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Acer Aspire E1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The performance and keyboard are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the screen and touchpad.

price, keyboard, performance, reliability, design

battery, touchpad, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire E1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Acer Aspire E1 review

 

The Aspire E1 may be inexpensive, but Acer sacrificed a lot to cram powerful hardware into a laptop that sells below $600.

The Acer Aspire E1 may have some of the latest hardware from Intel and Nvidia, but it remains a laptop that’s rooted in the past. A lackluster display, poor battery life and a thick, bulky chassis make the E1 feel as if it was designed a few years ago....

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Michael Rougeau (techradar.com)

Acer Aspire E1 review

 

A budget laptop with some maddening flaws

Affordable ; Attractive design ; Great keyboard ; HDMI-out and 3 USBs

Poor touchpad & button ; Too heavy ; Filled with bloatware ; Mediocre battery life

Scores in depth These days, buying a budget laptop doesn't always mean compromising everything you need from a computer. For this notebook, unfortunately, compromise rears its ugly head. Acer's Aspire E1-472G-6844, priced at $599.99 (about £350,...

Jul, 2014

PCPRO Recommended

Expert review by: Sasha Muller (alphr.com)

Acer Aspire E1 review

 

Budget laptops rarely set the pulse racing, but the Acer Aspire E1 excites purely by virtue of its price. For a mere £350, this 15.6in laptop touts a Core i3 CPU, 750GB hard disk and all the essential trimmings. See also: what's the best laptop you can...

An unshowy 15.6in laptop with good build quality and a great specification for the money – a bona fide bargain

May, 2014

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Acer Aspire E1 431 Core i3

 

The Acer Aspire E1-431 (Core i3) laptop supports a sleek and stylish design. This portable laptop has powerful Intel Core i3 (2nd Generation) 2.3 GHz processors coupled with 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 500 GB HDD for all your music, videos, etc and an Optical DVD...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: lil drummer (productreview.com.au)

Not happy with ACER laptop

 

I bought the laptop from office works. Got it home and the machine crashed each time I tried to set up the Microsoft login. I took straight t back to workforces who replaced it straight away and without any hassle at all. Thanks office works. A couple...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: peterushen (productreview.com.au)

Lots of problems with this machine, really lousy customer service

 

When typing it misses spaces, misses letters, types the wrong letters or suddenly switches to a different page. If it gets a bit confused about a web site it simply will not load it and you have to reboot it to get back onto the internet. e afI have to...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: dorothy (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1 NX.M12EK.005

 

alot quicker than my last computer

would like a detailed manual. to explain more about the keyboard.I am not very computer literate, and very wary of what i am pressing

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Jon (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1 NX.M12EK.005

 

Satisfied enough

none found yet

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Debbie (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1 NX.M12EK.005

 

Very good for internet access ; Excellant for news and weather updates ; Lightweight which makes it easy to carry in a suitcase ; Charger is lightweight as well

None at all

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1 NX.M12EK.005

 

Nice and light, quick to boot up, good clear screen

Not that keen on windows 8 but that's a Microsoft thing not acer

May, 2013
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Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Display

Display Surface:Gloss
HD type: No

Graphics

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

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 10 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell / Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium 2000 series for Mobile
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 17 / 7.5

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
OS Guard: No
Processor package size:25 / 31 / 40
UART: Yes

Security

Password protection: Yes

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000