You can now buy the Aspire 5 powered by 12th Gen Intel laptops in Nepal. While it is not the first laptop with the Alder Lake CPUs, it stands out as it is among the first option under 1 lakh. So, let’s take a look at the Acer Aspire 5 (2022) in more detail, including its specs, features, price, and availability in Nepal.
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Overview:
Design and Display
Let’s start with the design. There is hardly any change made to the chassis of this year’s Aspire 5 laptop. Acer has continued the same-old formula of a plastic body with an aluminum chassis. The latter is available in multiple colors. However, the availability depends upon the region.
The hinge on the Acer Aspire 5 (2022) elevates the keyboard deck to a certain degree. Opening the lid, you are greeted with an LCD screen with an 81.18% screen-to-body ratio. While you can choose between 14″ and 15″ screen sizes, only the FHD version is available in Nepal so far.
Performance and Cooling
Under the hood, you get the latest 12th Gen Intel CPU based on the new hybrid architecture. The base variant of the Acer Aspire 5 (2022) comes with the Core i3-1215U with 4 Efficient-cores and 2 Performance-cores. You can opt for the Core i5-1235U, which brings 8 Efficient-cores and 2 Performance-cores.
All the Acer Aspire 5 (2022) laptops come with Intel Iris Xe graphics. However, few of them even have dedicated NVIDIA GPUs like the MX550.
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) adopts a dual-fan cooling setup with dual-copper pipes to keep its core temperature in check. Acer has even included an air-inlet keyboard for more heat dissipation. Users can switch between multiple cooling/performance modes by pressing Fn+F.
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As for memory, Acer Aspire 5 (2022) starts at 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. However, Acer offers plenty of upgrade options. The dual-SODIMM memory slots can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. Likewise, the presence of an additional vacant SSD slot means you can upgrade the storage up to 2TB.
Rest of the specs
Fueling the Acer Aspire 5 (2022) is a 3-cell 48Whr battery, and it ships with a 65W round-tip power adapter. Talking about ports, you get three Type-A, one Type-C, HDMI, ethernet, and a 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack. For wireless connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Specifications:
- Design & Build: Aluminum lid/plastic chassis
- Display: 14/15.6-inch IPS panel
- Resolution: FHD (1920 × 1080 pixels)
- Keyboard: Chiclet keys
- Processor: 12th gen Intel Core i3-1215U / i5-1235U
- Graphics: up to NVIDIA MX350
- RAM: 8GB DDR4 (Expandable up to 32GB)
- Storage: 256GB NVMe SSD (Expandable up to 2TB)
- Connectivity: WiFi 6 AX201, Bluetooth 5.2
- I/O Ports: 3x USB Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x combo audio jack, 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI
- Battery: 48Wh battery, 65W AC power adapter
- Read our review of the Acer Aspire 5 (2022)
Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Price in Nepal and Availability
The price of Acer Aspire 5 (2022) in Nepal starts at Rs. 64,990 for the Core i3 variant with 4GB RAM and 256GB storage. You can buy the Core i5 variant in Nepal, which is priced at Rs. 92,000. Acer Aspire 5 is available via Hukut and other stores.
|Acer Aspire 5 (2022)||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|14″ FHD, Core i3-1215U, MX550, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD||Rs. 70,000||Hukut|
|14″ FHD, Core i5-1235U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD||Rs. 80,000||Hukut|
|15.6″ FHD, Core i3-1215U, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD||Rs. 67,000||Hukut|
|15.6″ FHD, Core i5-1235U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD||Rs. 87,000||Hukut|
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the Acer Aspire 5 (2022).