Acer Aspire A715 i5 15.6 Black

MPN: NX.GP8EK.006  |  EAN: 4713883303224  |  Model: Aspire A715-71G-50WU

Price Information

£699.00

as at 20 Sep 19 | 1:15 AM CET

£786.85

as at 30 May 19 | 6:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Aspire A715 i5 15.6 Black - NX.GP8EK.006 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Acer's Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 8 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 6036.5, and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 6845

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

Music and Audio

The Aspire A715-71G-50WU 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 1000 GB. Also, the Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The Aspire A715-71G-50WU has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

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 Aspire A715-71G-50WU packs a decent Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf comfortably as all components of your Acer will easily handle the web

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the Aspire A715-71G-50WU 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 2.5 GHz processor is ideal. With 7 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the Aspire A715-71G-50WU can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 7 hours battery life.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire A715-71G-50WU is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The Aspire A715-71G-50WU allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 7 hours battery life.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire A715-71G-50WU 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 2.4 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 2.4 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the Aspire A715-71G-50WU includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Looks like your everyday laptop

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

Looks very professional

Traditional and corporate, the Aspire A715-71G-50WU will not be out of place in any office, anywhere in the world.

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Technical Specifications

Acer Aspire A715 i5 15.6 Black - NX.GP8EK.006 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 220 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-7300HQ
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
Processor Threads 4
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.28 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 2.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 2.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 38.16 cm
Weight 2.4 kg