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Acer TravelMate P6 (P648 / TMP648)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Acer TravelMate P6 (P648 / TMP648). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and connectivity. The reliability and battery also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the usability. There are some mixed reviews about the screen.

performance, battery, reliability, connectivity, image quality

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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 TravelMate P6 (P648 / TMP648) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Travelmate P6 review

 

A well-equipped business laptop that just misses the mark with its average screen

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Acer TravelMate P6 review

 

Acer's TravelMate P6 is a business-focused laptop offering respectable computing performance with outstanding battery life, all within a portable 13in package.

If you're looking for a companion with stamina for the road while on business, the Acer TravelMate P6 will be a good fit. It's compact and durable with a decent specification that lets it run fast. Most importantly, though, it offers an amazingly long...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Acer TravelMate P6

 

A small notebook from Acer that I assume is aimed more at the office market as joy of joys no shiny screen surround to show your fingermarks. It also comes with a rather large battery that protrudes down at the rear of it.

The Acer TravelMate P- (TMP633) measures 32x22x1.5cm at the front but this swells as you go back culminating at 4cm at the back where the battery is, it weights just 2kilos. I assume there must be another configuration with a smaller battery as the...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer TravelMate P648-M-757N Notebook Review

 

Balanced bundle. With the TravelMate, Acer offers a well-made 14-inch alternative to the business models from the established brands HP, Dell and Lenovo. The TravelMate looks the same as its predecessor. However, the manufacturer has refreshed the...

contrast-rich IPS screen ; Full HD resolution ; fast SSD ; works quietly ; does hardly get warmer ; good input devices ; LTE modem ; excellent battery life ; 3 years warranty ; Thunderbolt 3

display is slightly too dark ; inconsistent use of the CPU Turbo

With the TravelMate P648-M, Acer offers a well-made 14-inch business notebook. The built-in processor brings enough performance for all usual application scenarios. The computer always works quietly and hardly gets warm. The fast solid-state disk...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Harley Ogier (pcworld.co.nz)

Review: Acer TravelMate P6

 

Acer's TravelMate P6 is a 13.3-inch, business-rugged laptop that borders on Ultrabook portability.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Good Business Laptop

 

Pleased with this item.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Good buy for the price

 

I have thoroughly enjoyed the computer. It had all the features that I was looking for.

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4850 / 6000
Battery life (max):8
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6 / 8

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200
Display diagonal:33.8 / 35.6 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type: No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 650
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.125
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / No

Other features

Audio system:HD
Display:LCD
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):25
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Number of Processors Supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x4, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 3.1
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell / Ivy Bridge
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.5
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Model:I3-3120M / I5-3210M / I5-4200U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / BGA1168 / PGA988
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / L1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65708 / 71465
Processor code:SR0N0 / SR170
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 40
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Starter, Bing Bar, Windows Live Essentials
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / SD
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
HDD Capacity:320
HDD interface:Serial ATA
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.6 / 25.3
Height :2.08 / 2.54 / 3.1
Height (front):2.54
Height (rear):3.1
Weight:1.5 / 1.9 / 2.6
Width:32.5 / 32.9 / 38.2