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Acer Aspire E1-571-6490 Budget Laptop for Daily Use Specs Review

Looking for an affordable touch screen laptop for daily use at home, office or school? If you are one of the Acer fan, we recommend you to take a look at Acer Aspire E1-571-6490. This is a new model in Acer Aspire E1-571 laptop series that designed for student and small business users who need a reliable portable laptop for every day use which has a multi touch screen capabilities with a very reasonable affordable price.

Yeah, Acer Aspire E1-571-6490 is one of the cheapest 15.6 inch touch screen laptop that based on the third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge platform and you can get for price under $550. It will be powered by Intel Core i5-3210M dual core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.5GHZ, offers a 3 MB L3-Cache and backed by Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology that gives higher clocking rates up to 3.1GHZ when you need to run a demanding applications.
Acer Aspire E1-571-6490 review

Similar to HP EliteBook 8470p c9j12ut 14 inch business laptop, the Acer 15.6 inch laptop also integrated with a Mobile Intel HM77 Express chipset and paired with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM that can be expanded up to 8GB DDR3 RAM, gives smoother and faster office and multimedia multitasking. Like the HP’s model, there is also a 500GB Serial ATA hard disk drive with speed of 5400 rpm, capable to store more than thousand of MP3 files and hundred of video files. If you needed, you can also burn the office data and multimedia files into CDs or DVDs formats, thanks to¬† DVD+-RW / CDRW Combo with Dual Layer support that located on the right side. You can also easily transfer all files from and to your smartphone, tablet, digital camera or other multimedia player via a 5-in-1 media card reader slot that supports Memory Stick, Secure Digital, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard and xD-Picture Card formats.


The Acer E1-571-6490 is a nice and good looking budget friendly laptop. The glossy black design that comes with a Acer logo on the center of the lid and a high quality plastic for construction make this machine brings a good appearance when you used in the school or office. The plastic material not only reduce the cost, but also make this model brings more portability than other laptop on its class. Weighing around at 5.4 lbs and measures 10 x 15 x 1.3 inches, Acer Aspire E15716490 laptop is easy to carry around with you and fit perfectly in your bag.

Acer Aspire E1-571-6490 comes with a 15.6 inch High Definition LED display with support a 1366 x 768 native resolution and capable to play 720p video playback with ease. Like other Acer’s Ivy Bridge laptop, the newest Aspire E1 laptop also integrated with Intel HD graphics 4000 and uses CineCrystal with LED backlit technology, delivers crisp and bright images and video. Yeah, this is not a high end multimedia and gaming laptop, but we think it is still have enough performance for play modern games in low details.

Above the display, there is a built in web camera with internal digital microphone for face to face video chats, while the standard stereo speakers with High Definition Audio support offers a decent audio reproduction for music and video. There is also a three USB 2.0 port, headphone jack, microphone jack, VGA port, HDMI port and Acer FineTouch keyboard with square keys and a full numeric keypad. The company claim if the 6-cell Lithium 4400mAh battery capable to produces more than 4 hours of battery life on single charge.

For connectivity, the 15.6 inch affordable laptop offers a Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ 45 connector and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN to connect into wireless network. For base configuration, Acer Aspire E1-571-6490 laptop will be preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system and sold with a price starting at $530 with 1 year warranty. So, what do you think about this model? Have you decided to buy this machine?

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