Budget laptop with powerful features
Display, Hardware and OS
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDEK.010) sports a bright 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Doing the duty on the inside is a 1.8GHz AMD quad-core A8-7100 processor.
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDEK.010) is capable of managing numerous highly demanding tasks running simultaneously with utmost ease thanks to the 8GB DDR3 RAM. For even better performance, you can use the 2 unused DIMM ports and increase its capacity up to 16GB. The AMD Radeon R5 graphics unit handles moderately rich games and movies smoothly. It runs on the latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The combined action of the Acer Crystal Eye webcam which can record 720p videos, and digital microphone leads to impressive video calling experience. The massive 1TB SATA HDD relieves the user of any kind of storage problems in the near future. In case you want to stream data from CDs and DVDs, you can use the DVD Writer. The stereo speakers provide smooth and crisp audio quality with MS Sound Compatible technology.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the notebook juiced up is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, we have VGA port, digital media reader, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out and Gigabit Ethernet.
Grab the Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLDEK.010) if you need a host of powerful features at a decent budget. It flaunts the latest Windows 8.1 OS and boasts of high multitasking efficiency with 8GB RAM. The manufacturer has managed to keep the price under control by skipping an Intel processor.