Asus Tuf Vs Acer Nitro 5

ASUS has recently launched the TUF Gaming FX504, its latest mid-range gaming laptop, in India. Prior to that, one of Acer’s most premium products in the Indian market is the Nitro 5 (2018). Both these laptops target a similar price range and are designed after a similar formula – i.e., offering solid specs at an affordable price tag.

This article is our review of the ASUS TUF Gaming FX504 vs Acer Nitro 5 . We have compared these laptops on various parameters including design, specifications, display quality, performance and more. So let’s begin!

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Design Here both laptops sport a black chassis with subtle branding on their respective bodies. The key difference between them is that while the Asus laptop comes with a plastic body, the Acer one has a metal build. This makes the Acer laptop feel more premium, though it is also heavier as a result.

Winner: Acer Nitro 5


Both laptops have some pretty solid specs on paper. The ASUS TUF Gaming FX504 comes with an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8300H processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB of HDD storage and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB graphics card. The Acer Nitro 5 (2018), on the other hand, sports an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of RAM, 256GB SSD storage and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics card.

Acer Nitro 5

Winner: Acer Nitro 5

Display and Keyboard Here both laptops come with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display. However, the Acer laptop has a much brighter screen than the ASUS laptop. The keyboard on both these laptops is pretty solid and we did not face any issues while using them for writing or playing games (we played PUBG on both these devices). Both the keyboards are backlit as well.

Winner: Tied between nitro & tuf gaming

Performance As mentioned earlier, the Acer laptop comes with better specs in comparison to the ASUS one and that results in it getting a lead here. The Intel Core i7 processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card make this device perfect for graphic-intensive tasks such as gaming and video editing.

Battery Life The ASUS TUF Gaming FX504 comes with a 48Wh battery, while the Acer Nitro 5 (2018) comes with a 62Wh battery. In our testing, we found that the Acer laptop lasts much longer than the ASUS one.

Acer Nitro 5

Overall, we feel that the Acer Nitro 5 (2018) is a better laptop than the ASUS TUF Gaming FX504. It has better specs, a brighter display and longer battery life. If you are looking for a mid-range gaming laptop, then the Acer Nitro 5 should be your top choice.

What are Acer Nitro Laptops?

Acer is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation specializing in advanced electronics technology. It was founded in 1976, and has since grown to be the third largest personal computer manufacturer in the world, where it sells PCs, displays, projectors, servers, etc. Acer’s products include desktops and laptops for both consumers and enterprises. Since its inception, the brand has been known for its innovative product designs that have won awards from several prominent review publications. The latest addition to their line of laptops is the Acer Nitro Series which offers immersive gaming without sacrificing on performance or battery life.