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Acer Aspire ES1-520
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Acer Aspire ES1-520 2 Core AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB Sep 2015
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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 2,291 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Has a Front Camera

The Aspire ES1-520 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

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

The Aspire ES1-520 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have a full-size keyboard, however the Aspire ES1-520 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-520 range from 2.5h to 24h. The Aspire ES1-520 has a fairly short battery life (max) (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-520.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz. The Acer Aspire ES1-520 has a very slow processor frequency (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-520.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Acer Aspire ES1-520 has an AMD E processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An AMD E processor family is actually the worst processor family across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-520.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7.

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Heavy

The lightest portable PC that is a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-520 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-520 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-520.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-520 that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Aspire ES1-520 of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The processor caches of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-520 range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-520 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Aspire ES1-520 which has two processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Aspire ES1-520 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Aspire ES1-520 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire ES1-520 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-520

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire ES1-520 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-520.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire ES1-520 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-520.

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire ES1-520 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-520.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es152039, es152039n, es152031s4, es152039nd, es152037c7
Barcodes 00888863253456, 04713392126567, 04713392173042, 04713392229411

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