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Acer Aspire V5-121

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews of Acer Aspire V5-121. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative reviews about the sound and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire V5-121 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire V5-121

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-121 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and price. The design and portability are also appreciated. The sound and reliability get critical comments.

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57% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire V5-121 11.6-inch Laptop (Blue) - (AMD C70 1GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)Acer Aspire V5-121 11.6-inch Laptop (Blue) - (AMD C70 1GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire V5-121

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-121 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the design and size. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably.

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82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire NX.M83AA.006;V5-121-0818 11.6-Inch LaptopAcer Aspire NX.M83AA.006;V5-121-0818 11.6-Inch Laptop

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer V5-121 review

 

It's small and invitingly cheap, but this ultraportable just isn't powerful enough for most users

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Acer Aspire V5-121 AMD Windows 8

 

The Aspire V5-121 Laptop runs on the latest Windows 8 (64 bit) OS and has an AMD C701 GHz with Turbo CORE Technology up to 1.33 GHz processor. It has a 500 GB HDD that gives you ample storage space and 4 GB DDR3 RAM for faster processing. The Acer...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

With slimmest chassis, amazing screen technology, innovative touchpad, powerful processing speed and excellent battery life, this laptop will always keep you happy and you will feel like a proud owner. If you really value speed and portability, but...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Lisa (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Small, easy to move around. very user friendly laptop.

Loses Wi-Fi connection, can be slow if to many applications are added to it.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Christine (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Very light to use & carry

Electrical flex too short

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Lisa (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Small, easy to move around. very user friendly laptop

Loses Wi-Fi connection, can be slow if to many applications are added to it

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Dan (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Started off as a great laptop.

I had the laptop for just over a month and it crashed and now on starting up it displays 'no bootable device' Not happy with wasting that much money

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: L (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

It's good but as it's my first laptop i have nothing to reference to!

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Anna (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Very small and light

Nothing wrong with the laptop, but Windows 8 is terrible!!!!

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Malc (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire V5-121-C72G32NBB NX.M82EK.001

 

Sadly it has packed up. May be windows 8. But it is driving us mad and I am intending returning to you.

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2500
Battery life (max):5.5
Battery performance:2500
Battery recharge time:2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Product type:Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:11.6 / 12
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display response rise/fall:8
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:TN
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:40

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 6000 / AMD Radeon HD 7000
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.25
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6290 / AMD Radeon HD 7290

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G LTE: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:2
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:40

Processor

Chipset:AMD A68M
Motherboard chipset:AMD A68M
Processor:C-70
Processor boost frequency:1.3 / 1.330 / 1.333
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:2
Processor family:AMD C
Processor frequency:1
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor model:C-70
Processor socket:Socket FT1 BGA
Processor threads:2

Processor special features

Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot: No
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive:N
Display Type:LCD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.95 / 7.99 / 8
Height:1.08 / 1.18
Weight:2 / 2.65
Width:11 / 11.2