The Acer Aspire E1-571-BT NX.M09SI.031 is a pocket friendly notebook but doesn't look like one. It is capable of managing basic computing needs with the Intel Core i3 processor but can slow down due to merely 2GB RAM. The Linux OS is disappointing as well. However, features like HD webcam, Gigabit Ethernet port and optical drive make it a good deal.
Display, Processor and OS
The Acer Aspire E1-571-BT NX.M09SI.031 is equipped with a conventional 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TFT Color LCD display offering visuals with the usual resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
Doing the duty under the hood of the notebook is a 2nd generation Intel Core i3 processor sprinting at 2.3GHz and based on HM77 Express chipset. The CPU is supported by a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is nothing surprising in this price range. For better performance, you can use the 2 user accessible memory slots to expand the RAM's capacity up to 8GB.
To manage rich videos and games with posing much lag, the machine depends on the integrated Intel HD 3000 GPU. The Acer Aspire E1-571-BT NX.M09SI.031 runs on 64 bit Linux OS.
Camera and Storage
The Acer Aspire E1-571-BT NX.M09SI.031 is capable of managing high resolution video calls with the HD webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. In order to take care of the storage needs of the user, it houses a 500GB SATA HDD. The presence of DVD Writer is commendable in such a pocket friendly gadget and will help you in transferring files via disks.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire E1-571-BT NX.M09SI.031 keeps the show running with a 6 cell Li-ion battery with up to 4 hours of backup. The networking and connectivity features include, HDMI out, 3 USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, multi card slot, Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port and Bluetooth.