Standard gaming laptop
Display, Processor and OS
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MH8AA.001) carries a 14-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
At the helm of the device is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM77 Express chipset. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MH8AA.001) comes with an Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling high resolution video calls smoothly. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a standard 500GB SATA hard disk. The SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support can be used for streaming media from disks smoothly.
The NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory gives you the license to run demanding games and movies. To boost your multimedia experience further, it packs dual stereo speakers running on MS Sound Compatible software.
Battery and Communication
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MH8AA.001) is packed with a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to deliver up to 4 hours of continuous service. Connectivity and networking options loaded in the gadget include Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, two USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, digital media reader, one USB 3.0 slot, VGA port and Bluetooth v4.0.
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MH8AA.001) is a standard gaming unit available at a modest price. It is apt for youngsters who want a laptop mainly for entertainment and don't want to spend much. The lack of a good display is okay considering its price.