What’s New – Acer Aspire Series
Acer laptops have already emerged highly affordable, thus giving budget-oriented customers several reasonably priced alternatives. If you are on a budget, Acer laptops are quite affordable and can deliver top-notch performance effectively.
Unlike some of the other brands, Acer also has a wide network of service centers to help if you run into any issues.
These laptops offer good reliability. If you are planning to buy a new laptop, here are some of the newly launched Acer laptops that you must consider:
Acer Launches New Aspire And Swift Laptops With Windows 11 OS.
Acer has added a new laptop lineup based on Windows 11 operating system in India. The newly launched laptops include – Acer Swift X, Swift 3, Aspire 3, Aspire 5, Spin 3, and Spin 5.
Also, the company unveiled Aspire Vero, Swift 5, and Nitro 5 for the US market that may launch in India at a later date.
Acer is one of the first companies to launch laptops with Microsoft’s Windows 11 OS in India.
Let’s check out the new Acer laptops that are available both with Intel or AMD processors.
Acer Aspire 3 Specifications: (Yet to Go on Sale)
Acer Aspire 3 is powered by the new Intel 11th gen Core i5 processor. Aforementioned, Aspire 3 runs on Windows 11 OS (64-bit) out of the box.
In addition, the notebook comes with a 15.6 inches FHD (1920*1080 p) LED-backlit display. It has a full-size keyboard with Numpad.
There is 4 GB DDR4 RAM, upgradeable up to 12 GB. Also, the device supports HDD and SSD as it has hybrid storage.
Furthermore, the elegant laptop weighs 1.7 kg.
The pricing of the Acer Aspire 3 starts with INR 59,000.
Acer Aspire 5 Specifications:
The Acer Aspire 5 comes with 14 inches FHD (1920*1080p) IPS technology display. It has a 16:9 aspect ratio, 45% NTSC Color gamut, and Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT LCD.
Moreover, powering the machine is the Blazing Fast Intel 11th gen Core i5-1135G7 processor that clocks at 2.40 GHz and can boost up to 4.20 GHz frequency. Also, we have the new Intel Iris Xe graphics to carry out intensive graphical tasks or play games.
For storage, it has a 512 GB NVMe PCIe SSD. It pairs 4 GB DDR4 RAM upgradeable up to 20 GB using the single SODIMM module.
Further, the notebook has a full-size backlit keyboard with a multi-gesture TouchPad. The battery claims to deliver up to 11.5 hours (48 Whr battery Size).
The connectivity section includes – 3* USB 3.2, USB Type-C, WiFi 6, and Bluetooth. It has dual stereo speakers with Acer TrueHarmony technology support.
The laptop is not too bulky and weighs only 1.45 kg and measures 223*328*18 mm.
The Acer Spire 5 is available in India with a price tag of INR 56,990 from Amazon India.
Acer Aspire 3 Laptop (Intel 11th Gen)
Acer Aspire 3 (Model no – A315-58) is a stylish and sleek laptop with amazing features and specifications. It is available at the price tag of INR 49,988. The notebook comes with a large 15.6 inches FHD (1920*1080p) LED-Backlit TFT display with Acer ComfyView technology that makes it easy on the eyes. It runs Windows 10 Home operating system and comes with the MS Office Home. In addition, the machine is powered by the latest powerful Intel 11th Gen Core i5-1135G7 Processor with a boost clock speed of up to 4.20 GHz. It has 4 cores and 8 threads with 8 MB smart cache memory. There is an Intel UHD graphics card for handling graphic-intensive tasks.
Furthermore, there is 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM (2666 MHz) and a 1 TB SATA HDD (5400 rpm). The ports section includes – 2* USB 3.2 Gen1, USB 2.0, RJ45, HDMI, headphone/microphone combo jack. It supports WiFi 5 and Bluetooth for wireless connectivity. The device weighs 1.7 kg and measures 20mm in thickness.
The Notebook offers a decent battery life of up to 9 hours on a single charge. Besides, It has a full-sized backlit keyboard.
Acer Aspire 5 – Excellent Mid Range Laptop
Acer Aspire 5 Laptop is available with the option of Intel or AMD processors. The laptop is available in India with a price tag of INR 59,990.
Let’s discuss the similar features first that will be followed by the individual model.
The notebook has 15.6 inches of FHD (1920*1080p) display with an IPS widescreen LED-backlit. It runs Windows 10 Home operating system. It also includes Microsoft office 2019. Additionally, it pairs 8 GB DDR4 RAM (expandable), and the storage has 512 GB NVMe PCIe SSD (blazing fast).
The notebook has a backlit keyboard and weighs 1.65 kg. It measures a thickness of 18 mm. It packs a 4-cell 45 Whr battery that has a battery backup of up to 10 hours.
The port section comprises – USB 2.0, 2* USB 3.0, HDMI, and a headphone/microphone combo jack. We have also got support for the latest WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 for wireless connectivity.
It has an HD webcam that seamlessly allows you to attend online meetings and classes.
Acer Aspire 5 (Intel Model) – (Model no – A515-56)
Powering the Notebook is the latest Intel 11th Gen Core i5 -1135G7 processor that clocks at 2.40 GHz and can boost up to 4.20 GHz. It has 4 core and 8 threads architecture with an 8 MB memory cache.
To handle intensive graphic tasks, it comes with an Intel Iris Xe graphics card. The rest of the specs are the same as mentioned above.
Acer Aspire 5 (AMD Model) – (Model no – A515-45)
This Acer Aspire 5 comes with the powerful AMD 5000 series CPU. Powering it is the AMD Ryzen 5500U processor.
It has a 2.1 GHz base clock and a 4.0 GHz maximum turbo boost frequency. The processor is better than the Intel i5 11th Gen and comes with 6 cores and 12 threads architecture.
The notebook offers an AMD Radeon graphics card for an immersive visual experience. The rest of the specs are the same as mentioned above.
Acer Aspire 5 (A514-54G) :
Acer has recently announced the new Aspire 5 that comes with the 11th Gen Intel processor. The Aspire 5 is one of the first laptops in India that is launched with the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor. The Intel 11th Gen Processor offers up to 15% more performance Vs the 10th Gen.
Read More About the Intel 11th Gen processors.
The Acer Aspire 5 comes with a 14 inches Full HD IPS LED-backlit TFT display along with Acer’s Blue Light Shield ( eye care technology) and color intelligence. It has a Full HD resolution – 1080 * 1920 pixels.
Powering the machine is the latest 11th Gen Intel Core-i7 1165G7 and Core-i5 1135G7 chipset (with Boost clock up to 4.70 GHz). The laptops come with the new NVIDIA GeForce MX350 with 2 GB DDR5 VRAM. It runs on Windows 10 Home (64-bit).
Notably, it is equipped with 16GB DDR4 RAM (upgradable up to 24 GB using SODIMM). The storage combines a 1 TB HDD (5400 rpm) (expandable up to 2 TB) and a 256 GB PCIe NVMe SSD. It has a 3-cell 48 Whr battery with up to 10 hours of battery life.
The laptop has an ergonomic full-size FineTip backlit keyboard. The trackpad is also large and comes with a fingerprint scanner. The laptop is 17.95 mm slim with a professional appearance. For sound, the company applies Cortana and Acer True Harmony technology.
The ports include- USB 2.0, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.2 (with power-off charging) and 2 * USB 3.2 Type-A. It offers connectivity for dual-band WIFI 6 for faster communication.
Lastly, it comes with an HD Web Camera. The new Aspire 5 is quite portable as it weighs just 1.55 kg and has a thickness of 18mm.
The price for Acer Aspire 5 is available for Rs. 91,999 on the official website but we can see some discounts once it launches on Amazon/Flipkart.
Acer Aspire 3 Intel Core i3-10th Gen
Acer Aspire 3 is a thin and light-weight laptop with an Intel 10th Gen processor. It is available in Black color on Amazon for INR 38,139. It’s pretty reasonable!
Powering the laptop is the Intel 10th Gen Intel Core i3-1005G1 processor with up to 3.40 GHz turbo boost. It has Intel UHD graphics.
It comes with 15.6 inches FHD LED-backlit TFT LCD and 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home (64-bit). The light-weighted device marks 1.9 kg of weight. The battery capacity is small, only 36.7 WHr battery.
We can expect up to 4 hours of battery life from this laptop. The machine holds two built-in stereo speakers and a keyboard with Numpad. Moreover, it has 4 GB DDR4 RAM (expandable up to 12 GB) and 1 TB HDD (5400 rpm) storage.
Lastly, the port section includes 2 * USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, Audio-out port, and Ethernet. Buying Advice: This budget-friendly laptop is good for student and office use with upgradable RAM. You can always add 4 GB more ram and make it faster.
Also, HDD can be replaced at a later stage with an SSD to boost performance further.
Acer Aspire 5 A514-53, 14-inch Laptop
(10th Gen Core i5-1035G1 processor)
Acer Aspire 5 comes with a 14-inch FHD IPS display and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. It is adequately sized a good mid-ground between the large 15.6 inch and smaller 13.3-inch machines. The laptop has the latest 10th Generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor (Quad-Core) clocked at 1.0 GHz.
The Laptop comes with an integrated Intel UHD graphics card and lacks a dedicated GPU.
It runs on the Windows 10 operating system. The stylish laptop weighs 1.5 kg. It contains a simplistic keyboard and has Acer TrueHarmony technology for sound. Acer offers up to 8 GB DDR4, is upgradable to 12 GB.
The laptop comes with 512 GB of internal Storage (NVMe SSD Drive). The connectivity section includes USB 2.0, 2 * USB 3.0, HDMI, Audio-out port, and Ethernet.
Further, it binds a battery of 48 Whr, which lasts up to 8 hours. Lastly, coming to the pricing of the machine has a tag of INR 54,915. It is available in Pure Silver color on Amazon.
Buying Advice: It is a thin and light-weight laptop with a powerful processor, extensive memory, and long battery life. Buy this laptop for your daily work, but it is not suitable for gamers.
Acer Swift 3 SF313-52 13.5-inch Laptop
The Acer Swift 3 comes with style, strength, and light-weight portability. This beautiful laptop has a price tag of INR 66,990 and is available in Silver shade.
Powering the device is the convincing 10th Gen Intel Core-i5 1035G4 processor with up to 3.70 GHz turbo boost.
The graphics offered by the laptop is better than the laptops listed above. It comes with the Integrated Intel Iris Plus graphics.
The thin and light laptop weighs 1.19 kg and measures a thickness of 15.9 mm. You will get excellent battery life with the Acer Swift 3 as it comes with a decent 56 Whr battery and can offer up to 10 hours of working at a stretch.
It has a beautiful 13.5 inches IPS LED-backlit TFT LCD VertiView display with a high resolution of 2256 * 1504 pixels. Further, the Notebook runs on Windows 10 Home OS. Additionally, the laptop comes with 8 GB LPDDR4 RAM.
It includes storage of 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD. The keyboard here is simple and has a fingerprint scanner. Also, the keyboard comes with backlighting support.
The sound quality is also decent as it comes with the Acer purified Voice and TrueHarmony technology with two built-in speakers. Also, it comes with an ergonomic keyboard for typing and even has backlit keys.
The ports comprise USB 2.0, 2 * USB 3.0, HDMI, and Ethernet. Buying Advice – Swift 3 is an excellent machine available for an attractive price.
It offers a good display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and also has fast storage and Ram. The downside is RAM upgradability.
Acer Launches SPIN Series Laptops In India – October 2021
Acer has launched new Spin 3 and Spin 5 laptops in India with Intel 11th Gen processors, touch displays, and Windows 11 OS.
Acer Spin 3 Convertible Laptop Specifications:
The Acer Spin 3 2-in-1 convertible laptop has a 13.1 inches IPS touchscreen display and a built-in Acer Active Stylus (Wacom AES 1.0 and 4096 pressure sensitivity).
Additionally, it is powered by the Intel 11th gen Core i5 processor and Intel Iris Xe graphics for handling graphics-intensive tasks.
Also, it claims to have a battery life of up to 15 hours and supports rapid charging. It charges up to 4 hours within 30 minutes.
The starting price of the Acer Spin 3 convertible laptop is INR 74,999.
Acer Spin 5 Convertible Laptop Specifications:
The Acer Spin 5 2-in-1 convertible laptop comes with 13.5 inches LED-backlit with TFT LCD. It has an HD webcam and can record up to 720p HD video.
In addition, the notebook pairs up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of SSD storage.
Powering the Spin 5 is the Intel 11th gen Core i7 chipset that can boost up to 4.7 GHz. It packs Intel Iris Xe graphics.
Further, the company claims that the 56 Whr battery delivers a backup of up to 15 hours.
The starting price for the Acer Spin 5 convertible laptop in India is INR 99,999.
The Acer Aspire 5 is available on Amazon India. The other Acer lineup will soon be available to purchase via various offline and online stores.
Written By – Heena Makwana.