Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G i5 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: NX.GSXEG.016  |  EAN: 4713883612791  |  Model: Aspire 5 A517-51G

Price Information

£988.36

as at 25 Sep 19 | 2:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G i5 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NX.GSXEG.016 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
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
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right

Great for photo editing

The powerful Intel Core i5 processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Aspire 5 A517-51G is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the Aspire 5 A517-51G 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.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your Aspire 5 A517-51G's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Enjoy watching / creating DVDs thanks to the built in disc-drive.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Aspire 5 A517-51G can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Music and Audio

The Aspire 5 A517-51G provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 1256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i5-8250U processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the Aspire 5 A517-51G can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 1.60 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

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 '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.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the Aspire 5 A517-51G is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the Aspire 5 A517-51G

The Aspire 5 A517-51G makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the Aspire 5 A517-51G 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 1.60 GHz processor is ideal. With 7 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 7 hours battery life, the Aspire 5 A517-51G offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire 5 A517-51G is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire 5 A517-51G has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire 5 A517-51G can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 3 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the . With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Looks like your everyday laptop

Whether you want to blend in, or have a laptop that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Aspire 5 A517-51G fits the bill.

Looks very professional

The Aspire 5 A517-51G has got the traditional corporate look and will definitely blend in within the enterprise environment.

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Technical Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G i5 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NX.GSXEG.016 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
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 Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
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 7 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.82 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.3 cm
Weight 3 kg