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Acer Aspire 5742Z Review

January 5th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Acer has come up with another model named Acer Aspire 5742Z with 15.6 inch screen in mesh black colour. The laptop is extremely attractive in appearance and attracts the customers attention in no time. The stylish mesh patterned finish protects it from all kinds of fingerprints and other smudges. Now let us focus on its features.

Acer Aspire 5742z Features

Acer Aspire 5742Z comes with 15.6 inch HD widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit display. This gives bright, vibrant images and sharpness. Reading is also made easy. The screen aspect ratio is 16:9.

Aspire 5742Z  is provided with Intel Pentium 6100 2.0 GHz Processor with 3MB of cache. The integrated HD Graphics provides wonderful images. Thus, enabling lovely viewing experience also supports reasonable amount of gaming. The 64 bits Windows 7 Home Premium is preinstalled in the laptop.

The memory available is 4GB DDR3 RAM and upgradable upto 8GB the hard drive capacity is 500 GB which is definitely considered as more than enough space.

The DVD Super Multi Double layered drive is also incorporated in the device. This gives you the option of portable movie viewing when you are traveling with it. The 2 in 1 card reader present in it helps you to share your files with other people. The memory space can however be extended with the use of compatible memory sticks.

The Wi-Fi  certified network helps you to connect to the wireless web in no time.

The Ethernet port is also provided for wired internet connection. There are 3 USB 2.0 ports and one VGA port. The HDMI port provided gives you the option to connect the laptop to the external large viewing media like projectors and high definition televisions. The keyboard is full sized with large keys which facilitate easy typing.

The smooth and sensitive touchpad enables you to select options, scroll up and down and browse through the web easily. The touchpad also has one key each for left and right clickwhich is very helpful. The Acer Crystal Eye webcam with 1.3 megapixels resolution along with the inbuilt microphone gives you wonderful opportunity to chat with your dear ones and have extensive fun.

This Acer Aspire 5742Z is slim, chic and lightweight. It is helpful in studies, work, business, socialising and entertainment. You need only few minutes to set up the laptop after opening the package. The few installed software are highly useful. The battery life of this product is also impressive. When fully charged you can use it for a day. Recharging it also requires less amount of time.

Its price tag is highly affordable as its market rate at Amazon is 379.99 pounds. The laptop weighs 998grams. The kit comprises of the notebook, the six celled lithium ion rechargeable battery, the AC adaptor and the instruction manual to facilitate its operation easily

Pros of Acer Aspire 5742Z

Enough storage

1.3 megapixel webcam

HDMI output

Affordable price

Cons of Acer Aspire 5742Z

No such cons

Bottom line

Acer Aspire 5742Z  is highly recommended as it has good functionality at an affordable price range. Even if you are another product user for a long time you can make this a choice. You will not regret your purchase.

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  1. Glen
    January 27th, 2011 at 16:19 | #1

    is its graphics card advanced enough to play games such as Fallout 3?