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The Aspire 8530G is an Acer notebook series. The Aspire 8530G is part of the seventh line (8xxx) released within the Aspire series. The Aspire 8xxx line includes beside the Aspire 8530G, several other Aspire notebook, such as Aspire 8940G, Aspire 8735G, Aspire 8943, Aspire 8730G, and Aspire 8942.
Furthermore, Aspire 8530G is not the direct successor of any previous Acer products, but can be considered a technological upgrade of previous Acer Aspire lines. Although it was not developed as a back-to-back product, the Aspire 8530G was by far a stand-alone product, since Acer delivered the Aspire 8530G notebooks within three different configurations, such as AS8530G-644G32MN, AS8530G-744G50MN, and AS8530G-654G25Mn.
However, Acer offered users the possibility of self-configure their Aspire 8530G. The Aspire 8530G was succeeded (from the technological point of view) by its direct successors, also part of the Aspire 8xxx line (from the Europe region Acer portfolio). The Aspire 8530G series included the main features of the Aspire notebook series, such as Acer Crystalbrite, Acer Quickcharge, Acer Signal-up, Acer Gridvista, Acer Dasp+, Acer Video Conference, and Acer TPM. However, hardware features, including the processor, the system memory, the display, the operating system, and even hard disk capacity, were strictly depending upon the configurations available within the Aspire 8530G series.
The Aspire 8530G was conventionally linked by Acer with the statement breathtaking gem of a notebook. Acer marketed the Aspire 8530G series by using within the marketing campaign its key features: Powered by the latest dual-core processor and performance graphics, the Aspire 8530G is a breathtaking gem of a notebook. Get submerged in fast-action games and Full HD movies controlled through an innovative touch-sensitive interface — all shown on a superb 16:9 18-inch widescreen display coupled with impressive 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater® technology-generated audio. Enjoy awesome entertainment anytime, anywhere!.
Several hardware and software specifications, such as processor, hard drive , graphic adapter, main memory, and operating system were configurable, but available on specific regions (North and South America, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Asia-Pacific region) and were not available as configurable features worldwide.
The Aspire is Acer’s laptop series designed for everyday consumer. Acer currently markets the Aspire line as brilliant multimedia and outstanding computing. The Aspire series includes several notebooks with different design, performance and functionality.
Most Aspire notebooks have an entry-level configuration, while only a few of them have full-fledge media center configurations. Acer developed the Aspire series in order to cover from essentials to high performances. The Aspire series is aimed at the casual household user or for small business use. The Aspire series covers both desktop computers and laptops. Depending on the location the Aspire laptops can included different configurations. These configurations are strictly available on specific regions (North and South America, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Asia-Pacific region) and are not available worldwide.
The Aspire 8530G series was developed and released within the Aspire 8xxx series. The Aspire 8530G was delivered with 16:9 18-inch widescreen display coupled with impressive 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater technology-generated audio. Based on Principled Technologies’ benchmark testing, using Bapco’s MobileMark 2007 Productivity test, battery life varies depending on product specifications, computer settings, and applications or features launched, and may be reduced if Windows Aero is enabled. The marketing campaign used for the Aspire 8530G included several of its benefits:
- Indulge in amazing entertainment: The Aspire 8530G showcases a streamlined chassis, classy interior with unique design elements and multimedia technologies that impress. A Blu-ray Disc drive (optional), high-quality graphics and HDMI connectivity enable ultra-detailed HD movie viewing pleasure. In addition, the Dolby-optimized surround system and True5.1-channel surround sound output trumpet crisp audio for a dazzling cinematic experience.
- Cut the cords, stay connected: One or two large Serial ATA drives store all your files while the 6-in-one card reader and optional Bluetooth enables hassle-free file sharing. The Aspire 8530G also comes with a fingerprint security solution (manufacturing option) that protects against unauthorized users and enables finger-swipe application initiation.
Several hardware and software specifications, such as processor, hard drive, graphic adapter, main memory, and operating system were configurable, but available on specific regions (North and South America, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Asia-Pacific region) and were not available as configurable features worldwide.
The first configuration Aspire 8530G featured the Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core QL-64 (2.1 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 18.4″ HD+ Acer CineCrystal LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB 5400rpm Hard Disk Drive, 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive, ATI Radeon HD 4570 – 512MB VRAM, Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/Draft-N WiFi, 8 cell Li-ion Battery, 6-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MMCplus, MS, MS PRO, xD), 0.3 MP HD Crystal Eye Webcam, McAfee Internet Security Suite 60 Day Trial.
The second configuration Aspire 8530G featured the Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, AMD Turion X2 dual-core mobile RM-74 (2.2 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 18.4″ HD+ Acer CineCrystal LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB 5400rpm Hard Disk Drive, 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive, ATI Radeon HD 4570 – 512MB VRAM, Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/Draft-N WiFi, 8 cell Li-ion Battery, 6-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MMCplus, MS, MS PRO, xD), 0.3 MP HD Crystal Eye Webcam, McAfee Internet Security Suite 60 Day Trial.
The third configuration Aspire 8530G featured the Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core QL-65 (2.1 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 18.4″ HD+ Acer CineCrystal LCD, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650, 1G DDR2 Video Memory, 2 GB Memory+2 GB Memory, 250 GB HDD, DVD-Super Multi DL drive, Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n, 3-pin 90W AC adapter.
Acer delivered the Aspire 8530G notebooks with either Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Basic, or Windows Vista Ultimate, depending upon the rest of the hardware specification, including the processor, random access memory, and hard drive.
The Aspire 8530G laptops were delivered with the AMD M780G Chipset, with AMD Turion X2/Turion Ultra X2 Ultra dual-core mobile technology with up to 2 MB L2 Cache supporting AMD HyperTransport 3.0 technology or, AMD Athlon X2 dual-core processor with up to 1 MB L2 Cache supporting AMD HyperTransport 3.0 technology.
Acer developed the Aspire 8530G series with DDR2 memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using dual soDIMM modules.
The Aspire 8530G laptops included one or two S-ATA hard disc drives, but also the Multi-in-1 card reader, supporting Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD).
The Aspire 8530G notebooks were developed with either Blu-ray Disc (BD)/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive or DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive.
Within the hardware specifications, Acer included either the 18.4″ WUXGA (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, high-brightness (220-nit), Acer CineCrystal TFT LCD, two lamps, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista, or 18.4″ WXGA (HD+) 1680 x 945 pixel resolution, high-brightness (220-nit) Acer CineCrystal TFT LCD, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista. By using the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 with PowerXpress technology, up to 2816 MB of HyperMemory (1024 MB of dedicated DDR2 VRAM, up to 1792 MB of shared system memory), supporting Unified Video Decoder (UVD), OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 4.1, Microsoft DirectX 10.1 or, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2 with up to 2304 MB of HyperMemory (512 MB of dedicated DDR2 VRAM, up to 1792 MB of shared system memory), supporting Unified Video Decoder (UVD), OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 4.1, Microsoft DirectX 10.1, Acer enabled better external video resolutions, with a maximum external video resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels, at 16.7 million colors, and non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate: 1,280 x 1,024.
Acer developed the Aspire 8530G series with optimized 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater® audio enhancement, featuring Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Natural Bass and Dolby Sound Space Expander technologies, Dolby-optimized surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers and one subwoofer supporting low-frequency effects, true5.1-channel surround sound output, Digital( DVB-T) TV-tuner supporting hardware MPEG-2 stream encoding and DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting-Terrestrial) standard (6 to 8 MHz), high-definition audio support, S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers, MS-Sound compatible, built-in microphone.
The Aspire 8530G networking is represented by:
- Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp wireless technology;
- Acer InviLink 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp wireless technology;
- 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approval; Wake-on-Ring ready;
- Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready;
- Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate);
Acer delivered the Aspire 8530G series with a medium range of interface ports: 1x ExpressCard/54 slot, 6-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MMCplus, MS, MS PRO, xD), 4x USB 2.0 ports, 1x HDMI port with HDCP support, 1x Consumer infrared (CIR) port, 1x external display (VGA) port, 1 x RF-in jack, 1x Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support, 1x Microphone-in jack, 1x Line-in jack, 1x Modem (RJ-11) port, 1x Ethernet (RJ-45) port, 1x DC-in jack for AC adapter.
With a width of 440.5 mm, length of 298.5 mm, and a varying height from the lowest 40.2 mm (front side) to the highest 44.2 mm (back side), the Aspire 8735G series has a standard starting weight of 4.1 kg (9.04 lbs.) with two HDDs and 8-cell battery pack depending on configuration (with integrated AC adapter). Because of the physical dimensions, Acer included within the Aspire 8530G series:
- 105-/106-key keyboard with inverted “T” cursor layout, 2.5 mm (minimum) key travel;
- Multi-gesture touchpad, supporting two-finger scroll, pinch, rotate, flip;
- 12 function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows;
The Aspire 8530G notebooks were delivered with one-year parts and labor limited warranty with concurrent International Traveler’s Warranty. From the technological point of view, the Aspire 8530G was succeeded by the other Aspire 8xxx products, which currently includes the following Aspire models, such as Aspire 8940G, Aspire 8735G, Aspire 8943, Aspire 8730G, and Aspire 8942.
The Aspire 8530G series was compatible with a wide range of accessories offered by Acer in different categories, including power adapters, batteries, cables and adapters, Docks & Port Replicator (Port Replicator, EasyPort IV, Easy Dock), Computer Cases (Acer Notebook, Carry bags, Sleeves and Cases, Nylon Cases, Koskin Cases, Slip Case Prestige Line, Entry Level Case Prestige Line, Midrange Case, Prestige Line, Executive Case Prestige Line, Backpack Prestige Line, Mid Trolley Prestige Line, Trolley Case Prestige Line, Slip Case Smart Line, Executive Case Smart Line, Backpack Smart Line, Messenger Case Smart Line, Hardshell Portfolio Case, Warranty Bundle Case, Neo-Preen Case), Card, Mouse, or External Drives.11