The Aspire E1-571-6496 15.6" Notebook Computer from Acer measures just 1.31" thin and weighs just 5.51 pounds for a slim, lightweight enclosure. This Acer notebook sports a glossy red cover with silver palmrests for a minimalist yet stylish design. With up to 4.5 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary), you'll be able to stay mobile and productive at the same time.
The 15.6" CineCrystal widescreen display features LED backlight technology, which uses less power than CCFL lighting. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is the standard for HD content. This Acer notebook has a 1366 x 768 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics. The display also has a glossy finish for vibrant color.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i3-2348M processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with high definition audio support.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Acer Aspire E1
- Dual-Core Intel Core i3 Performance
- This Acer notebook houses an Intel Core i3-2348M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.3GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- 15.6" CineCrystal LED-Backlit Display
- The 15.6" CineCrystal widescreen LED-backlit display on this Acer notebook has a glossy finish, which allows for vibrant color. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio so you can play HD content without letterboxing. The 1366 x 768 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics
- With integrated Intel HD Graphics, you'll be able to view 720p HD content on this Acer notebook natively. You can also output video to a larger external display, such as a HDTV, via the HDMI port. The SuperMulti DVD burner allows you to watch DVDs or make your own
- Stay Connected
- For a fast wired Internet connection, you can use the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack. If you want to go mobile, you can use 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet wirelessly
- Video Chat
- Experience crystal clear video chat with the 1.3-megapixel HD webcam. Its high pixel density delivers high video quality at 24 frames per second
- The Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps, and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
- To the Cloud
- With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and more
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it, so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it