Acer Aspire 5 15.6″ Full HD Laptop with Intel i7-1165G7, Iris Xe GPU, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, A515-56-73AP Review

Acer Aspire 5 15.6″ Full HD Laptop with Intel i7-1165G7 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-73AP, 15.6 Full HD IPS Display



Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-73AP is a sleek and modern laptop with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, the advanced technical specifications of the latest release Intel i7-1165G7 processor, Intel Iris Xe graphics card, 512GB NVMe Solid State Drive, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory, Windows 10 Home, backlit keyboard, fingerprint reader, and modern connectivity options including the WiFi 6 and USB-C port.

You can expect above average performance, power and responsiveness when you’re performing your day-to-day or more demanding tasks, as well as a long, all day battery life of up to 8.5 hours from its lithium ion battery at the reduced light settings and when you’re watching videos or browsing the internet. The 2020 release quad core Intel i7-1165G7 processor (12MB smart cache) has 4 cores and runs 8 threads in parallel with the hyperthreading function. It works at the speeds between 2.8GHz and 4.7GHz with the turbo boost technology as demanded by the more difficult tasks. The average CPU PassMark benchmark score is 10488 for this modern, advanced processor.

512GB NVMe Solid State Drive is great for both size and speed as you can save all your files on the local storage (as long as you don’t have a lot of games to save)i open the files, start up and shut down quickly. There is an available hard drive bay for adding more storage space if you need it. 16GB DDR4 SDRAM offers great multitasking power with many browser tabs and apps open simultaneously. And it can be expanded up to 24GB if you have more memory and multitasking needs. Connectivity options include the Intel wireless 80.11ax WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port), an HDMI output with the HDCP support, 2 x USB 3.2 gen 1 port one of which with the power-off charging, a USB 3.2 Type-C port at up to 5 Gbps data transfer speed, a USB 2.0 port, and a headphone/microphone combo jack.

15.6-inch Full HD LED-backlit widescreen display has the 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution, vibrant colors, good contrast and 178-degree viewing angles. Intel Iris Xe Graphics card has the video card benchmark score of 2866 and is one of the most powerful integrated GPUs we’ve reviewed so far. You can perform your daily graphics tasks smoothly and even play the latest games at the low settings and resolutions. It is twice fasterAcer Aspire 5 A515-56-73AP, 15.6 Full HD Connectivity than the previous generation Iris Plus G7 and more or less equal to the dedicated NVIDIA MX350 graphics card. It comes with the Acer Purified Voice Technology with the two integrated microphone and the two stereo speakers.

There is a high definition webcam on the top bezel with the 1280 x 720 pixel resolution for your live chats on Skype or taking still photos. You have the backlit keyboard for working or playing in the dim light or dark and the Acer Fingerprint Reader supports Windows Hello. Acer Aspire 5 weighs 3.63 pounds (1.65kg) and measures 14.31 x 9.39 x 0.7 inches- is quite slim and lightweight. It doesn’t come with an Optical Drive but is very easy to hook on up wirelessly via Bluetooth or one of the USB ports. Please note that this A515-56 model laptop has a non-touch display, and please check out the A515-56T model if you want touch screen. It appeared at Amazon.com at the end of 2020 and we don’t have many customer reviews yet.

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