Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51-89BU) Laptop

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  • Intel i7-8550U 1.8GHz
  • 8GB RAM + 1TB HDD
  • 15.6" Full HD + WIFI
  • Bluetooth + Webcam
  • Windows 10 Home

Product Description

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51-89BU) Laptop


Turn Some Heads

With its thin, premium aluminium design, this laptop's got looks and mobility. The hairline brushed pattern provides an exquisite, tactile finish accenting the premium aluminium cover. Travel with ease and look great doing it


More Screen

The narrow, 7.82mm bezel design offers more space for amazing images. With a 15.6" FHD IPS display and Acer Colour Intelligence™ crisp, true-to-life colours come alive. Adjust gamma and saturation in real-time, optimising screen colour and brightness without clipping


Exceptional Performance

Supercharge your laptop for work and play with an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor. Intel® processors help apps load faster and allow multiple tasks to run simultaneously without lag.


Awesome Audio

Turn up the volume with Acer TrueHarmony™. Through this innovative speaker design, you get deeper bass and more volume. Bring your favourite songs and videos to life with realistic audio clarity.


Wireless Convenience

Maintain a strong, consistent wireless signal with Gigabit Wi-Fi1 connectivity. Next-generation wireless technology and strategic antenna placement help maximise the portability of your laptop. Go farther with up to 2 times faster wireless performance than previous 2x2 802.11ac technology




  • Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz
  • Turbo boost up to 4GHz
  • Quad Core
  • 8MB Cache


  • Expandable to 20GB


  • 1TB SATA 5400rpm

Optical drive

  • None


  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home


  • 39.6 cm (15.6") LCD, 16:9, LED Backlit, Full HD
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080


  • Intel UHD 620


  • Integrated Speakers

Input devices

  • Keyboard and touchpad


  • LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wireless: IEEE 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth

Power Supply

  • 4 Cell Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer) Battery
  • Capacity: 3220 mAh, 48Wh
  • Up to 7 hours run time


  • Width 381.6 mm
  • Depth 263 mm
  • Height 21 mm
  • Weight 2.2 kg


  • HDMI
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps))
  • RJ-45
  • Headphone / Mic port

Warranty / Misc

  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Webcam 1280 x 720

Technical Specification

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51-89BU) Laptop


Keyboard Layout UK
Type Keyboard, touchpad
Numeric Keypad Yes
Features Multi-gesture touch pad, Acer FineTip keyboard, precision touchpad


Product Type Notebook
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) 8550U / 1.8 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 4 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Cache 8 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Features Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0


RAM 8 GB (1 x 4 GB + 4 GB (soldered))
Max RAM Supported 20 GB
Technology DDR4 SDRAM
Form Factor SO-DIMM 260-pin
Slots Qty 1
Empty Slots 0


Main Storage 1 TB HDD SATA 6Gb/s / 5400 rpm - Seagate


Type 15.6" - TN
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Resolution 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Brightness 220 cd/m²
Features Ultra Slim Design, anti-glare, ComfyView, Mercury free, 8 ms response rate

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor Intel UHD Graphics 620
Memory Allocation Technology Shared Video Memory (UMA)
Camera Yes - 1280 x 720
Camera Features HDR (High Dynamic Range), 720p HD movie recording
Sound Stereo speakers, microphone
Audio Features Acer TrueHarmony technology


Wireless Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet
Features Wake-on-LAN (WOL)


Technology 4-cell lithium polymer
Capacity 48 Wh
Run Time Up to 7 hours

AC Adapter

Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 65 Watt, 19 V

Connections & Expansion

Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ USB 3.0 (with power off charging) ¦ HDMI ¦ LAN ¦ Headphone/microphone combo jack ¦ USB-C
Memory Card Reader Yes (SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card)


Colour Obsidian black
Case Material Polycarbonate, ABS plastic
Features MIMO technology
Theft/Intrusion Protection Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Security Slot Type Kensington security slot
Included Accessories Power adapter
Localization Region: United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxDxH) 38.16 cm x 26.3 cm x 2.16 cm
Weight 2.2 kg

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Add-ons and Accessories


Office Home and Business 2019 Medialess

£219.99 inc. vat
£183.32 ex. vat


Targus 15.6" Laptop Carry Case

£13.49 inc. vat
£17.69save £4.20
£11.24 ex. vat
£14.74save £3.50

Tech-Air Essentials Briefcase For laptops up to 15.6 Inch - Black

£9.99 inc. vat
£10.98save £0.99
£8.32 ex. vat
£9.15save £0.83

Operating System


Fellowes Office Suites Laptop Riser

£28.85 inc. vat
£24.04 ex. vat

Aluminium Laptop Riser

£19.98 inc. vat
£20.99save £1.01
£16.65 ex. vat
£17.49save £0.84

External HDD

WD Elements Portable 2TB External HDD

£54.98 inc. vat
£63.80save £8.82
£45.81 ex. vat
£53.16save £7.35

WD Elements Portable 1TB External HDD

£39.98 inc. vat
£46.04save £6.06
£33.31 ex. vat
£38.36save £5.05

WD Elements Portable 4TB External HDD

£84.53 inc. vat
£107.33save £22.80
£70.44 ex. vat
£89.44save £19.00

Toshiba Canvio 1TB Portable External Hard Drive

£43.31 inc. vat
£36.09 ex. vat

Toshiba Canvio 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

£52.98 inc. vat
£55.98save £3.00
£44.15 ex. vat
£46.65save £2.50

Toshiba Canvio Basics 4TB - Portable External Hard Drive

£74.98 inc. vat
£82.98save £8.00
£62.48 ex. vat
£69.15save £6.67


Logitech M185 Wireless Mouse Grey

£13.98 inc. vat
£24.80save £10.82
£11.65 ex. vat
£20.66save £9.01

Screen Protectors

Kapsolo Privacy Screen for 15.6" Laptops

£49.98 inc. vat
£41.65 ex. vat