Affordable but fit for all needs
Display and Design
The Acer Aspire V5-572 (NX.MA4SI.003) features a HD TFT LCD LED backlit display posing a resolution of 1366x768 pixels on a 15.6 inch panel. Packed in a unique champagne ice colored body, it looks very attractive. With a thickness of just 20.7mm and a weight of 2kg, it can be easily slid anywhere and lugged around.
CPU and OS
On the inside, the notebook carries a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 3rd generation family paired with QM77 Express chipset. It is assisted by a conventional 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB if you expect a better performance. The graphics bit is taken care of by the Intel HD 400 GPU. It runs 64 bit Linux OS which may appear to be completely new for some people.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire V5-572 (NX.MA4SI.003) comes with an Acer Crystal Eye webcam and a digital microphone on board and provides sufficient space for storing files and folders through the 500GB Serial ATA hard disk.
The notebook houses a fine tip keyboard with neatly spaced keys and accompanied by a touchpad which has been perfected for zoom and two finger scroll and pinch functions. From the entertainment point of view, the laptop scores well with 4 stereo speakers which provide Dolby Home Theatre v4.0 audio.
Battery and Connectivity
The Acer Aspire V5-572 (NX.MA4SI.003) can run continuously for up to 5 hours with its 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it has Ethernet Gigabit LAN, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, digital media reader, VGA port and HDMI out.
Despite being available at a low price, the Acer Aspire V5-572 (NX.MA4SI.003) impresses with a host of features including a sleek design, good configuration and a smartly built touchpad. It also boasts of providing theatre like experience with its speakers. However, its glare display can poses problems during prolonged usage.