Inside Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53) – disassembly and upgrade options

Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53) is an affordable budget offer with good upgradability options and a decent amount of ports. Let’s see the internals!

Check out all Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53) prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.


1. Remove the bottom plate

Removing the bottom panel isn’t hard at all. You have to undo 12 Phillips-head screws and after that, you can pry the bottom plate with a plastic pry tool.


2. Battery

The battery is a 50Wh unit which seems normal for a budget 15-inch laptop.


3. Memory and storage

Upgradability-wise, the device has a lot to offer for its price. When it comes to memory, the laptop has two RAM SODIMM slots. For storage, it offers an M.2 NVMe slot, and a SATA slot. Not bad for a budget offering like this one here.


4. Cooling system

The cooling solution looks very basic and simple. It has a single fan, one small heat sink, and one heat pipe.

Check out all Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53) prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.

Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53 / TPM215-53G) in-depth review

This time we have in front of us the Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-53) and it looks almost identical to the Acer TravelMate P2 (TMP215-52) that we have reviewed in 2020. As a TravelMate device, this one should be a laptop on the go, even Acer is describing it as "for the professional on the road". So, we'll see how portable and capable this device is. In terms of hardware, everything looks alright - we have a bunch of Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 CPUs and some iGPUs for the people who don't need additional graphics power. If you need a more powerful dGPU, there is an optional NVIDIA GeForce MX330 ([...]

Pros

  • Decent upgradability with two SODIMMs, M.2, and SATA ports
  • Keyboard has an optional backlight
  • Wide viewing angles and good contrast ratio (BOE NV156FHM-N48)
  • Optional fingerprint reader
  • Good I/O options and USB Type-C port with DisplayPort and Power Delivery capabilities

Cons

  • Covers only 50% of sRGB (BOE NV156FHM-N48)
  • Uses harmful PWM for all brightness levels, except the maximum (our Health-Guard profile fixes the issue) (BOE NV156FHM-N48)
  • The keyboard is mushy
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

BEST LAPTOPS FOR GAMES

Top 100 Best Laptops for Apex Legends Top 100 Best Laptops for GTA V Top 100 Best Laptops for Red Dead Redemption 2 Top 100 Best Laptops for ARK: Survival Evolved Top 100 Best Laptops for AC: Odyssey Top 100 Best Laptops for AC Valhalla [AnvilNext 2.0] Top 100 Best Laptops for Battlefield 5 Top 100 Best Laptops for Borderlands 3 Top 100 Best Laptops for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Top 100 Best Laptops for CS:GO Top 100 Best Laptops for Cyberpunk 2077 Top 100 Best Laptops for Darksiders Genesis Top 100 Best Laptops for DOOM Top 100 Best Laptops for DOOM Eternal Top 100 Best Laptops for DOTA 2 Top 100 Best Laptops for PES 2021 Top 100 Best Laptops for Far Cry 5 Top 100 Best Laptops for Far Cry New Dawn Top 100 Best Laptops for FIFA 19 Top 100 Best Laptops for FIFA 20 Top 100 Best Laptops for FIFA 21 Top 100 Best Laptops for For Honor Top 100 Best Laptops for Fortnite Top 100 Best Laptops for Gears 5 Top 100 Best Laptops for Halo: Reach Top 100 Best Laptops for Hearthstone Top 100 Best Laptops for League of Legends Top 100 Best Laptops for Metro Exodus Top 100 Best Laptops for Minecraft Top 100 Best Laptops for Need For Speed Heat Top 100 Best Laptops for Overwatch Top 100 Best Laptops for PES 2020 Top 100 Best Laptops for PUBG Top 100 Best Laptops for Resident Evil 2 [RE Engine] Top 100 Best Laptops for Rise of the Tomb Raider Top 100 Best Laptops for Rocket League Top 100 Best Laptops for Shadow of the Tomb Raider Top 100 Best Laptops for Team Fortress 2 Top 100 Best Laptops for The Witcher 3 Top 100 Best Laptops for TC: Wildlands Top 100 Best Laptops for TC: Six Siege Top 100 Best Laptops for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS Top 100 Best Laptops for Warframe Top 100 Best Laptops for World of Tanks