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Acer Aspire 5250 15.6 inch Laptop (AMD Dual Core E450 1.65GHz, RAM 6GB, HDD 500GB, DVD-Super Multi DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)
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- Powerful PC performance - the Aspire series pack today's best processors and memory options so your system always runs efficiently
- Fantastic graphics and playback - high-resolution displays in a variety of sizes present intense imagery from first-rate graphics options, presenting movies, Internet video and pictures as they were meant to be seen
- The latest communication tools - surf the Internet and stay in touch with your people with reliable, high-speed connectivity via Ethernet or Wi-Fi, and engage in video chats using the Aspire's quality webcam
- Attractive Aspire appeal - the Aspire series are attractive, ergonomic and durable. Slim profiles, cool aesthetic accents and eye-catching colors abound, while easy-access controls ensure effortless handling
- Get things done quickly - with Windows 7 Home Premium, the latest generation Operating System
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Introducing the Acer Aspire 5250 - Great Daily Computing Laptop
The Acer Aspire Series offers a diverse range of laptops that give you the performance, graphics and communication tools to step up your digital entertainment, complete your daily computing tasks, and stay in touch with everyone you know, whether you're at home or away.
The Acer Aspire 5250 laptop has essential features to meet your everyday multitasking and communications needs at a favourable price. Featuring an AMD dual-core processor and integrated graphics, you'll be able to enjoy smooth HD media playback and richer entertainment at home or on the road. What's more, the Acer FineTip keyboard and multi-gesture touchpad provide simple usability for more relaxed computing. Click here to see a diagram showing the features of this notebook.
With the abundance of graphics-intensive multimedia and sharing applications available these days, smooth multitasking is more vital than ever before. Keeping this in mind, Aspire Series notebooks pack today's best processors and memory options so your system always runs efficiently.
AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit
The Acer Aspire 5250 comes equipped with the power of a dual-core AMD processor with integrated graphics, designed to give you great multitasking performance so you can work faster and have more fun, with less waiting. The innovative next-generation processor design delivers powerful computing and graphics capabilities for HD and data-intensive workloads, whilst the integrated graphics supports FHD media playback and DirectX 11, for a more realistic visual experience when watching movies or playing games.
Memory and Storage
The Acer Aspire 5250 also includes fast DDR3 memory, which offers faster response times and twice the data transfer speed of DDR2, ensuring faster, more efficient multitasking. Add that to a large-capacity hard drive that provides generous storage for work and multimedia files, and you've got a notebook that can handle almost any task you care to throw at it. Even with all this power, the Acer Aspire 5250 runs efficiently - as an ENERGY STAR-qualified product, it features increased energy efficiency for bigger savings and better environmental protection
Movies, Internet video, pictures and more shine brilliantly on Aspire Series notebooks.
Acer CineCrystal HD LED-backlit LCD
The Acer Aspire 5250 notebook comes with a high-definition 15.6" Acer CineCrystal HD LCD display that presents crystal-clear imagery and text, while LED-backlit technology enables the display to consume less power. A widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio increases the viewing area while a high resolution displays breathtaking visuals in high definition for productive on-the-go multitasking.
8X DVD-Super Multi Double-layer Drive
The built-in high-speed DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive supports multimedia playback, allowing you to access and enjoy your movie, music, and games library at home and on the go. You'll also be able to burn files and media to compatible discs, allowing you to back up your files without worry quickly and easily.
Keyboard Multimedia Controls
Even controlling your media is simple on the Aspire 5250, thanks to keyboard multimedia controls - stop, play and skip ahead all at the touch of a button. Combine that with two built-in stereo speakers supporting MS-Sound, and you've got a laptop that makes it easy to enjoy your multimedia.
Acer clear.fi Cross-platform Multimedia Sharing
Ever wish it were easy to share your music, photos and movies between multiple devices, or even to share them with your friends on Facebook, Flickr and YouTube? Setting up a home server can be tricky, and who wants the hassle and expense of endlessly copying files to and from CDs, DVDs, and USB drives? With Acer clear.fi you can set your files free with the minimum of fuss.
Easy to set up, clear.fi takes the complication out of sharing. It will automatically detect new devices that have been connected, from PCs to Smartphones, running Windows, Linux, or Android. From there it's easy to search devices for music, photos and videos within the home network, easy to share between devices. Thanks to clear.fi you can stream and appreciate the multimedia stored on Acer Aspire 5250 on any of the devices connected to your home network and clear.fi enabled.
Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Surf the Internet and stay in touch with your people with reliable, high-speed connectivity via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. A Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ wireless-N network connection enables long-range, fast, reliable wireless Internet. Acer SignalUp™ with Nplify™ wireless technology increases transfer speeds and reduces dead spots and dropped connections.
Fast, Stable Ethernet
You can also connect using the built-in Ethernet port for fast, stable wired connectivity, supporting data transfer rates of 100 Mb per second. Perfect for connecting at home or in the office, Ethernet connection gives you the security of a stable connection, ideal for important video calls or file downloads.
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
A fast wireless connection is perfect for video chats, and the 0.3MP Acer Crystal Eye webcam and microphone optimise photo capture and sound for good video communication.
2-in-1 Card Reader
This card reader allows for the convenient transfer of files and media to and from Secure Digital™ (SD) cards and MultiMediaCards™ (MMC). This allows you to easily store and transfer files between devices, including photos and videos from your digital cameras.
Textured Finish and Full Size Keyboard
The Aspire Series notebooks are attractive, ergonomic and durable. Slim profiles, cool aesthetic accents, and eye-catching colours abound, while easy-access controls and the innovative Acer FineTip full-size keyboard ensure effortless handling. A separate numeric keypad helps to boost productivity, while the special textured finish offers visual richness while precluding fingerprint smudges, for a cleaner palm-rest and an extra-tactile experience.
Thanks to Acer's multi-gesture touchpad technology you'll quickly be controlling your notebook without the aid of keyboard shortcuts:
- Scroll - Navigate web pages, files, music playlists and photos using a two-finger vertical scroll motion.
- Pinch - Pinch to zoom in and out of application windows.
- Flip - Browse photos, websites, documents and photo albums with a back-and-forth, two-finger horizontal slide motion.
- Rotate - Rotate images 90 degrees in either direction with a two-finger pivot motion.
Helpful Software - Internet Security, Backup, and More
The usability doesn't stop there. The Acer Aspire 5250 also comes with intuitive and helpful software to help you get the most from your machine, including a trial version of McAfee Internet Security Suite Trial. The included Acer Backup Manager places an advanced yet simple-to-use backup utility at your fingertips. Whether you want one-press backups or scheduled backups, you're in control, allowing you to safeguard your files for the future the way you want to.
This notebook also includes all the benefits of Windows 7, helping you to simplify everyday tasks, make complicated tasks (such as setting up a new network) easier, and enjoy the many features of Window Media Center. A faster, safer and more reliable operating system for your digital life.
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Simplifies everyday tasks, works the way you want, and makes new things possible.
- Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek, and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
- Creating a home network has never been easier. You can even share files and printers with all the PCs with Windows 7 on the network.
- Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
- Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
- Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want.
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I have an ipad which I use constantly but still find a laptop is needed occasionally. I thought a cheap laptop would be okay as I wouldn't be using it very often but wish I hadn't. I seem to have various problems every time I use it. It is slow and "sticky" and keeps losing wireless capability. I am pleased it was cheap!
the only thing is that a HDMI port would be perfect but for the price of this laptop I couldn't be more happier.
As others have noted the touchpad mouse is not very good. The cursor can often fly off in a direction you don't want it to and responses can be over sensitive. Maybe best to use a plug in mouse and work from a desk, which kind of defeats the objective of a laptop.