Acer Aspire E 15 ES1-511-C590 is Intel Celeron N2830 powered laptop which means you can do your entire day to day tasks on this laptop smoothly. For instance- It supports word processing, web browsing, emailing, social networking, playing music and watching videos. Basically, Acer ES1-511-C590 is a low-cost entry level laptop that is perfect for home users and students who just need a basic machine. This laptop is not for running CAD software or similar CPU intensive programs. Even those who want a machine which supports casual PC gaming should look at machines with higher configuration. The laptop is integrated with 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive and is available within price range of $249-$300 (price may vary from store to store, lowest being at Microsoft Store) which is at par with market price. The disadvantage of Acer Aspire ES1-511-C590 is that it doesn’t come with inbuilt optical drive and the placement of ports is not good (these are on the back of the machine). However, it offers Bluetooth support and provides 3 USB ports which you won’t find in similar configured, low-priced Asus X551MAV-RCLN06 (only two USB ports, but comes with Multiformat DVD burner which is missing in Acer ES1-511-C590) Here is a brief review of specification and performance of Acer Aspire E 15 ES1-511-C590.
Specification and Performance of Acer Aspire ES1-511-C590
Intel Celeron N2830 is an entry level new processor from Intel which belongs to Intel’s low coast Bay Trail M family. It has 2 cores and each core operates with 2.16 GH. Due to Turbo Burst Technology, core frequency can rise up to 2.41 GHz. Acer Aspire E 15 ES1-511-C590 comes with Intel HD graphics which supports some low end old games. However, you can watch videos without any glitch.
Acer Aspire E 15 ES1-511-C590 comes with 4GB memory which can be expanded up to 8GB. Comparatively you can’t expand memory in Asus X551MAV-RCLN06. The laptop comes with 500GB 5400rpm hard drive.
The 15.6” LED backlit HD display offers maximum of 1366 X 768 pixels resolution which supports up to 720p HD content. However, Acer ES1-511-C590 is dual display capable, which means you can connect your laptop with full HDTV or monitor with an HDMI cable to watch full HD content on big screen.
The 15.6” laptop comes with standard number of ports and connectivity features which include two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0, HDMI, Ethernet port, SD card reader and combo audio jack. Network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet,802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth
The 3 cell lithium ion battery offers up to 4.5 hours of battery life.
Pros of Acer ES1-511-C590
Cheap laptop for everyday use
USB 3.0 port
Cons of Acer ES1-511-C590
No DVD drive
Most Popular laptops with Intel Celeron N2830 processor , 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive.
Dell Inspiron i3531-1200BK 15.6-Inch Laptop- Decent battery life but only 2 USB ports, no Ethernet port and no optical drive
ASUS X551MAV-EB01-B 15.6 Inch HD Laptop- only 2 USB ports one of them is USB 3.0, no optical drive
Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298 –Specs are similar to Acer but port placement is much better.