Budget friendly notebook
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E1-470 (NX.MF2SV.002) features a 14-inch display which looks quite sharp with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The TFT Colour LCD panel with LED backlit provides enhanced brightness due to Active Matrix technology. The silver colored outfit has a thickness of 25.3mm and a weight of 2.1kg allowing you to lug around with it at ease.
CPU and Platform
Under the hood, the Acer Aspire E1-470 (NX.MF2SV.002) is equipped with a 3rd gen Intel Core i3 processor sprinting at 1.8GHz. For handling multiple tasks there is a 2GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB through two DIMM slots. The inbuilt Intel HD 4000 graphics unit takes care of rich graphics. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E1-470 (NX.MF2SV.002) is armed with a Acer Crystal Eye webcam capable of shooting HD videos. the 500GB SATA hard disk provides plenty of space for storing numerous files of all kinds. The stereo speakers may not be too powerful but good for casual multimedia.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery promising uninterrupted service for up to 5 hours. The ports spotted include VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, Gigabit Ethernet slot, 2 USB 2.0 ports and 1 USB 3.0 slot. Wireless connectivity options are Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.
The Acer Aspire E1-470 (NX.MF2SV.002) is a compact laptop which, despite being reasonably priced, sports standard features like Intel Core i3 CPU and Windows 8 OS. The powerful battery and HD webcam further boost its value. However, it can be a bit slow while handling multiple tasks.