The Acer Aspire ES1-512 (NX.MRWSI.002) is a smart pocket friendly package made for making business smooth and easy. The Windows 8.1 OS is a bonus in this price range. Another notable feature is the powerful optical drive supporting advanced M-Discs. It also impresses with its long lasting battery backup.
Display and Design
The Acer Aspire ES1-512 (NX.MRWSI.002) carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TFT LCD display with CineCrystal technology that leads to increased brightness. It has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a 26.1mm thick black colored body which carries a professional appeal and has a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
The processor purring on the inside is a 2.1GHz Intel Celeron Dual-Core N2840 generation series. It is paired with a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is acceptable considering its price. It can be further expanded up to 8GB through the single DIMM slot. The integrated Intel HD graphics unit is capable of managing simple videos and games well. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is a big plus point in this price range.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire ES1-512 (NX.MRWSI.002) sports a Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam for online video calls and takes care of the storage demands of the user with a standard 500GB SATA hard disk. The device houses a SuperMulti DVD Drive having dual layer support. The optical drive also supports M-Discs which stay unaffected by light, heat, humidity, etc. The dual stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 (NX.MRWSI.002) claims up to 5.5 hours of backup. Connectivity features include Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 ports, WLAN, HDMI out, digital media reader, 1 USB 3.0 port and Gigabit Ethernet.