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Acer Aspire ES1-523

alaTest has collected and analyzed 745 reviews of Acer Aspire ES1-523. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the screen and battery are generally positive. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the touchpad and reliability. There are some mixed comments about the energy efficiency.

usability, price, portability, battery, screen

performance, reliability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire ES1-523 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Love my laptop


Wanted it for my pictures really. Got thousands of pics on good memory

Nov, 2017

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fantastic product,


the acer laptop is really good the only downfall it doesn't have a dvd/cd drive

Nov, 2017

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The laptop is slimline and lightweight


The laptop is slimline and lightweight very simple to set up a great item

Nov, 2017

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Acer Aspire ES 15.6 Inch AMD E1 4GB 1TB Laptop - Black


exactly what I wanted for my e mails and other contacts

Nov, 2017

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Great Laptop!


Very nice design, up to date features, great for office work and personal use, would highly recommend!

Nov, 2017

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Perfect first laptop.


This laptop is a good one to start with if you havent already got one or you just want it for the Internet and your daily life. For what it is, it has a very nice look and feel and is very easy to you and setup. All wires and the battery box on the...

Nov, 2017

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My laptop is good!


For this price is good.

Nov, 2017

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Superb laptop


A fantastic laptop would suit students and families , also excellent value for money

Nov, 2017

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Brill laptop


This laptop is fab for what I want it for battery really good on it as well.

Nov, 2017

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Works well easy set up


Would recommend this laptop. Works well and is actually fast

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


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


Battery Capacity:3220
Battery capacity (Watt hours):36
Battery life (max):5 / 6.5
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3


Front Camera:N / Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3




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


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
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:LCD / TFT
Touchscreen:N / No


AMD FreeSync:Y
Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400 / 686 / 800 / 847
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R3 / AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R3 / AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R7


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


Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 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 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:N / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000
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 802.11a,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 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

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
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

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
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45


PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:1.5 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD A / AMD E
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.8 / 2 / 2.2
Processor lithography:28
Processor Model:A4-7210 / A6-7310 / A8-7410 / E1-7010
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor Socket:Socket FP4 / Socket FT3b
Processor threads:2 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 65

Processor special features

Supported instruction sets:AVX


Fingerprint Reader:N / No


Bundled software: / McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2016 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / WINDOWS 10 HOME
Operating System Language:ITA / Italian
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office 2016 / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office 2016 Trial version


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
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1 / 1000 / 128 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.8 / 258
Height :2.46 / 2.71 / 24.6 / 27.2
Height (front):2.46 / 2.71
Height (rear):2.46 / 2.71
Weight:2.23 / 2.4
Width:38.2 / 381.6 / 381.8