Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/11th Gen Intel Core i5 1135G7/Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7/8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Windows 10)5.9/10 (Expert Score)
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Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS Review | How good is it
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS is a thin and light laptop powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5 1135G7 and Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs Integrated graphics with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inch 60 Hz FHD (1920 x 1080) Panel. Making Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS a great laptop for students and office use with enough headroom for light gaming and photo/vidoe editing capabilities. For you day to day work you can expect smooth performance that being said the 256GB SSD is fast but may not be enough for some users but if you are someone who doesn’t need a lot of storage or is ok with carrying around and external storage drive this is a great laptop.
Design and Build Quality
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS has a well built plastic and aluminum chassis. The top lid is made out of aluminum, thanks to this the display doesn’t wobble and has no flex issues. The base of the chassis also feels solid even though it is made out of plastic. The hinge on the other hand has a maximum opening angle of 140 degrees.
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS still lacks the support for the SD card.
- 1x USB 3.0 (Type-C)
- 2x USB 3.0 (Type-A)
- 1x USB 2.0 (Type A)
- Rj- 45 Ethernet Jack
- 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
Keyboard and Trackpad
The keyboard on the Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS is just average. The keys here are relatively small with a clear actuation point. The keyboard has just a single stage backlighting.
The trackpad here is smooth and reliable though it feels a little loose while clicking. The trackpad features a fingerprint scanner.
The FHD panel on the Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS has a 60Hz Refresh rate and doesn’t suffer from and noticeable issues such as backlight bleeding and PWM flickering. The display here has a below-average color coverage and brightness.
- Panel Model Number:LG Philips LGD065A
- Coverage: 57% sRGB | 36% AdobeRGB;
- Max brightness: 255 Nits;
- Contrast Ratio: 890:1;
- PWM Flickering: No;
Specification: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/11th Gen Intel Core i5 1135G7/Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7/8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Windows 10)