Discreet black ultrabook, the thin and light Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-389S offers a large storage capacity with its hybrid solution combining a comfortable hard drive with a fast SSD which reinforces its responsiveness. Equipped with a 15-inch Full HD anti-glare screen ready for High Definition, this laptop PC is suitable for everyday use with its Core i3 Ice Lake Turbo processor and its good amount of RAM.
Specifications Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-389S
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” Full HD LED ComfyView 220cd / m² (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-1005G1 Turbo Ice Lake (1.2 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (12 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||128 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 loudspeakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.9 Kg / 363.4 x 247.5 x 19.9|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-389S
It has a very discreet appearance thanks to its Black Schist frame that can be opened at 180 ° completely flat.
Thin and light, it has a correct connection except that it does not have USB-C. The integrated connectivity includes a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this PC to a TV or monitor, for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, audio and Ethernet ports or another 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, with USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers taking place up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected to it.
The screen adopts a 16: 9 format suitable for video playback as well as a full HD definition more precise and higher than the 1366×768 standard. Adapted to High Definition content therefore, the screen provides better visibility in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a shiny panel due to its anti-reflective treatment.
Performance, batttery life of Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-389S
The Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-389S is a compact 15-inch High Definition laptop for everyday use with a large storage capacity.
More specifically, it benefits from a hybrid solution combining a 128 GB SSD designed to house the system as well as the main software with a hard drive with a substantial capacity of 1000 GB able to accommodate multiple files and software as a bonus.
Concretely, the SSD guarantees much better fluidity and responsiveness than a hard drive. This implies daily starts / stops and launches of much faster applications for example.
The SSD goes well with the heart of this thin and light laptop. It delivers good performance in everyday use, such as in office automation and surfing the Internet, because it is built around a good amount of 8 GB RAM which is very useful in multitasking and a low-power Ice Lake Core i3-1005G1 processor. Turbo.
At the level of an AMD Ryzen 3, the Core i3 Turbo shows its limits under software that is greedy in processor resources.
But it has the advantage of integrating the Intel UHD 620 graphics part. While modest, it allows you to watch photos and videos but is not suitable for heavy graphics work such as games.
As for battery life, bet on about 5 hours on battery in light use for this Ultrabook whose transport is facilitated by the weight contained and the smoothness.