Desktop sized gadget within budget
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-721 (NX.MNDAA.004) sports a 17.3-inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal LCD LED backlit display which looks a bit paltry with a resolution of just 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a simple but solid espresso black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 27.94mm and a weight of 2.99kg.
Processor and Platform
For driving its processes, the device is loaded with a 1.5GHz AMD quad-core E2 6110 processor. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM ports. Rich videos and games are handled by the preloaded AMD Radeon R2 graphics unit. It sails on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire E5-721 (NX.MNDAA.004) allows you to enjoy face to face video conversations with a simple 0.3MP webcam and inbuilt microphone. The 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm provides plenty of space for creating a library of files.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E5-721 (NX.MNDAA.004) draws fuel from a 4 cell Li-ion battery which has the ability to deliver uninterrupted service for up to 4 hours. Connectivity and networking features loaded in the gadget include two Gigabit Ethernet ports, HDMI out, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, two USB 3.0 ports, WLAN and VGA port.
If you are looking for a laptop that gives you the experience of computing on a desktop and comes at a reasonable price, you can opt for the Acer Aspire E5-721 (NX.MNDAA.004). In order to account for the price, it misses out a good CPU and disappoints with its screen resolution.