Acer Aspire 1 A114-32-C1B2
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Aspire 1 A114-32-C1B2
Good, inexpensive laptops are in short supply at the moment because a lot of people suddenly found themselves working from home with many working alongside their kids. This laptop category includes the Acer Aspire 1, a simple 15.6-inch notebook for basic home office work and entertainment with good battery life that normally sells for only $230. Unfortunately, it's currently selling for more than that and, unless you're really in a bind, I would recommend checking out other laptop options under $500 first.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 60% workmanship: 70%
Source: Ofertaman ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; low price; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/03/2019
Source: CNet France FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.
The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.
Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.
69%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.