For performance Lenovo IdeaPad 15″ has a lot better processor. Acer Aspire 5 15″ has more memory.
Aspire 5 has Windows 11 Home, which is better than Windows 10 that is in IdeaPad.
For portability IdeaPad is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.
IdeaPad is cheaper.
They have different storage types, Aspire 5 has a 500gb SSD and IdeaPad has a 1000gb HDD.
|Acer Aspire 5 15″||Lenovo IdeaPad 15″ (3)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.|
|AMD Ryzen 3 3350U||AMD Ryzen 5 4500U|
|Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.|
|Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.|
|-||Radeon RX Vega 6|
|Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)||Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|3.99 lbs (1.81 kg)||3 lbs (1.36 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|14.32 x 9.86 x 0.71 inches||14.8 x 9.6 x 0.9 inches|
|(36.37 x 25.04 x 1.8 cm)||(37.59 x 24.38 x 2.29 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11 Home||Windows 10|
|500gb SSD||1000gb HDD|
|March 6, 2022||August 5, 2020|
|Amazon.com List Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest New Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest Used Price|
|Buy on Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon.com|
【Upgraded to 12GB DDR4 RAM + 512GB PCIe SSD】Original Seal is opened for upgrade ONLY to achieve the specifications as advertised. Upgraded to 12GB RAM to smoothly run your games as well as multiple programs. 512GB PCIe solid state drive. While offering less storage space than a hard drive, a flash-based SSD has no moving parts, resulting in faster start-up times and data access, no noise, and reduced heat production and power draw on the battery.
【15.6” FHD IPS Screen】See even more on the stunning 15.6" Full HD display with 82.58% screen-to-body, 16:9 aspect ratio and narrow bezels. hubxcelAccessories including HDMI Cable, USB extension cord and Mouse Pad for Home, Student, Professionals, Small Business, School Education, and Commercial Enterprise, Online Class, Google Classroom, Remote Learning, Zoom Ready.
【Ryzen 3 3350U】AMD Ryzen 3 3350U delivers desktop-class performance and amazing battery life in a slim notebook. With Precision Boost, get up to 3.5GHz for your high-demand applications. Quad-core, four-thread processing provides maximum high-efficiency power to go.
【Windows 11 Home】Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC.
【Specifics】14.32" W x 9.86" D x 0.71" H, 3.99 lbs; 1 USB 3.2 Type-C, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 (1 Power-off Charging), 1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI 2.0 with HDCP support, 1 headphone speaker line-out jack, 1 Ethernet (RJ-45), 1 DC-in for AC adapter; 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz featuring MU-MIMO technology; 10 100 1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN; Bluetooth 5.1; Up to 10 hours battery life, Silver + w/hubxcelCableAccessories Included.
15.6" anti-glare LCD with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution presents crisp, bright visuals. LED backlighting provides a thinner, more energy-efficient screen. Dual speakers with Dolby Audio helps bring your favorite games and movies to life. Headphone/microphone combo jack lets you listen privately.
Powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 processor for the speed you need. Enjoy smooth multitasking. The 4500U integrates six cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 2.3 (guaranteed base clock) to 4 GHz (Turbo); The Ryzen 5 4500U can beat the fastest 15 Watt Ice Lake Intel Core i7-1065G7 (4 cores, 3.9 GHz). Integrates a Radeon RX Vega 6 integrated graphics card with 6 CUs and up to 1500 MHz.
8GB of memory is available to run your powerful programs and games. Memory is expandable by up to 12GB. Additional memory is sold separately. 1TB (1000GB) hard drive provides plenty of storage space.
Features Wireless-AC (802.11ac) for high-performance, cable-free networking. Share files in the Cloud, monitor your social media and exchange e-mail. Bluetooth technology lets you wirelessly connect to enabled devices, such as printers and headphones.
The Window 10 defends your desktops using built-in security tools that always stay current with the latest threats. Proactively safeguard your organization with enterprise-level security on all apps and devices. And give you the easy, collaborative experiences, with access to the latest intelligent technologies. Stay in control of your organization's devices while delivering rich capabilities across PC and mobile.