Affordable laptop with smart features
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MPSSI.001) flaunts a 15.6-inch TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display which offers enhanced brightness courtesy Active Matrix technology. It has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels (WXGA). The sapphire blue colored outfit definitely looks unconventional but may fail to attract those who prefer a professional appeal.
CPU and OS
At the heart of the notebook is a 1.8GHz Intel Core i4 processor from the 4th generation series paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM. The laptop also has 2 DIMM slots allowing you to expand the RAMÂs capacity up to 16GB. The Intel HD 4400 graphics unit manages simple videos and games well. It sails on 64 bit Linux OS, which will appear complicated for first timers.
Camera and Storage
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MPSSI.001) is armed with a Acer Crystal Eye webcam for video calling and takes care of your storage needs with a 500GB SATA hard disk functioning at 5,400rpm. The presence of a DVD-Writer allows you to store data on disks. The MS-Sound Compatible stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Packed with a 6 cell battery, the Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MPSSI.001) boasts of up to 7 hours of nonstop service. Wireless communication can be carried out through Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN. It also has the requisite ports including 3 USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, VGA port, digital media reader and HDMI out.
The Acer Aspire E5-571 (NX.MPSSI.001) comes at a decent price but is loaded with numerous notable features. These include standard configuration, HD webcam, optical drive, Gigabit Ethernet, 3 advanced USB 3.0 slots and durable battery. The Linux OS and unconventional blue color decrease its value to some extent.