Acer Aspire E5-511 Review

| Published Date
30 - Oct - 2014
| Last Updated
24 - Aug - 2016
 
23775

Where to buy

61
Acer Aspire E5-511
Thanks to the six hour battery life during everyday use, the Acer Aspire E5-11 is worth checking out.

Acer Aspire E5-511 Rating 61100100

Our Verdict

A chiclet-styled keyboard, a simple look and a 15.6 inch screen make this laptop a worthy contender for your money. Overall, The Acer E5-511 is a good everyday machine with an excellent battery life but beyond that the laptop dosen't do much.

PROS

  • Long battery life
  • M-Disc technology in Optical Drive

CONS

  • No separate mouse buttons on touchpad
  • Avergae performance

Acer Aspire E5-511: Detailed Review

Acer's Aspire E5-511 is a full-on budget laptop that both excites and underwhelms. For a 15-inch laptop, the laptop is too plain jane with a dark gray look, and its screen (despite being matte) has a slight glossy surface which leaves fingerprint smudges. Beyond aesthetics, the laptop is built well, and it shows while handling it.
 
The laptop has a nice chiclet-styled keyboard which is a pleasure to type on, and the dedicated number pad is definitely an added  bonus. But its single slab touchpad takes time getting used to - there are no separate mouse buttons to click assuredly either, which is a pity. The laptop has a 720p HD webcam for pretty good video chats, apart from nice onboard audio.
 
While the Aspire E5-511 doesn't glitter in terms of its performance - after all it comes with a Pentium processor - it does enough to keep basic users happy. Watching YouTube videos, listening to music, working on productivity apps, and nothing more. Its optical drive comes with M-Disc technology, which claims to offer great data longevity on supported media. But hands down the Aspire E-511's greatest feature is its stunning battery life, which lasted over 6 hours in benchmarks. That's head and shoulders above many of its more  expensive competitors. For this trait alone, the Aspire E5-11 is worth considering.
 
Specifications
 
Screen: 15.6-inch, LED, 1366x768
CPU: Intel Pentium N3530 @ 2.16GHz
RAM: 2GB
HDD: 500GB 5400rpm
Graphics: Intel HD 4400
Optical Drive: DVD RW with M-Disc technology
Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0
Connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet, SD Card slot, VGA, HDMI, 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0

Latest Forum discussions on Acer Aspire E5-511

  • Acer aspire 5755g

    Hello please tell me how is acer aspire 5755g. Core i5 ,750gb @5400rpm,4 gb ram,2gb nvidia gt540m , win7 in comparison Asus k53sm-sx010d in terms of build quality , speaker quality(Asus has altec Lansing and acer has dobly digital Asus has ice cool tech . Acer has. Org. Win 7 ? which is best choice among them

    1. Ron2816/06/2012
      if you want to choose between both of them, then go for ASUS :D
    2. Aroraanant16/06/2012
      What is your budget and what are requirements. Better fill this: [URL="http://www.thinkdigit.com/forum/laptops-netbooks/156722-questionnaire-laptop-notebook-purchase.html"]Questionnaire for laptop/notebook purchase[/URL] to get better response, so that we can suggest you other laptops too that are best for you.
  • Acer aspire e1-572g

    Guys just came across this laptop! Here are specs- IN THE BOX Sales PackageLaptop, Battery, AC Adapter, User Guide and Manuals GENERAL BrandAcer Model NameAspire E SeriesE LifestyleGaming ColorBlack Part NumberNX.MJNSI.004 Model IDE1-572G/NX.MJNSI.004 PROCESSOR ProcessorCore i7 (4th Gen) Variant4500U ChipsetMobile HM77 Express BrandIntel Clock...

    1. Kunalgujarathi04/03/2014
      *Sorry for bumping Update Link added: [URL]http://www.flipkart.com/acer-e1-572g-nx-mjnsi-004-laptop-4th-gen-ci7-8gb-1tb-win8-1-2gb-graph/p/itmdswy5vhwzdsrg?pid=COMDSWY4F3NME9JJ[/URL]
    2. Abhmkh04/03/2014
      Looks like a good deal, also I have heard that this model comes with a amd r7m series gpu. Notebookcheck has a review if u wanna check it out
    3. Kunalgujarathi04/03/2014
      [QUOTE=AbhMkh;2078999]Looks like a good deal, also I have heard that this model comes with a amd r7m series gpu. Notebookcheck has a review if u wanna check it out[/QUOTE] Yep link plz
    Show More
  • Acer aspire r7 (hybrid) ultrabook

    The price of ACER Aspire R7 Ultrabook(Hybrid) is Rs.69,999/- Any one purchased it? How is its performance?

    1. Kkn1330/09/2013
      Dont buy hybrids just yet they are still in beta stage IMO get a lenovo y510p for the same price if ur a gamer
    2. Shreymittal30/09/2013
      [QUOTE=kkn13;2011544]Dont buy hybrids just yet they are still in beta stage IMO get a lenovo y510p for the same price if ur a gamer[/QUOTE] Agreed.. Get Y510
    3. $hadow30/09/2013
      [QUOTE=kg11sgbg;2011396]The price of ACER Aspire R7 Ultrabook(Hybrid) is Rs.69,999/- Any one purchased it? How is its performance?[/QUOTE] Fill up the questionnaire if you want to buy it and if only performance related is your query so why don't you check out its review but on this price there are many better laptops.
    Show More
  • My acer aspire v3-551's issues

    Hello everyone. :wave: I have an [B]Acer Aspire V3-551[/B] laptop running on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I am unable to pair/connect my Android device with the said laptop via Bluetooth. I do not have another device with Bluetooth functionality to test with my laptop. I have installed the drivers for Windows 7 (64-bit) from Acer UK's...

    1. Insaneyln21/03/2013
      Hello everyone. :wave: Do I need to explicitly install the Bluetooth drivers, although the Device Manager does not display any error? The Acer UK website does not list any driver(s) for Bluetooth but I did find them here, [url]http://www.odrivers.com/2012/05/acer...-7-64-bit.html[/url] Also, how do I identify which driver is the correct...
    2. Topgear22/03/2013
      I've faced kinda simillar issue on win 8 .. what I did is disabled Bluetooth Devices Under Network Adapter ( Device Manager ) and Control Panel .. Netwrok Connection. Restarted pc .. and only after that I was able to par my cell phone and verey thing ( I mean which I disabled ) got re-enabled automatically.
    3. Insaneyln22/03/2013
      [B]topgear[/B], thank you very much for your response. :smile: I am using Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my laptop, and I am unsure if I should install Bluetooth drivers from the [U]O Drivers[/U] website considering Acer UK's website does not explicitly provide Bluetooth drivers for Windows 7 for the [I]Aspire V3-551[/I]. :blink:
    Show More
  • Opinions about acer aspire 5560g

    Hi I have selected Acer Aspire 5560G Laptop (APU Quad Core A6/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux/ 1GB Graph) (NX.RUNSi.003) Graphics card: AMD Radeon HD 6470M AMD Radeon HD 6520M. Requirement: Mainly used for Programming, surfing and multimedia. Please provide your valuable opinion about this product and Acer brand. It will help me in finalizing the...

    1. Diagus22/12/2012
      looks good to me a amd quad core under 25000 and dual graphics also don't know about acer laptops wait others members advice