• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000, 15W)
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Features Ryzen 4000U processors at a great price
  • Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio from the IPS panel (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust its brightness levels (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Decent battery life
  • Supports memory and storage upgrades

Cons

  • Lacks a Thunderbolt connector and an SD card reader
  • Covers only half of the colors of the sRGB gamut (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • The Radeon RX 640 is hardly any better than the integrated graphics card

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-44) - Specs

CPU Performance #33
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 53.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 53.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • Intel Core i7-10710U 4811.4%
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 53.2%
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 53.2%
GPU Performance #136
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 1.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5) 1.4%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000, 15W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX110 (2GB GDDR5) 3.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 930MX (2GB DDR3) 3.1%
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
32GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
48Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
363.4 x 250.5 x 17.9 mm (14.31" x 9.86" x 0.70")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 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 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 Combo Jack
Features
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

DISPLAY: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), IPS

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

 

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-44) in-depth review

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000, 15W)

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