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Acer Aspire Z1-612

Acer Aspire Z1-612
alaScore 89

19 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Acer Aspire Z1-612. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design. The size also gets good comments. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire Z1-612 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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How much can you reasonably expect from an ultra-budget Windows 10 all-in-one? Does the low-end processor have enough power, and is the display an eyesore? We tested the Acer Aspire Z1-612 to find out.

Mar, 2016

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Easy to set up

Aug, 2017

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Very neat takes very little space

No bad points

May, 2017

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Does the job well

May, 2017

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There are no favourite bits, I bought the machine because it was advertised with windows 10 but it came with free dose only, I have since purchased the windows 10 running program and am waiting on delivery, here's my question, it the computer left the...

Is there more I've got to brace myself for?

Apr, 2017

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Very attractive. Quite neat (even though the connectors stick out from the side) Good screen - size and quality Managed to get rid of a lot of clutter (pc box, speakers, power plugs etc.) Good value for money. I had a spare copy of Win 10 which I have...

A bit slow (combination of budget chip, Win 10 and not enough RAM, I think). I intend to install the maximum RAM of 8GB. Upgrading the RAM is not straightforward and entails taking the back off the unit and doing some delicate tinkering. Also no info...

Apr, 2017

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very smart in looks, as shown in the picture.

makes some machinery noises when it runs for long time.

Apr, 2017

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Worked as it should out of the box. Compact and quiet.

Way too much bloatware installed and took forever to update itself when first active.

Mar, 2017

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Very easy to set up out of the box and works very well. Screen is very good and a good size. Very small footprint it sits on my coffee table in the lounge and is now my default computer - rather than my desktop which is upstairs in a cold bedroom. Can...

A couple of pieces of built in software (McAfee and MS Office) that came with unit were trials only and needed payment after 30 days - they could be easily removed and replaced with free programs (e.g. Avira / AVG for antivirus and OpenOffice for...

Mar, 2017

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Nice all in one desktop. Excellent value for basic office work or internet use.

Too many free extra programs installed from Acer that aren't that good

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:2 / 4


Certification:CE / CE, FCC
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes


Color of product:White


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:19.5
Display Resolution:1600 x 900
Full HD: No
HD type:HD+
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:45


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 16 / 18
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:Y
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):700 / 740
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 400


Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory slots:1 / 2
Memory slots type:DIMM


Built-in camera:Y / Yes


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

Storage drive interface:SATA

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Keyboard supplied:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included:N / Y / Yes


Product type:All-in-One PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Mini PCI Express slots:1
Number of SATA III connectors:2
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:45
Autonomy mode:N


64-bit computing: Yes
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:J3060 / J3710 / N3050 / N3700
Processor boost frequency:2.16 / 2.4 / 2.48 / 2.64
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor code:SR29E / SR29H
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:J3060 / J3710 / N3050 / N3700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6 / 6.5

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:87257 / 87261 / 91532 / 91534
Processor code:SR29E / SR29H
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Home
Trial software:Office 2013, McAfee Internet Security


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

Weight & Dimensions