Comparison of Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J) vs Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B)
Comparison of Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B) vs Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J) vs Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B)

Comparison summary

For performance Acer Aspire 5 has a lot better performing processor. Apple MacBook Air contains more memory.

The laptops have different operating systems, Aspire 5 has Windows 10 and Air has OS X Mavericks.

For displaying graphics Aspire 5 has a faster graphics card.

Air is cheaper.

Aspire 5 has a bigger screen. For carrying Air is lighter.

Compare technical specifications of Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J)
Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J)

Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B)

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Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51G-515J)Apple MacBook Air (MD761LL/B)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
8gb256gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce MX150Intel HD 5000
Screen size
15.6″13.3″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)-
Weight
4.41 lbs (2 kg)2.96 lbs (1.34 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
15.02 x 10.35 x 0.82 inches
(38.15 x 26.29 x 2.08 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10OS X Mavericks
Hard drives
250gb SSD250gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$599.99$505.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$729.60$505.00
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$748.77
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Amazon.com description

Acer Aspire 5, 15.6" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U, GeForce MX150, 8GB DDR4 Memory, 256GB SSD, A515-51G-515J

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-515J comes with these high level specs: 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.4GHz, Windows 10 Home, 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Comfy View widescreen LED-backlit display , NVIDIA GeForce MX150 with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM, 8GB DDR4 Memory, 256GB SSD, Secure Digital (SD) card reader, Acer True Harmony, Two Built-in Stereo Speakers, 802.11ac Wi-Fi (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, HD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR), 1 - USB 3.1 Type C Gen 1 port (up to 5 Gbps), 1 - USB 3.0 port (with power-off charging), 2 - USB 2.0 ports, 1 - HDMI Port with HDCP support, 4-cell Li-Ion Battery (3220 mAh), Up to 7-hours Battery Life, 4.41 lbs. | 2.0 kg (system unit only) (NX.GTCAA.016).

8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor (Up to 3.4GHz)

15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Comfy View widescreen LED-backlit display

8GB DDR4 Memory & 256GB SSD

Up to 7-hours of battery life

Apple MacBook Air MD761LL/B 13.3-Inch Laptop 4GB Memory 256GB (Renewed)

If you need a stylish, portable and powerful laptop then you will find everything you need in this Macbook Air. Compared to its predecessor, this model has effectively the same external enclosure, but it has a much more efficient processor and architecture -- which results in significantly improved battery life as well as faster graphics (that reserve more system memory), faster storage, and faster Wi-Fi.

Renewed products look and work like new. These pre-owned products have been inspected and tested by Amazon-qualified suppliers, which typically perform a full diagnostic test, replacement of any defective parts, and a thorough cleaning process. Packaging and accessories may be generic. All products on Amazon Renewed come with a minimum 90-day supplier-backed warranty.

1.4 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache

4 GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory. 256 GB PCIe-based flash storage.

13.3-inch LED-backlit glossy widescreen display; Intel HD Graphics 5000