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Acer Aspire V5-132P

Specifications

Acer Aspire V5-132P
Acer Aspire V5-132P (Aspire V5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), Core: 350-850 MHz, 10.18.10.3304
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, dual-channel, one memory bank (furnished with a 2 GB module), 2 GB soldered on motherboard
Display
11.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, 10 point multi-touch, AU Optronics B116XAN03.2, IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel HM70 (Panther Point)
Storage
Toshiba MQ01ABF050, 500 GB 
, 420 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo audio jack, Card Reader: SD, MMC
Networking
Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21.2 x 289 x 206 ( = 0.83 x 11.38 x 8.11 in)
Battery
30 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, McAfee LiveSafe-Internet Security (trial), MS Office 365 (trial), Nero BackItUp 12 Essentials, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.38 kg ( = 48.68 oz / 3.04 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
399 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 38%, features: 54%, display: 80% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire V5-132P

75% Acer Aspire V5-132P Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Change of platforms. Acer now banishes Temash from the small subnotebook and relies on an Intel processor instead. The good-looking casing and IPS screen have been preserved. Our report uncovers whether the laptop benefits from its new CPU platform.
87% Acer V5-132P (NX.MDSEG.003)
Source: Computer Magazin - Heft 11/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 87%

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.

Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge): In the mobile Ivy Bridge Celeron and Pentium CPUs integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs) and only one texture sampler - compared to the GT2 HD Graphics 4000. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
2129Y: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU introduced in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.1 GHz and an HD Graphics GPU (350 - 850 MHz). The TDP is rated at 10 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12-17 (Update: 2014-12-17)