Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UT 15.6-inch

The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UT houses components that allow day-to-tasks to be carried without much effort, making it suited to power and casual users alike, however, the display could be improved and the built-in speakers leave a lot to be desired.

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The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UTis best selling laptop that received positive reviews for its lightweight and compact design. It comes with modern hardware components, and the i3-1115G4, 4GB of RAM and 128GB NVMe SSD delivers more than enough power and an overall responsive experience when it comes to day-to-tasks. However, buyers were critical of its overall volume, finding that it didn’t meet their expectations in terms of loudness. Additionally, some users found that they were getting at most 5 hours of battery life, which some regarded as poor. It has also been described as having a dull display that lacks vibrancy. However, for the price, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UT delivers a performance suited to both productivity and casual users, despite its shortcomings.


Pros

  • Responsive performance
  • Solid price-to-performance ratio
  • Great port selection
  • Decent storage considering the price

Cons

  • Poor built-in speaker volume
  • Dim display

Bottom Line

The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UT houses components that allow day-to-tasks to be carried without much effort, making it suited to power and casual users alike, however, the display could be improved and the built-in speakers leave a lot to be desired.


NINJA SCORE:
90
Positive Reviews
$399.00$379.00
(as of 17-09-2021 18:17 UTC) Details
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Critic Reviews

  • NotebookCheck.Net February 2, 2021

    The exterior of the Aspire 5 A515 has remained in line with its predecessors but now contains a Tiger Lake CPU. Find out how this processor fares in everyday use and what else users can expect from this office notebook in our review.

    Read full review

Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i3-1115G4 3.00GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
RAM 4GB DDR4
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 S
Weight4.19 lbs
Battery Life8 hours
Hard Drive 1128 SSD
Display Size15.6 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyLED
ConnectivityWi-Fi IEEE 802.11ax | Bluetooth| HDMI | USB 2.0 | 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A | USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C | RJ-45
Audiodual built-in microphones using Acer Purified Voice Technology
WebcamHD
Additional FeaturesAcer's Purified.Voice technology
Dimension (LxWxH)14.3 x 9.4 x 0.7
WarrantyLimited
Manufacturer Website

By Caydon van Eck

Caydon is a senior buying guide editor at ShopNinja with a focus on laptops and audio gear. He has a keen knack for researching the latest tech trends and gadgets. Other than spending most of his time in front of his computer reading and writing, he enjoys spending his off time immersed in music and games.

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