Acer Aspire 7 with AMD Ryzen 5500 Review

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The Acer laptop manufacturer has just launched the Acer Aspire 7 gaming laptop with AMD’s new range of Ryzen 5000 mobile CPUs is finally making its way to India.

It is already selling its own online store on Amazon and Flipkart at ₹54,990 for 8GB variant, while 16GB of variant is available for ₹58,990.

ACER ASPIRE 7

Specifications

  • Processor: AMD Ryzen5-5500U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX1650 4GB
  • RAM: 8GB or 16GB DDR4
  • ROM: 512 GB PCIe Gen 3 SSD
  • Display: 15.6- inch FHD
  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Battery Life: 11.5 hours (Claimed)
  • Weight: 2.15 kg

Pros

Cons

The New Acer Aspire 7 comes with the latest series of AMD Ryzen 5000 series that is Ryzen 5500U with a dedicated graphics card and has great battery life.

This laptop is powerful enough to work like Video editing, photo editing, designing, machine learning, programming & coding, android developing and web development as well as content creation and gaming at 60fps at 1080p.

Design and Build Quality

Acer’s own marketing material does not mention anything about gaming on the new laptop, which comes with a very simple design aesthetic. The charcoal black gives a decent look.

Display

The Acer Aspire 7 comes with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display. Thanks to the 81.61% screen-to-body ratio users see more on the stunning FHD narrow border 39.6cm(15.6inch) screen. To further enhance visual appearance it includes Acer Color Intelligence™ and Acer ExaColor.

Its FHD panel has an ample amount of 250 nits of brightness which makes it comfortable in indoor conditions.

Its FHD panel features an anti-glare coating to reduce unwanted distractions from irritating glare and reflections.

Processor and Performance

The Acer Aspire 7 is powered by AMD Ryzen5- 5500U processor based on older 7nm Zen 2 architecture that enjoy processing speed up to 4.0 GHz with 6 Cores and 12 Threads.

It comes with 8GB or 16GB DDR4 RAM onboard, you can run almost all productive applications and you can upgrade to 32GB for superior multitasking.

It gives a 512GB PCIe Gen 3 SSD to ensure faster applications and OS loading time.

The NVIDIA GTX1650 comes with a 4 GB of dedicated GDDR6 VRAM, which makes an entry level gaming laptop and contributes buttery performance.

Ports and Connectivity

There is a Wi-Fi 6 connectivity with Bluetooth 5.1

The Acer Aspire 7 features the following I/O ports:

  • USB 3.2 ports- 2
  • USB 2.0 ports- 1
  • HDMI ports- 1
  • Card Reader Ports- N/A
  • Audio output ports- 1
  • Type-C ports- 1
  • Rj 45 Ethernet ports- 1
  • VGA ports- N/A

Miscellaneous

The Acer Aspire 7 comes preloaded with Windows 10 Home with lifetime validity.

It provides a full-size backlit keyboard with a dedicated number pad and large precision moisture-resistant trackpad with multi-gesture which are very comfortable and elegant design.

There is a front-facing camera of  720p HD webcam.

There are two stereo speakers below the laptop that throw the audio directly to the user and the sound quite good don’t expect too loud.

Battery Life

It provides 3 Li-Ion Cells, powered by a 48Wh lithium battery, and it lasts up to 11.5 hours on moderate usage which is claimed by Acer but you’ll get around 4-5 hours which is quite good.

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Abhishek
Hey, I am Abhishek Kumar and I am very passionate about electronics and gadgets and I love to explore and research more about them to keep updated myself and others.

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