Discreet with its thin and light black design, the cheap Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST laptop equipped with a 15-inch Full HD anti-glare is suitable for everyday use thanks to its 8GB of RAM and AMD Quad Core Ryzen 5 Picasso processor with Radeon Vega graphics module suitable for light gaming.
Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST Performance, Battery Life
The Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST is a thin and light 15-inch High Definition laptop for everyday multipurpose use.
It is based on an old generation AMD Quad Core APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Picasso Ryzen 5 3500U which delivers good performance in everyday use, such as office work and Internet surfing, especially since it is associated with a good amount of 8 GB RAM.
Thanks to the Radeon Vega 6 graphics solution inserted in the AMD Quad Core Ryzen 5 (equivalent to a Quad Core Ryzen 3 5300U Lucienne), we can watch photos and videos but also play light games with some concessions.
The storage is up to the task, entrusted to an SSD that rivals the standard hard drives in terms of capacity with its 512 GB while being silent, less energy consuming, more robust and much faster.
In practice, the SSD ensures a much better fluidity in use than a simple hard disk. Thanks to the SSD, for example, we obtain much faster start/stop and launch of software.
Of course, if 512 GB is not enough, you can use an external storage device such as a USB 3.0 to enjoy fast transfers.
As for the autonomy of this computer, which is as easy to transport as an Ultrabook due to its controlled weight and slimness, count on about 5 hours of battery operation in light use.
Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST Specifications
|Screen(s)||15.6” Full HD LED ComfyView (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB DDR4 2400 MHz, 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 6 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)|
|connectors||2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0, HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi 5ac, Bluetooth 4.1 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced autonomy / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.9 Kg / 363.4 x 250.5 x 19.9|
Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST vs. the competition
The Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST is currently on sale at Darty and Fnac. It is positioned among the cheapest in its category where you can find competitors equipped with a processor / graphics module more recent and powerful.
Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R8ST chassis, connectors, screen
It’s a sober look that this laptop adopts with its thin and light black design.
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This versatile notebook has standard connectivity with its HDMI video output useful for easily connecting it to a monitor or TV for example, its wireless Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.0 modules for remote connections and communications, its Ethernet and audio ports or its 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, with USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 peripherals.
Fans of videos and more broadly of High Definition content will be delighted that the screen adopts a 16/9 format associated with a precise Full HD definition. In addition, the screen has an anti-reflection treatment making it more readable than a glossy panel in bright environments (eg: outdoor).