• CPU: Intel Core i3-7100U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Good build quality
  • Lack of PWM (AUO38ED)
  • Good sound quality
  • Matte screen finish
  • Relatively low price
  • Support for M.2 PCIe storage

Cons

  • Low battery runtimes
  • Modest color gamut coverage (AUO38ED)
  • Uncomfortable viewing angles

Acer Aspire 3 (A315) - Specs

CPU Performance #107
  • Intel Core i5-4310U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-3210M 0.1%
  • Intel Core i3-7100U
  • AMD FX-9800P
  • Intel Core i5-5200U 0.1%
GPU Performance #177
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R7 M260 (2GB DDR3, 64-bit) 0.2%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 M430 (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo-L)
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
RAM
4GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
4810 mAh, Li-Polymer, 2-cell
Dimensions
382 x 259 x 22 mm (15.04" x 10.20" x 0.87")
Weight
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 100.45 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 34 inches (87 cm)

 

Acer Aspire 3 (A315) in-depth review

Today we shall have a look at yet another product meant for those who do not want to invest a lot of money into expensive and powerful laptops but do want a regular budget machine at a low price - Acer Acer Aspire 3 (A315-21). This is a mid-range budget product that may attract many customers. Hence our interest in it. We must first note the hardware highlights. The configuration we've chosen features a dual-core AMD A4-9120 CPU - a mid-range chip part of the Stoney Ridge architecture. As [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-7100U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 620

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