Budget laptop with gesture support
Display, Processor and OS
The Acer E1-522 (NX.M81SI.010) Laptop sports a large 15.6 inch HD TFT LCD display along with LED Backlit running on Acer CineCrystal technology. Watching videos and playing games with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels has been made a lot easier by this gadget. The OS running the show is Linux which is quite outdated in a world where user friendly software platforms are much more popular.
A Quad Core A6-5200 processor with a clock speed of 2GHz loaded on AMD Fusion A68M chipset assisted by 4GB of DDR3 RAM handles all the necessary computing requirements. The RAM can be expanded up to 8GB courtesy the presence of 2 memory slots. The 512MB AMD Radeon HD Graphics Processor makes gaming smooth.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Enjoy video calls or take care of important office conferences with the Acer Crystal Eye webcam located on the front panel. The 500GB of hard disk capacity with an rpm of 5400 can take care of all kinds of storage requirements at ease.
A touchpad with multi touch gesture support and a unique FineTip keyboard accompanied with numeric keypad make you access all your important tasks at a swift pace. The dual stereo speakers with HD audio solution act as the perfect entertainment option. A SuperMulti DVD Drive supported by dual layers makes you run or burn disks at ease.
Battery and Connectivity
Coming to the connectivity options, the laptop has been spotted with 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth v2.1, VGA port, digital media reader, HDMI port, WLAN 802.11 and b/g/n. The Li-ion battery composed of 6 cells can provide uninterrupted service for 3.5 hours.
For beginners, the Acer E1-522 (NX.M81SI.010) Laptop is good for gamers as it has a wide and rich screen accompanied by the requisite power and the perfect sound technology. A better user friendly software platform would have been much useful. It does not ask you to spend much as well.