Acer Aspire 3 A315-21-4701

Acer Aspire 3 A315-21-4701 is an affordable mid-size laptop. It’s powered by A4-9120 APU, an entry-level chip with a frequency of 2.2 GHz to 2.5 GHz, 2 MB of Level 2 cache (without L3 cache) and integrated AMD Radeon R5 graphics card. There is no discrete-class graphics card on the device. With that processor, this product is only suitable for everyday computing. However, it’s equipped with 8 GB of DDR4 SDRAM which can be upgraded up to 12 GB – not bad for a cheap laptop. Inside, there is a hard drive with a capacity of 1 TB.

Acer A315-21-4701 Aspire 3

As a budget laptop, display on this Aspire 3 has a diagonal size of 15.6 inches with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Some important ports are available which include a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI output port, a network (RJ-45) port and a DC-in jack. To make it more compact, optical drive is not included. This laptop comes with a standard input devices: a touchpad with multi-touch support and a non-backlit keyboard with chiclet keys.

Acer A315-21-4701 has all standard connectivity features including Gigabit LAN, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth. The webcam’s maximum recording resolution is only 640 x 480 pixels, usually known as VGA resolution. With a 2 cells Lithium-ion battery, it can provide up to 5.5 hours of battery life. Dimensions of the device are 15.02 x 10.20 x 0.82 inches – that’s pretty good for a mid-size budget laptop. It weighs 2.1 kg including the battery. This product is suitable for those who need a laptop for basic use with affordable price, decent multitasking performance and ample storage space.

Acer Aspire 3 A315-21-4701 Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10 Home

AMD A4-9120 (dual-core, 2.2 ~ 2.5 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache)

15.6 in
HD (1366 x 768 pixels)

Graphics Card
Integrated AMD Radeon R5

1 TB hard drive

System Memory
Maximum: 12 GB

Optical Drive

Built-in speakers
Digital microphone

Inputs & Controls
Multi-touch touchpad
Chiclet keyboard

Input/Output Ports
1 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI output
1 x network (RJ-45)
1 x DC-in

SD card

Gigabit LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11ac

VGA (640 x 480 pixels) webcam

2 cells 4810 mAh Lithium-ion
Up to 5.5 hours of battery life

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 15.02 inches
Depth: 10.20 inches
Height: 0.82 inches
Weight: 2.1 kg

Security Features
Lock slot for security cable


Acer A315-21-4701 Aspire 3

Ivan Andrianto

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