Acer Aspire ES ES1-572-31XL

The Acer Aspire ES ES1-572-31XL is a budget-friendly, mid-range notebook that provides reliable performance for everyday computing tasks. Released in 2017, this model is equipped with a 6th generation Intel Core i3 processor, 4 GB of DDR3L-SDRAM, and a 1 TB hard disk drive for storage. The 15.6-inch display offers decent visuals with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, while connectivity options are robust, featuring Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Ethernet capabilities. With Windows 10 Home pre-installed, it provides a familiar and user-friendly operating system environment.

General Specifications

 Product Reference: NX.GD0AA.004
 Launched: February 2017
 Type: Notebook
 Color: Black
 Design: Clamshell Form Factor

Display Features

 Display Size: 39.6 cm
 Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels (HD)
 Backlight: LED
 Aspect Ratio: 16:9
 No Touchscreen

Processor Specifications

 Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-6100U
 Processor Frequency: 2.3 GHz
 Processor Generation: 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3
 Threads: 4, Cores: 2
 Cache: 3 MB Smart Cache
 TDP: 15 W

Memory & Storage

 RAM: 4 GB DDR3L-SDRAM (expandable up to 16 GB)
 Storage: 1TB HDD
 Optical Drive: DVD Super Multi
 Integrated Card Reader (SD compatible)


 On-board Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 520
 DirectX Version: 12.0
 OpenGL Version: 4.4

Audio and Camera

 Built-in Speakers: 2
 Microphone: Built-in
 Front Camera: Yes (0.3 MP)


 Wi-Fi: 802.11a, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
 Ethernet: 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
 Bluetooth: Yes


 USB 2.0: 2 ports
 USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A: 1 port
 HDMI: 1 port
 Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port: 1
 Combo headphone/mic port


 Numeric Keypad: Yes
 Pointing Device: Touchpad
 Windows Keys: Yes


 Pre-installed OS: Windows 10 Home (64-bit)


 Capacity: 48 Wh, 3220 mAh
 Battery Technology: Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Battery Cells: 4
 Battery Life: Up to 6.5 hours


 AC Adapter Power: 45 W


 No Fingerprint Reader

Physical Dimensions

 Weight: 2.4 kg
 Dimensions: 381.8 mm (W) x 258 mm (D) x 24.6 mm (H)

Packaging Content

 Includes AC cable, Manual, and Power cord

Other Features

 AC adapter included
 3D: Not supported


2.Sufficient storage (1 TB HDD)
3.Multiple connectivity options


1.Performance limitations (6th gen Intel Core i3)
2.Lower resolution display (HD)
3.Not suitable for high-end gaming (Intel HD Graphics 520)

Games You Can Play

The laptop can handle lightweight games or older titles reasonably well. Here’s a list of some games it could run:

2.The Sims 4
3.Stardew Valley
4.League of Legends
5.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (on lower settings)
6.Dota 2 (on lower settings)

Please note, demanding modern games or those with heavy 3D graphics will not run effectively on this machine.


The Acer Aspire ES ES1-572-31XL is a solid choice for users seeking a budget-friendly laptop for everyday tasks. It offers robust connectivity, ample storage, and a reliable processor. However, it might not be the best choice for heavy multitasking, high-end gaming, or intensive applications due to its older hardware. But if your needs align with its capabilities, this laptop offers great value for its price.