Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637 is a stylish touch screen laptop powered by Intel core i5-4200u processor which is part of Intel’s 4th generation ULV processor. Weighing around 5.29 pounds, this 15.6” laptop can’t be termed a highly portable device but it offers long battery life. Encased in brushed aluminum chassis it sports a backlit keyboard. Installed with 6GB base memory, Acer M5-583P-6637 offers complete performance for day to day tasks. If you are a casual gamer or want to edit personal photos, you will be happy with this laptop. Watching video won’t be an issue with this machine. It comes with ULV processor (ultra-low voltage) and doesn’t have dedicated graphics, thus this laptop is not suitable for handling CPU or GPU intensive task like large high definition video editing, 3D designing etc. Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637 offers 500GB hard drive. The main drawback of this laptop is that it doesn’t feature full HD display. But that won’t be a deal-breaker if you consider its price. Currently the laptop is available at $579 (on sale). Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the machine:
Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637 specification and performance
Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637 is powered by Intel core i5-4200U dual core processor which operates with 1.6 GHz clock speed and the frequency can rise up to 2.6 GHz, if system demands. Each core can handle 2 threads simultaneously. Intel core i5-4200u comes with Intel HD 4400 which is an integrated graphics and shares system memory. Games like Guild war 2, Counter Strike GO, Bioshock Infinite, Gird 2, Tomb Raider etc. are playable in low settings and details. Less GPU intensive games like World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Fifa etc. can be played in high details as well. The laptop is useful for business users as well. It can run office application and presentation software. User can watch HD movies as well but, as told earlier, the laptop screen doesn’t support full HD, thus user will get up to 720p playback only.
Acer M5-583P-6637 offers 6GB DDR3L SDRAM and it supports maximum of 12GB memory. The laptop is installed with 500GB hard drive which comes preloaded with Windows 8 and other software like Nero BackItUp 12 Essentials and Microsoft Office 365 (1 month trial).
The 15.6” LED backlit HD touch screen display offers 1366 X 768 pixel resolution which supports 720p playback.
When it comes to ports and connectivity, it comes with standard number of ports -2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, VGA and Ethernet port. The laptop lacks an optical drive, which is not surprising, as we know manufactures usually remove the optical drive in order to reduce weight of the laptop. Acer M5-583P-6637 supports both wired (Gigabit Ethernet) and wireless network connectivity (802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth).
According to the manufacturer, 4 cell lithium polymer battery pack offers up to 6.5 hrs of battery life, on single charge
Pros of Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637
Inexpensive touch screen laptop with premium features and 4th generation core i5 processor
6 GB memory
Long battery life
Cons of Acer M5-583P-6637
Considering the current price there are no cons