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Updated January 10, 2024·

The Acer Aspire 1 is a budget-friendly option that is less expensive with basic specifications suitable for general use; it has less storage and memory than the Acer Aspire Vero 15 and a more modest processor, which may not be ideal for demanding tasks. On the other hand, the Acer Aspire Vero 15 comes at a higher cost but offers significantly better performance, thanks to its advanced processor and more memory, making it better suited for intensive tasks like 3D work, machine learning, or heavy multitasking. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Acer Aspire 1
  • The Acer Aspire 1 has no clear advantages over the Acer Aspire Vero 15.
Advantages of the Acer Aspire Vero 15
  • Good for general use
  • Good for software development
  • Good for content creation
  • Good keyboard

Key differences

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General Use

5.8
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
7.3
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
TN
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
200.0 nits
DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS
264.0 nits
6.0 Hours
BATTERY LIFE
7.0 Hours
6.0/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
7.0/10
7.5/10
PORTABILITY SCORE
7.7/10
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 is good for general use, while the Acer Aspire 1 is poor.

Gaming and AI

5.6
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
6.2
3.5/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
3.7/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
No
SUPPORTS DLSS
No
No
MUX SWITCH / ADVANCED OPTIMUS
No
10.0/10
FAN NOISE SCORE
7.5/10
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 is only fair for gaming and AI, while the Acer Aspire 1 is poor.

Engineering and Design

5.5
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
6.6
3.4/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
5.5/10
3.5/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
3.7/10
4.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 is only fair for engineering and design, while the Acer Aspire 1 is poor.

Content Creation

5.9
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
7.2
3.4/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
5.5/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
4.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
TN
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 is good for content creation, while the Acer Aspire 1 is poor.

Software Development

6.1
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
7.1
3.4/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
5.5/10
4.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
6.0/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
7.0/10
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 is good for software development, while the Acer Aspire 1 is only fair.

Screen Quality

5.2
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
6.2
15.6in
SIZE
15.6in
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
TN
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
200.0 nits
BRIGHTNESS
264.0 nits
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 has a better screen than the Acer Aspire 1 for general use, gaming and AI, engineering and design, content creation, and software development.

Build Quality

5.5
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
6.5
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 has only fair build quality, while the Acer Aspire 1 has poor build quality.

Cost

$215
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
$699
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The Acer Aspire 1 has a price of $215 and the Acer Aspire Vero 15 costs $699.
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Key similarities

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Battery

6.0 Hours
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
7.0 Hours
The Acer Aspire 1 has 6 hours of battery life. The Acer Aspire Vero 15 has 7 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
Aspire 1
Aspire Vero 15
Good
15.6in
SIZE
15.6in
4.1 lbs
WEIGHT
3.9 lbs
0.7in
THICKNESS
0.7in
The Acer Aspire Vero 15 and Acer Aspire 1 both have good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

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How the Acer Aspire 1 and the Acer Aspire Vero 15 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Acer Aspire 1Acer Aspire Vero 15
Acer Aspire 1Acer Aspire Vero 15

GENERAL

Price
$215
$699
Release Date
October 1, 2022April 1, 2022
Overall Dimensions
14.3'' x 9.4'' x 0.78''14.3'' x 9.4'' x 0.7''
Weight
4.19 lbs3.97 lbs
Width
14.3"14.3"
Depth
9.4"9.4"

INTERNAL

Processor
Intel Celeron N4500Intel i7-1195G7
RAM
4 GB16 GB
DDR Memory Version
44
RAM Slots
01
Storage
128 GB512 GB

BATTERY

Battery Life
6 Hours7 Hours
Battery Capacity
36.7 Wh48 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
15.6"15.6"
Display Technology
TNIPS
Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Refresh Rate
60Hz60Hz
Display Brightness
200 nits264 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
5.6/106.5/10
Portability Score
7.5/107.7/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
NoNo
Premium Business Laptop
NoNo
Fan Noise Score
10/107.5/10

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
6/107/10
Speaker Quality Score
5.4/106/10
Webcam
720p720p
Fingerprint Reader
NoYes
Backlit Keyboard
NoYes
Number Pad
YesYes

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
33
USB-C ports
01
USB-C Charging
NoNo
Display Outputs
11
Thunderbolt Ports
00

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CNET

Joshua Goldman | May 2020
"There are no surprises and nothing's extraordinary here but this laptop's price. For those in need of an inexpensive Windows laptop for undemanding tasks, though, the Acer Aspire 1 offers just enough to get the basics done and a larger screen to do them on."

Acer Aspire Vero 15

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PCWorld

Matt Elliott | October 2021
"The Acer Aspire Vero is an eco-friendly Windows 11 laptop. Made with PCR plastic, the Acer Aspire Vero stands out from the midrange laptop pack with a funky, eco-friendly design. Powering Microsoft’s latest operating system is a Core i7 chip from Intel’s latest series, integrated Intel Xe graphics, and an ample 16GB of RAM. The laptop feels snappy, but its battery life disappoints. I also have a few quibbles with the display and keyboard, but they’re relatively minor. With a longer runtime, the Aspire Vero would earn a stronger recommendation for students or anyone looking for an eco-friendly, big-screen laptop."

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About Acer

Acer is a prominent Taiwanese electronics brand which makes a wide range of laptops, with multiple product lines catering to personal use, gaming, and business use. They are renowned for having exceptional value for money, as they frequently offer good specifications at a lower price than other manufacturers.

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