Acer Aspire E5-574-58JM is one of the most affordable middle-class Intel Skylake powered laptop with an attractive and glamorous design, long battery life, plenty of storage and great power for a little price. Equipped with the Intel Core i5-6200U “Skylake” processor and combined with the Microsoft Windows 10 Home as the system, the latest Acer Aspire E5-574 brings more mobile computing performance than another laptop on this price suggest. Not only for office workers, but the Aspire E5-574-58JM 15.6 inch laptop also aimed at private users as well as a for a college student users.
Acer Aspire E5-574 Laptop Computing Performance and Features
Similar to the Toshiba Satellite P55T-C5114 mainstream laptop, this machine also equipped with the Intel Core i5-6200U dual-core processor as the heart. Yeah, this is not the best Intel Skylake processor that has been launched, but with the combination of 6GB DDR3L SDRAM, Acer Aspire E5-574-58JM 15.6 inch laptop still delivers more power than its competitors. Clocked at 2.3 to 2.8 GHz, the notebook’s processor allows the user to handle two or more moderate to mainstream productivity tasks with relative ease. The Intel HD Graphics 520 as graphics engine offers the same performance to the GeForce 820M dedicated graphics, so you can render modern video applications and modern games smoothly in low graphics settings.
The Aspire E5-574-58JM is a 15.6-inch fashionable affordable laptop, even though its comes with a plastic material. Comes with finished metal design in Charcoal Gray color, this powerful budget laptop feels quite sturdy and looks more robust than they are. The full-size keyboard has a well-spaced keypad for typing large document, as well as a full numeric keypad for working with calculating tasks. Measures 10.08 x 15.02 x 0.98 inch, the 5.29 lbs laptop slightly heavier than its competitors, but its still acceptable for a travel companion.
As a daily laptop, the Acer Aspire E5-574 LED-backlit LCD laptop’s panel is not designed for playing 1080p HD content, but still displayed relatively vibrant color for watching 720p content. The 15.6 inch High Definition Active Matrix widescreen display produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 native pixels. Unfortunately, the internal E5 laptop’s speakers lack bass, but still produce loud enough sound for listening music in a small room.
The front facing High Definition web camera placed on the top of laptop’s panel supported a 1280 x 720 pixels video recording and integrated with digital microphone for video conversation. On the right side of Acer Aspire E5-574-58JM 15.6 inch laptop, you will find an 8x DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive so that you can play, backup and load more movies, video and new applications from CDs and DVDs cassettes. Inside, the 1TB Serial ATA disk drive with the speed of 5,400 RPM provides more than enough space to store all your media files, along with install more usefully applications.
Like the Toshiba Satellite, the newest Acer Aspire E5 15.6 inch laptop also have a significant internal storage. The 4-cell Lithium Ion 2520 mAh battery lasted more than 5 hours and 30 minutes for browse the web, which is longer than average notebook on its range. The rest of Acer E5-574-58JM installed hardware are VGA port, audio combo jack, 2x USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI port, Bluetooth 4.0, media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet LAN and the new generation of WiFi 802.11ac for faster wireless connectivity.
Of course, as the latest model, the Aspire E5-574-58JM laptop also equipped with a wide of usefully preinstalled software, such as Acer Care Center, Mcfee® Internet Security Suite Trial, Microsoft® Office Trial, Amazon Kindle; Hulu Plus, Skype for video chats and more. Yeah, this is not a high-end machine, but for budget-conscious shoppers who need a reliable machine for hard work and play, the Acer Aspire E5-574-58JM notebook is still a great machine and brings better value for only $329. If you are on the market for a 15.6-inch touchscreen laptop, you should take a look at the HP 15-r137ds TouchSmart laptop with Intel Pentium N3540 quad core processor.