Medion Akoya E6416: Windows-10 Notebook from Aldi Sud in the Test

Test conclusion: what you should know

The Medion notebook from Aldi Sud shines with sharp full-HD display, fast core i5 processor, large 932-gigabyte hard drive, at Wi-Fi ac and slot for retrofitting a fast SSD. The 499 euros are almost calculated, the Medion Akoya E6416 (MD99610) therefore a very good deal. Per high image definition acceptable pace long battery life large hard disk of very quiet ac with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, m. 2 slot for ssds contra minimal pale skin tones of no touch screen displaying some heavy testing note of the editorial 2.53 satisfying one day after the official launch of Windows 10 provides not only Aldi Nord a 15-inch notebook with the new operating system in the rack, but also as Aldi Sud. Both devices are visually similar, but differ in the equipment. The retail price for the Medion Akoya E6416 (MD99610) is also 100 euro above the Aldi-Nord notebook with 499 euros.

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From July 30, the Medion Akoya E6416 (MD99610) at Aldi Sud is a Windows 10 laptop with Intel Core i5 CPU. Our site has tested it. Medion Akoya E6416: Aldi Sud notebook with Windows 10 in test

Large frame, full HD display

The Medion Akoya E6416 is no lightweight with 2.3 kilograms and with dimensions of 38, 0x2, 5 x 26, 0 centimetres big get something. Sharp display: photos, movies, and websites the Aldi notebook at a 15.6 inches (39.6 cm) full HD shows big screen with 1920 x 1080 pixels. Playback was sharp in the test and the Medion showed high contrast, skin tones but with minimal pale colors.

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Broadwell processor

As drive a processor from Intel’s current Broadwell series is used in the Akoya E6416. The middle-class CPU core i5-5200U 2015 presented in the first quarter has two cores, which work with 2.2 ghz via turbo boost for a short time with 2.7 ghz. For image playback on the display the Intel HD graphics graphics unit, housed in the processor is responsible for 5500. Memory is 4 gigabytes isn’t particularly big, but typical for Notebooks this price range.

1,000-gigabyte hard disk, m. 2-slot

Also typical of notebooks in this price range: instead of a fast SSD, save programs, pictures and music on a classic hard disk with at least 1,000 gigabyte memory. Well: According to Medion an SSD can be in the m. Retrofit 2-slot format and fast Wi-Fi-ac series such as a DVD burner as well.

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Pace of work okay

Retrofitting an SSD would also make sense in this notebook. Because the drive slowed down the very potent Intel Core i5 processor in the test. In total, the Aldi notebook did the tests while at a regular pace, but it could work yet much quicker with an SSD. Too bad: The operating system brought no speed advantages comparably equipped MEDION notebooks with Windows 8 working about as fast as the current Aldi-Nord laptop.

Long battery life

The same result when measuring the battery life: also here Windows 10 not positively impacted. The Akoya E6416 came in the test four hours and 11 minutes without socket that is a good value, but comparably equipped notebooks with Windows 8 create the also.

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Many connections

On board, a memory card reader for SD, SDHC, and SDXC types and many connections are : So are two USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, a network jack, an HDMI port and a VGA connector to the available users

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Software equipment

The Medion Akoya E6416 has preinstalled Windows 10 in the version home 64 bit. On top of that, customers receive free the Medion Home Cinema suite consisting of the photo – and video-editing software cyberlink Power Director, Power2Go, power DVD, photo Director and youcam to.

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