The hard drive is already partitioned into three parts, the smallest of which is a hidden partition that contains the OS recovery data. According to the User Manual, this notebook features speakers with bit High Definition Audio, but I suspect this to be more of a software function. Under Power Saver mode, the notebook averages almost 2 hours with a few open programs and wireless running. Battery life has been quite impressive without being outstanding. Build quality is pretty decent. Speaker performance is exactly as one would expect for a low-priced 14 inch notebook. This notebook has two speakers located at the front, and angled downwards.
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The Synaptics touchpad is located satw the keyboard, centered under the space bar. Battery life has been quite impressive without being outstanding. Acer Extensa screen.
I was amazed to find little to no keyboard flex on this machine. This notebook does not have much bloatware. Acer includes a suite of tools Acer Empowering Technology that may prove to be useful to many users:.
It is not the latest, greatest or fastest out there, but extenaa will suit the needs for the majority of buyers out there.
For years, I have never recommended Acer notebooks primarily due to their relatively mediocre build quality. Backlighting appears to be even and I cannot notice any light leaks anywhere on the screen.
Although these buttons are a tad smaller than I would have liked, I find them to be extremely useful, especially the Internet Browser button, which I use all the time.
For general tasks such as surfing the internet, listening to music, watching a movie or using MS Office, this notebook performs flawlessly. Build quality is pretty decent.
Having never worked extensively with an AMD based machine before, I was quite apprehensive about the performance of the Acer.
Acer Extensa User Review
This rather poor design means that sound is delivered downwards. The Power button is located on the top right, above the keyboard, along with a set of programmable Quick Launch Buttons.
Dell XPS M 2. A 1-year International Travelers Warranty is included with the purchase. I do notice, however, that there is a large space between the keys and the edge of the keyboard.
Acer Extensa 4420 User Review
Dell Inspiron 13 1. The Office Depot model featured bluetooth and a webcam, both of which are conspicuous by their absence on this particular model. This is my first Acer product, so I was initially a little apprehensive wxtensa the build quality of this notebook. According to the User Manual, this notebook features speakers with bit High Definition Audio, but I suspect this to be more of a software function.
Cooling vents, RJ modem port. Acer Extensa touchpad. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. When I played around with the notebook at Best Buy, I was taken aback at how solid this little notebook felt. Some people may find these software programs to be useless, or may prefer to use some other programs, and thus may consider this software suite to be bloatware.
Although it is rather small, I find it to be very responsive. I have not tested this feature, and do not plan to.
Visit our network of sites: It has been able to hold a consistently strong signal. In my opinion, this machine offers tremendous value for money, especially in these difficult economic times.
Sound is not loud at all. Headphone and microphone jacks are conveniently located on the front side as well. The Acer Extensa