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Acer Aspire ES1-131

Acer Aspire ES1-131 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Jul 2015
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Average Expert Reviews

This medium processor core notebook PC received a score of 78 out of 100 from portable PC expert review site notebookcheck.it.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Acer is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 320 megahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-131 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this type and age range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Aspire ES1-131 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of this spec and age. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire ES1-131 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-131 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire ES1-131 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-131.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the Aspire ES1-131 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Light

The lightest portable PC of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-131 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131 that we have checked the weight of, the Aspire ES1-131's weight of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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Narrow

The Aspire ES1-131 is very narrow (only 291 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The widths of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Portable PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 600MHz and 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 600 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-131 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-131.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-131 is 17GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Aspire ES1-131 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire ES1-131 is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Aspire ES1-131 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-131 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-131 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Aspire ES1-131 which has two SATA connectors.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 16GB to 2TB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131, the total storage capacity of the Aspire ES1-131 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

There are a number of alternative 32GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the Stream 13 (£229.00), or the Stream 11 both from HP which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo E31-70 (£345.00) (128GB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-131 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440 (4GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Screen Size

Laptops of this type and age have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Aspire ES1-131 has a very small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-131.

If this Acer portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250 (£779.99) (12.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131 is 8.6h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. At only 5.5 hours, the Aspire ES1-131 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

If this Acer portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B50-70 (6h) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-131 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The Aspire ES1-131 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-131.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo B50-70 (1.7GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire ES1-131 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Aspire ES1-131 is a two processor thread notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire ES1-131 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-131 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire ES1-131 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-131. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-131 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Aspire ES1-131 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire ES1-131 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Portable PCs of this type and age have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP. The Aspire ES1-131 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-131 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. The Aspire ES1-131 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-131.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-131

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire ES1-131.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es1131c8, es1131c8y, es1131c8yk, acer a1nxg16ek007w8
Barcodes 04713392135583

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Lenovo X250 vs Acer Aspire ES1-131

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Lenovo X250
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5"
Acer Aspire ES1-131
2 core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6"
£ 779.99
1 Newer Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Newer Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
468GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
170g Heavier
7% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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Asus UX301LA
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
Acer Aspire ES1-131
2 core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6"
£ 490.00
Newer Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Vastly Newer Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Expert Reviews Are Marginally Better
Significantly Bigger Internal Memory
A Lot Lower User Review Score
Heavier

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