Acer Aspire ES1-511-COM4

Acer Aspire ES1-511-COM4 Notebook is an inexpensive non-touch laptop PC that comes with an extremely cheap price of $200 (Fry’s 4th July laptop deal). It is comfortable enough to use for long typing and Web browsing sessions. This machine could be a good unit for home and student unless you need to work with hardware intensive tasks. The main drawback of Acer ES1-511-COM4 is that it comes with 2GB memory. On the other hand, it comes with 64 bit windows 8.1 operating system. So it will offer you relatively slow performance when it comes to multi-tasking. A dual-core Celeron N2830 processor with a frequency of 2.16 GHz gives the laptop its processing power. Coupled with Intel HD graphics and 2GB RAM, it is good for writing, emailing and browsing the Web. It comes with only 320GB hard drive. Undoubtedly, the price of the laptop will attract many buyers but there is nothing special about its configuration. However, it offers USB 3.0, HDMI ports and comes with 0.3 megapixel webcam. When it comes to gaming, the specification doesn’t support enough gaming. Inbuilt DVD drive is missing in this laptop. To know more about the laptop read the brief review of Aspire ES1-511-COM4 further:

Acer Aspire ES1-511-COM4 specification and performance

Acer Aspire ES1-511-COM4 is powered by Intel Celeron N2830 processor, which has two cores. Each core operates with 2.16 GHz frequency and, due to Intel’s Burst technology, the processor frequency can rise up to 2.41 GHz. It comes with two MB of L2 cache memory. The processor chip is integrated with Intel HD graphics. Together with 2GB RAM, this laptop is suitable for basic tasks like word processing and web browsing but you can’t browse with many tabs open at the same time. You can’t either expect much gaming from this laptop even at low details and setting, as this laptop is low in base memory.

The laptop comes with 2GB DDR3 SDRAM and supports maximum 8GB memory. With current applications, at least 4GB memory is required for smooth computing. The laptop comes with 320GB hard drive which spins with 5400rpm speed. Windows 8.1 operating system is preloaded on the HDD. If you are able to spend additional 50 bucks, you will get better choice like Toshiba C55-B5298 which comes with 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive

The 15.6” LED backlit display of Acer ES1-511-COM4 comes with 1366 X 768 pixels resolution which support high definition playback up to 720p

Acer ES1-511-COM4 comes with 2 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.0 port. Beside USB ports, it also offers HDMI, RJ 45 and combo audio jack. Network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth and Wireless-N. It is very unusual to see Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth in such a low priced laptop. However, battery life is average in this laptop. The 3 cell lithium ion battery offers up to 4.5 hours battery backup (according to manufacturer)

Pros of Acer ES1-511-COM4

low cost laptop

USB 3.0 port


Gigabit Ethernet

Cons of Acer ES1-511-COM4

Low memory

One Response to Acer Aspire ES1-511-COM4

  1. James Wigley says:

    Which dvd burner do I need for this laptop?

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