[Video Review] Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58 / AN515-46)



Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) in-depth review

Acer is ready to conquer the budget gaming market once again. This time, the Nitro 5 brings changes on the outside, as well as the mandatory update in the hardware department. Instead of making it more appealing to the thin and light purists, Acer has decided to go all-in and battle the TUFs and IdeaPad Gamings of the world.We are pretty confident that the Nitro 5 will at least be close to winning. In fact, the AN515-58 version now comes with the beastly 12th Gen series from Intel. It puts back AMD where it belongs (at least from Intel's point of view) - at a distant second place.The [...]

Pros

  • Optional MUX switch
  • 2x SODIMM + 2x M.2 PCIe Gen 4 x4 + 2.5-inch SATA
  • Fast display options
  • No PWM (Panda LM156LF-2F01 (NCP004D))
  • HDMI 2.1 (G-Sync)
  • 12th Gen CPUs
  • Thunderbolt 4 connector

Cons

  • No SD card reader
  • Covers only 53% of sRGB (Panda LM156LF-2F01 (NCP004D))


Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) - Specs

  • Panda LM156LF-2F01 (NCP004D)
  • Color accuracy  4.6  3.4
  • HDD/SSD
  • up to 2000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD
  • RAM
  • up to 64GB
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Home, Windows 11 Pro, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
  • Battery
  • 59Wh, 57.5Wh, 4-cell
  • Body material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 360.4 x 271.1 x 25.9 - 26.9 mm (14.19" x 10.67" x 1.02")
  • Weight
  • 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.2
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • optional
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Speakers by DTS X: Ultra Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Lock

All Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-58) configurations

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Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-46) - Specs

  • HDD/SSD
  • up to 4000GB SSD
  • RAM
  • up to 64GB
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Home, Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11
  • Battery
  • 57.5Wh, 4-cell
  • Dimensions
  • 363.5 x 272.9 x 26.5 - 29.5 mm (14.31" x 10.74" x 1.04")
  • Weight
  • 2.00 kg (4.4 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.2
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • optional
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Speakers by DTS X: Ultra Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Lock

All Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-46) configurations

#CommissionsEarned

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