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Acer Aspire E1 (E1-771)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-771). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The price and screen also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the portability and sound.

performance, screen, price, usability, design

sound, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire E1 (E1-771) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Acer Aspire E1 (E1-771) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the price and size. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably.

screen, usability, size, price

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E1-771 17.3 inch Notebook (Intel Core i3 3120M 2.5GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, WinAcer Aspire E1-771 17.3 inch Notebook (Intel Core i3 3120M 2.5GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Win

Mar, 2019

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Very good

None as yet

Jun, 2014

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works very efficiently

I was disappointed in the screen size

Jun, 2014

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large screen, fast processor

shiny reflective screen

May, 2014

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Good sized screen, Easy to follow guidance for windows 8. Have replaced my PC with this laptop and takes up less room. Fast processors, Excellent for viewing sport.

Battery runs out quickly.

Apr, 2014

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17" screen with good resolution support

A bit 'plasticky'

Apr, 2014

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No indication if capital lock is on or off .

Apr, 2014

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shift key & adjacent / key infuriating.

Mar, 2014

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Not impressed with Windows 8.1. Takes too much time surfing the pages and screen.....:-(

Feb, 2014

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Solid laptop!


I love this machine. It is my second Acer laptop; both have been rock solid. This machine is speedy, affordable. I have had it for over a year now, and I have had absolutely ZERO issues with it. The keys have a nice feel, the image is nice and sharp

It is quite large. The speakers are quite weak.

Feb, 2016

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Great laptop


This is my second acer laptop, I bought it to play import DVDs and CDs that are region code 2 (I live in the USA). The windows media player plays them all without having to reset anything. Sound is good but I have external speakers I plug in too. The...

DVD super multi optical drive Large crisp screen Easy set up and fast connection speed Bottom doesn't overheat External battery

Slightly heavy No microsoft word

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2


Battery Capacity:4400
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):3 / 4.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Nickel-Oxyhydroxide (NiOx)
Number of battery cells:6


Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No
Video capturing speed:30


Certification:ACPI 3.0
Energy Star certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Product colour:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Product Type:Notebook
Wall mountable: Yes


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:43.9 / 58.4
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:8
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD+ / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:TFT
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No / Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit: No
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2 / 2x SO-DIMM


Built-in Camera: Yes
TV tuner integrated: Yes


3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.1 / 4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:N / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 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
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:16
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
Disc types supported:395 x 410 x 335
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:8
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:6
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Chassis Type:All-in-One
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Display diagonal (metric):58.4
Display included: Yes
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Number of Processors Installed:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Storage drive interface:SATA

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Keyboard Included:Y
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Stylus pen:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included: No
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Stylus pen: No


Accelerometer: No
Ambient light sensor: No
GPS (satellite): No
Orientation sensor: No
Proximity sensor: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:No / 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 outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Microphone in:No / Y / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 230
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65


64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24 / 25 / 26 / 28 / 31
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
L3 Cache:3
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 Express / Intel HM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.4
Processor cache:1, 6 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor code:SR059
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Pentium G
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.8 / 3.1
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Model:G640 / i3-3110M / I3-3120M / i5-2400 / I5-3230M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:L1 / Q0
System bus rate:5
Tcase:69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 65 / 95
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 53486 / 65700 / 71465 / 72056 / i3-3110M / I5-3230M
Processor code:SR059 / SR0N2 / SR0WX
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:N / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition: No
Fingerprint Reader:N / No


Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux Linpus / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1


Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:500
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:27.4 / 27.5 / 274.4 / 5.8
Height :3.46 / 3.47 / 3.55 / 35.5 / 43.5
Height (front):3.1
Height (rear):3.44 / 3.46 / 3.47
Weight:14 / 3.2
Width:41.4 / 41.5 / 414 / 56.5