Impressive gaming laptop
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLEAA.002) poses a 15.6-inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal LCD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It comes encased in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 30.4mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
At the heart of the device, there is a 2.0GHz AMD quad-core A10-7300 processor based on A76M chipset. Assisting it is an 8GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and can handle powerful multitasking needs smoothly. The RAM is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLEAA.002) is armed with an Acer Crystal Eye webcam which can shoot HD videos and deal with high resolution video calls smoothly. It makes sure that you donÂt have to face any kind of storage problem with a massive 1TB SATA hard disk.
The presence of AMD Radeon R7 M265 graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory allows you to play intensive games and videos without facing any lag. It also has stereo speakers to render HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLEAA.002) juiced up for a fair period of time is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it is loaded with VGA port, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN and digital media reader.
The Acer Aspire E5-551 (NX.MLEAA.002) is a sound gaming oriented laptop at a decent price. Besides dedicated graphics memory, it packs a powerful RAM and massive hard disk. However, you must be ready to bear with the mediocre processor.