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Comparing Acer Nitro 5 and Lenovo Legion Y520

Lowest price found: CDN$ 1669.20
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  • 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display
  • 16GB DDR4 Memory & 1TB 5400RPM HDD
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Lowest price found: CDN$ 2540.10
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  • GAMING LAPTOP: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, 16GB DDR4, 1TB HDD + 128GB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 discrete Graphics, Harmon speakers with Dolby audio
  • (swapped text with storage text) SUPERFAST SPEED AND STORAGE: The Y520 comes with 128GB of PCIe SSD storage, ideal for reducing boot-up time and in-game loading, plus 1TB of HDD storage, perfect for storing your entire gaming collection, effectively getting the best of both worlds.
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
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In comparison:
Acer Nitro 5 ranks #26 out of 140.
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6.9
Good
Popularity Score
Very popular
Popularity rank: 22 / 186
90%
Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
4.2 Read reviews
In comparison:
Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #14 out of 140.
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7.5
Good
Popularity Score
Somewhat popular
Popularity rank: 98 / 186
52%
Consumer score distribution.
Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #14 and Acer Nitro 5 ranks #26

Customers like Lenovo Legion Y520 noticeably more

Lenovo Legion Y520, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Acer Nitro 5 [ 4.2 vs 4.1 ]. In our awesomeness score Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #11 out of 186 and Acer Nitro 5 ranks #22 out of 186.

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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 400+ reviews. In our popularity score Lenovo Legion Y520 ranks #97 out of 186 and Acer Nitro 5 ranks #21 out of 186.

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To consider

Customers who view Acer Nitro 5 and Lenovo Legion Y520 often consider Asus VivoBook S510UN, a cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Acer Nitro 5 and Lenovo Legion Y520
Asus VivoBook S510UN CDN$ 1657
Avg. customer reviews:
4.1 Read reviews
In comparison:
Asus VivoBook S510UN ranks #32 out of 140.
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6.7
Good
Cheaper
Asus VivoBook S 15.6'' CDN$ 1657
Avg. customer reviews:
4.1 Read reviews
In comparison:
Asus VivoBook S 15.6'' ranks #31 out of 140.
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6.7
Good
Cheaper
HP Pavilion Power 15-cb079nr CDN$ 2373
Avg. customer reviews:
4.1 Read reviews
In comparison:
HP Pavilion Power 15-cb079nr ranks #21 out of 140.
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7.1
Good
Somewhat popular
Popularity rank: 88 / 186
57%
Asus ZenBook UX430UA CDN$ 2660
Avg. customer reviews:
3.9 Read reviews
In comparison:
Asus ZenBook UX430UA ranks #44 out of 140.
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6.2
Average
Somewhat popular
Popularity rank: 80 / 186
61%
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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
 

5.3 lbs
 
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Shale Black
Black
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 very 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 15.6" Gaming or Dell Inspiron 15 5000 .

Acer Nitro 5 is CDN$ 8.69 cheaper than the average laptop (CDN$ 1677.71).

Lenovo Legion Y520 is a popular and one of the most expensive options. 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 ROG Zephyrus GX501 .

Lenovo Legion Y520 was released in 2018. There are a lot of newer laptops on the market. Show newer Laptops

Lenovo Legion Y520 is CDN$ 862.39 more expensive than an average laptop (CDN$ 1677.71).

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