Great desktop replacement Laptop
Display and Design
The Acer Aspire V5-572 comes with a polar black colour polycarbonate body, simultaneously looking beautiful while being extremely light, weighing only 2.1 Kgs. The 15.6-inch HD-LED backlit TFT LCD Display is a treat with a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, making watching long hours of movies a treat.
Processor and Configuration
In its heart, lies a Intel Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen - 2117U processor based on IntelÂs HM77 express chipset and is clocked at 1.8GHz. This is augmented with 4GB of DDR3 RAM which is more than sufficient to run even the most heaviest of applications and if this feels low, it can be expanded to 8GB for extra boost. The Intel HD series of gpu takes care of graphics processing. Linux OS comes default with this laptop which is very useful for developers and computer programmers due to its open source architecture.
Multimedia and Storage
The Acer Aspire V5-572 comes integrated with a 1.3 MP webcam which is extremely good even in low light conditions and has the capability to shoot videos at 720 pixels. The Optimized Dolby Home Theater v4 Audio Enhancement ensures that you get perfect sound output and you are not lacking in media enjoyment. A standard DVD drive is also included. The storage is handled by a 500GB hard disc running at 5400 rpm and provides ample data storage options.
Connectivity and Battery
The laptop comes inbuilt with an Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 slots, 1 USB 3.0 slot, an HDMI port and a multi card reader to ensure ease in transferring data and connecting to the internet. All this is powered by a 4 cell Li-Ion Battery which gives it a runtime of over 4 hours with ease.
The Acer Aspire V5-572 is a mid ranged priced laptop with a good set of features. Being extremely light for a full sized laptop, it is very easy to carry around in second to being a good desktop replacement.