The Acer Aspire 5 A515-43G-R2W2 is a new thin and responsive 15-inch Full HD black and white anti-glare laptop computer. Lightweight, it is equipped with a 512 GB fast SSD storage, an AMD Ryzen 5 Picasso Quad Core processor, an AMD Radeon 540X graphics card, a good amount of RAM or a retro chiclet keyboard enlightened.
Acer Aspire 5 A515-43G-R2W2 Technical Specs
|Slab||15.6 ” Full HD LED ComfyView (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB DDR4 2400 MHz (16 GB), 2 slots|
|Storage space||512 GB SSD|
|Graphic card||AMD Polaris Radeon 540X 2GB GDDR5 Dedicated|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater Speakers v4|
|webcam||Yes, HD 720p CrystelEye HD with microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac Gigabit Ethernet|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Video output (s)||HDMI|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||Li-Polymer 3 cells|
|Autonomy announced||4 hours|
|Dimensions (mm)||363.4 x 247.5 x 18|
|Other||Backlit chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
Chassis, connectors, Acer Aspire 5 A515-43G-R2W2 display
With its black brushed metal finish, it sports a relatively sober and elegant appearance. It has Acer Bluelight Shield technology that attenuates the blue light emitted by the screen.
Connectivity side, this thin and lightweight laptop is properly equipped with its convenient HDMI video output to easily connect to a TV or monitor for example, its wireless modules Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 for connections and remote communications, its Ethernet and audio ports plus 3 USB all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 ensuring transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected to it.
Good point, the keyboard chiclet benefits from a system of backlighting keys which is convenient to distinguish them in case of limited ambient light.
Lovers of High Definition content will be delighted to be dealing with a Full HD screen that is particularly suitable for displaying videos with its 16 / 9th format. As it is anti-reflective treatment, the screen is also more legible than a bright slab in bright environment (ex: outside).
Performance, battery life of the Acer Aspire 5 A515-43G-R2W2
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-43G-R2W2 is a compact 15-inch High Definition notebook designed for versatile use.
It has the graphics card AMD Polaris Radeon 540X able to run a lot of games provided that you agree to adaptations under graphics-intensive opus for good gameplay. Of course, the Radeon 540X can also watch photos and videos.
In addition, this thin and lightweight computer has SSD storage providing a much better fluidity and responsiveness to a daily hard drive, with startups / stops and software launches much faster.
Remember that a SSD is much faster than a hard drive while being more energy efficient, more shock resistant and silent. In addition here we take advantage of a capacity of 512 GB competing with the hard drives, which would be better to be more frequent.
The heart of this computer is like that, consisting of 8 GB of RAM and an AMD APU processor (Accelerated Processing Unit) Quad Core Picasso Ryzen 5 3500U low power (equivalent to a low-power Intel Quad Core). So we get good overall performance, especially as this duo is supported by the SSD on a daily basis.
As for autonomy pending more concrete tests, plan about 7 hours of battery operation in light use for this notebook whose transport is facilitated by its weight less than 2 kg and its finesse.