Our review of the Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2
An affordable slim laptop in a sleek silver designAcer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2 The comfortable wide-format 17-inch anti-reflective display benefits from a speedy 512GB SSD storage that boosts its responsiveness. This multifunction laptop runs on Windows 11 operating system with 8GB RAM and Core i3 Tiger Lake processor with Intel G4 graphics for good performance in daily use with the ability to support light gaming.
Specifications of Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2
|Screen(s)||17.3” WXGA++ LED ComfyView (1600×900, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-1115G4 Tiger Lake (2.0 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||8 GB DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot|
|Graphics card||It is integrated into the Intel UHD G4 processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)|
|connectors||2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (Wi-Fi 5, 1×1), Bluetooth 5.0 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Declared autonomy / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.6 Kg / 403.5 x 263.7 x 19.9|
Against the competition Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2
Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2 is currently offered by ElectroDepot and is in the middle position in its category.
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Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2 chassis, connectors, screen
It has a sober and elegant design with a thin light silver frame.
This multifunctional notebook computer has the right connections with a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor, such as Ethernet and audio ports, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 modules for connecting and communicating wirelessly, as well as its 3 USB Compatible with USB 2.0 as well as USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 when USB 3.0 peripherals are connected to it.
The screen is distinguished by its anti-reflective treatment, which is less tiring on the eyes during prolonged use than a glossy screen and is more readable in bright environments (for example, outdoors). For the rest, the screen adopts a definition of 1600×900 associated with the 16:9 format, in short, classic specifications for 17 inches, which allow for good video playback.
Performance, Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2 autonomy
Acer Aspire 3 A317-53-32L2 is a 17-inch laptop designed for everyday general purpose use.
It provides good performance in everyday use, such as office automation and web surfing, as it incorporates 8 GB of RAM, which is very noticeable in multitasking, coupled with a low-power Intel Core i3-1115G4 Tiger Lake processor. .
If the latter shows its limitations under greedy software using multi-core software, it has the advantage of Intel UHD G4, a graphics solution that allows viewing photos and videos, as well as playing light titles.
In terms of storage, there’s a 512GB SSD, which rivals what standard hard drives offer. As a bonus, an SSD is quieter, uses less power than a hard drive, is more shock-resistant, and is faster.
The contribution of an SSD compared to a hard drive is significant on a daily basis. This manifests itself, for example, in faster start/stop, as well as in the launch of programs or faster access to the cards of online games.
Obviously, if 512GB is too tight, you can rely on an external storage device like a USB 3.0 device to take advantage of the fast transfers.
As for the autonomy of this thin large-format computer, which is certainly the most portable, but especially convenient for mainly sedentary use (eg: at home), bet on a battery life of about 5 hours in use.