A decade ago two Korean companies created eMachines, as a joint venture to invade the US market via California. Not bad actually, although there are a few kinks to address. The glossy black theme is continued on the panel bezel and the glossy panel itself. All previous Pentium dual-cores for the notebook world were either Yonah or Merom based, i. Nothing spectacular, but nothing tacky either, and we’re pleasantly surprised by a few cute details, such as the semi-recesed Power button with a subtle blue backlight. So, we decided to have a look for ourselves, and see how of one of Gateway’s kids, now in full Acer custody, is doing. More in this category:
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Build quality is average, it’s mostly good, but there are a few details which leave much to be desired, such as the battery latches.
The lid looks interesting and sets it apart from most value products. More in this category: Fudzilla So how is Acer’s revival of eMachines going?
Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since The keyboard and palmrests are made from matte plastic, although not a very jagged one, and they can easily pick up dirt. When locked in place, the battery feels a bit shaky, and sometimes you can hear it move in emachihes bay.
Acer/eMachines E reviewed
Somewhere in between eMachines got a reputation of making very cheap PCs which sometimes had some troubles with their power supplies. The glossy black theme is continued on the panel bezel and the glossy emachinex itself.
Oddly, it has just two USBs, but we’ll get round to that in a minute. While we’re talking hardware, let’s take a look at the rest of the spec before we move on. This is where have to deal with more company branding policies, courtesy of Intel.
The shell shocked battery just ruins the general impression, and the keyboard print job could have been a bit better too. A decade ago two Korean companies created eMachines, as a joint venture to invade the US market via California. Not bad actually, although there are a few kinks to address.
Acer eMachines E Average Score: There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average as of Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. The T, however, is a 45nm chip, and it runs at MHz on asux MHz bus, which sounds great considering the price.
Last modified on 29 April Rate this item 1 2 3 4 5 0 votes. Nothing spectacular, but nothing tacky either, and we’re pleasantly surprised by a few cute details, such as the semi-recesed Power button with a subtle blue backlight. Fudzilla It News and reviews. Either is a pretty good choice, they’re affordable and thanks to Intel’s latest Penryn based Pentium, performance emachhines impressive for this price point.
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Although it sports a glossy black finish, the subtle surface pattern does a good job keeping fingerprints and smudges away. However, thanks to Intel, most consumers have no idea what the T actually is, and nobody could blame them if they went for a cheap, 65nm Core 2 Duo, thanks to branding and marketing.
We went for the E, launched earlier this year, it is the most recent addition to the companies inch lineup. It actually looks pretty good, and the bumpy lid is a nice touch, it is both aesthetically pleasing and useful, as it doesn’t get as dirty as ordinary glossy finish. Please share our article, every link counts!
Acer eMachines E [Laptop Specifications Central]
The rest of the chassis feels quite sturdy, and it’s no worse than low-end Acers or models from other vendors for that matter. However, unlike most The E is a pretty decent piece of kit and it performs admirably in all benchmarks.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a inch display-diagonal. In case you’re thinking this aasus an ancient Merom based part, think again. Acer Swift 5 SF Build quality could have been better.
Even the rubber cushions on the bezel are glossy.