Great all-round package
Display and Design
The Acer E5-521 (NX.MPQEK.006) features a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD display with LED backlit and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a red colored outfit which definitely looks eye catchy but may not be liked by professionals. It has a thickness of 30.3mm and a weight of 2.5kg.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty under the hood of the system is a 1.8GHz AMD Quad-Core A4 6210 processor. It is paired with a mighty 8GB DDR3 RAM giving you the liberty to run a host of powerful applications without facing any kind of lag. The laptop also has 2 DIMM slots so that you can increase the RAM's memory up to 16GB. The AMD Radeon R3 graphics processor handles powerful graphics well. It sails on 64-bit Windows 8.1 OS to guarantee great user friendly experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer E5-521 (NX.MPQEK.006) carries an Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and in-built microphone thereby making sure that you have a nice video calling experience. The 1TB SATA HDD relieves the user of any kind of storage problems. The presence of DVD Writer gives you the scope to stream media files from disks at ease. The stereo speakers provide HD audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer E5-521 (NX.MPQEK.006) is fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity features include Gigabit Ethernet, 2 USB 2.0 slots, Bluetooth v4.0, 1 USB 3.0 port, WLAN, VGA port, 2 USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader and HDMI out.
The Acer E5-521 (NX.MPQEK.006) is great package for multimedia as well as professional purposes and that too within a decent budget. It runs on the latest Windows OS and boasts of decent multitasking efficiency.