The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 – Everything You Need To Know!

At the launch of Acer Day 2019, Acer unveiled the 2019 Acer Aspire 3 laptops, which have been refreshed with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 graphics, and new Intel Core processor options.

Here is everything you need to know about the new 2019 Acer Aspire 3 laptops!


The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 / 5 Laptops

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 laptops are designed for mainstream users, at very affordable price points.

Let’s start with a product presentation by Jeffrey Lai, Acer Malaysia’s Senior Product Manager.


The 2019 Acer Aspire 3

Like its predecessor, the 2019 Acer Aspire 3 has a 15.6-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. However, it now comes with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 graphics, with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory.

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 has both a 2.5-inch drive bay, as well as a M.2 socket. The Core i5 models come with a 1 TB HDD, and can be upgraded with a M.2 PCIe SSD.

The Core i7 model, on the other hand, comes with a PCIe SSD, but you have the option of adding a 2.5-inch HDD (or SSD) for additional storage.

Acer is initially releasing four different 2019 Aspire 3 models, three powered by the Intel Core i5-8265U processor, and one powered by the Intel Core i7-8565U processor.




Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit)


Intel Core i5-8265U

Intel Core i7-8565U


NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2 GB GDDR5)


15.6-inch Full HD IPS display


4 GB DDR4 (upgradable to 20 GB)


(M.2 PCIe SSD upgradable)

(HDD upgradable)


Intel Wireless-AC 9461/9462

802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2 MU-MIMO)
– Bluetooth 5.0

I/O Ports

2 x USB Type C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI 2.0 (with HDCP)
1 x Ethernet port
SD card reader


Acer HDR webcam (1280 x 720)


Acer TrueHarmony Audio


363.4 mm wide x 250.5 mm deep x 19.95 mm thick


1.9 kg


3 years local warranty, with 1st year international warranty

Battery Life

Up to 7.5 hours

Launch Price

RM 2,399

RM 3,099


The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 Price + Availability

The 2019 Acer Aspire 3 models are available with immediate effect, in three colour options – Obsidian Black, Indigo Blue and Rococo Red.

The Core i7-8565U processor model (A315-55G-74LX) retails for RM 3,099 / ~US$745 / ~£610 / ~A$1,091.

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The Core i5-8265U processor model (A315-55G-537A, A315-55G-57B4, A315-55G-59ZU) retails for RM 2,399 / ~US$577 / ~£475 / ~A$845.

Here are some direct purchase options :


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