Our review of the Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3
Compact, inexpensive universal gray laptop Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3 The 14-inch IPS Full HD reflective screen is suitable for everyday use thanks to the Intel Alder Lake-U hybrid Core i3-1215U processor with 8 GB of RAM and Iris Xe graphics solution that can support simple games. Equipped with fast SSD storage that boosts responsiveness, this nomadic Ultrabook benefits from USB-C and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity with 7 hours of battery life on Windows 11.
Best known price: €501
Specifications of Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3
|Screen(s)||15.6” Full LED IPS ComfyView (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-1215U Alder Lake (6 cores: 2P 1.2 GHz, 4E 0.9 GHz, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||8 GB DDR4 3200 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots|
|Graphics card||It is integrated into the Intel Iris Xe processor|
|Storage||256 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)|
|connectors||3 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI|
|Network||6-axis Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Declared autonomy / Battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.45Kg / 328 x 223 x 17.95mm|
Against the competition Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3
Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3 is currently on display Promotion on Amazon and is positioned as one of the few in its class to offer a new processor with such a high number of cores as well as a high-performance graphics solution.
Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3 chassis, connectors, screen
Its slim and light dark gray design gives it an elegant and modest look.
This multifunctional notebook computer is well equipped with USB-C, Wi-Fi ax and Bluetooth 5.2 wireless modules for remote connection and communication, for example, a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a monitor or TV. , its Ethernet and audio ports or 3 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 peripherals.
Those who love videos and more high-definition content will be pleased that the screen accepts the 16:9 format, which is associated with a precise Full HD image. Because it is anti-reflective, the screen is more readable in a bright environment (such as outdoors) than a glossy panel.
Performance, Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3 autonomy
Acer Aspire 5 A514-55-39C3 is a thin and light High Definition compact 14-inch laptop designed for everyday general purpose use.
It provides good performance in everyday use, such as office automation and web surfing, because it is based on 8 GB of RAM, as well as an Intel Alder Lake-U low-power Core i3-1215U hybrid processor that applies its potential under software. using multicore is not too greedy.
In addition, thanks to the Iris Xe graphics solution placed directly on the Core i3 hybrid Alder Lake, you can view photos and videos, as well as play simple games.
However, keep in mind that the processor shows its limitations under intensive software, such as Core i3-1215U, AMD Ryzen 3 and of course less powerful processors.
Best known price: €501
On the storage side, there’s an SSD, which clearly improves responsiveness and fluidity on a day-to-day basis compared to a simple hard drive.
Because SSD is faster and offers other benefits such as lower power consumption, quieter operation or even more robustness as a bonus.
With 256 GB, an SSD offers less than half the capacity offered by standard hard drives here, enough to accommodate light and/or few applications/files.
Of course, if we need more space, we can rely on an external storage device. Choosing a USB-C / USB 3.0 device is an interesting solution to get fast transfers.
As for the autonomy of this universal Ultrabook, which is easy to carry with its lightness, compactness and slimness, the battery is expected to work for about 7 hours in light use.