The Acer Aspire 1830T-TimelineX 38U2G32n features a low power processor core Calpella i3 380UM and battery offering maximum battery life of 8 hours in a shell compact and lightweight (less than 1.5 kg).
Through the use of the Calpella platform UM, it offers excellent performance / battery life. It should indeed be possible to work around 8 hours without having to plug in the charger. The more demanding will regret the small amount of RAM, but Windows 7 is less demanding than its predecessor and works very well with 2 GB will be also possible to expand the memory beyond 3 GB because the system operation is 64 bits.
If it does not rely on it to launch intensive 3D games, the graphics chip Intel GMA integrated HD processor can read the HD videos properly. The connection is correct, especially for the price: 3 USB, HDMI & VGA video outputs, modules wireless-n & Bluetooth 3.0 + HS.
No integrated optical drive, however, some will appreciate this selection which allows the 1830T to remain below 1.5 kg and maintain compact dimensions. In conclusion, the Acer Aspire 1830T-TimelineX 38U2G32n is an excellent choice for travelers on a budget.