If you are on the market for multimedia and entertainment laptop, along with office use, we think you should take a look at Acer Aspire E1-522-7843, newest Acer Aspire E1 series that designed for student, home and small business users. Yeah, if you are preferred with AMD’s performance and looking for a budget friendly 15.6 inch laptop for play and work wherever you are, the Aspire E1-522-7843 laptop is one of the best choice that you can get for price under $500.
Acer Aspire E1-522-7843 laptop is not the most powerful Acer Aspire 15.6 inch laptop, but with new AMD A6 mobile quad-core SoC series that just released in mid-2013 and backed by AMD VISION Technology, this machine still gives more than enough performance for everyday use. Yeah, comes with new AMD A6-5200 Quad-Core Processor that clocked at 2.0GHZ and integrated AMD Radeon HD 8400 as graphics accelerator that promises will gives better performance than Intel HD Graphics 4000, the newest Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop provides the power you need for work and play hard.
Inside, the 6GB DDR3L dual-channel memory that can be expanded up to 8GB and the 64-bit version of Microsoft windows 8 as the operating system ensures user will gets fast, smooth and seamless multitasking performance. Unlike the common 15.6 inch laptop on its price that comes with a 500GB or 640GB SATA HDD, this machine brings larger storage space with a 1TB of SATA HDD that has spinning speed of 5400 rpm, so you can store all files without need external disk drive or upload to Cloud Drive.
Similar to newest Acer Aspire E1-571 laptop, the E1-522-7843 laptop also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition Active Matrix TFT Color LCD widescreen display ED-backlit and Acer’s CineCrystal technology. It can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels, offers bright and crisp images and vivid 720p video. On the right side, this machine also brings a Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support for load and burn DVD’s cassette, along with two USB port. On the other side, there are USB 3.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, RJ 45 for Ethernet, security lock slot, VGA port and HDMI port with support 1080p HD video playback.
Acer Aspire E1-522-7843 is a cheap 15.6 inch laptop for office and multimedia, so do not expect it to comes with a fiber carbon or high quality aluminum for construction. Yeah, it comes with a plastic for construction with a glossy black bezel and small Acer logo on the lid. Measures 10.1 x 15 x 1 inches and weighing only at 5.3 lbs with 4-cell Lithium Ion 2500 mAh battery, this machine is slightly lighter and thinner than the Aspire E1-571 series that has dimension in 10 x 15 x 1.3 inch and weighs around at 5.4 lbs. There is also a Black Acer Fine Tip Keyboard with numeric Keypad that pleasant to use on the desk and a Touchpad with multi gesture trackpad.
Built into bezel, there is a standard web camera with internal digital microphone for face to face video calls or self portrait, while on the front side, you will see a multimedia card reader slot that supports Secure Digital format. Of course, it also brings a wide range of connectivity options, such as 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired connection, Bluetooth 4.0 interface and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN for rich internet browsing or streaming video from Netflix. Other features are Microsoft Office 365 Trial, Acer eRecovery Management, Acer Backup Manager, Windows Live Essentials, McAfee Internet Security Suite Trial, Adobe Reader and more.
Yeah, like other budget friendly laptop on its range, Acer Aspire E1-522-7843 laptop is not good for games or run editing video in high resolution, but this machine still provides plenty fast enough performance to handle office and multimedia tasks at the same time. If preferred with Intel Ivy Bridge performance and looking for 15.6 inch portable laptop for work and play at affordable price, we recommend you to take a look at Asus X502CA-BI30704A 15.6 inch laptop with just 0.9 inch thin, weighs only at 4.4 lbs and priced only at $379.99.