The Acer Aspire 5742 Laptop meets your daily computing needs with an Intel® processor and integrated graphics. HD media playback 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.The 15.6″ HD wide display provides ample space for work and entertainment. The Intel® Pentium® combines with integrated Intel® HD Graphics to provide the performance you need for daily multitasking. Store all your files and multimedia on the large-capacity hard disk drive, and conveniently share them with others using the 2-in-1 card reader.
The cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio presents sharp, colorful visuals on the Acer® CineCrystal display. A built-in Super-Multi drive is the ticket to your portable home cinema for viewing favorite videos and movies, plus an HDMI™ interface conveniently connects you to today’s hottest high-definition entertainment on a bigger screen.
The latest communication technologies keep you in constant contact regardless of space or time. Feel free to engage in live chats using the Acer® Crystal Eye webcam and built-in microphone. A Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ network connection lets you get online from any hotspot.
The practical yet handsome Aspire® 5742 features a unique mesh-patterned exterior that is not only eye-catching but also protects against smudges and scratches. Another highlight is the multi-gesture touchpad that lets you easily scroll, pinch, rotate and flip through web pages, files and images, along with the Acer® FineTip keyboard with numeric keypad and large keys for comfortable typing.
Acer Aspire 5742 Laptops Specs
- Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
- Intel® Pentium® Processor P6100
(3MB L2 cache, 2.0GHz)
- Mobile Intel® HM55 Express
- Up to 320GB* SATA hard drive, 5400RPMIntegrated variable-speed Super-Multi drive:
-Read – 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 6X DVD-ROM DL, 6X DVD-R DL, 6X DVD+R DL, 6X DVD-RW, 6X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM
-Write – 24X CD-R, 16X CD-RW, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 4X DVD-R DL, 4X DVD+R DL, 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM
2-in-1 card reader supports optional MultiMediaCard™ or Secure Digital (SD) card
*When referring to storage capacity, GB stands for one billion bytes. Some utilities may indicate varying storage capacities. Total user-accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environments.
- Acer® CineCrystal HD 15.6″ (1366 x 768) high-brightness (200-nit) TFT LCD
16:9 aspect ratioIntegrated Intel® HD Graphics
Microsoft® DirectX® 10.0 support
Up to 16.7 million colors
Acer® Video Conference with integrated Acer® Crystal Eye webcam, 1280 x 1024 resolution
MPEG-2 DVD, WMV9/VC-1 (Windows® Media Video 9, VC-1 standard), H.264/AVC decoding
VGA and HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface™) with HDCP (high-bandwidth digital-content protection) ports
Support for simultaneous display on notebook LCD and external monitor
- Integrated microphoneIntegrated mono speaker
High-definition audio support
Headphones/speaker/line-out and microphone ports
Microsoft® DirectSound® compatibility
HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface™) with HDCP (high-bandwidth digital-content protection) support
Three USB 2.0
- 2-in-1 card reader supports optional MultiMediaCard™ or Secure Digital (SD) card
- Acer® Crystal Eye
Acer® eRecovery Management
Acer® Identity Card
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader
Adobe® Flash® Player
McAfee® Internet Security Suite (trial version)
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 (Reduced-functionality and advertising. User may purchase Office 2010 product key to activate preloaded suite.)
Norton™ Online Backup
NTI Media Maker™*
Windows Live™ Essentials*OEM, not full-featured, version.
- 103-key Acer® FineTip keyboard, independent standard numeric keypad, international language supportMulti-gesture touchpad supporting two-finger scroll, pinch, rotate, flip
Play/pause, stop, previous, next, volume up, volume down media keys printed on keyboard
|Dimensions & Weight|
- 65-watt AC adapterSix-cell lithium ion battery: up to 3.5 hours life depending on configuration and usage
- ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) 3.0
- User, administrator and hard drive BIOS passwords
Kensington® lock slot
- Specifications are subject to change without notice.