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Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522)

Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522)
alaScore 85

178 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-522 15.6-inch Laptop (AMD E2-3800 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDML, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)Acer Aspire E1-522 15.6-inch Laptop (AMD E2-3800 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDML, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-522) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.ca.

50% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-522-3407 Notebook, E1-2500, 1.4G, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, 15.6-Inch, Windows 8, BlackAcer Aspire E1-522-3407 Notebook, E1-2500, 1.4G, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, 15.6-Inch, Windows 8, Black

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Sven Kloevekorn (notebookcheck.net)

Review Acer Aspire E1-522-45004G50Mnkk Notebook

 

Moonlighter. Buyers expect sufficient power for typical applicati

Sufficient application performance; Low emissions; Low power consumption; Ergonomic input devices; USB 3.0

Dark, glossy screen; Casing susceptible for fingerprints; Not suitable for games

A DVD burner in an office laptop? And VGA will apparently never be extinct.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Acer Aspire E1-522

 

The Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop runs on Windows 8 (64 bit) OS and has powerful AMD A4 1.5 GHz quad core processor. It comes with AMD Radeon HD 8240 graphics processor with 512MB of dedicated graphics memory. The Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop has a 500 GB...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Does the job

 

I am a college student, and it does the job. I do not like, are not used to, windows 8. I wish it had win7. I may reformat to win7 but win 8.1 is coming out soon.

Fast A6 CPU, 6gb RAM, decent HDD, at a fair price. What more can I say? I use it mainly for daily tasks that of a college student. It does really well under pressure, I load it with lots of things to do ; I am pretty knowledgeable when it comes to...

Battery life doesn't last me a full day at college. (minus 1/2 egg) ; For some reason all my plug ins (power, USB, etc) were a bit hard to get the cord to go into. (minus 1/2 for the scare) All is well though ; I do have a strange issue with it not...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: julie (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-522 NX.M81EK.002

 

great

nothing bad just never used windows 8 but getting to know little bits now

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-522 NX.M81EK.002

 
Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-522 NX.M81EK.002

 

Selection of "CHARMS" is not positive enough. Sound reproduction is poor.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-522 NX.M81EK.002

 

Selection of "CHARMS" is not positive enough ; Sound reproduction is poor

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-522 NX.M81EK.002

 

None

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2500 / 4400
Battery life (max):3.5 / 4 / 4.5
Battery performance:2500 / 4400
Battery recharge time:2
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera:N / No
Swivel webcam: No
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 3.0 / ACPI 4.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display response rise/fall:8
Full HD: No
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:TFT / TN
Pixel Pitch:0.00992 x 0.00992
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:40 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:497 / 600
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 8000
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.5
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8240 / AMD Radeon HD 8280 / AMD Radeon HD 8330 / AMD Radeon HD 8400 / No

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:Spanish
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 6 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 4.0 / 4.0+HS
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
LightScribe:No / Yes
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):N

Other features

Thunderbolt technology: No

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / USB
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Power cord included:No / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port:N
Line-in: No
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port:N
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:40 / 65
Power auto-sensing:Y / Yes

Processor

Chipset:AMD A68M
L2 cache:2
Motherboard chipset:AMD A68M
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:A4-5000 / A6-5200 / E1-2500 / E1-3800 / E2-3800
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / L3
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD A / AMD E
Processor frequency:1.3 / 1.4 / 1.5 / 2
Processor lithography:28
Processor model:A4-5000 / A6-5200 / E1-2500 / E1-3800 / E2-3800
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:Socket FT3
Processor threads:2 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 25

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader:No / Yes
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, Supervisor

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2013 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux Linpus / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2013, McAfee Internet Security Suite, NTI Media Maker Trial v9

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 10.1 / 10.2
Height:0.984 / 0.996 / 1
Height (front):0.476 / 0.512 / 0.528 / 0.531 / 0.961 / 1
Height (rear):0.984 / 0.996 / 1
Weight:4 / 4.41 / 5.18 / 5.29 / 5.51
Width:15