Acer Aspire 3: An Honest Review

Acer Aspire 3: An Honest Review

Written by Kenneth Sawyer, In Laptops, Published On
October 19, 2023
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Acer Aspire 3 has a good set of trade-offs. It has easy built-up qualities with a specific keyboard and sturdy construction and trackpad. The Acer Aspire 3 has a full-size keyboard complete with a number pad, low-profile styling, simple sporting, and also a wide screen that helps in pleasure to videoconference on. This laptop has a 2.4 GHz AMD Ryzen CPU, 8 GB of RAM, and a 128 GB solid-state drive. In this laptop, user can access the use of a single USB-C port for devices and newer accessories and also an HDMI port for connecting to displays externally. The Webcam of this laptop has clean videos, crispy, mic works properly; the quality of the video is HD.

Acer Aspire 3 Specification

CPUQuad-Core 2.4 GHz AMD Ryzen 7320U
Memory8 GB
Display15.8-inch LED-backlit LCD
Connectivity1 HDMI Port, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports, 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Types-C Port.
Battery40 Watt-hour
Weight3.97 pounds
Storage128 GB
Graphics/GPUAMD Radeon
NetworkingIEEE 802.11ax Wi-Fi
BiometricsNone

PROS

  • This laptop has a workday-long battery life, HD webcam and specific keyboard with number pad.
  • This laptop has simple business app performance and solid video playback performance.

CONS

  • This laptop has bad graphic performance so no heavy game will support
  • The display is also basic 1080p and the storage drive of this laptop is very low 128 GB.

Design and build quality

Acer Aspire 3

Acer Aspire 3 is not a lightweight laptop as it is 4 pounds but it has a full-width keyboard with a wide 15.8 inch. The design of the keyboard is very flexible under the fingers without too many boundaries or flex in heavy typing. The touchpad is around 3-inch by 5-inch and these Acer laptops have smooth to the touch. This laptop is designed with ¾ inch in thickness, this aspires 3 helps the room to make a healthy array of ports. This whole laptop looks more solid than other sub-$ $500 laptops. This laptop’s build quality is good but the screen wobbles a bit during the time of moving it while open but it does not wobbles while sitting firm.

Connectivity

The capacity of this laptop is huge and the DC is placed at the left corner along with a single USB-C port, a USB-A port, and a full-size HDMI port. On the right side of the laptop users will get a Kensington lock port, a headphone jack, and another USB-A at this price you will not get a card reader slot or a second USB-C port like modern laptops.

Performance

Acer Aspire 3

The laptop which is under $400 has tempered performance thinking considerably. This laptop performs basic business tasks with its Quad-core 2.4 GHz AMD Ryzen 7320U process and Radeon graphics, and no expectations with the Acer Aspire 3. Users cannot play heavy games or high graphics on this laptop. This laptop is best for office work regularly because the task ranges from word spreadsheets, and word processing to video conferencing. This machine is made up for school and small business purpose users. It cannot perform huge editing or large tasks.

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Display and Audio

Acer Aspire 3

The display range of this laptop is perfect, it has a 1080p display. The web design is very nice. The quality of color in this laptop is decent, and the brightness is also enough because it supports full brightness while using it in full sun. Hence Acer Aspire 3’s display is good enough for watching movies and videos. The audio capacity of this laptop is wonderful. It is loud enough for video conferencing and YouTube videos, but the bass quality is very low. Well, for videos or music which contains lots of bass this laptop will not be that superb in this case. The sound is very good on video calls or Zoom calls.

Battery life

Acer Aspire 3

Battery life of this laptop is very good as per testing. Users can watch movies on repeat until the battery dies; it supports eight hours of life. The charger of this laptop is very portable users can easily carry it in slip bags, it will not take up too much space and is very light in weight. This laptop is good for office work because continuous battery usage can help the user to do his work without any tension of charging or battery drainage.

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