If you are looking for a powerful business based laptop at a modest price, the Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MLTSI.009) is a nice option. The combined presence of Intel Core i5 processor, 1TB hard disk and HD webcam make it a sound option. The powerful battery further boost its value. The lack of Windows OS is a big disappointment though. Moreover, you have to be okay with the red colour.
Display, Configuration and OS
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MLTSI.009) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TFT Colour display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Running on Acer CineCrystal technology, the panel has been rated to deliver visuals with high brightness.
At the heart of the device, there is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor belonging to the fourth generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. It draws support from a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM whose capacity can be increased up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 is capable of managing only simple games and movies.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with an Acer Crystal Eye webcam which can shoot HD videos, the laptop is capable of managing high resolution video calls smoothly. The massive 1TB SATA hard disk protects the user from any kind of storage troubles in the near future. The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MLTSI.009) sails on 64 bit Linux OS.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MLTSI.009) is packed with a 6 cell Li-ion battery which is capable of rendering uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 6 hours. On the connectivity front, we have features like Gigabit Ethernet, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, VGA port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and digital media reader.