Acer Aspire 5 A515-56 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB, 512GB SSD, Full HD Display, Windows 10, Silver)

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Acer Aspire 5 A515-56 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB, 512GB SSD, Full HD Display, Windows 10, Silver)
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This laptop is eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 11 (see below for further details)* The Aspire 5 from Acer is designed to take your computing experience to the next level, offering enhanced performance, superior screen quality and a premium design. With one of Intel’s brand-new 11th gen Core i5 CPUs and 8GB of RAM, it breezes through even the most demanding tasks – from dealing with large documents to multi-tasking, all without slowing down. You also get a 512GB SSD, which gives you plenty of space for all your documents, media and files without compromising on performance. Even with all this powerful hardware the Aspire 5 still managed to last up-to 8.5 hours from a single charge, meaning you can use it all day without having to worry about finding somewhere to plug in. The 15.6” Full HD IPS screen offers great detail, as well as vivid colours and wide viewing-angles – making it perfectly suited to a wide range of tasks, editing documents, browsing the web or even watching a movie. Additionally, the Aspire 5 features Acer’s BlueLightShield technology which helps reduce eye strain and fatigue, particularly when using it for an extended period of time. The chassis of the Aspire 5 features an aluminium lid for a more pleasing and premium finish, as well as an ingenious hinge design which elevates the base of the laptop when the screen is opened – this offers multiple benefits when using the laptop, as it improves airflow to the fans; lifts the keyboard into a more ergonomic typing position; and improve sound quality be ensuing that the speakers aren’t muffled by the desk or table. The Aspire 5 also comes with a full complement of connectivity options, for added convenience. With the very latest dual-band Wi-Fi 6, you get speeds up-to 3 times faster than the previous generation of wi-fi. You also get 4 USB ports, including a USB-C port as well as an HDMI port, to ensure you can connect a wide range of accessories and external displays without any hassle. The features of the Aspire 5 make it an obvious choice for someone looking for a more capable laptop. Whether using it for business and needed robust performance, a student who wants a capable laptop to handle both coursework and entertainment without problems, or just someone who values the premium finish and improve features of the Aspire 5. *The Windows 11 upgrade programme schedule is still being finalised by Microsoft but is expected to begin in late 2021 and continue into 2022 – availability dates will vary by device. Certain features of Windows 11 require specific hardware, for further details please see:


  • Bluetooth version 5.1
  • USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity 1
  • HDMI ports quantity 1
  • Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
  • HDMI version 2.0
  • Headphone outputs 1
  • Combo headphone/mic port Y
  • Charging port type DC-in jack
  • Numeric keypad Y
  • Pointing device Touchpad
  • Keyboard backlit Y
  • Operating system installed Windows 10 Home
  • Operating system architecture 64-bit
  • Intel Trusted Execution Technology N
  • Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Y
  • Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) N
  • Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) N
  • Idle States Y
  • CPU configuration (max) 1
  • Embedded options available N
  • Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Y
  • Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Y
  • Battery capacity (Watt-hours) 48 Wh
  • Battery technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Number of battery cells 3
  • Battery life (max) 8.5 h
  • AC adapter power 45 W
  • Cable lock slot Y
  • Cable lock slot type Kensington
  • Fingerprint reader Y
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Y
  • Password protection Y
  • Password protection type BIOS, Supervisor, User
  • Weight 1.65 kg
  • Width 363.4 mm
  • Depth 238.5 mm
  • Height 17.9 mm
  • Package width 63 mm
  • Package depth 480 mm
  • Package height 310 mm
  • Package weight 2.57 kg
  • Product type Notebook
  • Product colour Silver
  • Form factor Clamshell
  • Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility N
  • Country of origin China
  • Display diagonal 39.6 cm (15.6")
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Touchscreen N
  • HD type Full HD
  • Panel type IPS
  • LED backlight Y
  • Native aspect ratio 16:9
  • Processor family Intel® Core™ i5
  • Processor manufacturer Intel
  • Processor model i5-1135G7
  • Processor frequency 2.4 GHz
  • Processor generation 11th gen Intel® Core™ i5
  • Processor boost frequency 4.2 GHz
  • Processor cores 4
  • Processor cache 8 MB
  • Processor cache type Smart Cache
  • Configurable TDP-up frequency 2.4 GHz
  • Configurable TDP-up 28 W
  • Configurable TDP-down 12 W
  • Configurable TDP-down frequency 0.9 GHz
  • Internal memory 8 GB
  • Maximum internal memory 24 GB
  • Internal memory type DDR4-SDRAM
  • Total storage capacity 512 GB
  • Storage media SSD
  • Optical drive type N
  • Total SSDs capacity 512 GB
  • Number of SSDs installed 1
  • SSD capacity 512 GB
  • SSD interface PCI Express
  • Card reader integrated N
  • On-board graphics card Y
  • Discrete graphics card N
  • Discrete graphics card model Not available
  • On-board graphics card model Intel Iris Xe Graphics
  • On-board graphics card family Intel Iris Xe Graphics
  • Audio system True Harmony
  • Number of built-in speakers 2
  • Built-in microphone Y
  • Number of microphones 2
  • Front camera Y
  • Front camera resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Front camera HD type HD
  • Mobile network connection N
  • Top Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Wi-Fi standards 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Antenna type 2x2
  • WLAN controller model Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  • WLAN controller manufacturer Intel
  • Ethernet LAN Y
  • Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
  • Bluetooth Y
  • Product family Aspire


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