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Acer Aspire V5-531

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 150 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 73/100 and users rate it 79/100. The average review date is Feb 16, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 447605 reviews from other Laptops. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 20, 2014.

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(Based on 156 reviews)

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Review Acer Aspire V5-531 Notebook


Slim notebook, lean price. Acer introduces the ultra-thin, 15.6-i

Very thin case; USB 3.0; Low consumption; Low price; 24 month warranty

Moderate workmanship; Screen's low brightness; Very low performance; Hardly expandable; Small battery

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Amazon review summary for Acer Aspire V5-531


alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-531 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

value for money, performance, usability, screen, design

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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Good laptop overall


We purchased this laptop with Windows 7 to purposely avoid a Windows 8 laptop.This product is... easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Parent with kids, Business Professional

Light and fast

Mouse/keyboard too sensitive (a little annoying)

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All the features I needed


I bought the computer to avoid windows8.I am really happy with the speed and capacity of this computer. I love the blue color and look forward to all the Acer features that I have loved in my last 3 Acers. I buy a new one every 3-4 years and have never...

Love the color

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Nice machine


This laptop delivers everything it promises. Quick setup and easy to use.This product is... easy to set up

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Least favorite computer purchase


First off I am going to say that I absolutely did not want Windows 8, so I am going to keep my review to the problems I am having with the computer itself. First off I have only had this computer for maybe 5 months tops. I already have a problem with...

Good price, nice keyboard, nice display

Battery life inconsistant, screen hard to keep clean, already having problems

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Great laptop


I got this laptop so I could work in another room of the house. My main desktop is in the coldest room where the heat doesn't reach. I was able to very easily set up the laptop into my wireless network and make the two computers "speak" to each other...

Easy to you, networked it wirelessly with my desktop

I use a mouse, I wish I could disable the touchpad

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This computer is great for anyone.


I bought this computer on line because I wanted Windows 7 and was unable to buy anything but Windows 8 at the store. I am so pleased with it. I am retired and need the computer for email, searching for answers to questions and buying items. I am able...

Uses Windows 7 and is easy to see and use

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Great basic computer


I bought this computer to have as a second laptop at home. My other laptop is an HP that cost twice the price and has a Windows 8 operating system. Unfortunately, the IT department at my office does not support Windows 8, so I could not connect to my...

Easy to use, Easy to set up, Good value for the price

plastic exterior is cheap looking


Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM70 / Unknown
Processor:Celeron / Pentium
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:1007U CELERON / 1017U CELERON / 967 / 987 PENTIUM / 997 PENTIUM / B987