£499.99 Acer Aspire 5742 15.6" Laptop

The Aspire 5742 meets your daily computing needs with an Intel Core i5-460M mobile processor, 4GB memory, a 500GB hard drive and integrated graphics.

Meanwhile 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.

The Acer Aspire 5742 laptop features a multi-gesture touchpad 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.

The Aspire 5742's 15.6" HD wide display provides ample space for work and entertainment. A cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio presents sharp, colourful visuals on the 5742's CineCrystal display.

A built-in Super-Multi drive is the ticket to your portable home cinema for viewing favourite videos and movies, plus an HDMI interface conveniently connects you to today's hottest high-definition entertainment on a bigger screen.

The powerful processor 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 Acer Aspire 5742 uses 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 attractive Aspire 5742 features a unique mesh-patterned exterior that is not only eye-catching but also protects against smudges and scratches. The Acer Aspire 5742 15.6" Laptop is available for sale from Comet for only £500 including VAT and delivery.