The silky silver Aspire V5-171-6436 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. Its 1366 x 768 native resolution is supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. Watch movies, view photos and surf the Web in good picture quality.
The system is powered by a dual-core Sandy Bridge 1.5GHz Intel Core i3-2375M processor. It also has 6GB 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, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There also built-in optimized 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.
Acer Aspire V5
- Dual-Core Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
- This Acer desktop computer houses a Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3-2375M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.5GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the dual cores up to four virtual cores for multitasking between applications quickly and efficiently
- 11.6" CineCrystal LED-Backlit Display
- The 11.6" CineCrystal widescreen display features LED backlighting, which has lower power consumption and better energy efficiency than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. The screen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color
- With integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000, you'll be able to view HD content from this Acer notebook computer. The 1366 x 768 native resolution allows you to play 720p HD content without upscaling. You can also output video to a larger external display, such as a HDTV, via the HDMI port
- Stay Connected
- For a fast wired Internet connection, you can use the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN connection via the included adapter. If you would rather go wireless, you can use 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet wirelessly. Bluetooth 4.0 technology is also supported so you can connect to all your favorite peripherals, such as a wireless keyboard or mouse
- 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