Acer Aspire 5742 15.6 inch Notebook (Intel Core i3-380M Processor, 4 GB RAM , 320 GB HDD, DVD-Super Multi DL drive, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit) – Black
The Acer Aspire Series offers a diverse range of notebooks 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 5742 notebook meets your daily computing needs with one of the latest Intel Core i3 processors and integrated graphics. Providing smooth HD media playback, this notebook offers richer entertainment at home or on the road, while boundary-free wireless communication keeps you in touch with family and friends. 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.
With an 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.
The Acer Aspire 5742 comes equipped with the power of the next-generation Intel Core i3 processor, designed to speed up multitasking performance so you can work faster and have more fun, with less waiting. As well as faster performance, this processor enables better playback of high-definition content over the Internet, and allows you to enjoy the full Windows 7 Aero experience on your laptop.
The Acer Aspire 5742 also includes fast DDR3 memory, which offers twice the speed of DDR2, ensuring faster, more efficient multitasking. Add that to a large-capacity hard disk 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.
It’s easy to connect your notebook to your HDTV for 1080p playback. Click here to see a larger image.
Fantastic Graphics and Playback
Movies, Internet video, pictures and more shine brilliantly on Aspire Series notebooks, and HDMI® connectivity extends the spectacle to larger displays.
The Acer Aspire 5742 notebook comes with a high-definition 15.6″ Acer CineCrystal display that presents crystal-clear imagery and text. 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.
If you need an even bigger screen, the HDMI interface supports exceptional high-definition viewing on a full range of peripherals. Perfect for connecting to a big-screen HDTV, plugging a HDMI cable into your notebook allows the transmission of both audio and high-definition video, up to a 1080p resolution. You’ll find lots of compatible HDMI devices are now available, or already in your home, so the Aspire 5742 will fit perfectly into your digital life.
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. Offering greater range and faster connection speeds than wireless-G, the Aspire 5742 allows you to connect to a wireless LAN within 300 ft and with a transfer rate of up to 300 Mbps.
A fast connection is perfect for video chats, and the Acer Crystal Eye webcam with PrimaLite technology for high-definition 1280 x 1024 video conferencing means that you’ll always be looking your sharpest online.
Attractive Aspire Appeal
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 chiclet keyboard ensure effortless handling. A variety of environmentally sustainable materials with inviting textures and sturdy construction endow the Aspire Series with a unique and solid feel.
The Aspire 5742 comes with a revolutionary multi-gesture touchpad. Click here to see how it could put you firmly in control.
Your notebook won’t just look the part – 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.
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The usability doesn’t stop there. The Acer Aspire 5742 also comes with intuitive and helpful software to help you get the most from your machine. The 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.
If you want more power from your notebook, the Aspire 5742 range includes 15.6″ notebooks with some of the latest Intel Core i3, i5 and Pentium multi-core processors to give you the power to perform even the most demanding tasks.
The 15.6″ Aspire 5552 range features notebooks with AMD Phenom and Athlon multi-core processors for blisteringly fast performance and smooth HD media playback. Movies look great on the Aspire 5750 and 5951 series, with stunning HD 15.6″ screens.