Our review of the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA
Thin and light, the versatile laptop Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA with a discreet black design and 15-inch Full HD anti-reflective screen, it performs well in everyday life and is suitable for modest multimedia processing with its 16 GB RAM and its AMD Ryzen 7 Octo Core Lucienne processor with Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution capable of to run easy games. Equipped with fast 512 GB SSD storage, which improves its responsiveness, this laptop is also equipped with connection to Wi-Fi axle and USB-C.
Best known price: 879 €
Features of Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” Full HD LED ComfyView (1920 × 1080, anti-reflective)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 5700U Lucienne (1.8 GHz, 8 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max.)||16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz (16 GB), 2 slots|
|Graphics card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated in the processor|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD|
|stik||2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi axis (2 × 2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200), Bluetooth 5.0 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Backlit keyboard||A priori yes|
|Sound system||2 Acer TrueHarmony speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced autonomy / battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells|
|Weight / dimensions (mm)||1.8 kg / 363.4 x 250.5 x 17.95|
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA against the competition
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA is currently available on Amazon and is placed in the average of its category, where it is one of the only ones offering such a powerful processor (Octo Core) under Windows 11.
Chassis, connectors, monitor on Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA
This versatile thin and light laptop is dressed in completely black and has a discreet look.
It is equipped with good connection consisting of 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ax wireless modules (newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac) and Bluetooth 5.0 for remote connections and communication, a convenient HDMI video output for easily connecting it to a TV or monitor, e.g. Ethernet and audio ports, but also 3 USBs, all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 peripherals.
A priori, the chiclet keyboard can be backlit so we can better distinguish its keys in case of limited ambient light.
With its 16: 9 format and Full HD definition, the screen is well suited for displaying videos and more generally High Definition content. Its anti-reflective treatment also makes it more readable than a shiny panel in a bright environment (eg outdoors).
We should also mention the presence of Acer Bluelight Shield technology, which dims the blue light emitted by the screen
Performance, autonomy of the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R0MA is a 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for everyday and multimedia-oriented use.
Those who perform modest multimedia work from time to time, such as photo editing or video conversion, will be pleased with the good performance that this versatile laptop provides in this field because it includes an AMD Octo Core APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 7 5700U low consumption Lucienne associated with 16 GB RAM.
Above all, this core delivers good overall performance that is able to satisfy many users, especially since, despite not having a dedicated graphics card, it allows you to view photos and videos, but also to play back titles. lightweight using the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution built into the Ryzen 7.
Note, however, that if you often plan to perform processing that requires CPU and RAM resources, it is better to choose a PC based on a non-low-power processor and / or a suitably dedicated graphics card.
On the storage side, there is an SSD, which clearly improves responsiveness and agility on a daily basis compared to a simple hard drive.
It must be said that an SSD is much faster than the latter, while at the same time being less energy consuming, more robust and silent.
Best known price: 879 €
In practice, thanks to the SSD, the start / stop is much faster, as is the processing and launch of applications, and you can get to the cards online faster.
With its 512 GB, the SSD offers a capacity similar to the standard hard drives. However, if you need more space, you can use an external storage device such as a USB-C / USB 3.0 device to take advantage of fast transfers.
In terms of autonomy, opt for around 7 hours of battery life with easy use of this versatile laptop that is as easy to carry as an Ultrabook thanks to its finesse and contained weight.