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Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0

Specifications

Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0
Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0 (Nitro 5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
128 GB NVMe, 128 GB 
, + 1TB HDD
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, USB-C
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000MBit), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 26 x 390 x 266 ( = 1.02 x 15.35 x 10.47 in)
Battery
48 Wh, 3220 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 4 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.23 kg ( = 78.66 oz / 4.92 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1200 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0

Acer Nitro 5 Hands-on, Quick Review: Most Affordable Gaming Notebook?
Source: Unbox English
Obviously trying to get a gaming PC to an affordable price point has its pitfalls, and the Nitro 5 has some obvious ones that need to be addressed. 4GB of RAM in a gaming machine is less than ideal and is one of the biggest bottlenecks in the notebook. Thankfully additional RAM isn’t that expensive (usually around 2.5K per stick). You can also add an SSD drive to the notebook if you need faster performance for selected games.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/22/2018

Foreign Reviews

Acer Nitro 5 2018 Recensione: Notebook Gaming Con Cpu Ryzen 2700U E Gpu Rx 560
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high mobility; large battery capacity; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/03/2018

Comment

AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop): Renamed Radeon RX 560 with slightly altered clock speeds. Offers 1024 shader cores and a usual clock speed of 1175 - 1275 MHz. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
2700U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1300 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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.
2.23 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0
Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-08-31 (Update: 2018-08-31)