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Acer Aspire 5 A515 15

alaTest has collected and analyzed 269 reviews of Acer Aspire 5 A515 15. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and screen are generally positive. The size and portability also get good opinions, whereas the sound and keyboard get less positive views.

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keyboard, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire 5 A515 15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Aspire 5

 

A decent quality mid-range laptop. Acer Aspire 5.

Smart design ; Good all-round performance ; Keeps cool and quiet

A515 version has poor screen ; Cramped cursor keys ; No keyboard backlight

A decent quality mid-range laptop – but be mindful of the version you buy.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Eric Grevstad (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51-58HD)

 

Intel's Optane Memory perks up the 1TB hard drive of Acer's $500 Aspire 5 laptop, but a dim screen and tepid performance will keep it off budget buyers' short lists.

Intel Optane Memory boosts hard drive speed. 1080p resolution. Comfortable keyboard.

Dim, dark display. Scanty 4GB of system RAM. Lackluster battery life. No SSD, backlit keyboard, touch screen, or Windows Hello support.

Bottom Line: Intel's Optane Memory perks up the 1TB hard drive of Acer's $500 Aspire 5 laptop, but a dim screen and tepid performance will keep it off budget buyers' short lists.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Ben Patterson (pcworld.com)

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-58HD review: Optane memory gives this budget laptop a boost

 

While it's thicker and heavier than we'd like and it suffers from an iffy display, the Optane memory-equipped Acer Aspire 5 delivers impressive quad-core performance for hundreds less than its ultraportable competitors.

Optane memory delivers impressive boost to HDD performance ; Solid quad-core performance given its budget price ; Springy, tactile keyboard

Dim display with poor viewing angles ; A little heavier and thicker than competing ultraportables ; No keyboard backlighting

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Puschina (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-509A (8250U, MX130, FHD) Laptop Review

 

Boon or bust. A GeForce MX130? Until now only two laptop manufacturers have built this pared-down version of the MX150 into their models. One of them is Acer who uses this rare combination of an i5-8250U and the MX130 in their 15-inch Aspire 5. Among...

metal base top ; low throttling ; dedicated GeForce MX130 ; case handles cooling well ; two maintenance hatches ; Ethernet port

poor display in almost all respects (brightness, colors, contrast) ; mediocre keyboard ; relatively thick and large case ; weight ; WLAN performance

Looking at the whole package, the Acer Aspire 5 could have been a solid multimedia laptop if the display had not spoiled the evaluation. We would have gotten over the small weaknesses such as having only a single USB Type-A 3.0 connection or the...

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Starts up very quickly, and response time is also very good

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Great performance, and so light, excellent value for money.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Screen display is very good. Also very quiet.

Touch pad mouse is very sensitive. Not keen on keyboard layout either

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Very quick to start up and close down, fabulous battery life, light weight.

F keys are different to my old Acer, taking a bit of getting used to.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Extremely fast and lovely sleek design.

No touchscreen.

May, 2019

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

ACER Aspire 5 A515-52 15.6" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Silver

 

Quick start up. Very quiet and fast when working on word and PowerPoint .

Apr, 2019

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