Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899 Touch screen Laptop is a new laptop from Acer. This laptop has been designed with a number of premium features but is available at an affordable price to consumers. The laptop is equipped with core i7-4500U ULV processor and the display supports full high definition playback, which means user can watch 1080p video playback. Other features of the laptop include 6GB memory and 750GB hard drive. A perfect recipe of any budget laptop is: right balance of compromises, optimum performance, reasonable price and Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899 meets all these requirements. Currently, It costs only $700 ( approx. on sale) and is available at Microsoft store; also available at Fry’s at regular price. Like other thin laptops, this computer is also devoid of optical drive. But this should not cause any disappointment. The Alternative model number of this laptop is NX.MBYAA.007. The laptop weighs around 4.89 lbs. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of this laptop:
Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899 specification and performance
Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899 is powered by Intel core i7-4500U processor which is a 4th generation ultra-low-voltage processor. It comprises of 4 cores and each core operates with 1.8 GHz frequency, which can boost up to 3.0 GHz on system demand. The processor also has hyperthreading feature enabled. Since the processor is Ultra-low voltage processor, you can’t expect performance similar to any mainstream core i7 mobile processors (i7-4702MQ or i7-4700MQ), but i7-4500U is energy efficient. The laptop is best suitable for office use and for such people who travel a lot, as it offers long battery life along with good performance. It can run business applications and still offer long battery life. Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899 is suitable for personal photo/video editing and causal gaming as well. Acer V5-573P-9899 offers integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics which is merged with processor chip. Though it is an integrated graphics still it can compete with entry level dedicated graphics. Less power hungry games like Fifa 13 , World of tanks, World of warcraft, Dota 2, Counter strike GO etc are playable smoothly,in low to medium details, on this machine.
Acer V5-573P-9899 is installed with 6GB DDR3L SDRAM and the memory can be expanded up to 12 GB. However, only single memory slot is available with this laptop. 750GB hard drive comes preloaded with Windows 8 Operating System.
The 15.6” LED back lit HD display panel offers 1920 X 1080 pixel resolution. Acer uses IPS panel in model V5-573P-9899, which means user will get best viewing angles. As compared with other display panel technologies, the IPS panel produces most accurate colors.
Acer V5-573P-9899 offers 1 USB 3.0 port with Sleep and Charge , 2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, Headphone output/Microphone input combo, Acer converter/Mini DisplayPort combo port and RJ-45. Network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth.
The 4 cell lithium polymer battery offers 6.5 hours of battery life, on single charge.
Pros of Acer V5-573P-9899
Inexpensive laptop (considering current price of $700)
Full HD display
Cons of Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899
No cons as such