Thin and light, the new black Acer Aspire A515-43-R631 15-inch anti-glare screen laptop offers above-average capacity hybrid storage with 256 GB fast SSD to enhance fluidity. Performing with its AMD Ryzen 5 Picasso Quad Core processor and its good amount of RAM, this versatile PC can run undemanding games with its Vega graphics solution.
Specifications Acer Aspire A515-43-R631
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” WXGA HD LED ComfyView (1366×768, anti-reflective)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB DDR4 2400 MHz (16 GB), 2 slots|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||256 GB M.2 SSD 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectors||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (2×2), Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 Acer TrueHarmony speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 48Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.8 Kg / 363.4 x 250.5 x 17.95|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Aspire A515-43-R631
With its black brushed metal finish chassis, it sports an elegant and discreet design.
Acer Bluelight Shield technology is responsible for attenuating the blue light emitted by the screen, which adopts classic specifications with its definition of 1366×768 and its 16: 9 format suitable for playing videos. The screen stands out, however, by its anti-reflective treatment thanks to which it is less tiring for the eyes over a long period of time than a bright, more readable panel in a bright environment (ex: outdoor), a good point for a PC that wants to be nomadic.
The connectivity of this thin and light computer is good, composed of 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, Ethernet and audio ports, a HDMI video output useful for easily connecting this PC to a TV or a monitor for example as well as 3 USB 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 plug in a USB 3.0 device.
Performance, autonomy of the Acer Aspire A515-43-R631
The Acer Aspire A515-43-R631 is a compact 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for versatile, mobile use.
With its weight under 2 Kg and its finesse, this computer is quite easy to transport. In addition in terms of autonomy, we can expect about 7 hours of battery operation in light use.
In addition, this computer will appeal to those who wish to take advantage of a large storage capacity because it offers 1.2 TB, which is above average.
Hybrid, the on-board solution consists of a 256 GB SSD intended to accommodate the system as well as the main software, the rest finding space on the very comfortable 1000 GB hard drive.
In practice, the SSD guarantees significantly more responsive and fluid operation than a simple hard drive. This results in particular in much faster start / stop and launch of software.
The heart of this computer is up to the task. Composed of a good amount of 8 GB RAM useful in multitasking and an AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Quad Core Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso low consumption processor, it delivers good general performance capable of satisfying many users.
Here, there is no dedicated graphics card on board. It is the Radeon Vega 8 solution housed within the Ryzen 5 which is responsible for managing all the graphics. But it is clearly more efficient than the UHD 620 of Intel processors. In fact, the Vega 8 is positioned at the level of an entry-level GPU. Result, it allows you to view photos and videos of course but also to play titles that do not consume graphic resources.