The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-5255 is a versatile 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare Ultrabook which performs well in everyday use with its good amount of 16 GB RAM and its Tiger Lake Quad Core i5 processor with Iris graphics solution. Xe capable of running games that are not too greedy. It offers a large storage capacity of 1.1 TB with its fast SSD hybrid solution that enhances responsiveness. In its thin and light black chassis, it also houses a backlit chiclet keyboard as well as a Wi-Fi ax and USB-C connection.
Specifications Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-5255
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” IPS Full HD LED ComfyView thin edges (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Tiger Lake (2.4 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||16 GB DDR4 2933 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||128 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectivity||2 USB 3.0 1 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201), Bluetooth 5.1 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater v4 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 3220mAh 48Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.9 Kg / 363.4 x 238.5 x 17.90|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-5255
It sports a discreet and original design with its thin and light black frame with silver hinge which raises it slightly forward when opened.
This versatile Ultrabook benefits from good connectivity including 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, Wi-Fi ax wireless modules ( newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac ) and Bluetooth 5.0 for remote connections and communications, practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, Ethernet and audio ports but also 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, the USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 devices are connected to it.
A backlighting system for the keys is fitted to the chiclet keyboard, which is very practical for distinguishing them in dimly lit surroundings.
The screen lends itself well to the display of High Definition content such as videos thanks to its precise Full HD definition and its 16: 9 format. As it is anti-reflective, the screen also offers better visibility than a shiny panel in bright surroundings (eg outdoors) while being more restful for the eyes in prolonged use. Thanks to its IPS technology, the screen also has comfortable vertical and horizontal viewing angles.
Acer Bluelight Shield technology works to reduce the blue light emitted by the screen.
Performance, battery life of Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-5255
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-5255 can appeal to those who want to acquire a 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for versatile mobile use and offering a large storage space.
It delivers good overall performance able to satisfy many users as it is built around a low power Tiger Lake i5-1135G7 Quad Core processor and a good amount of above average 16 GB RAM.
In addition, thanks to the Iris Xe graphics solution that we tested and which is integrated into the Tiger Lake Quad Core i5, you can watch photos and videos on this Ultrabook but also play titles that do not consume too much graphics resources.
In addition, this thin and light laptop offers a hybrid storage solution with a capacity of 1.1TB higher than average. Something to seduce those who wish to benefit from both a large capacity and a high reactivity.
Because the integrated solution here consists of a 128 GB SSD designed to house the system as well as the main software, and a 1000 GB hard drive designed to accommodate the rest.
As a reminder, the SSD is silent while being more resistant to shocks than a hard drive, more energy efficient and much faster.
Result thanks to the SSD, one obtains for example starts / stops, treatments and launches of applications / games much faster than with a hard disk. We also get faster on the maps of online games.
Finally, as regards the autonomy of this versatile Ultrabook, the weight of which is less than 2 kg and its thinness facilitate transport, bet on approximately 7 hours of battery operation in light use.