Acer Aspire M5-583P-6423 touch screen laptop offers a host of features – backlit keyboard, stylish appearance, decent performance and enough connectivity options. Driven by 4th generation Intel core i5-4200U processor, Aspire M5-583P-6423 will suit best to those who are looking for a combination of features in a laptop. Acer has made many desirable features available in this model such as light weight, lots of integrated features, enough performance, a stylish design and decent battery life. Like many Ultrathin laptops and notebooks, this machine doesn’t offer a DVD drive primarily to make it light weight. Model M5-583P-6423 supports light media editing, file conversion, office tasks along with home computing. The 15.6” display offers native resolution of 1366 by 768 pixel resolution. The screen resolution and placement of ports may disappoint some users as most the ports sit on the rear edge of the laptop. Still, the price (current price $600) and features ratio of this laptop is pretty good. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Acer M5-583P-6423
Acer Aspire M5-583P-6423 specification and performance
The laptop gets its processing power from 4th generation Intel core i5-4200U processor and each core operates with 1.6GHz. The clock speed can rise up to 2.6GHz. It is hyperthreading enabled, which means 2 cores can handle 4 threads at a time. Acer M5-583P-6423 offers Intel HD 4400 graphics. In combination with 6GB RAM, it promises plenty of performance. You can play most of the latest PC games as well, but in low details and settings. User must know that core i5-4200U is an ULV processor and operates with low clock speed in comparison with core i5-4200M which is a main stream processor and operates with much higher frequency. Thus you can’t expect gaming performance similar to i5-4200M processor. However, for regular computing it is fast enough.
Acer Aspire M5-583P-6423 comes with 6GB DDR3 SDRAM and 500GB hard drive which spins with 5400rpm speed. SSD or HD+SSD setup is not available in this machine. The 500GB hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8 operating system.
As told earlier, 15.6” LED backlit high definition multi-touch touchscreen supports maximum 1366 By 768 pixels which support upto 720p video playback but not 1080p. To watch full high definition video contents, you need to connect the laptop to a compatible TV or monitor via HDMI port.
As for connectivity, there are two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, an SD card slot, a HDMI port, and a Gigabit Ethernet port. There is a 720p high definition webcam integrated with this laptop. It offers Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth network connectivity. The 4 cell lithium-polymer battery last up to 6 hrs and 30 mins., once fully charged.
Pros of Acer M5-583P-6423
Well-built and comfortable to use
Long battery life
Cons of M5-583P-6423
Low resolution screen