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Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A


Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A (Aspire 5 A515 Series)
Intel Core i5-1135G7 4 x 2.4 - 4.2 GHz, 64 W PL2 / Short Burst, 28 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake-UP3
16 GB 
, DDR4
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, LG Philips LGD065A, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA1T0QFD, 1024 GB 
, 884 GB free
Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined audio jack
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 363 x 239 ( = 0.71 x 14.29 x 9.41 in)
48.85 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.9 MP, 16:9 (1280x720)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
1.9 kg ( = 67.02 oz / 4.19 pounds), Power Supply: 260 g ( = 9.17 oz / 0.57 pounds)
750 Euro



Average Score: 81.4% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 46%, display: 83% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A

81.4% Acer Aspire 5 A515 in review: A look at a Tiger Lake laptop | Notebookcheck
The exterior of the Aspire 5 A515 has remained in line with its predecessors but now contains a Tiger Lake CPU. Find out how this processor fares in everyday use and what else users can expect from this office notebook in our review.
Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56 SSD and Ram Upgrade
Source: Ricks Tech English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2021

Foreign Reviews

Günstiger Tiger-Lake-Laptop fürs Office
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2021
Acer Aspire 5 và xu hướng dịch chuyển của giới trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; compact size; light weight; high performance; full set of ports.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2020
Acer ra mắt Aspire 5 mới, trang bị vi xử lý Intel Core i thế hệ thứ 11
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; powerful processor; modern design; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/23/2020


Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

i5-1135G7: A quad-core, mid-range processor of Tiger Lake product family designed for use in ultra-light laptops. The i5 is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin and features an 80 EU Iris Xe G7 iGPU. Core i5-1135G7 has a base clock speed of 2.4 GHz as long as it is allowed to consume 28 watts.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.

Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.

81.4%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2020-12- 6 (Update: 2020-12- 6)