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Acer Aspire ES (ES1-572)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 213 reviews of Acer Aspire ES (ES1-572). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 size. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the touchpad.

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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 ES (ES1-572) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great deal for an i3

 

Great price and loads of storage. Design is great and a super size screen. Would highly recommend it.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Smart laptop

 

We really like this smart new laptop that is red on the inside and black on the outside. The screen is a good size and very clear and we found it fairly straightforward to set up, although it seemed to take hours to run all the updates. We would be...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

New Acer Laptop

 

The Acer laptop came at a wonderful price. Totally worth every penny. I am pleased with the product and its performance. I am not very good with Windows 10 but I believe I will get used to it. The buying process was seamless and was available for...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire ES1-572

 

good size screen and soft touch keyboard. Easy to set up for a non techie person.

Only had for a few days so none noted so far.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

great laptop for the price

 

fast start up

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

PC has user friendly key pad, is quiet in use

 

PC is light to carry with a good keyboard.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great laptop

 

I have had this laptop for just over a week and it has been fantastic. It's super quick and handles Microsoft word, publisher, excel etc with ease. The screen is really crisp and clear too. Web browsing is really fast and makes daily tasks quick and...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Acer Aspire ES 15.6 Inch Ci3 8GB 1TB Laptop

 

It is a good laptop for this money. The built-in webcam is not so good

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Overall great Laptop

 

I recently bought this and was a bit apprehensive about it as it was quite cheap, but it works great, very fast and touch pad is really sensitive which feels amazing, can't fault it.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire ES 15 ES1-572

 

Good value for money. Battery life not brilliant (~2 hours), but as expected given the spec and cost.

Fan is a bit noisy - I hope this is not an early sign of trouble

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:No / Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:3220
Battery capacity (Watt hours):36 / 48
Battery life (max):3.5 / 5 / 6 / 6.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:15.2
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Front camera signal format:720p
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 5.0 / CE

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Red / Black, White / Red / White
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black / Black, Red / Black, White / Red / White
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD Ready
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:LCD / TFT
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1912 / 0x5916 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 510 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

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

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168

Optical Drive

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

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

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

Performance

GPS (satellite): No
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:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No / Y
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

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

Processor

Bus type:DMI3 / OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Y
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.1 / 3.10 / 4
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.00 / 2.1 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 3.7
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:4405U / i3-6006U / i3-6100 / I3-6100U / i3-7100U / I5-6200U / i5-7200U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6000 Mobile Processor Series / Intel Core i3-6100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Pentium 4000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356 / FCBGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / LGA1151 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1 / H0 / S0
System bus rate:4 / 5 / 8
Tcase:65
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 47, 51
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y / 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 TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:Y / 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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88180 / 88193 / 89611 / 90729 / 91157 / 95442 / 95443 / I3-6100U
Processor code:SR2EU / SR2EX / SR2EY / SR2ZU / SR2ZW / SSSR2UW
Processor package size:37.5 / 42 / 42 x 24
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2016 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / N / No / WINDOWS 10 HOME
Operating System Language:Italian
Pre-installed software:McAfee Internet Security Suite

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:2.5"
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 2000 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:238 / 25.8 / 25.9 / 258 / 259
Height :2.46 / 2.54 / 24 / 24.6 / 25.3 / 25.4
Height (front):2.46 / 2.61
Height (rear):2.46 / 2.71
Weight:2 / 2.4
Width:295 / 38.1 / 38.2 / 381 / 381.6 / 381.8