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[Review] Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-59KS: Pulling Out All the Stops!

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-59KS: review

Pros
  • Full HD IPS Display with 144 Hz refresh rate
  • Red backlit keyboard
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX Ti 1650
  • USB-C + Wi-Fi 6
Cons
  • It does not have an SD card slot
  • 256GB storage
Professional-level gaming on laptops requires cutting-edge hardware components, especially if you are looking to enjoy the most popular video games on the market with sufficient fluidity and in high definition.

It's with this in mind that today we set out to know everything there is to know about the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-59KS. An affordable gaming laptop that's managed to climb onto the list of best-selling laptops thanks to its competitive price point, stellar reviews, and overall great specs. Want to know everything there is to know about this laptop? Just keep on reading this review while we analyze it with a fine-tooth comb.


[Review] Asus L203MA-DS04: For "Light Users" Only

ASUS L203MA-DS04: review
Pros
  • Ultra-compact and lightweight design
  • Dual Intel Celeron processor
  • Windows 10 S pre-installed
  • Wi-Fi 5 Connectivity
Cons
  • Non-upgradable RAM 
  • HD Display
While it's true that netbooks are well past their prime in terms of popularity. It's undeniable that there's still a market of people who are looking for a compact, lightweight, affordable, and basic laptop that can perform your simple everyday tasks. 

Why not use a tablet you ask? Well, it's because sometimes, some people, - and I include myself amongst them - would rather perform certain tasks such as typing on a dedicated keyboard or managing files on Windows instead of a tablet-based OS. Not to mention the possibilities that open up when having multiple available ports.  

It's with this in mind that today we're happy to say that the netbook format is alive and thriving and today it's taking the form of the Asus L203MA-DS04.  A nice, compact, lightweight, and extremely cheap notebook that will satisfy your basic computing needs as it has already managed to do so with thousands of satisfed customers. 

[Review] HP 15-eg0021nr: Perfect for (Just about) Everybody


Pros
  • Elegant and very compact design
  • Full HD IPS Screen with micro-edge
  • Core i7 Processor (11th generation)
  • USB-C input with DisplayPort 1.4 interface
Cons
  • The keyboard does not have a backlight
  • It does not have a dedicated graphics card
When you're a power user, finding the perfect laptop that fits your needs without emptying out your bank account is far from easy. In most cases, we end up either overpaying for a particular brand or design, or we end up with a device that's underspeced having to replace it in 2-3 years because it can't keep up with your daily throttle. 

That's why today we're excited to talk about a notebook that seems to have struck the perfect balance between high-end specs, stylish design, and an affordable price point

We're talking about the HP Pavilion 15-eg0021nr, a model that's managed to accrue excellent reviews and that's well on track to being one of the best laptops for professionals of 2021. Without further ado, let's see what we're dealing with here.



HP 15-dy2021nr: Review of a Portable and Powerful Ultrabook

HP 15-dy2021nr: Core i5 laptop with SSD drive, QWERTY keyboard and Wi-Fi 6

Pros
  • Stylish ultrabook design
  • 15.6-inch Full HD IPS Display 
  • Expandable SSD storage
  • Wi-Fi 6
Cons
  • RAM memory not upgradeable 
  • The keyboard is not backlit
Finding a stylish ultrabook that features a decent set of key specs, doesn't weigh a ton, and isn't extremely overpriced is quite frankly a very challenging task. Most ultrabooks will feature either very limited specs or will try and seduce us with a novel design at the cost of a massive price tag, whilst still keeping the spec-sheet hungry for more power.

It's with that in mind that today we're happy to be reviewing one laptop that seems to be the exception to this rule. We're talking about the HP 15-dy2021nr, a lightweight 15-inch ultrabook that packs an 11th generation i5 processor, Intel Iris XE graphics, 8 GB of RAM, and 256 GB of SSD storage for the lightning-fast performance of everyday tasks. 

In short; the perfect student or business laptop. But don't take our word for it, check out everything there is to know in this review or see what people are saying about this model here


Asus VivoBook F512JA-AS34 vs F515JA-AH31: Which is better?


 So, you find yourself on the verge of buying a new laptop and you managed to narrow it down to two contenders. On the one hand you've got the Asus VivoBook F512JA-AS34, a solid model with a relatively good reputation that we've covered in-depth here. On the other hand, there's the recently released Asus VivoBook F515JA-AH31 we just reviewed

They seem nearly identical but they have a decent enough price-difference to get you to stop and search online to see what people are saying about them. Am I close? 

So; which one should you buy? That's what we're here to find out because while these two student laptops might not have that many differences, the ones they do have are definitely worth paying attention to. In any case to start things off in this comparison between the Asus VivoBook F512JA-AS34 VS F515JA-AH31 and figure out their differences we're going to leave you with a small table of key specs. 

[Review] Asus VivoBook 15 F515JA-AH31:A Good Student Laptop

ASUS VivoBook 15 F515JA-AH31: review

Pros
  • Full HD display with thin bezels
  • Core i3  CPU (10th generation)
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • Integrated fingerprint sensor
Cons
  • Limited viewing angles
  • 4 GB RAM - Upgradeable-.
We've talked in-depth about the Asus VivoBook 15 F512JA-AS34 here on 9to5Gadgets. It's a great budget laptop and we can totally see why it's frequently amongst the top 10 best-selling laptops. That said, while that's a pretty good laptop, you might not need as much multitasking performance. 

If that's the case and you're more of a casual user who uses his laptop for a couple of things at a time instead of having several programs operating at the same time then you might be interested in knowing the F512JA-AS34's (adoptive) little brother: the Asus VivoBook 15 F515JA-AH31.

Despite not belonging to the same series, the F515JA-AH31 packs the same features we've grown to love on the F512JA-AS34 but switches up the RAM from 8 GB to a more modest 4 GB capacity and slightly increases the weight.

By doing this they also cut down on the cost considerably yet leave the door open for upgrades down the line with the user being able to upgrade the RAM on their own. 

Now, the question remains; is this laptop good enough for you? Well, that's what we're here to find out and we encourage you to join us as we uncover everything there is to know about a laptop that's competing alongside its brother for the spot of best-selling budget laptop in America. 


[Review] Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 (82B80006UX): Brilliant!

 Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 (82B80006UX): Review

Pros
  • 2-in-1 convertible design
  • Intel Core i3 CPU (10th generation)
  • Up to 10-hour battery life
  • USB-C (x2) Connectivity
Cons
  • No HDMI output
  • Non-upgradable RAM
When searching for a laptop it's easy to get lost in the specs and think we need 32 GB of RAM and an i7 processor to watch a couple of videos and edit a couple of documents. However, more often than not, most users can actually get by simply with a Chromebook.

Of course, this doesn't apply to every user. However, if you're a "light user" who's looking for a laptop to surf the web, edit documents online, stream movies, chat with friends and listen to music then keep reading because you just might've found your next laptop in this review of the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 (82B80006UX).

What's more, if you're looking for something that has just a little bit more power than your typical Chromebook and has a versatile touchscreen that allows you to use the laptop as a tablet then this is going to be a no-brainer for you. That said, keep reading as we tackle everything there is to know about a Chromebook that's managed to accrue well over 1000 -mostly positive - reviews. 

[Review] Lenovo Legion 5 (82B1000AUS): Impressive Stuff!

 Lenovo Legion 5 (82B1000AUS): review

Pros
  • Full HD IPS panel at 144 Hz
  • Eightfold processor AMD Ryzen 7
  • Dedicated GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics
  • Autonomy of up to 8 hours
Cons
  • It does not have an SD card reader
  • It only incorporates a USB-C port 
With the firm commitment to offer you the most enjoyable gaming experience, Lenovo Legion 5 laptops debut with a series of components and features ready to immerse you in the most anticipated videogames on the market. And, if there's one thing we love about this laptop, is that unlike the recently reviewed MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062, it boasts a design that doesn't scream gamer.

That said, today we delve into the most relevant features of the Lenovo Legion 5 (82B1000AUS), an advanced 15.6-inch gaming laptop, which stands out partly due to its great price point, partly due to it being an amazing laptop overall. 

A high-end gaming laptop that has managed to garner hundreds of positive reviews thanks to the elegant finish of its chassis, the comfort of its keyboard when typing and playing- it features a 1.5mm keytravel -, the excellent performance of its AMD processor and NVIDIA GeForce graphics, as well as the smoothness of its 144 Hz screen when playing titles of different nature. Without further ado, let's see what all the fuzz is about.


MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062: Review | Absolutely Brilliant!

MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062: review

Pros
  • Full HD Display with 144 Hz refresh rate
  • RGB backlit keyboard
  • GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card
  •  USB-C, HDMI (4K), and miniDP 1.2
Cons
  • Noisy fans
  • Surface attracts fingerprints with ease
Finding the perfect gaming laptop is not a game - pun intended -. When you're a hardcore gamer looking to play AAA games fluently you know that you need high-end specs and you can't get away with less. It's with this in mind that MSI has managed to make a name for themselves in the market, by delivering laptops with high-end gaming specs at reasonable price points.  

Proof and point is its latest MSI GL65 Leopard series, specifically the MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062 model. This particular model has managed to become one of the best-selling gaming laptops, and one of the best-selling laptops overall for the better part of the last 12 months, and that's no easy feat, trust us.

Today we're going to do a thorough review and try to figure out if this laptop is worth your hard-earned money. And, more specifically, if it's worthy of its stellar reviews


Acer Aspire 1 A115-31-C2Y3: Review | Only for Casual Users


Pros
  • Stylish and professional design
  • Full HD 15.6-inch display
  • Up to 10-hour battery life
  • Windows 10 pre-installed in S mode (can be easily removed)
Cons
  • No USB-C input or SD slot
  • Limited storage (64GB eMMC)
Not everyone needs a high-end laptop with state of the art graphics, a killer design, and enough RAM to multitask as if you were in a Christopher Nolan movie.  

Not everyone wants to spend a ton of money in order to buy a laptop that will essentially be used to edit spreadsheets, stream music, watch movies, browse the internet, and have zoom meetings (R.I.P Skype). If you're reading this review then you're probably aware of this. 

That's why most manufacturers have a tendency to produce a whole lineup of laptops that are designed with different users in mind. And that's exactly where the Acer Aspire 1 A115-31-C2Y3 comes in. A model of Acer's "casual user" line - that's not the official designation, just ours-. 

Today we're going to dive into the A115-31-C2Y3, figure out why it's so beloved by its buyers and see if it's even worth its - honestly very cheap - price point. 


Acer Aspire 1 A115-31-C2Y3 Review