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Comparing Acer Nitro 5 and Lenovo Legion Y520

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  • 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (Up to 2.5 GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD
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  • 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.8 GHz)
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM / 256GB PCle Solid State Drive
  • 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Graphics
  • 15.6" Anti-glare LED Backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) Display
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
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In comparison:
Acer Nitro 5 ranks #125 out of 337.
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6.6
Good
Popularity Score
Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
3.3 Read reviews
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Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #306 out of 337.
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3.5
Poor
Popularity Score
Less-known
Popularity rank: 304 / 431
34%
Consumer score distribution.
Acer Nitro 5 ranks #125 and Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #306

Customers like Acer Nitro 5 way more

Acer Nitro 5, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Lenovo Legion Y520 [ 4.0 vs 3.3 ]. In our awesomeness score Acer Nitro 5 ranks #108 out of 431 and Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #306 out of 431.

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Acer Nitro 5 is more popular

It's fairly safe to say that Acer Nitro 5 is a more popular laptop, based on its 60+ reviews. In our popularity score Acer Nitro 5 ranks #124 out of 431 and Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #303 out of 431.

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To consider

Customers who view Acer Nitro 5 and Lenovo Legion Y520 often consider LG Gram 13 8th Gen i5, a pricier option with better reviews.
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LG Gram 13 8th Gen i5 $934
Avg. customer reviews:
4.5 Read reviews
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LG Gram 13 8th Gen i5 ranks #9 out of 337. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
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LG 13.3" Full HD $934
Avg. customer reviews:
4.5 Read reviews
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LG 13.3" Full HD ranks #10 out of 337. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Somewhat popular
Popularity rank: 174 / 431
62%
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Apple MacBook Air i5 $811
Avg. customer reviews:
4.6 Read reviews
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Apple MacBook Air i5 ranks #6 out of 337. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Very popular
Popularity rank: 52 / 431
89%
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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 $839
Avg. customer reviews:
4.4 Read reviews
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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 ranks #21 out of 337. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
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Hardware
CPU What processor model does the laptop have?
7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ
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Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
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RAM How much RAM does the laptop have?
8 GB
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RAM Upgrade Is it possible to increase the RAM in the laptop?
No
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Storage Type What kind of storage drive does the laptop use?
SSD
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Drive Upgrade Is it possible to add another drive to the laptop if you want to upgrade it?
No
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Optical Drive Does the laptop come with a CD/DVD drive?
No
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Ports
Number of USB Ports How many USB ports does the laptop have?
3 USB port(s)
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Has USB-C Ports Does the laptop have a USB-C type port?
Yes
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Has HDMI Port
Yes
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Has Ethernet Port
Yes
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Audio Ports What kind of audio inputs/outputs does the laptop have?
Headphone jack only
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Has VGA Port
No
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Has DVI Port
No
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Other Ports What other ports are on this laptop model?
Headphone Jack
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Battery Features
Replaceable Battery Can the battery be taken out and replaced with a fully charged one?
Yes
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Display Features
Display Type What kind of display does the laptop have?
LED
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Display Size The physical size of the screen (measured diagonally from corner to corner)
1.3 ft
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Display Resolution What are the dimensions of the display screen, in pixels?
1920 x 1080
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Touch Screen Does the laptop have touch screen controls?
No
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Peripherals
Trackpad Features What features does the mouse trackpad come with?
Gesture sensitive
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Number Pad on Keyboard
Yes
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Webcam Is the laptop equipped with an integrated webcam?
Yes
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Accessories Included What is included in the package?
Power adapter
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Physical Features
Weight

6 lbs
 

5.2 lbs
 
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Tablet Function
Tablet Function Can the laptop be converted to a tablet?
No
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Type of Tablet Does the laptop fold up or detach the keyboard for use as a tablet?
N/A
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Connections
Wi-Fi Does the laptop support wifi, and what protocols if possible?
Has Wi-Fi
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Bluetooth Version What Bluetooth version does the laptop use?
Bluetooth 4.1
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General Info
Model Number
AN515-51-55WL
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Other
Operating System What operating systems is pre-installed on the laptop?
Windows 10
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Special Features Other features (not otherwise listed)
  • Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer
  • 256GB solid state drive (SSD)
  • 8GB system memory for advanced multitasking
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Key features
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 15.6" Full HD widescreen IPS display
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 8GB DDR4 Memory
  • 256GB SSD
  • Up to 8.5-hours of battery life

Acer Nitro 5 is a popular option in the middle of the laptops price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dell Inspiron Touchscreen Flagship or Dell Inspirion 15.6 i5-7200u .

Acer Nitro 5 is $50 more expensive than the average laptop ($849).

Lenovo Legion Y520 is a well-known option in the middle of the laptops price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dell Inspiron 15 7567 or ASUS ZenBook UX303 .

Lenovo Legion Y520 is $76.99 more expensive than an average laptop ($849).

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