Like other Acer laptops, the Extensa boasts top of the range specifications and features. The full-size laptop has a powerful Intel Celeron processor, big DDR4 RAM and also strong built-in internet connectors, among other quality features. In this Acer Extensa 15.6-Inch laptop review, see the device’s specs, features and price.
In Brief, Acer Extensa Specs
- Screen – 15.6 Inches
- RAM – 4GB
- Storage – 500GB
- Connectivity – USB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- Processor – 1.6GHz Dual Core
- OS – Boot-up Linux
- Battery – 3-Cell 3500mAh Li-Ion
- Price – KSh. 32,000
Acer Extensa Screen, Display and Size
The Extensa comes with a standard screen size for a full-size laptop which is 15.6 inches. The display is HD and has a 1366×768 resolution. The computing machine therefore delivers top-notch screen clarity.
CPU Specs and Software
With a 4-GB DDR4 RAM, the laptop performs smoothly even when working with heavy software. The RAM can also be upgraded to 16GB, and the storage which measures 500GB, can be expanded to a higher value with the help of a memory device.
The CPU is a 1.6GHz Intel Celeron Dual-core N3060 one, and it does the job quickly and efficiently. Whether you are watching videos or working with engineering software, you can enjoy the best performance from this processor.
As for the graphics, the device comes with the Intel HD Graphics 400. This graphics card allows you to work smoothly with graphics-rich software and also play and stream HD content.
When it comes to the OS, the laptop features the Boot-up Linux, but it can work with other OS like Windows and Ubuntu. There is also some pre-installed Acer software.
Connectivity and Multimedia
First, the Acer laptop has a Gigabit LAN and 802.11 b /g /n wireless LAN which allow you to enjoy a strong, consistent internet connection.
Second, there are ports such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, RJ-45 and also HDMI which allow you to connect a number of secondary devices. There is also an SD card and DVD-Writer functionality.
On the side of multimedia, the device carries 640×480 webcam, 0.3MP front camera and also two speakers that deliver rich and clear audio.
Design, Material and Color
As far as design is concerned, the laptop is sleek and has a comfortable and stylish chiclet keyboard with round-cornered keys like in ASUS X541NA GQ171. There is also a precision touchpad with the Palm Rejection technology.
Moreover, the main material is plastic (PVC) while the popular color is black.
The battery features 3 Li-Ion cells and has a capacity of 3500mAh. It has a 45W power rating and offers a long working time. For another laptop with a similar battery, see Lenovo Refurbished Ideapad S10.
Acer Extensa Price in Kenya
So what is the price of Acer Extensa in Kenya? Well, the price is between KSh. 31,000 and KSh. 34,000 ($310 and $340). For other laptops with near-similar price, see Dell Inspiron 3552 and Lenovo Ideapad 110-15IBR.
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