If you are too low on budget and need a portable computer that is capable of basic computing tasks, you can shortlist the Acer Aspire E1-522A (NX.M81SI.009). It has a poor configuration, VGA webcam and complicated Linux OS to account for the price. However, the presence of optical drive, Gigabit Ethernet port and USB 3.0 slot is quite surprising.
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E1-522A (NX.M81SI.009) arrives with a 15.6-inch HD TFT LCD with LED backlit display which offers images and videos at a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. You will feel extremely comfortable while holding the smooth finished all-black outfit. It has a thickness of 33 mm and a weight of 2.4 kg.
Processor and OS
At the heart of the laptop there is a 1.5GHz AMD Dual Core A4 5000 processor working in tandem with a paltry 2GB integrated DDR3 RAM. You can of course expand the RAMÂs capacity up to 8GB via 2 user accessible DIMM slots. The AMD Radeon graphics card may not efficient enough for handling highly intensive games and videos but puts up a decent show. It runs on complicated Linux OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E1-522A (NX.M81SI.009) has been spotted with a simple VGA webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. It takes care of your storage needs with a standard 500GB SATA HDD. The presence of DVD RW Drive gives you the scope to transfer data via disks comfortably. The stereo speakers boast of HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E1-522A (NX.M81SI.009) is capable of providing service for up to 4 hours on single charge thanks to the 6 cell Li-ion battery. Coming to the connectivity and networking features available in the laptop, we have Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth, VGA port, digital media reader, 2 USB 2.0 slots, 1 USB 3.0 port and HDMI out.