The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55RN is a versatile and nomadic sober black Ultrabook equipped with a good amount of 8 GB RAM, fast SSD storage which reinforces its responsiveness but also a Tiger Lake Quad processor Core i5 with Iris Xe graphics. This portable PC thus delivers good performance in everyday use and offers the possibility of running games that are not too greedy. In addition, this thin and light computer benefits from a backlit chiclet keyboard, a fingerprint reader but also a Wi-Fi ax and USB-C connection.
Specifications Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55RN
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” Full HD LED IPS ComfyView thin edges 250cd / m² (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Tiger Lake (2.4 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (32 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe) 1 free 2.5 inch slot|
|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 5.0 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Windows Hello||Yes, via fingerprint reader|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater v4 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|battery life 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 A515-56-55RN
With its thin and light black chassis, this Ultrabook has a discreet look.
It has good connectivity including 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ax wireless modules ( more recent and efficient than Wi-Fi ac ) and Bluetooth 5.0 for remote connections and communications, a useful HDMI video output in order to easily connect it 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, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers made up to 10 times faster than in USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 peripherals.
Authentication by biometric recognition via Windows Hello technology is possible with this laptop PC because it includes a fingerprint reader.
Many people will appreciate being able to backlight the chiclet keyboard because this feature is very handy for distinguishing the keys in case of limited ambient light.
Thanks to its IPS technology, the screen has large vertical and horizontal viewing angles. It also lends itself very well to the display of High Definition content such as videos due to its precise Full HD definition and its 16: 9 format. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also more readable than a shiny panel in a bright environment (eg outdoors).
The Acer Bluelight Shield technology makes it possible to attenuate up to 30% the blue light that the screen emits.
Performance, battery life of Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55RN
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55RN is a 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for versatile on-the-go use.
The general performance it delivers is able to satisfy many users because this Ultrabook is based on a good amount of 8 GB RAM as well as a Tiger Lake low consumption Quad Core i5-1135G7 processor.
This integrates the Iris Xe graphic part (tested by us) which allows you to play titles that are not too demanding in terms of graphic resources, but also of course to watch photos and videos.
Indeed, the Iris Xe is significantly more responsive and fluid than the classic Intel UHD 620.
In terms of storage, this thin and light laptop PC also benefits from silent SSD storage but also more robust than a hard drive, less energy and much faster.
As a result, thanks to the SSD, we take advantage of much faster starts / stops than with a simple hard drive, just like application launches and treatments, or even a faster arrival on the cards of online games.
Here the SSD offers a capacity of 512 GB in phase with the standard of hard disks.
If more space is needed, an external storage unit can be used. Favoring a USB-C / USB 3.0 device then represents an interesting solution to obtain fast transfers.
As for the battery life of this Ultrabook whose low weight and thinness facilitate transport, bet on about 7 hours of battery operation in light use.