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Acer Aspire V5-552G-X414

Specifications

Acer Aspire V5-552G-X414Notebook: Acer Aspire V5-552G-X414 (Aspire V5 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-5757M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire V5-552G-X414

60% Acer V5 review: Sexy-looking V5-552G-X414 is only a competent performer
Source: PC World English
The Acer V5-552G-X414 is a viable everyday laptop, and it's more than viable when it comes to playing movies and low-resolution games. But the bendy feel of the touchpad continued to irk even after I'd had a few days to acclimate to it. And the inability to easily access the hard drive or memory stymies one of my usual suggestions for most users, which is to go cheap on the CPU and upgrade overall performance with an SSD (a component that's not available as an option at the time of writing).
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire V5-552G: «Пятнашка» С Характером
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Long battery life; large storage capacity; comfortable keyboard; sensitive touchpad; stylish design; good build quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/30/2014

Comment

Series:

The Aspire V5 has a plastics body and is slimmer and with 2 kg also lighter than the competition. Acer has targeted users looking for a portable machine. In many aspects, this device is average in its class and does not stand out. The 15.6 inch capacitive touchscreen features a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and supports 10-point inputs, which is perfect for the pre-installed Windows 8. Colors are bright and crisp, and the viewing angles leave nothing to complain about. The full-sized chiclet keyboard with number pad offers a decent typing experience. In addition, it comes with an extra- large clickable touchpad with support for Windows 8 gestures.

Inside the Aspire V5 there is a 750GB hard drive, which is a decent amount of storage, and a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3-3217U ULV dual core processor. The performance is sufficient when compared to competitors of the same price range. It can handle light multimedia tasks easily, but is not suitable for hardcore gaming. But, casual social games are not a problem. Considering how thin and light the build is, battery life is a concern. Unfortunately, the Acer Aspire V5 fares much, much worse than the competition here. Overall, this is a good looking, well designed machine for an affordable price. Battery life is its main shortcoming, but if that’s not an issue, the Acer Aspire V5 is great value.

AMD Radeon HD 8750M: Mid-range graphics card based on the GCN architecture.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


A10-5757M: Quad-core processor with only two FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics card. BGA version of the A10-5750M.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


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 %

Acer reviews


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-10-13 (Update: 2013-10-13)