Business oriented machine with large display
Display and Design
The Acer ES1-711 (NX.MS2EK.005) poses a 17.3-inch TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display with Active Matrix technology and HD+ resolution (1,600 x 900 pixels). The 28mm thick black simply designed colored outfit has a weight of 3kg thereby posing hurdles if you intend to carry it.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the machine is equipped with 2.1GHz Intel Pentium Quad-Core N3540 processor paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB though the single DIMM slot. The inbuilt Intel HD GPU has the efficiency to handle simple games and movies well. It runs on Windows 8.1 OS of 64 bit architecture.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer ES1-711 (NX.MS2EK.005) flaunts an Acer Crystal Eye webcam which supports HD video recording and manages high resolution video calls smoothly. The 1TB SATA hard disk provides enough space for storing a huge volume of files of any kind. You can also stream movies and games from disks through the DVD Writer.
Battery and Connectivity
Powered by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the Acer ES1-711 (NX.MS2EK.005) is capable of delivering uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 5 hours. From the connectivity point of view, the laptop supports 1 USB 3.0 slot, 2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and Gigabit Ethernet.
The Acer ES1-711 (NX.MS2EK.005) carries a large desktop like display but has a processor that can handle only simple business related tasks. The presence of optical drive, HD webcam, dependable battery and 1TB hard disk make it a nice deal within budget. The bulky outfit will prevent you from carrying it around easily.