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Acer Aspire AS5551-4200 Review

December 21st, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Acer Aspire AS5551-4200 is the elegant laptop that is added with power and high end efficiency. The various attributes under one frame commands the price of $498. Its stunning looks are enhanced with 15.6 inch wide CineCrystal screen. The compact model with the overall dimensions of 15 in X 1.3 in X 10 in with the weight of 5.7 lbs makes the task of carrying it around very easy. The distinctly placed and the raised keys on the keyboard make the input very convenient.

The latest technology of Acer Aspire AS5551–4200 is supported by AMD platform accompanied with Turion X2 Dual core P250 2.3 GHz processor. The graphic system of this model is based on ATI mobility Radeon HD 4250 which has the graphics shared memory capacity of 513 MB. Acer’s AS5551-4200 model is featured with AMD dual core processors handling the drive capacity of 320 GB SATA. The initial RAM power is 4 GB DDR3 memory which can be easily upgraded upto 8 GB. This memory space can offer uninterrupted downloading of more than 213,000 pictures, 91,000 songs, high definition movies and many more.  With this device in hand you can enjoy your life full of entertainment. The laptop comes preloaded with Windows 7 Operating system with 64 bit. The HD movies can be of more entertainment with the good resolution of 1366 X 768 and the aspect ratio of 16:9.

The most appealing attribute of the Aser Aspire AS5551–4200 is its Blu-ray Disc Drive which is featured with double layer DVD burner. This feature offers the liberty to view high definition Blu-Ray Disc movies on your laptop as well as enables you to read and write multiple CDs and DVDs in various formats.  It also facilitated the wireless network connection with the use of 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet as well as standard inbuilt 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity for a wired Ethernet broadband router or for wireless hotspot connection.

The best buying attributes of the Acer Aspire AS5551–4200 are comprised of one socket for multiple digital media card reader, 3 USB 2.0 ports and one HDMI output port that facilitates the viewing of HD movies on a bigger screen of your television, one VGA port as well as the sockets for headphone, speakers, line-out jack, one microphone jack and the RJ-45 Ethernet port. The video communication is supported by 1.3 megapixel Webcam which is built at the top of the LED screen.  The Acer AS5551-4200 possesses 6 cell lithium ion battery which provides the backup for upto 3 hours and 20 minutes.  Acer presents its AS5551-4200 with the international warranty as well as support of 1 year. It also offers the McAfee Internet Security software.

Though the design offers better for money, few cons are associated which should not remain unfocused. Though the provider mentions the battery life of Acer Aspire AS5551–4200  to be 3 hours and 20 minutes but it actually offers the battery life of 2 hours with good performance as well as the glossy exterior easy attracts the finger prints and is more prone to scratches.

While we understand the advantages and disadvantage are the two sides of a coin, we can still enjoy the brilliant multimedia experience with better performance and enough power to sustain the daily tasks.

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