Promising budget friendly package
Display and Body
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.ML8SV.003) sports a glossy 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour display with LED backlit and a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The 30.3mm thick black colored body has a weight of 2.5kg; it is neither too bulky nor too light.
Hardware and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is a 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor sprinting at 1.7GHz. It works in combination with a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 16GB through the 2 user accessible DIMM slots. The responsibility of handling rich games and videos has been given to the integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics unit. It runs on 64 bit Linux OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.ML8SV.003) features a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and in-built microphone for providing noise free video calling experience. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA HDD functioning at 5,400rpm. The DVD Writer allows you to stream movies and games from disks at ease. The MS-Sound Compatible stereo speakers provide crisp video calling experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.ML8SV.003) keeps the show running with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Moving on to the connectivity and networking options, we have Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, 3 USB 3.0 slots, digital media reader and VGA port.
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.ML8SV.003) has a lot of interesting features on offer. This list includes a powerful Intel Core i5 processor, HD webcam, 3 high speed USB 3.0 slots, Gigabit Ethernet and DVD drive. The complicated Linux OS is the sole bone of contention.