Acer, the Taiwanese Computer manufacture has officially announced new premium office and multimedia laptop in Aspire M5 Series line up, dubbed as Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 laptop. Like other latest Acer Aspire’s model, the Aspire M5-583P-6428 laptop also comes with latest 4th generation of Intel Haswell platform, full range of connectivity features, premium high quality portable design and a gorgeous 15.6 inch display with multi touch capabilities, provides impressive mobile computing experience wherever you are.
Yeah, Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 is an ultra slim and light 15.6 inch laptop that make it perfect for companion at home, office or wherever you go, but this is not an ultrabook. Measures 10.1 x 15 x 0.9 inches and weighing only at 5.3 lbs, the M5’s laptop is slightly thicker and heavier than HP ENVY Sleekbook m6-k010dx 15.6 inch ultrabook that has dimension in 10.1 x 15 x 0.8 inches and weighing only at 4.7 lbs. Like other premium laptop, the high quality metal for construction with a silver aluminum finish and clean modern lines offer stylish appearance and comfortable in your hand. It also can fit perfectly in your bag and fells light to carry around with you.
As the newest Acer Aspire M5 line up, the M5-583P-6428 laptop offers ultimate performance and latest technology. The Intel Core i5-4200U “Intel Haswell” dual core processor that released in Q2/2013 and has a base clock rates at 1.6GHz, features a 3MB L3 cache and backed by Hyperthreading with Intel Turbo Boost technology (up to 2.6GHZ) provides more than enough power for hard work and multimedia tasks.
Inside, the 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM that can expanded up to 12GB DDR3 RAM and the 64-bt version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system provides stable platform and fast multitasking performance, along with smooth and seamless light multimedia tasks, such as light editing video, run CAD software and streaming movies from internet. Like other 15.6 inch laptop on its range, Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 also built in with a 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive with read/write speed of 5400 rpm, so you can store more video, movies and music files without need an external disk drive.
Similar to other Core i5-4200U’s laptop, this machine also integrated with Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics accelerator and supports DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2 and OpenGL 4.0. The 15.6 inch High Definition multi touch widescreen display with edge-to-edge glass design also comes with LED-backlit and CineCrystal technology, offers brighter, clearer and more contrast for play 720p video content or games. It also support 10-point multi-touch capabilities and can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixel.
Built into bezel, there is a High Definition web camera that integrated with dual array digital microphone and powered with Acer Purified Voice technology for crisp and clear audio chats and clearer video conference. On the front side, you will find built in 8-watt stereo speakers (4 x 2-watt speakers), offering crisp, bright and loud sound directly from the machine, thanks to Dolby Home Theater v4 technology. Sadly, it lacks optical drive for load and burn CDs or DVds cassette.
Unlike common laptop that placed ports on the left and right side, the M5-583P-6428 brings all port (VGA port, HDMI port, audio jack, RJ 45 port, Kensington lock slot and single USB 3.0 port) on the back side, except Kensington multimedia card reader slot and two USB port on the side. Of course, there is also a wide range of preinstalled applications, such as CyberLink MediaEspresso, Nero BackItUp 12 Essentials, Acer Instant Connect, Adobe Reader, Windows Essential, Microsoft Office 365 (30 days trial) and more.
Other specifications are 4-cell Lithium Polymer 3560 mAh battery with PowerSmart technology (up to 6 hours of battery usage), Media keys, Full sized FineTouch keyboard with backlit technology for low light room, Acer ZoomPerfect touchpad, Bluetooth 4.0 + HS interface, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN and Intel Centrino Advanced-N 7260 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN for internet connection.
So, what do you think? If you are on the market for premium 15.6 inch Touch laptop for productivity and multimedia tasks at a very affordable price, Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 touch laptop expected will be available in next few days in US market with a price starting around at $699.99 with 12 months warranty. Looking for cheaper laptop which has a lighter design? If the price is your big concern, we recommend you to take a look at Asus X502CA-BI30704A 4.4 lbs laptop that powered by Intel Ivy Bridge ULV processor and priced only at $379.99.