Powerful gaming unit at modest price
Display, OS and Configuration
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MK1SM.001) is a powerful gaming laptop housing a 14-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is backed by a 1.6 Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation series and sitting on QM87 Express chipset. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which runs at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera and Storage
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MK1SM.001) sports an Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and inbuilt microphone to account for the video calling needs of the user. For storage purposes, there is a massive 1TB SATA HDD. The SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support can be used for streaming media from disks.
The discrete 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M graphics card handles rich games and movies efficiently. To boost your gaming experience further, it packs dual stereo speakers powered by MS Sound Compatible technology.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MK1SM.001) sports a 4 cell Li-ion battery with the ability to render up to 4 hours of continuous service. It can be connected via VGA port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out and one USB 3.0 slot.
The Acer Aspire E1-472G (NX.MK1SM.001) is an impressive gaming package loaded with a powerful processor and sound NVIDIA graphics card. The lack of a good display is okay in light of its price.