Acer Cool Silver 11.6″ Aspire E3-111-C4J4 is a new laptop from Acer which runs on latest Intel Celeron N2930 Bay Trail Processor. It is shipped with 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive. This compact Acer laptop is good for day to day computing and light entertainment like processing word/excel, browsing web, watching videos and playing music. For a sticker price of $330 one should not expect top class features from this machine but this 11.6” Acer E3-111-C4J4 laptop offers more than others in its segment. Additionally, it is a very silent cooling system and comes with attractive design which is though not outstanding, is still acceptable. Keyboard contains large keys. The laptop comes with all standard ports which include USB 3.0 and HDMI. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity. Aspire E3 111 C4J4 runs on Windows 8.1 operating system but this laptop is not a touch enabled laptop. It doesn’t come with optical drive or DVD drive. Once again it is true that Windows 8 goes well with Touch screen interface. If you are looking for Touchscreen laptop with similar specifications and price range, you can consider Acer Aspire V3-111P-C9Z3 11.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Cool Silver). Here is a brief review of specifications and performance of the laptop
Specification and Performance of Acer Cool Silver 11.6″ Aspire E3-111-C4J4
Acer Cool Silver 11.6″ Aspire E3 111 C4J4 is powered by Intel Celeron N2930 processor which has four cores. Each core operates with 1.89 GHz frequency and, due to Turbo burst Technology, the frequency can rise up to 2.16GHz. Compared with Celeron N2830 dual core processor, it is more powerful but is not suitable to run high end games or CPU intensive applications. However, for basic computing it offers enough performance. It comes with low end integrated HD graphics (designed for Baytrail M processor) which can run low end and old games like World of Warcraft, in low resolutions and details. The processor offers enough power to stream videos smoothly.
Acer E3-111-C4J4 comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM which can be expanded up to 8GB. It is installed with standard 500GB 5400 rpm hard drive.
The 11.6″ display of Aspire E3-111-C4J4 offers max resolution 1366 X 768 which supports up to 720p HD content playback. It comes with HDMI output so you can watch full HD content in compatible high definition television or monitor. All you need to purchase separately is a HDMI cable.
Ports and connectivity features include 1 USB 3.0 port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 headphone/speaker/line-out jack, 1 RJ-45 Ethernet port, 1 HDMI port and SD card reader. It doesn’t come with VGA port. For Network connectivity you get 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and Gigabit Ethernet. Acer Aspire E3-111-C4J4 weighs around 3.06lbs.
3 cell battery of Acer E3-111-C4J4 offers up to 5 hours of battery life. However, Acer Aspire V3-111P-C9Z3 11.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Cool Silver) offers longer battery life as it comes with 3 cell Li-ion3220 mAh battery while Acer E3-111-C4J4 comes with 3 cell li-ion 2640 mAh battery.
Pros of Acer Cool Silver 11.6″ Aspire E3-111-C4J4
Inexpensive compact laptop for mobile user s
Decent battery life
USB 3.0 and HDMI
Cons of Aspire E3-111-C4J4
No touch screen
Most Popular Acer 11.6” Laptops (with latest processor, 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive)
Acer Aspire E3-111-P8DW 11.6-Inch Laptop (Cool Silver)- It comes with Quad core Intel Pentium N3530 Processor, 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive. Pentium N3530 processor is more powerful than Intel Celeron N2930 though both are quad core processors. It is not a touch enabled laptop but considering the price, it is worth the money
Acer Aspire E3-111-C5GL 11.6-Inch Laptop (Cool Silver)- It comes with N2830 dual core processor, 2 GB RAM, 320GB hard drive. It is one of the most popular laptops in this series.