Impressive laptop at reasonable price
Display and Outfit
The Acer Aspire E5-521 (NX.MLFAA.006) features a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit CineCrystal display which offers greater amount of brightness and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The simply designed black coloured outfit has a waistline of 30.4mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains of the laptop is a 1.8GHz AMD quad-core A6 6310 processor paired with a superior 6GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated AMD Radeon R4 graphics unit takes care of rich games and videos. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E5-521 (NX.MLFAA.006) comes with a webcam and inbuilt microphone for video calling purposes. The 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm provides plenty of space for creating a library of files. The 8X DVD RW Dual Layer drive supporting M-discs can be used for running different kinds of CDs and DVDs with utmost ease.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the Acer Aspire E5-521 (NX.MLFAA.006) is rated to deliver undisturbed service for a maximum period of 8 hours. Moving to the connectivity section, we have options like Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port, one USB 3.0 port, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN and digital media reader.
The Acer Aspire E5-521 (NX.MLFAA.006) is a pocket friendly laptop which impresses with features like long lasting battery, superior RAM and powerful optical drive. The sole thing it lacks is a solid processor.