Affordable AMD powered laptop
Display and Body
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.005) comes with a 15.6-inch HD Widescreen Cinecrystal LCD LED backlit display offering increased amount of brightness and decent viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a 30.4mm thick black coloured body which has a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and Platform
On the inside, the laptop is loaded with 1.8GHz AMD quad-core A8-7100 processor sitting on AMD A76M chipset. To handle multitasking, there is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and can be further expanded up to 16GB via two DIMM ports. For better management of intensive games and videos, it depends on AMD Radeon R5 GPU. It sails on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is extremely easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with an Acer Crystal Eye webcam, the Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.005) can record 720p videos and can handle high resolution video calls with ease. The 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm provides plenty of space for creating a library of files. The stereo speakers account for multimedia needs.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.005) juiced up for a fair period of time is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity features come in the form of Ethernet port, VGA port, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 slots and one USB 3.0 slot.
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDAA.005) comes at a reasonable price and can deal with standard computing needs. It comes with standard specs in other departments including latest Windows OS. Go for it if you are okay with the AMD processor.