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Acer Aspire V5-171-6675 11.6-Inch Laptop (Silver)

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  • Intel Core i3-2377M 1.5 GHz (3 MB Cache)
  • 4 GB SDRAM
  • 500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
  • 11.6-Inch Screen, Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Windows 8, 5-hour battery life
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Screen Size11.6 inches
Screen Resolution1366 x 768
Max Screen Resolution1366 x 768 pixels
Processor1.5 GHz Core i3-2377M
RAM4 GB SDRAM
Hard Drive500 GB SATA
Graphics CoprocessorIntel HD Graphics 3000
Chipset BrandIntel
Graphics Card Ram Size128 MB
Wireless Type802.11bgn
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
Average Battery Life (in hours) 5 hours
Brand NameAcer
SeriesV5-171
Item model numberV5-171-6675
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemWindows 8
Item Weight3 pounds
Item Dimensions L x W x H11.22 x 7.95 x 1.09 inches
Color Silver
Processor BrandIntel
Processor Count2
Computer Memory TypeSDRAM
Hard Drive InterfaceSerial ATA
Hard Drive Rotational Speed5400 RPM
Optical Drive TypeNo
Audio-out Ports (#)1
Battery TypeLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  
Additional Information
ASINB009JXJYKG
Best Sellers Rank #8,486 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight5 pounds
ShippingThis item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
Date First AvailableOctober 12, 2012
  
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Finally, a light and lean computing machine for great value: the Aspire V5 Series. At only 1" slim and super light, the V5 still packs potent power and features in a go anywhere size that is easy to carry and use. The elegant design sports silky surfaces and has cool features that make connecting and sharing media easy so you can have fun and stay productive without any extra effort.

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Key Features

  • 11.6" HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LED-backlit Display: (1366 x 768) resolution; 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-2377M Processor(1.5GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
  • Windows 8
  • Intel® HD Graphics 3000 with 128MB of dedicated system memory
  • 4GB DDR3 Memory
  • 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • 2-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
  • Bluetooth® 4.0+HS
  • 1.3MP HD Webcam(1280 x 720)
  • High Definition Audio Support
  • Two Built-in stereo speakers
  • 2- USB 2.0 Ports
  • 1- USB 3.0 Port
  • 1- HDMI™ Portwith HDCP Support
  • 4-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (2500mAh)
  • Up to 5-hours battery life
  • 3.05 lbs. | 1.38kg <\strong>system unit only


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Portable Design, Full-Featured Performance

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Less than 1" slim and just over 3 lbs, the V5 design sports a smooth surface making it comfortable to carry and provides an elegant look and feel. With up to 5 hours(1) of cord-free battery life, you can get more done in your day.

Smart multitasking and an enhanced visual experience start here with the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processor. It provides super fast performance by harnessing both speed and efficiency while using less energy.

The new Windows 8 has been re-imagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, sites and more, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing. Windows 8 is smooth, intuitive, and designed to let you do what you want, the way you want.

(1)Battery life varies depending on product specifications, computer settings and applications or features launched. All batteries' maximum capacity diminishes with time and use.ter—and with the computer logged into Windows Live® Messenger 2011.

Entertainment at Your Fingertips

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The compact 11.6" HD Widescreen LED-backlit Display with a true 16:9 aspect ratio delivers crystal-clear images and an optimal viewing experience for your movies, web browsing and face to face connections - all while remaining portable.

Liberate the senses with vibrant audio that brings movies and music to life via two built-in stereo speakers and high definition audio support.

The HDMI™ output lets you pipe HD content and high quality audio to an external monitor or big screen HDTV via a single cable so you can share HD video with family members anywhere!

Have crystal-clear video chats with friends and family and snap still pictures—all in HD—with the advanced 1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam. Its high pixel density delivers amazing video image quality in 24 frames per second.

Acer clear.fi™ allows you to manage, store, share and enjoy media among any clear.fi-enabled devices in any room throughout your home.

Amazing Connectivity

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Acer Instant Connect gets you to the web in 4x faster than conventional notebooks by remembering previous Wi-Fi spots you've visited! So when they're in range, it instantly connects you to the Internet- no waiting required!

Built-in 802.11b/g/n Wireless provides the freedom to road to hot spots while Bluetooth® technology lets your wirelessly connect to other Bluetooth-enabled devices such as phones, printers and hand-held organizers, eliminating the need for a tangled wire.

With AcerCloud your PCs storage IS your Cloud storage with wireless access to your photos, music, videos and documents -- wherever you are, on any PC, on all your devices!

With new USB 3.0 you can transfer a transfer a 250GB movie in 70 seconds! USB 3.0 works up to 10x faster than older USB 2.0--and you can even charge your USB devices when your laptop is asleep, hibernating or off!

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Customer Reviews

Windows 8 is amazing!!!!!!!!
muthu
Props to Acer for figuring out a way to prevent that from happening.
Ken K
Physically, it is very solid.
Sarah Spencer

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84 of 98 people found the following review helpful By Sand Man on November 11, 2012
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Acer made a good name for themselves by providing reliable desktop computer components, and that reputation carried over when several years ago, the company advanced into providing laptops. Now after owning three of them, I have never been disappointed in the operation or reliability of any of them. This one is very small and solidly built and it has a brushed aluminum finish I really like in contrast to the nice shiny metallic finishes usually associated with Acer laptops.

So now we enter into a new era of Tablet computing and Windows 8, and it is a definite change from the previous computing we learned so well. Advancing cautiously with the help of Acer's desktop, Windows eventually revealed that it is still the same old Windows inside with a new graphical sugar coating and some new enhancements that make it very appealing for use with the new Touch Screen Tablets that are steadily gaining in popularity.

Windows 8 has your back if you still find better use for a computer than a Tablet, so this Acer has the familiar touchpad mouse built into its keyboard, but I still prefer using a BlueTooth mouse whenever possible. Additionally, many Android users may find Windows 8 is very similar to using the data provisions of their cell phones, complete with an endless number of available apps.

This little 11.6 inch wonder in electronic wizardry will always remain readily available whether I am at work or travelling. Sized the same as the newer Tablets, I consider this laptop to be better provisioned, and best of all, it sells for about half the price of a top-rated Tablet.
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Go Bruins on December 3, 2012
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Okay - this is a pretty capable little notebook computer. The i3 CPU will make it considerably faster than the older generation Intel Atom chips. The quality seems decent for a $450 part.

Now here's some information that can save you some grief:

1. The BIOS is set up from the factory so that you can only reach it from the Windows 8 environment. I spent the better part of an hour trying different keys and combinations in a futile attempt to reach the BIOS - aggravating. The following is courtesy of user "gr8stapeoftx".

From the Windows 8 Sidebar:

Settings
Change PC Settings
General
Advanced Startup
Restart Now
Troubleshoot
Advanced Options
UEFI Firmware Settings

Personally, I don't like this setup. I Like the Bios to be agnostic of the operating system. What happens if someone decides to downgrade to Windows? Fortunately, once you reach the BIOS screen from Windows 8, you can set the bios to work in legacy mode. After that, the F2 key will get you into the bios upon bootup.

2. Getting to the internals is incredibly easy. I think it is literally just one screw to remove the bottom chassis plate. Upon removing the plate, the RAM is a breeze to upgrade. There are two slots, and one of them is populated by a 4 GB chip. You can add another 4 GB chip for a total of 8 GB. Doesn't get easier than that.

3. Hard drive - now this is much more tricky. If you are looking to replace the conventional hard drive with an SSD drive like I was, pay attention. Many of the SSD drives on the market will *not* work with this computer (Sandisk Extreme, Kingston, OCZ Vertex, Crucial M4, etc.) Why? Because they are all a tad too tall at around 9.5 mm. They must be of the 7 mm variety.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Sarah Spencer on December 7, 2012
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This is a nice, solid, basic laptop. I've only had it for about a week, so can't speak of its longevity. Physically, it is very solid. I've noticed some laptops out there have a little bit of wiggle in the screen or keypad, but this one is solid, which is impressive for being so small and thin. They keyboard is easy to type on for me, but I have tiny hands... my larger-handed husband has some trouble, but its not his laptop. The mousepad is OK, I would prefer dedicated left and right click buttons rather than pushing the pad itself for this, but I'm getting used to it. There are a lot of USB ports for being such a small computer. I also appreciate that the screen is very clear and bright... so bright, I even had to turn it down. The screen is also wide-screen, so even though the laptop is 11 inches, it is almost just as wide as my 15 inch... I was concerned it would be difficult to read being so small, but this was not the case. The sound is weird, the speakers are on the bottom of the laptop, so if its on my lap, my lap mutes a lot of the sound... when its on a hard surface, its fine. But, I don't plan on using the speakers, I use headphones if I ever REALLY need to listen to anything anyway. Its no bother for me, so it wasn't a negative, but others might find that info useful. The computer was super easy to set up, its processor is VERY fast, websites pop up quickly. I personally don't like Windows 8, but there were plenty of websites out there (CNET mostly) that helped me download some free programs to bypass some of the annoying Windows 8 features (start screen, start menu, hot corners, etc.)... but this is to no fault of the laptop. Solid laptop and a great price. Highly recommended.
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