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Acer Aspire V5-531

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews of Acer Aspire V5-531. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the durability, while some have doubts about the touchpad.

performance, portability, usability, price, design

touchpad

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire V5-531

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-531 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and screen are on the whole positive. The price and design also get good comments. There are some mixed views about the performance.

usability, design, price, screen, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire V5-531

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Acer Aspire V5-531 from Amazon.com. 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.com. Reviewers really like the screen and price. The performance and usability also get good views. Reviews are divided on the battery. Many are critical about the touchpad.

portability, usability, performance, price, screen

touchpad

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2016

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

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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...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

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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Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Acer Aspire V5-531-987B2G50Mass

 

The Acer Aspire V5-531-987B2G50Mass Laptop is powered by Intel Pentium 1.50 GHz Dual Core processors and runs on Windows 8 OS. It has a 15.6" LED TFT Colour LCD Display screen with 16:9 HD aspect ratio and powerful Intel Graphics Media Accelerator. The...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

15.6 inches Wide screen, Intel Hd Graphics , DVD-Writer and Windows 8 operating system

Comes with a weight which turns it less portable

Acer Aspire V5-531-987B2G50Mass is a true value for your investment with its cutting edge technology and state of art performance.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Sianna (officedepot.com)

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

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Orchardbabe (officedepot.com)

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

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Suzie-O (officedepot.com)

Great Laptop For The Low Budget Buyer

 

There is not a huge selection of choices of laptops with Windows 7 pre-installed, but I managed to find this gem for just under $400 at Office Depot online...,looked extensively but could not find it anywhere else. While I have only had this one a...

value, Easy to Use, Battery Life, Display Screen, Lightweight, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Dale (officedepot.com)

So far, a good machine for the money...

 

I can only say this. I have only been using my new Acer laptop for 8 days, and so far, i really like it a lot.

value, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Jae (officedepot.com)

Amazing computer!

 

This computer runs really fast, and is perfect for every day computing. I'm a gamer, but I haven't been able to connect to the server on any game, but that's probly because my internet isn't stable enough for it. (I state this cause i haven't tested it...

value, Easy to Use, Battery Life, Display Screen, Lightweight, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: JMM_4 (rakuten.com)

JMM_4

 

Purchased for my son. Loaded Office and some other programs. Found no bloatware installed. Excellent value for Office and web browsing.

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Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Display

HD type: No

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.125
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Penryn / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Celeron 1000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor 800 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor 900 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium 900 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor package size:31 / 35