The sub-$300 AS5251-1513 is based on the latest AMD Mainstream Notebook Platform and includes the V-Series V-120 single-core 2.2GHz processor, ATI Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics, 2GB of DDR3 system memory, a 250GB hard drive, DVD burner, 6-cell battery providing “up to 3 hours” of battery life, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS.
The 15.6″ display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.
Acer’s low-cost notebook also sports a web camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a Gigabit LAN port, two USB ports, a multi-in-1 media card reader, and HDMI and VGA outputs.
The product page on Walmart says the notebook is currently out of stock online and that customers should check retailer’s stores for availability.
Regarding other ultra-cheap notebook offers this back-to-school season, there is also the Compaq Presario CQ60-615DX for $299.99 at Best Buy.