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Acer Aspire V5-531

Acer Aspire V5-531
alaScore 84

217 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 217 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and screen. The design and value for money also get good opinions, but views about the touchpad and sound are mixed.

usability, value for money, design, screen, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire V5-531 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: review summary for Acer Aspire V5-531


alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-531 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on

value for money, design, usability, screen, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire V5-531 15.6 inch laptop - Matte Blue (Intel Pentium B967 1.5GHz, 6Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD, DVD-SM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated GraphicsAcer Aspire V5-531 15.6-inch Laptop (Blue) (Intel Pentium B967 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, WindoAcer Aspire V5-531 15.6 inch laptop - Matte Black (Intel Pentium B967 1.5GHz, 6Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD, DVD-SM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphic

Consumer review by: review summary for Acer Aspire V5-531


alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 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, usability, performance, screen, design

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire V5-531-4636 15.6-Inch HD Display Laptop (Black)

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A touch of tactics. Ubisoft finally dishes out seconds for friends of the venerable Ghost Recon-series. Future Soldier transports the player into the near future, where he or she fights behind enemy lines as a member of an elite special ops team. In...

Anti-aliasing affects how smooth graphics appear. Even though the game supports DirectX 11 and modern effects like tessellation and parallax mapping, the Yeti engine fails to impress. Independent of the vertical sync speed, the developers decided to...


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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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Seller Not Upfront


I bought this laptop with the little money I had - I'm a fourth year teacher, so this was a huge purchase for me. Lo and behold, two months into this purchase, this laptop is already falling apart. I didn't understand I was purchasing from a third...

Falling apart

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Great Laptop For Everyday Use


I purchased this laptop for my husband, as he has just started online classes for college. We are on a tight budget, so the price (which was under $500) was perfect! I also wanted a unit that still had Windows-7 (really hard to find these days), and...

Display is Impeccable, RAM is More Then Enough, & Has Windows 7

Non Applicable

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Nice to take it to school.


Entry level machine, good for portability, bad sound and touch pad, buy a wireless mouse.This product is... poor sound quality, A nice compact size, easy to set up, lightning fast, bad touch pad, good key boardAbout me... Budget Conscious, Student,...



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Good Value


Lightweight and fairly quick and easy to set up. A good value for the money, plus has Windows 7 not 8. Don't like the buttons being incorporated in the touchpad mouse, makes it harder to use, volume of speakers is bad, have to have it way up to compare...

value, Lightweight, Easy to Set Up

speaker volume, mouse

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Excellent gift


I bought this laptop for my niece, who is in college. I coupled this purchase with the purchase of microsoft office student, and not only is the laptop outstanding, the coupled with the software and windows 7 it is the perfect setup for her and her...

Set up was easy, perfect speed for my neice in college, all the software is great

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Replacement laptop is very good


It was delivered to my door on a Monday morning after ordering it on the previous Friday afternoon. It has an operating system that I am used to, so that I could conduct my business with only a couple of days between ordering and receiving. I am...

Good price, set up quite easily, known system

Wish it had more memory

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Acer/Aspire computer/15.6" screen


First and foremost, ordering was easy. Information was clear an concise. I am amazed at how quickly Office Depot sent my purchase to me!!!! It was at my door within 4~5 days!!! I love my new computer! Thank you Office Depot!

value, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Lightweight, Quality, Performance

battery life, Difficult to Set Up

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Excellent replacement for my old XP machine.


Very nice machine for the money. Has all the whistles and bells I need and probably many more that I will never use. The so called Dolby surround sound is laughable.This product is... Big screen size, poor sound quality, lightning fastAbout me......

Does not have Win 8

The new operators ability to eliminate all the goofy pop ups apparently originating at Yahoo

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:2-Point Touch / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

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


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Geforce 710M / Intel ® HD GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM70 / HM77 / Unknown
Processor:Celeron / Pentium / Pentium ®
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:1007U CELERON / 1017U CELERON / 967 / 987 PENTIUM / 997 PENTIUM / B987