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Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51 15.6 Inch Laptop - (Intel Core i5-1155G7, 16GB, 512GB SSD, Full HD Display, Windows 11, Grey, 30 Percent PCR Chassis)

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Here are the stats on the recycled materials in the Aspire Vero: 30 percent PCR plastic in the chassis and 50 percent PCR plastic in the keycaps. In this test, the Aspire Vero performed the worst, tapping out at 8 hours and 24 minutes, 42 minutes before the next in line, the XPG Xenia 14.I really enjoy the new touchpad—it's much smoother than the palm rest area around it and provides a comfortable glide I feel is missing from many pads. We use the HandBrake utility to convert a 30GB movie to Android table format, an intensive task that stresses the CPU and all of its cores. Actual battery life will vary based on configuration, power settings, and software usage, amongst other factors.

This will be included within your account minimum payment request every month and cannot be repaid using Take 3. The Core i5 Vero is a solid everyday machine and the Core i7 rig handles tougher creative and programming tasks, but neither is suitable for gaming.If you want a laptop to last for years – so you can avoid electronic waste – the Acer doesn’t inspire huge amounts of confidence. There’s no doubt that the Vero’s environmental credentials are welcome, and the Aspire impresses in other design departments. Brightness and contrast are respectable at 264cd/m2 and 1,289:1 respectively but isn’t a very colourful affair with only 57. The Vero's packaging is also made from recycled materials, fully recyclable again and a uses paper instead of plastic bags. The Acer Aspire Vero is a decent everyday machine, but the busy laptop market throws up plenty of good alternatives.

It’s never loud – the most noise you’ll hear is a tiny whoosh of the fan if you really push the internals – and the exterior remained cool, even in stress tests. If you're able to stretch your budget, however, you can find a more impressive overall desktop-replacement laptop for a few hundred dollars more in our 15-inch Editors' Choice winner, the Dell XPS 15. He has a deep understanding of laptops, tablets and PCs and the technologies that power them, as well as a particular enthusiasm for games. All in all, the Aspire Vero looks nice, it’s environmentally sound, and feels pleasing and solid to the touch.Unfortunately, the Acer Aspire Vero’s display just doesn’t deliver, and the results are disappointing across the board.

At both the packaging and product levels, sustainability and environmental awareness are more prominent than ever in the tech world: ocean plastics, recyclable boxes, metals on their second life. I’m pretty much a touch typist so don’t glance at the keys with any great frequency, but I still find it distracting. If you care a lot about the environmental impact of your laptop, you shouldn’t be adding up the recycled plastic inside of it. This was particularly true when watching the Costa Rica 4K video on YouTube which looked drained of colour and vitality. While it may not be much greener than the original, it offers better performance across the board, keeping competitive with other consumer laptops.The chassis is totally paint-free, another environmentally-friendly measure meant to lower the amount of potentially harmful volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, released into the air. Integrated dual-band Wi-Fi 6 not only allows you to get online easily but helps to minimise dropouts and lag as well, while the 3 USB ports and HDMI port ensure you can connect a wide range of accessories and external displays without any hassle.

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