Affordable laptop with decent features
Display and Body
The Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPLSI.001) sports a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display offering comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It measures 30.3mm around the waist and has a weight of 2.5kg. The bright red colour will definitely draw attention but may be considered as tacky by some people.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPLSI.001) is equipped with a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3530 processor. Assisting it in executing multitasking is a paltry 2GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the single DIMM port. The responsibility of managing rich games and videos is given to the integrated Intel HD GPU. It sails on 64 bit Linux OS which may be completely unknown to many.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop is capable of shooting HD videos and managing high resolution video calls with a Acer Crystal Eye webcam. The 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm provides sufficient space for creating a library of files and folders. You can also transfer data via disks thanks to the presence of DVD Writer. The stereo speakers deliver HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPLSI.001) stays juice up for a decent period of time with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. The connectivity and networking features come in the form of Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 port, digital media reader, VGA port and HDMI out.
Go for the Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPLSI.001) if you are too tight on budget and can do away with simple computing needs only. It is packed in a red outfit which may appear to be appealing for some people and tacky for others.