Smart entry level machine
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-531 (NX.MS8AA.001) comes with a glossy HD (1,366 x 768 pixels) Active Matrix TFT LCD LED backlit display of 15.6 inches. The laptop has a thickness of 30.4mm and a weight of 2.5kg which may be slightly oversized considering the availability of a plethora of ultrabooks. It looks different with a unique sapphire blue color.
Processor and OS
The Acer Aspire E5-531 (NX.MS8AA.001) drives its processes with a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron Dual-Core 2957U processor paired with a 4GB DDR3 RAM functioning at 1600MHz. The RAMÂs capacity can be further increased up to 16GB with the 2 unused DIMM slots. For managing rich graphics, the laptop relies on Intel HD GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
Camera, Storage and Others
The notebook has a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam for managing high resolution video calls smoothly. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides enough space for storing numerous files of all kinds. With the DVD Writer, you can easily transfer files through CDs and DVDs.
Battery and Connectivity
To ensure an uninterrupted service for a long period of time, the Acer Aspire E5-531 (NX.MS8AA.001) houses a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Moving on to the connectivity and networking package, the laptop supports features like HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port, 2 USB 2.0 slots and 1 USB 3.0 port.
The Acer Aspire E5-531 (NX.MS8AA.001) is a nice entry level machine which sports a lot of impressive high end features. These include a standard RAM, 720p webcam, Gigabit Ethernet, high speed USB port and optical drive. The average processor may slow down things a bit. many may not prefer its blue colour as well.