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[Review] Acer Aspire E E5-575-52JF Great Performance on a Budget

The best thing about the constant advancements in technology is that the most advanced features in electronic products become cheaper and cheaper with every new iteration. That’s why the mid-tier laptops are more interesting than ever.

In this case we have the review of the Acer Aspire E E5-575-52JF, one of such laptops that promises great performance coupled with a great price. Join us below to make sure if that’s the case, and if this is the machine you’re looking for.

Pros: speedy Core i5 processor, three USB 3.0 ports, DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 16GB), low price.
Cons: Hard drive instead of SSD unit, no backlit keyboard



Black design and HD display


The Aspire E E5-575-52JF has a plastic black body that we can’t help but like; it’s a classic color for gadgets that, although broadly used, always seems to work. All of this comes in a 15.6 inch size, perfect for desktop use that fortunately allows the inclusion of a full 10-key numerical pad.

The screen itself is a 1366x768 LED backlight panel, which is not Full HD, but it’s a standard resolution for the price and it still qualifies as high resolution. Watching movies, for example, will be enjoyable.

The high, mid-range performance with Intel i5


Without a doubt, the best feature we can find in this review of the Acer Aspire E E5-575-52JF is the processor. We’re talking about an Intel Core i5-6200U, a high mid-range low-voltage chip from the company’s latest Skylake generation.

With two cores clocked at 2.3 GHz (2.7 GHz Turbo Boost), you’ll be able to handle not only common activities like office work, web browsing and multimedia playback, but also more demanding applications for things like editing and content creation, etc.

Multitasking will serve as intended. Acer includes 4 GB of DDR4 RAM (2133 MHz) that, while it certainly doesn’t shine on raw numbers, it’s still from a newer, faster memory standard that delivers a much speedier and more efficient overall performance. That said, if 4GB still strikes you as too little you can always expand it (up to 16 GB!) if that’s what you want.

Integrated gaming is, fortunately, an option


The absence of a dedicated graphics card shouldn’t be a disappointment at this price, but what is expected. Even though Nvidia is certainly missed most of the time when working on hardcore graphical apps such as games, integrated graphics have come a long way as of late.

The Intel Graphics 520 included here won’t play modern blockbusters on high settings, but some games should run smoothly on low settings.

Even better, less demanding games like Minecraft and 2D classics and indies like TowerFall or Undertale will fly, so the premise is that while gaming is not intended for this machine, it’s at least possible and perfectly viable in other cases.

Battery life


Acer includes a 4-cell 2520 mAh battery with the Aspire E E5-575-52JF that, thanks to its low power consumption components, should get you pretty decent results —probably beyond 4 hours with an average usage. Obviously stuff like video streaming will drain the battery at a much faster pace but other stuff like editing documents and web browsing should deliver a solid battery life.

Three USB 3.0 ports and huge storage make a difference


The connectivity of the Acer Aspire E E5-575-52JF is within your 15.6 standard fare. The best thing is that it comes with three USB 3.0 ports instead of the 2-1 (two 3.0, one 2.0) distribution most companies use. There’s also a VGA port for video, an optical drive and the ever-useful HDMI port for external, high resolution displays.

The final piece of the puzzle is the hard drive on this laptop. We’re talking about a 1TB mechanical unit with a 5400 RPM speed. The reading speeds aren’t the fastest around, but the the 1TB themselves you can’t beat, so this is definitely a monster in terms of raw storage space.

A taste of mid-range


At the end of the review of the Acer Aspire E E5-575-52JF we find ourselves with a capable machine and a great price. The star, without a doubt, is the latest generation Intel Core i5 included, a more powerful processor that will meet all of today’s standards and then some.

Consumers on a budget who want to buy an affordable laptop that's a solid performer should look at this machine without a second thought. Performance won’t be a problem, and it can also become a powerful multimedia center thanks to its optical drive and HDMI port.

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