• CPU: Intel Core i5-5200U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Display: 13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 1x 4GB DDR3, 1600MHz
  • Weight: 1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Great battery life
  • Premium design, despite the price range
  • Good overall performance
  • Great keyboard
  • Excellent cooling system
  • Ligthweight and compact

Cons

  • PWM is present under 35% and poor viewing angles due to the TN panel
  • Touchpad could be better
  • Impractical port placement

Acer TravelMate P236 - Specs

CPU Performance #109
  • AMD FX-9800P 0.1%
  • Intel Core i3-7100U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-5200U
  • Intel Core i5-4300U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-4650U 0.1%
GPU Performance #207
  • AMD Radeon R5 M335 (4GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri) 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Intel HD Graphics 4600 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) 0.1%
Display
13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
AUO B133HTN01.1
Color accuracy 8.40
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
RAM
1x 4GB DDR3, 1600MHz
OS
Windows OS
Battery
3315 mAh, Li-Ion, 4-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Plastic
Dimensions
327 x 228 x 19.65 mm (12.87" x 8.98" x 0.77")
Weight
1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 13.3-inch, 1920×1080, TN

Name AUO B133HTN01.1
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 144.36 ppi
Brightness 258 cd/m2
sRGB 60%
PWM frequency 1000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920×1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (61 cm)
Contrast -
dE Color Checker 8.40
PWM Rating 3.6: (undesirable)

 

Acer TravelMate P236 in-depth review

Acer is offering a really big range of devices and in most cases, with much lower prices than some of its competitors. Acer has been selling the TravelMate series notebooks for quite some time and their most distinctive feature is the compact and durable design, despite the low price tag. In this review, we are going to take a deep look at the TravelMate P236 laptop, which is equipped with the new Intel Core i5-5200U processor, part of the Broadwell family. The SoC comes with Intel HD 5500 integ[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-5200U

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GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 5500

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