The Acer Aspire E3-111 is an affordable netbook aimed at students and other users whose computer needs are pretty basic. The laptop features an HD display and a dual-core Intel processor, while also flaunting a sturdy build to withstand rugged use to an acceptable level.
Design and Screen
Showing off a relatively streamlined body, the Acer Aspire E3-111 stands somewhere in-between razor-thin laptops and their conspicuously thick counterparts. The netbook is made of plastic, safe for the lid that features aluminium, and is well built.
The brushed metal-like touch of the small laptop boosts its look a bit. It should be easy carrying the 21.2mm-thick Acer Aspire E3-111 around at a weight of just 1.3 kg.
The Acer Aspire E3-111 packs an 11.6-inch diagonal screen without a glossy finish. The LED-backlit, non-touch display has an HD resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
Performance and Software
Acer Aspire E3-111 is driven by either an Intel Celeron or Pentium processor, which is based on Bay Trail architecture similar to that of Intel Atom chips. The base processor is clocked at 2.16GHz and paired with RAM of 2 GB or 4 GB, upgradeable to 8 GB.
An integrated Intel HD Graphics processor takes care of graphics. Acer Aspire E3-111 runs on Windows 8.1 operating system, but you may also get models running Windows 7 Home Premium or even Linux.
A hard drive with ample storage capacity of 500 GB is provided on the Acer Aspire E3-111. You may as well choose to store files on a memory card using the available card reader.
Acer Aspire E3-111 comes with a battery that lasts about five hours on a single charge. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi b/g/n, which has somewhat become commonplace these days. Available ports and interfaces on the tiny laptop include one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI video port an RJ-45 network port and a Kensington lock port.
Pricing and availability
Acer Aspire E3-111 laptop is available in Nigeria. You can buy the portable notebook at leading online stores in the country. Acer Aspire E3-111 price in Nigeria start at around N60,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Acer Aspire E3-111 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Acer Aspire E3-111 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 7, or Linux
- Processor: Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 2GB RAM or 4GB RAM, supports up to 8GB of RAM
- Colours: Sky Blue or Cloud White
- Dimension: 29.21 x 21.08 x 2.03 cm
- Weight: 1.29 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 11.6-inch LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels
- Keyboard: Chiclet style Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB hard drive
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 3.0: Yes, 1 port
- USB 2.0: Yes, 2 port
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes
- Bluetooth: –
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Battery: 3 cell, 2640 mAh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: up to 5 hours