An all-rounder laptop within budget
Display and Outfit
The Acer Aspire E1-470G (NX.MH4ST.001) sports a bright 14-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display which offers quite sharp viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The silver coloured outfit has a thickness of 25.3mm and tips the scale at 2.1kg.
Configuration and OS
The processor ticking under the hood is a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the third generation. It is aided by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. The NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M graphics processor with 1GB DDR3 memory has the efficiency to manage moderately demanding games smoothly. It sails on 64 bit Linux OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E1-470G (NX.MH4ST.001) is armed with a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam which can deal with high resolution video calls well. For storage purposes, it is equipped with a 500GB SATA hard disk. It can also be used for transferring data via disks with the DVD Writer. The stereo speakers ensure quality multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E1-470G (NX.MH4ST.001) claims to provide up to 5 hours of nonstop service with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, the machine supports VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports, WLAN, one USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth v4.0 and Gigabit Ethernet.
The Acer Aspire E1-470G (NX.MH4ST.001), despite being priced competitively, has the efficiency to deal with both moderately demanding business and gaming smoothly. The lack of Windows OS is okay with respect to the price. The presence of DVD Writer, HD webcam and most importantly, powerful battery make it a good option.