If you are thinking of buying a laptop that performs enough for your work and leisure time, take a look at the Acer Aspire 5. The company has done a good job in terms of efficiency and performance. This model is available with up to the latest generation of Intel Core i7 processors. It has a 15.6-inch HD screen and a slim black aluminum design that lend it elegance and modernity.
Likewise, it is spiced up with a good audio system with Acer TrueHarmony technology so as not to miss details when listening to music or watching series. The equipment, available with Windows 10, can already be purchased in Spain at a price of 550 euros depending on the model. Here we go over its five key characteristics.
Acer Aspire 5 datasheet
|screen||15.6 ″ LED LCD, HD (1,366 x 768), 16: 9|
|Processor||Up to Intel Core i7-8550U (4 cores, 1.8GHz - 4GHz)|
|RAM||8 GB DDR4|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA GeForce MX150|
|Internal memory||256 GB SSD / 1 TB HDD|
|Battery||4 cell lithium ion|
|Operating system||Windows 10|
|Connections||Gigabit LAN, 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0|
|Ports||1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ45, 1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack, SD Card Reader|
|Dimensions||381.6 x 263 x 20.95 mm, 2.2 kilos|
|Featured Features||Acer Color Intelligence|
|Price||From 550 euros|
More surface area on screen
The Acer Aspire 5 has a narrow bezel of only 7.82 millimeters, which offers more surface to enjoy higher quality images. The screen of this laptop uses IPS technology and has a size of 15.6 inches with a Full HD resolution. Another of its most important features is called Acer Color Intelligence, a technology with which we can enjoy realistic and sharp colors, not only when viewing photos, but also when viewing a movie or series. Basically what this technology does is it adjusts gamut and saturation in real time to optimize screen color and brightness without clipping.
At the design level, the Aspire 5 is built from high-quality polished aluminum, which provides a beautiful finish, elegant as well as modern. It is true that we cannot say that it is one of the thinnest and slimmest notebooks from Acer , but we will have no problem when transporting it on trips and outings . Its exact measurements are 381.6 x 263 x 20.95 mm and its weight is 2.2 kilos. Also noteworthy is its backlit keyboard and a trackpad wide enough to navigate seamlessly through its different menus and tools.
Acer TrueHarmony Sound
If you like to get good audio quality when you are watching multimedia content on your computer without having to connect a headset, you are in luck. The Acer Aspire 5 has Acer TrueHarmony sound, with which you will get deeper bass without distorting when increasing the volume. This system is typical of equipment for gamers of the firm, such as the Acer Nitro 5, so you can get an idea of the company's commitment to one of its work and leisure teams.
The Acer Aspire 5 is available with the latest generation Intel core i5 or i7 processors. However, it is also possible to find it with 7th generation i5 processors, which affects the final price. The processors are accompanied by 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and a storage capacity of 1 TB in HDD format or 256 GB in SSD. The included graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce MX150. With any of these configurations, you will be able to enjoy good performance to use tools and services, navigate and work smoothly without problems. The Acer Aspire 5 is ready to perform at any time.
Enjoy the Windows 10 experience
As is often the case with current computers, the Acer Aspire 5 is governed by Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's platform. This system is fast and secure and offers a good set of functions and features. One of the most outstanding is the Cortana assistant, which will help us when it comes to locating any type of request. Windows 10 also includes the new Microsoft Edge browser, faster and more reliable than the old Internet Explorer.
For the rest, the Aspire 5 also comes with Gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity, which promises up to twice the wireless performance of the previous 2 × 2 802.11ac technology. This is always appreciated if you live in a large house, or if the router is somewhat far from the room where you usually connect . This computer also features Bluetooth and USB Type-C ports for faster uploading and file transfers.
Models and prices
Currently, it is possible to find the Acer Aspire 5 in Spain in different online stores and authorized establishments. The price ranges between 500-800 euros depending on the version . The top model with an eighth-generation Core i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM memory can be purchased at Carrefour online for 834 euros. With the latest generation Core i5 processor, it is available on Media Markt for 600 euros. If you're looking for something more basic, take a look at the Aspire 5 with a 7th-gen Core i5. In this case, it is reconditioned and you will only have to pay 550 euros. You can see all the models that are available to buy on the manufacturer's website.