Cost effective laptop for standard computing
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.003) carries a bright 15.6-inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED backlit LCD display which offers modest viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in an unfussy black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 30.4mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and Platform
Acting as the brains of the laptop is a 2.0GHz AMD quad-core A10-7300 processor based on AMD A76M chipset. To handle multitasking, it depends on a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated AMD Radeon R6 GPU takes care of intensive games and videos. It is loaded with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The presence of an Acer Crystal Eye webcam at the top the display enables you to shoot HD videos and handle high resolution video calls smoothly. The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.003) accounts for the storage needs of the user comfortably with a 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk. It also has stereo speakers which render HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.003) draws the required amount of juice from a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Coming to the connectivity package, it carries regular features like Ethernet port, WLAN, HDMI out, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots and VGA port.
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.003) is a reasonably priced laptop with decent specs in every department. It runs on latest Windows OS and carries a HD webcam. However, you should be ready to negotiate with the average CPU.