For most PC users, the Acer Aspire ES 15 Series ES1-572-31KW is all that’s needed for your work on the usual daily computing tasks, multimedia entertainment, and casual gaming. The hart of this affordable 15.6-inch Windows 10-based laptop is the 6th Generation Intel Core i3-6100U “Skylake” dual-core processor with Intel HD 520 integrated graphics. The CPU accompanied by 4GB of RAM and a 1-Terabyte hard disk drive, ensuring decent memory amount for multitasking and a plenty of storage space for users’ files and programs. The notebook also has a DVD burner built-in.
The screen specifications of the plastic-clad Acer Aspire ES 15 Series ES1-572-31KW are a conventional fare for a budget-oriented laptop. The display has the common 1366×768 resolution and a TN-backed panel with narrower viewing angles than those with IPS technology. Also, touchscreen input isn’t supported.
The keyboard has chiclet-style keys and a dedicated numeric pad. The trackpad sports integrated buttons for left and right “click” actions. Sound is provided through a pair of speakers, while web chat are enabled via a frontal web camera. Networking connectivity features include 802.11AC Wi-Fi wireless, and Gigabit LAN. The ES1-572-31KW has a Bluetooth interface, two USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port, HDMI video out, an SD card slot, and a combo audio in/out jack. It’s interesting that most of the ports on this model are clustered on the back of the keyboard deck, instead of on the sides.
Acer claims that battery life on the ES 15 ES1-572-31KW lasts “up to 6.5 hours”.
The laptop weighs in at 5.2 pounds and is 1.1″ thick.