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Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-57CW

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-57CW
Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-57CW (Aspire 5 A515 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1235U 10 x 0.9 - 4.4 GHz, Alder Lake-U
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX550 - 2048 MB VRAM, GDDR6
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I219-LM (10/100/1000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.9 x 362.9 x 237.8 ( = 0.7 x 14.29 x 9.36 in)
Battery
56 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.76 kg ( = 62.08 oz / 3.88 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
850 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-57CW

80% Acer Aspire 5 review: A likeable old-school 15.6in notebook
Source: It Pro English
The Aspire 5 has several features that you shouldn't automatically expect for the price including Thunderbolt 4 and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, the option to add a second SSD and upgrade the RAM and a discrete Nvidia GPU. The expansive keyboard will be a boon to office workers while the range of ports is very wide by modern standards: I'm struggling to remember the last time I found an RJ45 port on a non-gaming laptop. In the negative column, you have to put up with a very basic display, a slightly bouncy keyboard and pretty average battery life. Still, at £750 exc VAT it is difficult not to see the Aspire 5 as solid value for money.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Review - Disassembly
Source: Noteb (YT) English
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/15/2022
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Review - Unboxing and benchmarks
Source: Noteb (YT) English
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/10/2022

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce MX550: Entry level dedicated graphics card based on the TU117 with GDDR6 memory.

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.


i5-1235U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.


80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


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

 

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2023-01-28 (Update: 2023-01-28)