Acer has used 2.13 GHz, dual core Intel Celeron N2820 processor in its Aspire E Series E1-510-2500 laptop to offer a non-touch based, 15.6” computing solution for around $250. It is fast enough for everyday tasks, like typing documents, web browsing, watching video and running Skype etc. Acer E1-510-2500 offers 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive which looks pretty standard configuration, but for its price; it is good amount of feature. The machine is energy efficient due to low TDP rating. It does come with all necessary ports and connectivity features which makes it perfect for home and school users. However, 4 cell lithium ion battery doesn’t offer all day battery backup so user need to carry power adapter along with the laptop. Acer Aspire E Series E1-510-2500 is not a gaming laptop. It comes with just an inch thin profile and weighs around 5.2lbs.The main disadvantage of this machine is that it doesn’t come with DVD burner. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Acer Aspire E1-510-2500:
Acer Aspire E Series E1-510-2500 specification and performance
As mentioned earlier, the laptop gets its processing power from Intel Celeron N2820 processor which operates with 2.13 GHz frequency and the frequency can boost up to 2.39GHz. The processor is based on Silvermont architecture of the new Bay Trail M platform. The processor comes with relatively low TDP rating of 7.5Watt. HD Graphics of Acer Aspire E Series E1-510-2500 supports DirectX 11 and operates within 400 to 756 MHz frequency. Overall specs of the laptop doesn’t support PC gaming to a large extent. Latest PC games are barely playable on this machine. However, it can stream videos without any issue. Basically, these laptops are designed for basic productivity like typing documents, online communication and web browsing without consuming too much of energy.
Acer E1-510-2500 comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM and the memory is upgradable up to 8GB. 500GB hard drive operates with 5400rpm speed and comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system.
The 15.6” Active Matrix TFT Color LED backlit LCD supports maximum resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels which means it can support 720p high definition playback.
The Acer Aspire E Series E1-510-2500 has inbuilt HD webcam with resolution of (1280×720). Other features of the laptop include three USB ports (one of which is USB 3.0), HDMI, VGA, RJ 45, Audio port and an SD card slot. Network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth and 802.11 b/g/n.
The 4 cell Lithium Ion, 2500 mAh battery offers up to 4 hours of battery life.
Pros of Acer E1-510-2500
The laptop is a steal for this price
Decent performer for day to day tasks
Bluetooth and Gigabit Ethernet
Cons of Acer E1-510-2500
No optical drive