Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 Touchscreen Laptop

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 Touchscreen Laptop is Intel 3rd generation i5-3337U equipped laptop which is available at Microsoft store; at exceptionally low price of $500 (deal and price may change).  Though this ultrathin laptop is designed for professional users, still home users can also use it to increase their productivity. The biggest advantage of this laptop is the 15.6” display which comes with 1920 X 1080 pixel resolution, which means it offers full HD playback.  Acer V5-572P-6858 features a mini display port as well. Here are more details about the device-

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 performance and specification

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 comes with 1.8 GHz Intel core i5-3337u dual core processor. The clock speed can boost up to 2.7 GHz. It comes with 3MB of L3 cache. This processor is ultra-low voltage processor and certainly won’t offer same output as the mainstream core i5 processors like core i5-3210M processor. The main reason being that core i5-3337u is clocked with much lower frequency. However, it can smoothly furnish all day to day tasks like typing documents, working with spreadsheets and surfing internet. Beside this, it can stream HD video playback, convert videos, smooth working with PowerPoint and Adobe photoshop , downloading itunes etc. However, Acer V5-572P-6858 is not recommended for running AutoCad, Revit or other Autodesk application suits. These are CPU intensive applications and low clock speed of the processor would cause bottleneck to the performance.   With 17W TDP rating, the processor is energy efficient.

Intel core i5-3337u comes with integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics which is the only graphics options for this laptop. Even though it is integrated graphics, still it can compete with any entry level graphics, if adequate amount of memory is available with the machine. Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 offers low end gaming. Games like Anno 2070, starcraft II can be played with low to medium details and setting. However, Battlefield 3, call of duty Black ops 2, GTA IV would hardly run on this laptop. Basically, these kind of thin laptops are not intended for gaming.

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 is integrated with 4 GB memory DDR3 1600 MHZ and 500GB hard drive which comes preloaded with Windows 8 operating system. The hard drive speed is 5400 rpm.

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 comes with enough ports which include one USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI output Mini DisplayPort/Acer Converter port combo , Headphone output/Microphone input combo and RJ-45. When it comes to network connectivity it offers both,wired (Gigabit Ethernet ), wireless (802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth) features.

4 cell lithium polymer, 3560 mAh  offers upto 4.5 hours of battery life.

Pros of Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858

Inexpensive laptop

Touchscreen

Cons of Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858

Only one USB 3.0

4GB memory

At currently listed price of approx.  $500, Acer V5-572P-6858 comes as fully functional laptop.

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