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Acer TravelMate P249-M

Acer TravelMate P249-M
alaScore 89

11 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Acer TravelMate P249-M. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer TravelMate P249-M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer TravelMate P249-M-3895 (Core i3) Notebook Review

 

Cheap business laptop. Acer offers the TravelMate P249-M for 550 Euros (~$600). This 14-inch notebook is quiet, packs good battery life and it has a three-year warranty. In addition, this TravelMate has keyboard lighting and a free M.2 slot.

works quietly ; barely heats up ; keyboard lighting ; free M.2 slot ; maintenance flap ; good battery life ; 3 years warranty

dark display with poor contrast and viewing angles ; no Type-C USB ; slow card-reader

The entry-level model of the TravelMate P249-M series is equipped with a Core i3 processor from the Skylake generation. As such, the test model has enough performance for everyday tasks. The laptop barely heats up and is quiet. To ensure total silence,...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer TravelMate P249-M-5452 (Core i5, Full HD) Notebook Review

 

Entry-level business companion. This 14-inch Acer model has a lot to offer: simple upgrade options, good battery life, fast SSD and a reliable keyboard. The screen is the only weak point of this package: a TN panel with poor viewing angles.

matte panel ; fast SSD ; quiet ; reliable keyboard ; keyboard backlight ; good battery life ; maintenance flap ; 3 years warranty

no IPS screen ; dark display with poor viewing angles ; no Type-C USB ; slow memory-card reader

Acer wants to serve entry-level business users with the TravelMate P249-M. The user group includes companies, freelancers and students. Typical business features, like a fingerprint reader, docking port or LTE modem, are not included. The processor...

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2800
Battery capacity (Watt hours):41.4 / 41.8
Battery life (max):10 / 9
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:14.8
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera signal format:720p

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD / HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:LCD / TFT
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1906 / 1912 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 510 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Numeric keypad:N / No / Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:N / Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Bus type:DMI3 / OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.1 / 3.6
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.00 / 2.1 / 2.3 / 2.5 / 3.2
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:3855U / 4405U / i3-6006U / I3-6100U / I5-6200U / I5-6500 / I7-6500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-6000 Mobile Processor Series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-6500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 4000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / FCBGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / LGA1151 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D1 / R0
System bus rate:4 / 8
Tcase:71
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 65
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88180 / 88184 / 88193 / 88194 / 89611 / 91157 / 92211
Processor code:SR2BX / SR2EU / SR2EV / SR2EX / SR2EY / SR2EZ / SSSR2UW
Processor package size:37.5 / 42 / 42 x 24
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition:Y
Fingerprint Reader:N / Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User / BIOS, Supervisor, User / HDD, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Bundled software:Acer Control Center\nAcer Portal\nabFiles\nQuick Access\nAcer ProShield / Control Center, Portal, Quick Access, Office 2016
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:Office 2016, McAfee Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 5000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:500
HDD interface:SATA
HDD Speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1 / 11
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 256
SSD interface:Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 500 / 756

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.8 / 248 / 248.9
Height :23.7 / 3 / 30
Height (front):2.36 / 2.37 / 3
Height (rear):3
Weight:2.1
Width:34.3 / 342.9 / 343