The Aspire V3-571-9890 15.6" Notebook Computer from Acer features a 15.6" HD CineCrystal display with LED backlighting and a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. The CineCrystal display features a glossy finish for vibrant color. Its 1366 x 768 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-3632QM processor. It also has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with high definition audio support.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
This Aspire V3 notebook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3632QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.2GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
15.6" CineCrystal LED-Backlit Display
The Aspire V3 has a 15.6" CineCrystal widescreen display with LED backlighting, which uses less power for better energy efficiency. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, which can natively play 720p HD content. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port
High Definition Audio
You wouldn't want to view HD video without good sound quality and this Acer notebook delivers with built-in stereo speakers and high definition audio support. Whether you want to relax and listen to music, watch an action movie or engage in intense PC gaming, this Acer notebook provides vibrant sound through its built-in stereo speakers or the 3.5mm headphone jack
At just 1.3" thin, this Acer notebook sports a midnight black finish and weighs 5.73 pounds. With up to 4.5 hours of battery life on a single charge, you'll be able to stay mobile (battery life may vary)
You'll always have a reliable Internet connection with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet LAN featured on this Acer notebook. Bluetooth 4.0 allows you to connect your favorite peripherals, such as a wireless mouse or keyboard, with ease. The built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam and microphone make it easy to video chat with friends and family
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search and browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it