• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 640
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 4GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • 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 (A515-44G) - Specs

CPU Performance #26
  • Intel Core i7-10750H 70%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 68.6%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 69.4%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 63%
  • Intel Core i7-9850H 56.4%
GPU Performance #102
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX330 (2GB GDDR5, 25W) 1.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5) 1.6%
  • AMD Radeon RX 640
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (10W) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon Vega 9 0.5%
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
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LG LP156WFC-SPD5 (LGD065А)
Color accuracy 4,2 -> 3,8
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
2x 4GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
No OS
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-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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