Pocket friendly gaming laptop
Display and Casing
The Acer Aspire V5-572G (NX.MAGEK.001) poses a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD display with LED backlit and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a stylish silver coloured casing which carries brushed finish and has a thickness of 20.8mm with a weight of 2.0kg enabling you to carry it easily. It features a fingerprint scanner in addition to a keyboard and touchpad.
Configuration and OS
Acting as the brains of the laptop is a 1.8GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the third generation. Assisting it in executing multitasking is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 12GB via the single DIMM port. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Acer Aspire V5-572G (NX.MAGEK.001) sports an Acer Crystal Eye webcam which can shoot 720p videos and handle high resolution video calls smoothly. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a standard 500GB SATA HDD operating at 5,400rpm.
The NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory gives you the license to run demanding games. It gets stereo speakers which provide decent audio quality.
Battery and Connectivity
Backed by a sealed 4 cell Li-Po battery, the Acer Aspire V5-572G (NX.MAGEK.001) claims to deliver undisturbed service for a maximum period of 5 hours. Moving to the connectivity and networking section, we have Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, WLAN, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot, Acer Converter port and VGA slot.
The Acer Aspire V5-572G (NX.MAGEK.001) has been designed for youngsters who aren't willing to go beyond a budget and want a laptop that can meet their gaming aspirations. It is stylish and sports 2GB NVIDIA graphics card, powerful processor and reliable battery backup. The fingerprint scanner is a rarity in this price range.