The Aspire V5-171-9620 11.6" Notebook Computer from Acer offers powerful dual-core Intel processing performance, various Wi-Fi connectivity options and rich media features for a fast, responsive PC experience. This Acer notebook delivers the performance to connect to social networks, power through all your daily activities and multitask with ease.
The 11.6" HD CineCrystal widescreen display features LED backlighting and a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, which is also the standard for HD monitors and HDTVs. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 comes with 128MB of dedicated system memory to support its 1366 x 768 native resolution. Watch movies, view photos and surf the Web in great image quality.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 1.9GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor. It also has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, a 2-in-1 digital media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 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.
- Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
- The dual-core 1.9GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor delivers fast multitasking for greater productivity while advanced graphics and visuals help you get the most out of your favorite games and videos. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.0GHz with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology so you'll be able to keep pace with daily tasks such as email, Internet, homework and managing household budgets. Run your favorite office and educational software and stay in touch with friends through social networks
- Multimedia Entertainment
- The 11.6" HD CineCrystal widescreen display on this Acer notebook comes in true 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, offering plenty of screen space for both work and play. It also has LED backlighting, which has lower power consumption than its CCFL counterparts. You can't view HD video without optimal 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 soft music, watch an action movie or engage in intense PC gaming, this Acer notebook provides vibrant sound over any pair of speakers or headphones
- High Quality Visuals
- The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 delivers reliable visual performance and power efficiency in a 1366 x 768 native resolution. If the 11.6" display isn't sufficient enough for your current needs, take your media to a big screen HDTV or external LCD through a single cable via the HDMI port. Watch movies and more in full high-definition image quality
- Compact Design
- Measuring just 1.09" thin and weighing 3.05 pounds, this Acer notebook sports a smooth surface and a silky silver finish. The large keys on the standard notebook keyboard make typing comfortable while the dedicated numeric keypad provides convenient and accurate data input. Pinch, rotate and flip your fingers on the multi-gesture touchpad for an intuitive navigation of web pages, photos and more
- Stay Connected
- You get a reliable Internet connection with the 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet LAN featured on this Acer notebook, whether you're at home, work or on the go. The built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam can record in 1280 x 720 resolution, while the integrated microphone can capture your voice clearly. This combination allows you to video chat with friends and family with ease
- 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
- 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