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Acer Aspire ES (ES1-731)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of Acer Aspire ES (ES1-731). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and performance. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the durability.

keyboard, usability, size, performance, screen

durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire ES (ES1-731) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire ES1-731G Notebook Review

 

Home office. Acer combines a Braswell processor and a GeForce graphics core from the entry-level range. This will not create a gaming notebook. However, the laptop is indeed able to run some classic games. In addition, the Aspire brings other pros: It...

works quietly ; hardly gets warmer ; decent keyboard ; two-years warranty

no maintenance hatch

With the Aspire ES1-731G, Acer offers a simple 17.3-inch office notebook for home use. The built-in processor is suitable for office and Internet applications. Due to the dedicated graphics core, it can run some games. However, this is primarily true...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire ES1-731-P4A6 Notebook Review

 

Braswell Office. With the Acer Aspire ES1-731 you will get a simple 17.3-inch office notebook. It works quietly, requires little energy and delivers a decent keyboard.

works quietly, does hardly get warmer, decent keyboard, 2-years warranty

no maintenance hatch

The Aspire ES1-731 delivers sufficient performance for office and Internet applications. The integrated decoder allows playing standard video formats. The notebook does not get warm and always works quietly. Replacing the HDD with an SSD would make it...

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

acer es1-731 17.3inch laptop

 

" the laptop is proving to be absolutely satisfactory,having used my acer aspire 5535 for 6 years previously with very few problems i have complete confidence in the manufacturer. "

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer ES1-731 Pentium 17.3 Inch 4GB 1TB Laptop.

 

" I LIKE IT BECAUSE ITS NOT DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND I BOUGHT PREVIOUS ONE FROM YOU "

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great value for money

 

" Large clear screen,fast loading,easy to use,windows 10 free. No complaints so far except - mouse pad sensitive, fingerprints show on outside casing. Overall very good product. "

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great value for money

 

Large clear screen,fast loading,easy to use,windows 10 free. No complaints so far except - mouse pad sensitive, fingerprints show on outside casing. Overall very good product.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer ES1-731 Pentium 17.3 Inch 4GB 1TB Laptop.

 

" Very good laptop "

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer ES1-731 Pentium 17.3 Inch 4GB 1TB Laptop

 

Very good laptop

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer ES1-731 Pentium 17.3 Inch 4GB 1TB Laptop

 

I find this easy for a technophobe to use.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer ES1-731 Pentium 17.3 Inch 4GB 1TB Laptop.

 

" I find this easy for a technophobe to use. "

Oct, 2015
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Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery Capacity:3220 / 3500
Battery life (max):4
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 5.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Black, grey
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 1900 / 1600 x 900
Display response rise/fall:8
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD+ / No / QHD+
LED Backlight:No / Y / Yes
Panel Type:TFT
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 820M / NVIDIA GeForce 910M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
NVIDIA G-SYNC: No
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 640 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, HDMI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:1x 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 / 10,100,10000 / 10,1000,100 / 1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±R / DVD±RW / N / No

Other features

Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Mouse included:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:No / 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
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in:No / Y / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 46 / 65

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2, 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2, 1x4, 2x2, 2x1, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 2x2, 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.08 / 2.16 / 2.4 / 2.56
Processor cache:2
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Celeron / Intel Pentium / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:N3050 / N3150 / N3700 / N3710
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile / Intel® Pentium N3000 Series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / D1
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Tcase:90
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: 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: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
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: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
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: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):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):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache: No
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:87257 / 87258 / 87261 / 91830 / N3150 / N3710
Processor code:SR29E / SR29F / SR29H / SR2A7 / SR2A8 / SR2KL / SSSR2KL
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:Acer Cloud, Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer Recovery Management / McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2013 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office 2013 Trial version

Storage

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:28.9 / 289.9 / 29
Height :2.79 / 2.8 / 28
Height (front):2.8
Height (rear):2.8
Weight:3
Width:42.3 / 42.4 / 423.3