If you feel comfortable in working on a device having a large screen, the Acer E5-771 (NX.MNXEK.010) is worth considering. It has a large display offering bright and 1080p visuals. It runs on the latest Windows 8.1 platform and features a mighty 8GB RAM, massive HDD, HD webcam, powerful connectivity features and optical drive. The hefty outfit can be a bit of a problem though.
Display and Outfit
The Acer E5-771 (NX.MNXEK.010) flaunts a big 17.3-inch TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display with Active Matrix technology that makes videos and games appear rich. It offers a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels (full HD) thereby offering sharp image quality and rich colors.
The lid has a dull gray color whereas the keyboard deck has a glossy silver color. It has a thickness of 28.0mm and a weight of 3kg which will definitely cause problems if you intend to carry it.
CPU and Platform
The processor purring on the inside is Intel Core i3 4th generation CPU sprinting at 1.8GHz. It works in combination with an 8GB DDR3 RAM which is capable of handling multiple powerful applications without causing any stutter. For better performance, you can expand the RAMÂs capacity up to 16GB using the 2 DIMM slots. The responsibility of managing rich graphics is given to the inbuilt Intel HD 4400 GPU. It ships 64bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer E5-771 (NX.MNXEK.010) sports a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam which handles high resolution video calls well. For storage purposes, there is a massive 1TB SATA hard disk. The DVD Writer allows you to transfer files through CDs and DVDs.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer E5-771 (NX.MNXEK.010) sports a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to deliver up to 4 hours of undisturbed service. The connectivity and networking features include WLAN, 2 USB 2.0 slots, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI out, 2 USB 3.0 slots, digital media reader, VGA port and Bluetooth v4.0.