This is an affordable, yet high-performance notebook. Even though it’s an entry-level device, it still offers great value for its price. There are various configurations available for different users. The design is both simple and classic, with a delicate cross-hair brush pattern and tactile finish. The display cover on the Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-39CG is also well made.
While it’s not a high-end gaming laptop by any means, you can still enjoy some multimedia on it. It streams videos and movies well. Many people are using it for school work and everyday computer tasks like browsing the web and sending out emails.
The Aspire 3 comes with Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11 ac standard and Bluetooth 4.0. The transfer rates are pretty fast when compared to comparison devices. You can count on having a steady internet connection whether you’re at home or at a public Wi-Fi spot.
The two-cell Lithium Ion battery has a capacity of 4810-mAh and can run for approximately 6.5 hours. The power adapter has supply wattage of 45-W. This 15.6-inch laptop weighs around 4.63-lbs and measures 0.9 x 15 x 10.2 inches (HxWxD).
It is comfortable and easy to type on the keyboard. It is a decent size and the keys are made to offer a nice grip. The ClickPad features a smooth surface and the cursor registers both left and right clicks accurately.
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-39CG Specs
• OS: Windows 10 Home
• Processor: Intel Core i3 7100U (2.40GHz dual-core)
• Memory: 6GB DDR SDRAM 1 slot
• Hard drive: 1TB SATA
• Memory card reader – SD support
• Display: 15.6-inch Color LCD (Active Matrix TFT) with 1366×768 resolution
• Graphics: Intel HD 620
The SDRAM is upgradable to 12GB. The 6GB alone is still pretty impressive of a budget laptop of this size. Faster configurations of the Aspire 3 are available with an Intel Core i5 CPU, with a clock speed of 3.1GHz. The storage capacity varies as well depending on the configuration. You get to select some of the configurations during the shopping process.
As far as emissions go, there is little to no noise from the cooling fan. It only becomes somewhat audible when several programs are running simultaneously. Even then, it’s not bothersome. The system does not heat up very much, either. It manages to stay below average for a laptop of its size and build.
Additional features of the Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-39CG include two speakers, a microphone, built-in front webcam, HDMI, RJ-45, and a total of three USB ports.