz

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