Powerful gadget within budget
Display and Build
The Acer Aspire V5-431P NX.M7LSI.001 Ultrabook carries a 14.1-inch HD LED backlit display which looks pretty sharp with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a smart looking misty silver colored outfit which has a thickness of 22.85 mm and a weight of 2.2 kg.
CPU and Platform
At the heart of the device, you can find a 1.6GHz Intel Pentium dual-core 997 processor belonging to the 2nd generation series. and based on HM70 Express chipset. It is paired with a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS which is a big bonus in this price range.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The presence of a brilliant 1.3MP webcam allows you to deal with high resolution video calls in a smart fashion. The 500GB SATA hard disk offers plenty of space so that you can store all kinds of files. The stereo speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.0 bring theatre like experience right into your room. The Acer Aspire V5-431P NX.M7LSI.001 Ultrabook also features a DVD Writer which is capable of running almost all kinds of disks.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire V5-431P NX.M7LSI.001 Ultrabook carries a 4 cell Li-ion battery with up to 5 hours of backup. Connectivity features come in the form of WLAN, 2 USB 2.0 ports, Bluetooth, 1 USB 3.0 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port, multi card reader slot and HDMI out.
Despite being a low range machine, the Acer Aspire V5-431P NX.M7LSI.001 Ultrabook offers a host of powerful features. These include Windows 8 platform, 1.3MP webcam, Gigabit Ethernet, advanced USB slot, optical drive and reliable battery backup. Although it has a portable outfit, the dimensions are far from that of an ultrabook.