How to open Acer Aspire Vero 15 (AV15-53P) – disassembly and upgrade options
Step 1: Accessing the Internal Components
- Ensure the Acer Aspire Vero 15 (AV15-53P) is powered off and placed on a soft, clean surface to prevent scratches or damage.
- Remove the 11 Phillips-head screws from the laptop’s bottom panel.
- Gently lift the bottom plate near one of the top two corners to create a slight gap, then use a thin plastic tool to pry the panel off.
Hint: Be careful during this process to avoid damaging the internal clips or the chassis itself.
Step 2: Removing the Battery
- Disconnect the battery by pulling out its connector from the motherboard.
- Unscrew the two Phillips-head screws that secure the battery to the base, then remove the 54.6Wh battery from the device.
Caution: Handle the battery and its connector with care to avoid any damage.
More info: The optional 54.6Wh battery provides up to 12 hours and 30 minutes of web browsing, or 9 hours and 5 minutes of video playback, offering solid battery life for productivity and entertainment.
- The laptop comes with soldered 16GB of LPDDR5-4800MHz RAM, optimized for dual-channel performance to enhance multitasking and productivity.
More info: The memory is not upgradeable due to its soldered nature, but 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM should be sufficient for most users’ needs.
- Identify the single M.2 slot on the motherboard that supports 2280 Gen 4 SSDs.
- Consider upgrading or adding a new NVMe SSD to expand storage capacity or improve data access speeds.
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Step 3: Examining the Cooling System
- Review the cooling system, which includes two small fans, a pair of heat pipes, one long top-mounted heat sink, and a heat spreader, designed to efficiently manage the thermal output of the laptop.