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Acer Aspire E1-531

alaTest has collected and analyzed 919 reviews of Acer Aspire E1-531. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the sound.

performance, usability, price, design, reliability

sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire E1-531 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire E1-531

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1-531 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 15.6-inch Laptop (Black/Silver) - (Intel Pentium B960 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 64-bit)Acer Aspire E1 15.6-inch Laptop (Black/Silver) - (Intel Pentium B960 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 64-bit)

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire E1-531

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1-531 from Amazon.com. 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.com. Reviews about the reliability and portability are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. The screen and image quality get less positive comments.

performance, usability, price, portability, reliability

sound, size, keyboard, image quality, screen

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-531-2438 15.6" Laptop (1.9 GHz Intel Celeron 1005M Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD - DVD plus/minus RW DL Drive, Windows 7 Home PremiumAcer Aspire E1-531-2438 15.6" Laptop (1.9 GHz Intel Celeron 1005M Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD - DVD plus/minus RW DL Drive, Windows 7 Home Premium

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Karl Stiefel (notebookcheck.net)

Review Acer Aspire E1-531 Notebook

 

An extra helping. Acer's Aspire E1-531 promises a big 15.6-inch s

Good image contrast; Generous working memory; Viable battery life; Affordable price

Reflective screen; Weak CPU / GPU combination; Moderate keyboard

Small speakers featuring a decent sound - good vibrations are ensured in any event. 6 GB of working memory will postpone upgrading needs for a while.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: mad shrimps (madshrimps)

Acer Aspire E1-531 Laptop Review

 

The Aspire E-531 laptop from Acer is priced competitively and is equipped with a Pentium B960 CPU, 4GB of RAM and also a 500GB HDD from Western Digital (5400RPM). The quality of the build is decent and if we do not mind the glossy display, we can use...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Acer Aspire E1-531-B9502G50Mnks

 

Acer Aspire E1-531-B9502G50Mnks is a stylish notebook featuring Pentium Dual Core (2nd Generation) 2.2 GHz processor, with Upto 8 GB DDR3 RAM and 320 GB HDD that gives you ample space for all your music, movies, etc. This is a powerful budget laptop...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

The Aspire E1-531 NX.M12SI.023 is indeed a superb device if you are on a low budget and want a nicely performing laptop. It comes with impressive credentials and powerful specifications giving you a very interactive, easy usage.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Jeff B. (newegg.com)

Acer E1-531-2438

 

worked for a while

got real slow at startup (20 minutes) ....gets slower and slower....it is unusable

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Jeffrey B. (newegg.com)

Acer E1-531-2438

 

worked for a while

got real slow at startup (20 minutes) ....gets slower and slower....it is unusable

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Charles H. (newegg.com)

black screen of death

 

The laptop worked great for the wife from 12/2013 until 8/2014 Then one day it acted as if it hadn't booted up, just a black screen no beeps etc.,but I hear drive noises. After a few reboots it came on and worked for almost another week. Then I started...

lasted about 8 months

lasted about 8 months

Aug, 2014

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

black screen of death

 

The laptop worked great for the wife from 12/2013 until 8/2014 Then one day it acted as if it hadn't booted up, just a black screen no beeps etc.,but I hear drive noises. After a few reboots it came on and worked for almost another week. Then I started...

lasted about 8 months

lasted about 8 months

Aug, 2014

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

Wonderful!!

 

I absolutely love this computer! It's my first personal computer and I love having it! It's fast, reliable and even though I have had it for a year, I still have a lot of memory on it! Loving it

Can't complain about anything

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Michael O. (newegg.com)

DOA

 

Good price

Dead on Arrival

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera: No

Display

HD type: No

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: No

Networking

4G: No

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / L3, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Celeron 1000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B)

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter weight:11