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Acer Aspire M5 review: A big display, terrific battery life, and a moderate price tag

At a Glance

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  • Acer Aspire M (model M5-583P-6428)
    3.5/5
    $700.00
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    Fans of large laptop touchscreens will appreciate the Aspire M’s roomy display, slim profile, and excellent battery life. The price-to-performance isn't bad either.

At a Glance

Fans of large laptop touchscreens will appreciate the Aspire M’s roomy display, slim profile, and excellent battery life. The price-to-performance isn't bad either.

Price when rated: $700
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Pros

  • Thin for an Ultrabook with a 15.6-inch display
  • Great battery life of 7-plus hours
  • Decent benchmark performance

Cons

  • Low-res display for its size
  • Keyboard design isn't great
  • No optical drive
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