Low-cost processor suitable for basic tasks such as internet, music, movies.
Processor not suitable for multitasking, and computation intensive tasks such as photo and video editing, etc.
Memory may not be sufficient for simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), engineering and simulation software, etc
Uses conventional harddrive. Higer power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
4 hrs battery life is less than average
Basic GPU allows playing less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at low detail settings and resolution
GPU is not suitable for demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2,) even at lowest settings
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
Weight of 5.3 lbs is typical for this screen size
Economy display with resolution of 1366 x 768; screen space sufficient for most purposes but less than ideal for graphics design, gaming, programming etc
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
Integrated webcam for video chatting
|Basic Specs||1.48 GHz E Series Dual Core E1-1500|
4 GB RAM
5.3 lbs; 15.6" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
320 GB hard drive
AMD Radeon HD 7310 Discrete-Class graphics
1366 x 768
5.3 lbs overall weight
9.72" x 14.80" x 1.41"
SuperMulti DVD burner
USB 2.0 Ports: 3
VGA Video Out Ports: 1
USB 2.0 Ports: 3
VGA Video Out Ports: 1
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