Acer Aspire 5738Z Notebook Benefits & Technical specifications

ACER 5738ZAcer Aspire 5738Z Notebook Benefits:

Breathtaking vistas

The Aspire 5738 presents engaging videos and movies on its 15.6″ widescreen — thanks to a true cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio, premium processor, powerful high-def graphics solution, and DDR3 memory. The 3rd Generation Dolby®-optimized surround sound system blasts the liveliest audio, while the Blu-ray Disc™ drive spins high-def music and movie effects with true-to-master precision. Relax and enjoy the view!

 Stay connected, do more

Video chat, email and download the latest multimedia anytime, anywhere so you never miss out on any of the fun stuff! And choose the best option to stay connected: go wireless with Wi-Fi®/WiMAX™/3G1, or go the wired route via Gigabit Ethernet. Acer Video Conference, featuring the Acer Crystal Eye webcam and optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone, makes sure you’re seen and heard loud and clear, even if you’re thousands of miles away from those who count most.

Acer Aspire 5738Z Notebook Technical specifications

 Operating System

  • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

Processor & Chipset

  • Intel® Pentium® dual-core mobile processor with up to 1 MB L2 Cache, supporting Intel® 64 architecture
  • Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset


  • Dual-channel DDR3 SDRAM support
  • Up to 4 GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, upgradeable to 8 GB using two soDIMM modules (for 64-bit OS)


  • One S-ATA hard disc drive


  • 4X Blu-ray Disc™/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
  • 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
  • 5-in-1 card reader, supporting Secure Digital™ (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick® (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card™ (xD)


  • 15.6″ HD 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, high-brightness (220-nit) Acer CineCrystal™ LED-backlit TFT LCD, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™
  • 16.7 million colours
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 8 ms high-def response time
  • 60% color gamut


  • Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M (Intel® GMA 4500M) with up to 1759 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 (64 MB of dedicated video memory, up to 1695 MB of shared system memory*), supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 10 or
    (* depending on size of system memory)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® G105M with up to 2303 MB of TurboCache™ (512 MB of dedicated DDR2 VRAM, up to 1791 MB of shared system memory*), supporting NVIDIA® CUDA™ PureVideo® HD technology, OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 4.0, Microsoft® DirectX® 10
    (* depending on size of system memory)
  • DualView™ support
  • MEPG-2/DVD acceleration, decoding
  • WMV9 (VC-1) and H.264 (AVC) decoding
  • HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) support
  • Acer Arcade™ Deluxe featuring Acer CinemaVision™ and Acer ClearVision™ technologies


  • Dolby®-optimized surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers
  • Optimized 3rd Generation Dolby Home Theater® audio enhancement, featuring Dolby® Digital Live, Dolby Pro Logic® IIx, Dolby® Headphone, Dolby® Natural Bass, Dolby® Sound Space Expander, Dolby® Inverse Filtering, Dolby® High Frequency Enhancer technologies
  • True5.1-channel surround sound output
  • High-definition audio support
  • S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers
  • MS-Sound compatible
  • Built-in microphone


  • Acer Video Conference, featuring integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology
    (manufacturing option)
  • Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone
  • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology, or
  • 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)
    (manufacturing option)
  • UMTS/HSPA at 850/1900/2100 MHz and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), upgradeable to 7.2 Mb/s HSDPA and 2 Mb/s HSUPA, supporting receiver diversity and equalizing at 2100 MHz
    (manufacturing option)

I/O Interface

  • 5-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD)
  • 4x USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI™ port with HDCP support
  • 1x external display (VGA) port
  • 1x Headphone/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


  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution, featuring Windows® logon, computer protection, Acer FingerLaunch, ProfileLaunch, MusicLaunch, Password Bank, MyLaunch, FingerNav
    (manufacturing option)
  • Slot for Kensington lock
  • BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords

Power Supply & Battery

  • ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes
  • 48.8 W (6-cell) Li-ion battery pack
  • Up to 3-hour battery life
  • • 2.5-hour rapid charge system-off
    • 3.5-hour charge-in-use
  • 65W AC adapter
  • Energy Star®

Keyboard & Special Controls

  • 103-/104-/107-key keyboard, with inverted “T” cursor layout, 1.8 mm (minimum) key travel
  • Multi-gesture touchpad pointing device, supporting:
    • Circular-motion scrolling
    • Pinch-action zoom
    • Page flip
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader, featuring Acer FingerNav 4-way control function
    (manufacturing option)
  • 11 function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows® keys, hotkey controls, independent standard numeric keypad, international language support
  • Acer PowerSmart key
  • Easy-launch keys: Acer Backup, WLAN, 3G*, volume up/down, touchpad lock
    (* manufacturing option)
  • Media keys (printed on keyboard): play/pause, stop, previous, next

Weight & Dimensions

  • 383 (W) x 250 (D) x 26/37 (H) mm (15.1 x 9.9 x 1.03/1.5 inches)
  • 2.8 kg (6.16 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack

Quality & Reliability Tests

  • Temperature & humidity test
  • Free drop test
  • Acoustics test
  • Weight and Pressure tests
  • Spillage test
  • Shock and Vibration tests
  • Electrostatic discharge immunity test
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) test
  • Hinge life test
  • Keyboard-switch life test


  • Acer Arcade™ Deluxe featuring Cinema, Album, Music, Acer HomeMedia, Online Media
  • Acer Backup Manager
  • Acer eRecovery Manager
  • Acer PowerSmart Manager
  • Acer Bio-Protection
    (only on models with fingerprint reader)
  • Acer Crystal Eye
    (only on models with webcam)
  • Acer GridVista™
  • Acer Launch Manager
  • Acer GameZone
  • Acer Game Console
  • Acer 3G Connection Manager
    (only on 3G models)
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite 60-day trial version
  • Adobe Flash® Player
  • Adobe® Reader®
  • Google Toolbar™
  • Google Desktop™
  • NTI Media Maker™
  • Microsoft® Works with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial (Service Pack 1)


  • Acer Xpress VoIP phone and Acer Video Conference Manager pack
  • Memory expansion modules
  • Additional battery
  • Additional AC adapter
  • External USB floppy disk drive


  • One-year International Travellers Warranty (ITW)

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