Budget laptop with decent specs
Display and Casing
The Acer Aspire ES1-511 (UN.MMLSI.001) sports a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD display with LED backlit and offering modest viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a simple black coloured outfit which has a waistline of 27.2mm and tips the scale at 2.4kg.
Configuration and OS
At the heart of the Acer Aspire ES1-511 (UN.MMLSI.001), you can find an Intel Celeron dual-core N2830 processor belonging to the second generation and clocked at 2.1GHz. It is aided by a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is nothing surprising considering its low price. The RAM can be further expanded up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. The Intel HD graphics unit is capable of handling only simple games and videos. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS, the latest iteration of the platform.
Camera and Storage
Armed with an Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam, the laptop is capable of handling high resolution video calls. It meets the storage needs of the user with a standard 500GB SATA HDD. It also has a DVD Writer for exchanging files through disks.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire ES1-511 (UN.MMLSI.001) promises to render uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 4.5 hours thanks to a 3 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, we have features like Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot and WLAN.
The Acer Aspire ES1-511 (UN.MMLSI.001) comes at an affordable price and runs on the latest Windows OS and features a reliable battery. Its configuration however, can be rated as poor which is okay in terms of its price.