We already know there are many new 15.6 inch laptop from various brand that designed for budget conscious costumer. Much of them are comes with nice and compact design, along with new computing technology that promises decent performance for daily mobile computing tasks. Few days ago we get a good news if the Taiwanese based company, Acer expands their 15.6 inch laptop line up in Acer Aspire E series with Acer E1-570-6417 Aspire 15.6 inch laptop.
Yeah, like common Acer E series lineup, Acer E1-570-6417 is completely made from a high quality plastic for casing. The glossy Acer silver logo on the lid that combined with Steel Gray color for lid cover offers stylish and more solid appearance than other Acer laptop on its series. Designed as one of the best choice for a student, home and small business user that needs a reliable laptop for everywhere companion, this laptop is brings better portability and lighter profile than its competitor from other brand. Measures 10.1 x 15.0 x 0.48-1.0 inches and weighing around at 5.18 lbs, the Acer laptop’s is slightly thinner and lighter than the 5.3 lbs Toshiba Satellite C55-A5302 15.6 inch laptop that has dimension in 9.5 x 15 x 1.4 inch.
Like the previous model, Acer Aspire E1-570-6417 laptop also comes with the third generation of Intel Sandy Bridge platform as the heart. Powered by Intel Core i3-3217U ULV dual core processor with maximum clocked rates at 1.8GHZ and 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM on the inside, the Acer Aspire E1 laptop delivers more than enough power and promises seamless performance for day to day mobile computing tasks, even for multitask applications. Under the hood, there is also a 500GB of Serial ATA HDD drive that allows user to store all their files without need to buy an external drive.
Like common Acer Intel i3-3217U’s laptop, this model also shipped with a Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine. Yeah, this is not a game laptop but for casual modern games, the machine can handle it without any delays, along with light multimedia and home editing photo and video. There is also a 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen display that can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels.
For enhanced viewing experience, the Led-backlit display also comes with Acer’s CineCrystal technology. The company claims if potential buyer will enjoy and get crisp image and beautiful color when streaming movies from internet or watch their own 720p video content. Of course, user also can share or watch their multimedia content or play games in detailed resolution on bigger HDTV or external digital monitor, thanks to VGA and HDMI port that placed on the left side. You can also used the HD web camera on the top of bezel for self portraits or face to face Skype or Yahoo Messenger chats, thanks to internal digital microphone.
Acer E1-570-6417 15.6 inch laptop has a DVD±RW/CD-RW optical drive for install more applications or burn files into CDs or DVDs formats. Around the edges, the budget friendly laptop also comes with few essential port interface, such as audio combos jack for headphone and microphone, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, media card reader slot and RJ 45 port as Ethernet connector. Moreover, the Acer also comes with dual stereo speakers, comfortable keyboard, 4-cell Lithium battery and security lock slot, along with Gigabit Ethernet LAN, latest Bluetooth technology and WiFi LAN for wireless internet connection.
Preinstalled with the latest version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system, Acer E1-570-6417 Aspire laptop is ready for order now in major retailers with a price tag around at $464. So, what do you think about this machine? Yeah, this is not a game laptop and the business and security features also a bit disappointed. But if you are on a tight budget and did not too concern about business performance but want to a sleek laptop for daily companion, we believe the Acer’s still a great machine and brings a ton value for money.