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Acer Aspire ES1-512-C8JU

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Acer Aspire ES1-512-C8JU
Acer Aspire ES1-512-C8JU (Aspire ES1 Series)
Processor
Intel Celeron N2840 2 x 2.2 - 2.6 GHz, Bay Trail-M
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire ES1-512-C8JU

80% Acer Aspire ES1-512 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
The Aspire ES1-512 could have been a much better laptop but the guys at Acer seem to have hit the right note given how popular the laptop is. I still believe that it would be worth investing a tad extra to get a laptop with a more powerful processor, as the rest of the configuration is more than adequate.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

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Model: The Acer Aspire ES1-512-C8JU is an entry level laptop of the Acer Acer Aspire ES1 Series. It features an Intel Celeron N2840 2.16 GHz dual core processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, an Intel HD Integrated Graphics (Bay Trail) and a 1 TB hard disk drive. The laptop measures at 38.16 x 25.8 x 2.61 cm and weighs starting at 2.4 kg. Its 15.6 inch LED display has a glossy surface, an HD resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) and a 16:9 aspect ratio. As Microsoft Windows 8.1 is pre-installed, the device is ready to go upon purchasing.

The laptop's 3220 mAh 3-cell lithium-ion battery delivers a battery life of up to 7 hours. The laptop features an integrated camera with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and a microphone for video telephony. In addition, it comes with a DVD super multi double-layer drive to burn CD and DVD on the go. For internet connectivity, it has a LAN port for Ethernet and WiFi 802.11n for WLAN. As for input/output ports, it comes with an SD card reader, a HDMI port, a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a headphone/microphone combo jack, and a Kensington Lock slot.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


N2840: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.58 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» 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.


80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-06-25 (Update: 2015-06-25)