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In pictures: The Medion Akoya E7220 (MD 98740) notebook

We show you what's in the box of the Medion Akoya E7220

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] has two covers that conceal hard drive bays and RAM and component access.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] is a 17.3in model and costs $599. It's on sale at ALDI from Thursday 15 September.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] comes with a removable 8-cell Li-ion battery and AC power adapter.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] measures approximately 37mm tall, so it's not too thick.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s battery unclips with two locking mechanisms on the back of the notebook's base.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s secondary hard drive bay supports up to 1TB of extra storage in the 2.5in form factor.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s primary hard drive bay has a pre-installed 750GB Hitachi TravelStar 5K750 5400RPM 2.5in hard drive.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] is powered by an Intel Core i3-2310M processor, has integrated Intel HD graphics, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 750GB hard drive.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s keyboard is full-size and includes a keypad, although we thought the keys were a little small and needed more space in between.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s Intel Core i3-2310M CPU has a heat-pipe style heatsink; you can't hear the fans when the laptop is turned on.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] has two removable covers on the back to access components, and a removable battery.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] is finished in two-tone grey with a faux-brushed metal look.

  • If you're thinking of buying the cheap [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220 (MD 98740) notebook]], it pays to know what you're getting. Read through this slideshow and you'll know exactly what to expect.
    The Akoya E7220 comes in a no-nonsense box.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s 750GB hard drive can be supplemented by a second one which can be user-installed; Medion includes a second hard drive tray so all that's needed is a 2.5in notebook hard drive.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]] has a DVD-RW drive, and four USB ports (two 2.0 and two 3.0) for connecting fast external storage or USB devices.

  • The [[artnid:399984|Medion Akoya E7220]]'s left side has VGA and HDMI ports as well as a power connector.

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