Practical and stylish, Acer has always brought the best in laptop technology for us in Singapore. Check out the Acer Aspire V5 – Acer’s flagship laptop for work and play. With its Intel HD Graphics 4000 and full HD display, you will love the Acer Aspire V5. Read more about the Acer Aspire V5 below.
|Release Date in Singapore|
|Processor frequency||1 GHz|
|Processor family||AMD C|
|Processor boost frequency||1.3 GHz|
|Processor cache||1 MB|
|Processor socket||BGA 413 (Socket FT1)|
|Processor cache type||L2|
|Motherboard chipset||AMD A68M|
|Processor front side bus||1333 MHz|
|Internal memory||4 GB|
|Internal memory type||DDR3-SDRAM|
|Memory layout (slots x size)||1 x 4 GB|
|Memory slots||1x SO-DIMM|
|Optical drive type|
|Display diagonal||29.5 cm (11.6")|
|Display resolution||1366 x 768 pixels|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB 2.0 ports quantity||2|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity||1|
|HDMI ports quantity||1|
|VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity||1|
|Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports||1|
|S/PDIF out port|
|CardBus PCMCIA slot type|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Ethernet LAN data rates||10,100 Mbit/s|
|Networking standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Total storage capacity||500 GB|
|Card reader integrated|
|Number of hard drives installed||1|
|Hard drive capacity||500 GB|
|Hard drive interface||Serial ATA|
|Compatible memory cards||Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD|
|Operating system installed||Windows 7 Home Premium|
|Operating system architecture||64-bit|
|Colour of product||Black|
|On-board graphics adapter|
|Discrete graphics adapter|
|On-board graphics adapter model||AMD Radeon HD 6290|
|Discrete graphics adapter model||Not available|
|On-board graphics adapter family||AMD Radeon HD 6000|
Acer has always had a place in Singapore’s laptop market. Its Aspire series comes gives us the flexibility to look out for everything we love in a laptop. The same can be said about the Acer Aspire V5. Weighing in at 1.2 kg with a slim frame, the Acer Aspire V5 is amazingly portable for a midsized laptop.
The Acer Aspire V5 runs Windows 8 64-bit Edition on an Intel Core i5 (3rd Gen) 3317U 1.7 GHz CPU that clocks a maximum speed of around 2.6 GHz. Memory comes in at 8GB DDR3 SDRAM with 2 slots and RAM comes in at 4GB.
When it comes to display, the resolution is a 1366 x 768 glossy pixel display. Monitor size is a good 15.6 inches, relatively alright for a midsized laptop. HD features allow for clear viewing although there is a little bit of glare at certain angles. Overall, the display is pretty good for a midsized laptop.
Of course when buying a laptop, we look for the feel and tactile feedback during use. The Acer Aspire V5 is fun to use. The keyboard’s buttons are spaced well, except for the arrow keys, which seem a cramped into the right corner. The keys are backlit and perfect for use in a dark environment.
Battery life is up to 9 hours and 17 minutes with continuous usage. With that kind of battery life, you can use it a whole day at work on a single charge. Graphics are also sharp and smooth. With Nvidia GeForce GT 750M provides speedy and high-performance visuals so you can set your display to a high resolution. Security is also a priority for Acer and the V5 comes with Mcafee antivirus standard.
Overall, the Acer Aspire V5 scores points in the category of usability, portability and specs. Everything we love about Acer is put into the V5. So if you are looking for a midsize laptop with reliable specs and an overall laptop that does what you need it to, go for the Acer Aspire V5.