Acer Aspire V3-551-8458

Specifications

Acer Aspire V3-551-8458Notebook: Acer Aspire V3-551-8458 (Aspire V3 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-4500M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7640G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire V3-551-8458

80% Acer Aspire V3-551-8458 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
For $499, the Acer Aspire V3-551-8458 offers Windows 8 notebook shoppers who are on a budget a vivid display and surprisingly strong graphics performance, plus a comfortable keyboard. The touchpad buttons are on the mushy side, and the speakers don't wow, but overall the V3 is one of the better laptops you'll find for less than $500.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7640G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity A8 series APUs from AMD. Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


A8-4500M: Trinity quad-core, 1.9 - 2.8 GHz, 7640G GPU» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-03- 6 (Update: 2013-03- 6)