• CPU: Intel Core i3-8145U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 1.90 kg (4.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Thin and lightweight
  • Efficient and somewhat powerful hardware
  • Supports NVMe drives
  • Doesn't use aggressive PWM to adjust its brightness levels (Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5))

Cons

  • Not the best build quality (uses only plastic)
  • No Type-C ports
  • TN panel has naturally poor viewing angles
  • Covers only 54% of sRGB (Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5))

Acer Aspire 3 (A315-55G) - Specs

CPU Performance #88
  • Intel Core i7-7600U 0.3%
  • Intel Core i7-7560U 0.9%
  • Intel Core i3-8145U
  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
  • Intel Core i3-1005G1 2.2%
GPU Performance #103
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 1.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5)
Color accuracy 7.5 -> 2.9
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Linux
Battery
3220 mAh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
363.4 x 250.5 x 20 mm (14.31" x 9.86" x 0.79")
Weight
1.90 kg (4.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, TN

Name Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 227 cd/m2
sRGB 54%
PWM frequency 25000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 360:1
dE Color Checker 7.5 2.9
PWM Rating 9.8: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-8145U

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