Acer Aspire V5, Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks Review, Specs, and Price

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Acer Aspire V5 Review

After successful with its Aspire V3, Acer has launched its new ultrabooks, based on third-generation Ivy Bridge microarchitecture core. Acer Aspire V5, Ivy Bridge-based laptops are available in two screen sizes: 14 inches and 15.6 inches. Acer does not specify a solution for the display, but they are marked HD CineCrystal, and have a 16:9 ratio. In today’s standards, it usually means 1,366 x 768 LCD screen.

Acer Aspire V5 are very thin and ultra light. The 14-inch version of the measure 0.79 inches thick and weighs 4.6 kg. On the other hand, The 15.6 models measure 0.83 inches thick and tips the scale at 5 pounds. Despite the shallow depth, both come with a DVD RW drive with 500 GB hard drive. There will also be a USB 3.0 port, which is part of Intel’s request for ultrabooks. HDMI 1.4 port is also available.

For connectivity, Aspire V5 is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity are also on board. This Acer has integrated Wi-Fi adapter into a feature called Instant Acer Connect, which automatically connects users to pre-configured access points, allowing for quick and easy access to the Internet. Dolby Advanced Audio v2 speakers sound processing, and Intel Graphics HD 4000 is responsible for the graphics.

The 14-inch and 15-inch Acer Aspire V5 are available in different colors, including blue, silver, purple and black. They both have a full sized chiclet-style keyboards and numeric keypad.

Acer Aspire V5 price and release date

Acer is already the beginning of delivery devices. The Ivy Bridge-based models with prices starting at $ 630, and Sandy Bridge-based ones cost $ 450 and above.

Acer Aspire V5 Specifications

  • Display: CineCrystal™ widescreen LED-backlit displays 14 inches / 15.6 inches (1,366 x 768) with 16:9 ratio
  • Processor: Core i3 or Core i5 Ivy Bridge (Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)
  • Graphic: integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4000
  • Hard drive: 500GB hard disk drive
  • Audio: Advanced Audio v2 speakers
  • Ports: a USB 3.0 port  and an HDMI port
  • Connectivity: Wifi, Bluetooth® 4.0+ HS technology
  • Optical drive: DVD drive
  • Colors: blue, silver, purple and black

Acer Aspire V5

Acer Aspire V5
Acer Aspire V5



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