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Acer Aspire 5250 15.6 inch Laptop (AMD E300 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD-SM 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
  • Attractive Aspire appeal - these notebooks are attractive, ergonomic and durable, with slim profiles, cool aesthetic accents, and eye-catching designs
  • The latest communication tools - surf the Internet and stay in touch with your people with reliable, high-speed connectivity, and engage in video chats using the Aspire's quality webcam
  • Acer CineCrystal HD LED-backlit LCD
  • Numeric keypad

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Style Name: AMD E300, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD

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Style Name: AMD E300, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD
Technical Details
BrandAcer
Item Weight2.6 Kg
Product Dimensions42.6 x 31.2 x 9.6 cm
Batteries:1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
Item model numberLX.RJY02.114
Screen Size15.6 inches
Processor BrandAMD
Processor TypeE Series
Processor Speed1.3 GHz
Processor Count2
RAM Size4 GB
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Size500 GB
Hard Disk TechnologyHDD
Graphics Card DescriptionIntegrated
Graphics RAM TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Operating SystemWindows 7 Edition Home Premium
Average Battery Life (in hours)6 hours
Lithium Battery Weight300 Grams
  
Additional Information
ASINB007NHP3O6
Best Sellers Rank 209,788 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight3.4 Kg
Date First Available12 Mar. 2012
  
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Product Description

Style Name:AMD E300, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD

Product Description

See  how all the features of the Aspire 5250 fit together
See how all the features of the Aspire 5250 fit together. Click here to see more details.

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.

Multitasking Performance

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

The Acer Aspire comes with an attractive, textured finish
The Acer Aspire comes with an attractive, textured finish - for an additional tactile sensation and to help avoid fingerprint smudges. Click here to see more details.

Media Playback

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.

With Acer clear.fi, it's easy to stream and share music, video and more across different devices.
With Acer clear.fi, it's easy to stream and share music, video and more across different devices. Click here to see a larger image.
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.

Effective Communications

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.

The Aspire 5733 comes with a revolutionary multi-gesture touchpad
The Aspire 5250 comes with a revolutionary multi-gesture touchpad. Click here to see how it could put you firmly in control.

Essential Features

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.

Multi-gesture Touchpad

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.

Click here to see more details on the multi-gesture technology.

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.

Box Contains

Acer Aspire laptop
Battery<br<AC Adapter
Power Cord
User Manual


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Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD
For a full 15.6" laptop below £300 the spec is just fantastic!

The 6GB of RAM is more than ideal for browsing, playing mp3/cds, completing Office tasks and using Photoshop and a great addition at this price! The E450 processor is far superior to other AMD processors and outperforms Intel's Pentium Dual Core processors in benchmark testing, but more importantly it has so far coped with all the things I've asked it to do such as watching Flash/YouTube, surfing and letting the kids play online games. If you want to play some serious gaming then a better graphics card can be added as the Radeon won't cope with anything too heavy.

The pictures here don't really do it any favours as it's design is modern-looking if not spectacular, whilst the numberpad is a useful addition and something you wouldn't get on anything smaller. It feels robust and does what i want it to do, and at £299 this is the most pleasing aspect for me. We use this as an entertainment device with a bit of data processing and for this i have not seen anything better for the price. Certainly when i compare this to my old HP laptops it is far superior. If i have to find fault the keys make a slightly heavy clicking sound and the initial power saving setting needed some adjustment but apart from that, couldn't be happier! Speakers are ok and cope with video audio, but stick to using external speakers or headphones when playing music.

open the box and you get a recovery cd start guide, battery and power cord. It was really straight forward to setup and within 10 mins i was away.

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I was looking for the best laptop I could afford, but didn't have a huge budget. I compared several brands on different websites, and this one fit nicely into the 'spec for my money' bracket. I only use it for personal use, ie YouTube, Facebook, watching DVD's, checking e mails etc. I don't use it for gaming.
Particularly when watching dvd's, the screen resolution is excellent, though like any laptop the speakers are basic, so use of external speakers or headphones is recommended to get the best sound.
It's fast, it's a great price (it has come down in price from when I bought it), it's got a dual core processor, so when I do add Microsoft Office I know it will handle it with ease.
Perfect for home use, a great little machine!
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Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD
The Acer Aspire 5250 is a laptop I couldn't be anymore proud of! It really is a beautiful piece of technology at a price you will love! Has a lovely light grey lid, incredible graphics and a stylish keypad with a built in scrolling bar upon the mouse pad with pinch, scroll, flip, rotate technology! I would recommend this product to anybody who is serious about entertainment or to use as a college/university assistant or even just as a family laptop for every need. Purchase yours today!!
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Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD Verified Purchase
I was so happy with this laptop! I wanted a great value easy to use, professional looking laptop and certainly got what I wanted!

PROs:
Looks good
Number keypad
Amazing screen quality
SUPER FAST
Loads of memory
More than worth the money!

Cons:
Slightly heavy clicking sound with keys was noticable when I first started using it, but now it's only a minor issue and I hardly notice it any more!
Webcam quality only 0.3mp, still makes skype calls well!
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By Phd on 17 Sept. 2012
Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD Verified Purchase
Brought as a gift for a first time user of a laptop because the specs offered were excellent considering the low price (under £300.00).

Having now setup all the software they required with a wi-fi connection for the internet they are finding it very easy to use with a excellent screen image.

For myself the laptop will provide them with all their needs for quite sometime to come.

For these reasons I can throughly recommend this piece of kit.
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Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD Verified Purchase
I was mistaken to buy this computer and if I was a professional or at least knew how to check the computer's balance in 'brain activity' I wouldn't buy it. According to the high amoun of memory given, the processor power should be higher to work properly. Since the first day I had problems with how slow it is, how different type of programms doesn't open, or that I cannot view photos on facebook. It's frustrating as I already bought it.
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Style Name: AMD E450, 6GB RAM , 500GB HDD Verified Purchase
Six gig of RAM and all the trimmings, how can you go wrong at the price? This needed hardly any customisation, just stripped out the usual suspects in terms of software and put in better version, now zipping along at a good clip. Very happy.
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Style Name: AMD E300, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD Verified Purchase
If this had been my first laptop I would have thought it was okay but I replaced my Sony with this and wished I hadn't.
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!
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