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Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB
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Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB review: specs and price

Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Why is Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB better than the average?

  • Maximum memory size
    16GBvs14.17GB
  • Screen size
    15.6"vs14.59"
  • Thickness
    12.2mmvs24.34mm
  • RJ45 ports
    1vs0.68
  • Volume
    1192.26cm³vs86681.81cm³
  • USB 2.0 ports
    2vs0.95
  • Memory slots
    2vs1.82

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Design

1.weight

2.35kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3.thickness

12.2mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

4.height

256.5mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

1192.26cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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Display

1.pixel density

100ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

2.resolution

1366 x 768px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

5.has a touch screen
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

6.Has a Retina display
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Retina display refers to a high-resolution screen technology developed by Apple. A Retina display has a high pixel density, with more than 300PPI, which makes it impossible to spot pixels from a normal viewing distance (10-12” from the eyes).

For example

Apple MacBook Air Retina (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

6GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

3.CPU threads

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

4.internal storage

500GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

5.maximum memory size

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

6.CPU speed

2 x 1.6GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

5.RJ45 ports

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

6.Bluetooth version

2

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

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Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has GPS
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Aspire V5 15.6" AMD i5 4200U 1.6GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

6.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

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