All in all, viewing angles were decent and we doubt that anyone will feel restricted in their movement in front of the screen. Other Thoughts: It's possible mine is slightly defective, but I can't recommend this product based on my experience with it. Brushed black aluminum on the top gives this laptop a shiny look and required durability. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. Computer runs hot under gaming load but it does a decent job at keeping cool enough to not throttle itself. In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.
The trackpad is also very wide giving you precision control. Both options offer you a good amount of speed and data transfer up to 1. Color accuracy was pretty poor. All required ports are available on the left and right sides of the laptop. Hardware and Performance This laptop is mentioned as powerhouse hence receives a lot of upgraded hardware under the hood.
The elegant and durable design, 15. Prices listed are manufacturer suggested retail prices and may vary by retail location. Conquer any multitasking, watch movies, play games or perform any day-to-day tasks on this Acer machine without any issues or fuss. Designed for Portability At just 1. We have refrained from taking the notebook apart due to the fact that it was a shop unit.
» 40 % of all devices are better. Powerful performance, cutting-edge display, elegant look and top-notch hardware are major attractions of the new Acer Aspire series. Yet, despite more space than necessary the number pad is once again smaller than on standard keyboards, which is going to be rather uncomfortable for users with large hands. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. A final check after more than an hour returned a stable clock speed of 2.
There is good uniformity and contrast ratio even on lean back flat to 180 degrees. The thick and pressure-resistant lid is very rigid as well, and barely reacts to torsional forces. The left photo was taken with the screen pointing directly at the sky and although overall usability was somewhat reduced, the screen was still readable. ± The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 29. For the time I used it I installed several steam games to test out its power and it seemed very capable.
Having said that, this was only an issue on all-black display contents; as soon as bright areas were included on-screen, the screen bleeding became unnoticeable. This is not the experience we want our customers to have and we want to work with you to see how we can help improve this experience. Work more effectively with the Precision Touchpad. Given the largely stationary nature of the beast, the engineers at Acer have failed to get their priorities straight. The violet tint that plagued the display out of the box was all but eliminated through calibration. Most keys are decently quiet, only the larger keys such as the space bar or the return key clatter noticeably.
This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. That is to be expected though, seeing as it is a thin laptop. Please enter a valid email address. You can experience rich detailing, superb visual entertainment, and immersive graphics deliver through this advanced graphics card. Installing and launching applications took much longer than we were used to, and the system felt rather sluggish in general. Open the lid, you can notice picture perfect 15.
Whether you are looking for a normal essential laptop, mid-tier daily task laptop, or Acer Aspire series consists of all. Cons: Fans run constantly, with a noticeable rumble suggesting bad bearings. The entire Aspire line-up 3, 5, and 7 is brand-new, so there is no predecessor to compare it to. Pros: Good specs for the price. The fact that speakers are an integral part of a multimedia notebook is often overlooked or willfully ignored by manufactures, and unfortunately this is also true in this case. I will have to see how much shipping will be and if too much will just write it off and switch back to getting Dell. The two buttons on the other hand, were decent and worked very well with their rather tight, but nicely balanced resistance and their very clear acoustic and tactile feedback.