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Acer 5253 laptop review and consumer report

Acer 5253 laptop review and consumer report

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This time we are going to review low end device that is currently being on sale at eBay - the Acer 5253 laptop. It's look like a great deal considering the low price but is it worth the money.
First of all here are the basic specifications of the Acer 5253 laptop:

*AMD Fusion C-50 Dual-Core Processor
*1.00 GHz

*DDR3-1066 Frequency
*PC3-8500 Design

*640GB Capacity
*5400-RPM Spin Rate
*Serial-ATA Technology

*Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n
*RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN

*15.6" CineCrystal WXGA Display
*1366 x 768 Resolution

*Atheros 802.11n Wireless (WiFi)

*ATI Radeon HD 6310 Mobility Graphics Processor

Operating System:
*Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

Optical Storage:

*3 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0
*1 x VGA (D-SUB) Out
*1 x HDMI Out
*1 x RJ-45 Ethernet LAN
*1 x 3.5mm Audio Line-In / Out & Headphones
*1 x 3.5mm Microphone
*1 x DC-In
*1 x Webcam and Internal Microphone

Power / Battery:
*65 Watt AC Input
*120/230V AC 50/60Hz
*6-Cell Lithium Ion (4400mAh)

*Kensington Security Lock Slot
*Administrator Password
*System Password
*Hard Drive Password

*1-Year (12 Months) Manufacturer Warranty

Well, these do not look quite impressive but lets not for get about the price of this laptop. Here is what you will actually find in the box after you buy the Acer 5253 laptop:

And here's how Acer are describing their low end device:

The AMD Fusion C-50 Dual-Core Processor allows you to run all your applications at super-fast speeds while helping to preserve your battery life. Combine this with the 3GB of the best DDR3 memory on the market and you can experience a whole new level of power, brand new features and faster speeds than ever before.
A whopping 640GB of storage is perfect for storing all your favourite songs, movies, photos and applications. With enough space to hold tens of thousands of songs, hundreds of hours of video and more images than you can ever imagine, the Acer Aspire 5253 is perfect for every multimedia fan.
A 15.6" CineCrystal display is designed to deliver superb visuals in amazing clarity and colour. Powered by the integrated ATI Radeon HD 6310 graphics processor you can enjoy films and videos in high-definition up to 1080p without using your systems processing power.
The graphics processor also makes the laptop perfect for casual gaming, even on some of the latest games on the market can be used on this great machine.
In this day and age, everyone is connected using technology - and this laptop comes packed with all the latest and greatest communication tools needed to keep you in contact with your friends and family. The dedicated Wi-Fi Wireless-N connection enables lightning fast internet browsing, as well as social networking and instant messaging. Built in to the top of the screen, a high-definition webcam, keeping you in face-to-face contact with your favourite contacts.

My Consumer Report Conclusion
Well, considering the very attractive price and the capabilities of this laptop we would recommend it because of its great value for money ratio. Acer 5253 is not a cutting edge device but it would do all the basic stuff just fine and probably a bit more. For this price it would be a great present or a first timer laptop. And once more - it is a great deal, especially with the Thierry Mugler Designer Laptop Case.