• CPU: Intel Core i3-1115G4
  • GPU: Intel Iris Xe Graphics G4
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 4GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.65 kg (3.6 lbs)


  • Thin and light design with decent upgradeability
  • Tige Lake processors combined with decent low-voltage GPU solutions
  • Good battery life
  • Doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)


  • Not very good build quality
  • Its keyboard is a bit finicky
  • Poor color coverage (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Underwhelming cooling solution

Acer Aspire 5 - Specs Also known as Acer Aspire 5 (A515-56-31AD)

CPU Performance #104
  • Intel Core i5-1035G1 34.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U 38.4%
  • Intel Core i3-1115G4
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 39.4%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U 35.6%
GPU Performance #182
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 0.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • Intel Iris Xe Graphics G4
  • NVIDIA GeForce 930MX (2GB DDR3) 1.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB DDR3) 2%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Color accuracy 4,2 -> 3,8
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
2x 4GB DDR4
Windows 10 Home
48Wh, 4-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
363.4 x 238.5 x 17.9 mm (14.31" x 9.39" x 0.70")
1.65 kg (3.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x Stereo Speakers, Acer TrueHarmony
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name LG LP156WFC-SPD5 (LGD065А)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 270 cd/m2
sRGB 53%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1070:1
dE Color Checker 4,2 3,8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-1115G4

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 Iris Xe Graphics G4

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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