Those who need a large capacity may be interested in the Acer Aspire 3 A315-42-R07Q with a 1.2 TB hybrid storage with fast SSD which enhances its responsiveness. This new thin and light laptop is designed for general purpose use. With a 15-inch anti-reflective screen, it is based on an AMD APU Ryzen 5 Picasso Quad Core processor and a good amount of RAM for good performance in everyday use and is capable of running undemanding games thanks to its graphic part Vega 8.
Specifications for the Acer Aspire 3 A315-42-R07Q
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” WXGA HD LED ComfyView (1366×768, anti-reflective)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz, 2 slots (1 free)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||256 GB M.2 SSD 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, SD / MMC|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.9 Kg / 363.4 x 247.5 x 20.3|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Aspire 3 A315-42-R07Q
With its black brushed metal finish chassis, it sports a sober and elegant design.
This thin and light laptop is well equipped in terms of connectivity with its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a monitor or TV for example, its wireless modules Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.0 for connections and communications to distance, its audio and Ethernet ports without forgetting its 3 USB all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers taking place up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if connected above a USB 3.0 device.
The screen adopts classic specifications with its definition of 1366×768 and its 16: 9 format suitable for video playback. It stands out, however, by its anti-reflective treatment making it more readable in a light environment (ex: outdoor) than a shiny tile and less tiring for the eyes in the long run.
The blue light it emits is also attenuated by Acer BluelightShield technology.
Performance, battery life of the Acer Aspire 3 A315-42-R07Q
The Acer Aspire 3 A315-42-R07Q is a 15-inch laptop with plenty of storage and designed for general purpose use.
Those who wish to benefit from a large storage capacity will be delighted to find on board a hybrid solution combining a 1000 GB hard drive with a 256 GB SSD. This is intended for the system and the main software, the rest taking place on the hard drive. A total of 1.2 TB, higher capacity than the vast majority of PCs (including more expensive models).
The SSD has the advantage of guaranteeing significantly smoother and more reactive operation on a daily basis than a hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, we take advantage of much faster software launches and starts / stops.
The SSD goes well with the heart of this computer which delivers good general performance capable of satisfying many users. It is indeed made up of a good amount of 8 GB RAM very useful in multitasking and an AMD Quad Core APU processor (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso low consumption.
The latter houses within it the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution. Significantly more efficient than the UHD 620 of processors and Intel, the Vega 8 is positioned at the level of an entry-level graphics card. Therefore with this PC, in addition to being able to view photos and videos, we can play if we are content with titles that do not consume 3D resources.
As for its autonomy, bet on about 5 hours of battery operation for this computer whose finesse and weight less than 2 Kg facilitate transport.