ASUS Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (12th Gen Intel) vs Acer Aspire 5 (A515-57)

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Evaluation of ASUS Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (12th Gen Intel) and Acer Aspire 5 (A515-57) important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the ASUS Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (12th Gen Intel)
  • Can run popular games at about 360-491% higher FPS
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 120 versus 60 Hz
  • Around 2.7x better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 2 versus 1
  • Features a much bigger (~36%) battery – 76 against 56 watt-hours
  • Provides 140% higher max. screen brightness: 600 vs 250 nits
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • 50% sharper screen – 212 versus 141 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Acer Aspire 5 (A515-57)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 330 grams less (around 0.73 lbs)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs) 1.77 kg (3.9 lbs)
Dimensions 355.4 x 239.8 x 20.9 mm
13.99 x 9.44 x 0.82 inches
362.9 x 237.8 x 17.9 mm
14.29 x 9.36 x 0.7 inches
Area 852 cm2 (132.1 inches2) 863 cm2 (133.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~78.7% ~77.8%
Side bezels 5 mm 8.8 mm
Colors Black, Silver Gray
Transformer No No
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level - 47 dB


Size 15.6 inches 15.6 inches
Refresh rate 120 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 212 ppi 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 2880 x 1620 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy Matte
Display tests
Contrast 1000000:1 1316:1
sRGB color space - 65%
Adobe RGB profile - 44.8%
DCI-P3 color gamut 100% 43.3%
Response time 1 ms 28 ms
Max. brightness


Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 240 W 65 W
Weigh of AC adapter - 317 gramm


CPU name
Base frequency 2.3 GHz 1.2 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.7 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores 10 6
Threads 16 8
L3 Cache 24 MB 10 MB
Integrated GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (64EU) Intel UHD Graphics (64EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP - 45 W
Type Dedicated Integrated
Fabrication process 8 nm 10 nm
GPU base clock - 300 MHz
GPU boost clock - 1400 MHz
Memory size 6 GB System Shared
Memory type GDDR6 DDR4
Memory bus 192 bit -
Memory speed ~12-14 Gbps 3.2 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 3840 512
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 120 32
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 48 16
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 1x8 GB
Clock 4800 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR5 DDR4
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 2
Max. ram size 32 GB 32 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Speakers 2.0 2.0
Dolby Atmos Yes No
Loudness - 72 dB
Microphones 3 2


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.1
Fingerprint Yes Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes Yes
SD card reader Yes No
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.4 mm -
Size 12.8 x 7.3 cm 12.5 x 8.0 cm
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can be different depending on the laptop’s particular configuration or region.

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