Acer Aspire A517 i5 17.3 inch Black

MPN: NX.GSWAA.001  |  EAN: 0191114379950  |  Model: A517-51-568Y

Price Information

C$1,022.74

as at 8 Jun 18 | 7:37 PM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Aspire A517 i5 17.3 inch Black - NX.GSWAA.001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the A517-51-568Y is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The A517-51-568Y has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Book keeping

The 17.3 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Acer 's 8 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The A517-51-568Y packs a decent Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf the web at speed thanks to the A517-51-568Y’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the A517-51-568Y can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 1.6 GHz processor is ideal. With 5 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 5 hours battery life, the A517-51-568Y offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The 5 hours battery life in the A517-51-568Y is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The 5 hours battery life in the A517-51-568Y has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 5 hours battery life in the A517-51-568Y can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The A517-51-568Y works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The A517-51-568Y includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets.

Looks like your everyday laptop

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

Looks very professional

It's got the traditional corporate look and will definitely blend in within the enterprise environment. 

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Technical Specifications

Acer Aspire A517 i5 17.3 inch Black - NX.GSWAA.001 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type HD+
Display Resolution 1600 x 900 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-8250U
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD Burner
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.0
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 5 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.82 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.3 cm
Weight 3 kg