A review of eMachines eMD620-5777
If you’ve been shopping for an inexpensive laptop and all the notebooks that have been on the market as of late seem too small or less featured then your wait has finally ended. eMachines has been back to the notebook market in the US with all new eMachines Acer eMD620-5777. The eMachines brand has long capitalized on the concept of offering consumers essential inexpensive computers at exceptionally affordable prices. This newly launched notebook continues that trend with a starting price of only $429.99.
Looking at the specifications provided packed with an AMD Athlon 2650e processor (1.6GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB) and 1GB of DDR2 memory, eMachines eMD620-5777 offers a modest level of incredible performance for the value for money. Featured with 14.1 inch widescreen display and has resolution 1280*800 resolution is perfect for watching DVD movies and viewing multiple applications at once, yet the chassis is still compact enough to comfortable carry in a backpack or book bag. Packed with Wi-Fi wireless technology and super multi-format dual-layer DVD-R/RW drive with preinstalled Corel Win DVD and NTI CD/DVD Maker software included and a 160GB hard drive enough for your workspace.
“The new eMachines is a great way for customers to get everything they need in a notebook at a really exceptional price – something that’s welcome in today’s challenging financial climate,” said Ray Sawall, senior product manager for Acer. The new notebook combines the most recent and useful features with trusted technology, making it perfect for challenging work, multimedia school projects, home productivity, research and staying in touch.
Listening to your favorite music and other audio is enjoyable with the notebooks two built-in high-definition stereo speakers, headphone/speaker jack and microphone jack. Provided with only two USB 2.0 ports, it is easy to connect popular peripherals and digital media devices, such as MP3 players, cameras and camcorders.
It comes with Windows Vista Home Basic for fast handling of applications and it graphics cool look will give you a wonderful experience to work. The notebook also has preinstalled with an eMachines Game Zone – a sampling of popular online games, Adobe Reader for reading PDFs, and Microsoft Works 8.5 with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial for productivity. Security being on the mind, the notebook also comes with a 60-day trial of Norton 360 Version 2.0. which will keep you play safe and enjoy the experience without any ease.
eMachines eMD620-5777 will be sold by Best Buy and all retail outlets beginning Nov. 1, 2008 at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $429.99.For accounting the damages or malfunctioning a standard one-year limited warranty has been provided.For more information on eMachines products, customers can visit www.emachines.com.
With the recession around, it is much easy to go for this cheap priced laptops with all the packed features for your entertainment and work. It would indeed be very popular among consumers who are still struggling with a troubled economy.
Specifications : General Color :Black
Operating System : Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic with Service Pack
Processor : AMD Athlon 2650e
Chipset : AMD RS690MC
Screen Size : 14.1″ WXGA high-brightness TFT LCD (1280×800)
Resolution : 1280×800
Display Type : ATI Radeon® X1200 Graphics With up to 1919MB of HyperMemory™ supporting Shader Model 2.0, Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0
Memory Size : 1024MB 800MHz DDR2 (1 × 1024MB) Expandable to 2GB 2 DDR2 slots total, 1 DDR2 slot available
Memory Speed :PC2-5300 (DDR2-667)
LAN Port :RJ-45 10/100
Audio Port :Yes
Optical Drive : 8X DVD SuperMulti double-layer drive
Write max: 24X CD-R, 16X CD-RW, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 4X DVD-R DL (double-layer), 4X DVD+R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 5X DVD- RAM
Read max: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 6X DVD-ROM DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD+R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-RW, 6X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM Storage
Storage Capacity : 160GB SATA II (5400rpm, 8MB cache)
Card Reader :Yes
Number of USB Port :2
PC Card Slot :PCI Express Card
Video Port :VGA x 1/HDMI x 1
Battery Run Time :Up to 4.5 hour(s)
Weight : 5.29 lbs (system unit only)
Dimension : 13.0″ W x 9.8″ D x 1.2/1.6″ H
Battery Capacity : 6-Cell Lithium-Ion (2.2AHr)
Accessories :Carry bag
Warranty : 1-year parts and labor limited warranty.
Price : $429.99