The Aspire V5-131-2449 11.6" Notebook Computer from Acer features a minimalist design and a silver finish. Just 1.1" thin and about 3 pounds, this Acer notebook is compact and portable. The 4-cell lithium ion battery sits flush into the chassis, which further streamlines this Acer notebook's design. It also provides up to 4 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary).
The 14" CineCrystal widescreen display is backlit with LED lamps, which use less power and provide better picture quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and its 1366 x 768 native resolution is supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics. The screen also has a glossy finish, which displays vibrant color.
The system is powered by a dual-core Sandy Bridge 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, a 2-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with high-definition audio support.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. 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 that differs from previous versions of Windows.
- Dual-Core Sandy Bridge Intel Celeron Performance
- This Acer notebook computer houses a Sandy Bridge Intel Celeron 847 processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.1GHz. With a dedicated 2MB L3 cache and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- A Mobile Display
- The 11.6" CineCrystal widescreen display features LED backlighting for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and has a 1366 x 768 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics. The display also has a glossy finish for vibrant color. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port
- Compact Design
- This Acer notebook is easy to travel with, thanks to its compact design. The 4-cell lithium ion battery fits flush into the chassis, further streamlining the Acer notebook's look and providing up to 4 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary)
- Stay Connected
- This Acer notebook computer gives you several options to connect to the Internet. While at home or in the office, you can use the reliable and fast 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet wired connection. If you need to go mobile, this Acer notebook computer can use 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to keep you on the go
- 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 tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable 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
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or 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