Despite being available at an affordable price, the Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPKEK.005) boasts of the latest Windows OS, HD webcam, massive hard disk and optical drive. However, many would want to exchange the 1TB hard disk for a better processor or slimmer casing.
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPKEK.005) sports a 15.6-inch LED backlit TFT Colour display offering a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The Active Matrix panel poses visuals with increased brightness that can strain your eyes during prolonged usage. It is wrapped in a grey coloured outfit which is 30.3mm thick and tips the scale at 2.5kg.
Configuration and OS
For driving its processes, the Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPKEK.005) uses a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3530 processor. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via one DIMM slot. The inbuilt Intel HD GPU is capable of taking care of only simple videos and games smoothly. It sails on the latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is intuitive.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The presence of a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and digital microphone allows the Acer Aspire E5-511 (NX.MPKEK.005) deliver quality video calling experience. The massive 1TB SATA HDD relieves the user of any kind of storage problem in the future. You can also store data on disks and retrieve them via the DVD Writer. The stereo speakers and MS Sound Compatible technology provide nice multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The notebook keeps the show running with a 6 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected with other gadgets and networks through standard features like VGA port, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, one USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader and Gigabit Ethernet.