The Acer Aspire 3 A317-52-55YR is a black laptop PC offering fast SSD storage with a large capacity of 1TB which enhances its responsiveness. This computer equipped with a 17-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare screen performs well in everyday use with its 8 GB of RAM and its Intel Ice Lake Quad Core i5 processor. Without keyboard backlighting and USB-C port, this laptop PC, on the other hand, has an optical drive to read and burn CDs and DVDs.
Specifications of the Acer Aspire 3 A317-52-55YR
|Screen (s)||17.3 ” Full HD IPS LED 220cd / m² ComfyView (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1035G1 Ice Lake (1.0 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe) 1 free 2.5-inch slot|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, SD, CD / DVD Reader / Writer|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 loudspeakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.8 Kg / 419.5 x 289.5 x 24.65|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Acer Aspire 3 A317-52-55YR
With its black brushed metal finish case that can be opened completely flat at 180 °, it has a discreet appearance.
Its connectivity is below average, ignoring USB-C or Wi-Fi ax. It is equipped with a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor, for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, Ethernet and audio ports as well as 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is plugged into it.
It is unfortunate that the chiclet keyboard does not have a key backlighting system, which would have been practical to distinguish its keys in a dimly lit environment.
On the other hand, on the right this laptop PC accommodates an optical unit. Its presence will be appreciated by those who wish to be able to read and burn CDs and DVDs.
The screen lends itself well to the display of High Definition content such as videos due to its precise Full HD definition and its 16: 9 format. In addition, it benefits from important viewing angles, both vertical and horizontal, because it adopts IPS technology. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also less tiring for the eyes than a shiny panel while being more readable in a bright environment (ex: outdoors)
Performance, battery life of the Acer Aspire 3 A317-52-55YR
The Acer Aspire 3 A317-52-55YR is a 17 inch High Definition laptop PC designed for everyday use.
It has SSD storage with a large capacity of 1 TB that rivals hard drives.
But compared to the latter, remember that an SSD is silent, more energy efficient, more resistant to shocks and much faster.
Result the SSD clearly reinforces the responsiveness and fluidity on a daily basis compared to a simple hard drive. It thus guarantees much faster software launches, starts / stops or even faster processing.
Without a dedicated graphics card, this laptop PC is not designed for games and more generally demanding graphics work.
However, it allows you to watch photos and videos thanks to the Intel UHD 620 graphics part integrated into the processor.
This is a low power Ice Lake i5-1035G1 Quad Core i5-1035G1, associated with a good amount of 8 GB RAM. This duo delivers good overall performance capable of satisfying many users.
As for battery life, expect about 5 hours of battery operation in light use for this PC whose weight does not make it the most easily transportable. On the other hand, its large 17-inch format is particularly comfortable for mainly sedentary use (eg at home).