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Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 821 reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and portability. The price and usability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the sound, while many are critical about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the screen and portability are generally positive. The price and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the sound.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-532 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, WindoAcer Aspire E1-532 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windo

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-532) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and durability. The portability and performance also get good reviews, but there are some mixed reviews about the size and usability.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-532-4629 NX.MHGAA.002 15.6-inch Laptop (Red)Acer Aspire E1-532-4629 NX.MHGAA.002 15.6-inch Laptop (Red)

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

Fast to boot up due to ssd, light, good battery. Fast in general.

Windows 8.1 is horrible, screen resolution could be better.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

key pad good,weight good,black colour great,last laptop a dell which failed after a few years.It appears that the Acer does what is claimed

No bad points at this time, only time will tell.

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

Its lighter , response times are better

I dont like that the word Acer has been put on the lid facing away, I know why so it can be seen by others but I automatically place it with the word facing me! Iknow its not the laptop but also do not like Windows 8.

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

its all good and very quick

no bad points

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

Fast to boot up due to ssd, light, good battery. Fast in general

Windows 8.1 is horrible, screen resolution could be better

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

Its lighter , response times are better

I dont like that the word Acer has been put on the lid facing away, I know why so it can be seen by others but I automatically place it with the word facing me! Iknow its not the laptop but also do not like Windows 8

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

key pad good,weight good,black colour great,last laptop a dell which failed after a few years.It appears that the Acer does what is claimed

No bad points at this time, only time will tell

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

Slim, sufficient USB inputs, nice keyboard.

Bought it because it claimed 5 hour battery life, never got more than 2 hours. there is no light to tell you when Caps Lock is selected. It came with Windows eight which I find confusing. It came with too many apps. I would have preferred a clean...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.006

 

good, clean and sharp..

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire E1-532 NX.MFVEK.001

 

nice clear screen light weight to carry around.

could do with a caps lock light.

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2500
Battery life (max):4 / 4.5 / 5.5
Battery recharge time:2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 3.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Red
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Red
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:200
Display diagonal:39.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:8
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD / HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:TFT / TN
Pixel pitch:0.252 x 0.252
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.125
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / N / No

Other features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y / Yes
Package weight:5
Power cord included:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Line-in: No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:40 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Pentium / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:2955U / 2957U / 3556U / 3558U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / D0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:2955U / 75608 / 76621 / 78942 / 78945
Processor code:SR16Y / SR1DV / SR1E8
Processor package size:40 / 40 x 24 x 1.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Linux Linpus / No / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.5 / 25.6 / 256
Height :2.5 / 2.53 / 25.3
Height (front):1.21 / 1.27 / 1.71
Height (rear):2.53
Weight:2.35
Width:38.1 / 38.2 / 381.6