Acer Aspire 4710NWXMi is a thin and light laptop with an attractive 14.1" display, a solid keyboard, and all the ports and connections that a user could need. In the laptop case you'll locate a dual-core Pentium processor which, despite the fact that it has multiple processing cores, isn't an adequate amount of to keep up with Core Duo and Core 2 Duo systems.
The Aspire 4710NWXMi features Acer's new Gemstone design, which is incorporated with a matte-black lid and a light-gray interior. The case's curved corners and beveled ends give the laptop a malleable look. In spite of its soft looks, the Aspire 4710NWXMi feels pretty solid.
This economical processor introduced by Acer has been packed with all the ports and links you'd look forward to on a thin-and-light laptop, including an ExpressCard/54 slot that ought to make it trouble-free to add WWAN or a TV tuner. There are also two USB ports on each side of the laptop's frame, which makes it easier to plug in lots of peripherals without getting cords tangled. The sound on the built-in Dolby digital speakers are well-brought-up, if a little sharp at high volumes; fortunately the S/PDIF audio-out jack lets you connect the Aspire 4710NWXMi to external stereo speakers for better sound quality. It is appreciable that Acer provides a software tool to quickly select among numerous sound settings (music, movies, and games) so you get the best sound possible.
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The display of Aspire 4710NWXMi's is magnificent for watching movies and working with images, thanks to its sharp 1280 x 800 native resolution. Though, one thing to keep in mind over here is that, the colors have a propensity to look particularly washed out at the highest level of brightness. Also, the screen's gleaming finish is among the more reflective ones that have been seen lately, the reflections are controllable in a typical office environmen t but intolerable when exposed to outer environments. While higher-end configurations of the Aspire 4710NWXMi include a Webcam in the display bezel, the baseline configuration does not have it.
The battery life of Aspire 4710NWXMi lasts for 1 hour, 59 minutes. While a lengthier battery life is always welcome, it is considered that the two-hour mark is good enough within the satisfactory range for a thin-and-light Laptop.
Although with its slow performance on old-fashioned components, and glossy screen finish the Acer Aspire 4710NWXMi is good for home users who want a low-cost laptop for basic computing tasks.