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Acer Aspire 5742

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1713 reviews of Acer Aspire 5742. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The usability and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the sound. There are some mixed comments about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire 5742 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire 5742

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 683 user reviews of Acer Aspire 5742 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The usability and price also get good feedback, but there are some critical views about the sound.

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire 5742

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Acer Aspire 5742 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price and portability. The performance and screen also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the touchpad and durability.

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77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (techradar.com)

Acer Aspire 5742Z review

 

Great value for money with strong performance

Good performance ; 6GB of RAM ; Generous storage ; Portable

Integrated graphics ; Some flex in palmrests ; Battery life

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Paul Monckton (techadvisor.co.uk)

Acer Aspire 5742 review

 

The 2.5GHz Intel Core i3-370M processor is second only to the Medion Akoya P6624's Core i5-460M in terms of clock speed. This helps the Acer Aspire 5742 to achieve a highly creditable 102 points in WorldBench 6, beating all but the aforementioned...

Overall the Acer Aspire 5742 is an excellent budget laptop with good performance and battery life.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire AS5742-7120

 

The Acer Aspire AS5742-7120 promises to bring casual desktop users into the world on Intel i-powered desktop replacement laptops.

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Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Matthew Elliott (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire AS5742-7645

 

The Acer Aspire AS5742-7645 laptop delivers excellent bang for your budget buck and a long-running battery. But, it comes packed inside a boring, somewhat flimsy chassis.

Strong performance for the price. Great battery life. Big hard drive. Two-year warranty.

Plain design. Plastic chassis feels thin and cheap. Sub-par keyboard. Trial apps and offers litter the hard drive.

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Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Matthew Elliott (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire AS5742Z-4097

 

The Acer Aspire AS5742Z-4097 laptop covers the basics by supplying a dual-core CPU, a roomy 15.6-inch display, and a Webcam, while providing two years of coverage.

Dual-core processor offers competitive performance for the price. HDMI port. Two-year warranty.

Similar, and only slightly pricier, Acer model offers much better performance and battery life. Flimsy plastic chassis. So-so battery life. Trial apps litter the hard drive.

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Oct, 2010

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire 5742-6811cl

 

The 15.6-inch display has a resolution of 1,366 by 768, which is standard issue for a budget-class laptop. The screen is bright and delivers bold colors, but there is a hint of color shifting when viewed from a side angle. The full-size keyboard has...

The Acer Aspire AS5742-6811 budget laptop delivers very good performance at a very reasonable price and come with a generous warranty

Integrated graphics. No WiDi or WiMAX. No Blu-ray drive

The Acer Aspire AS5742-6811 budget laptop delivers very good performance at a very reasonable price and come with a generous warranty.

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Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire AS5742-6475

 

The 15.6-inch widescreen is spacious and easy on the eyes. Its 1,366-by-768 resolution is as high as a budget laptop will go, but it's more than adequate for office work and media consumption. The keyboard is made up of large, island-style keys that,...

Fast Core i3 processor. Great battery life. Big hard drive and HDMI port. Very affordable. Lightest in its class

Design is bland

With excellent speeds, ample features, and good battery life, the Acer Aspire AS5742-6475 can be that primary laptop for a computer novice or secondary one for the family.

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review Acer Aspire 5742G Notebook (GT 540M)

 

Geforce bargain. Acer puts interesting hardware in a low priced bundle that is available for starting at 699 euros. The newest GeForce GT 540M is still extremely uncommon and we also don't find eight gigabyte of RAM very often. Performance for money in...

Good 3D performance GT 540M, Good application performance, Nvidia Optimus with low power consumption, Low system noise, Low waste heat, Number pad & arrow keys, Acceptable battery life, An Nvidia GPU for inexpensive notebooks that can keep up with...

Contrast weak TFT, TFT not suitable for outdoors, Few interfaces, Adverse positioning of interfaces, Pliable keyboard, Creaking chassis, Even a multimedia notebook has the right of a typing-eager keyboard

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

A top performer in its price class, the Aspire 5742G-7200 demonstrates that bland can be beautiful if you need speed on a budget.

Excellent productivity Speed for price, Strong 3D acceleration for games, 500GB hard drive, Nvidia Optimus technology

Mediocre battery life, Small touch pad, Bland design, Weak Webcam, audio

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : HardwareCentral (hardwarecentral.com)

Laptop Review: Acer Aspire 5742G

 

For optical storage, the unit has an 8x DVD drive that supports reading and writing to all platter formats, including double-layer discs. The memory-card reader in the unit is less versatile, though. It can only read MMC and SD cards. Battery life is...

Dec, 2010

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