Acer V3-551-7423 belongs to the class of basic laptops or notebook. Day to day tasks, such as web browsing, emailing, office document typing and video playback can be done on this laptop easily. AMD A6-4400M, the processor it incorporates, is not a high end processor but it supports video playback in HD environment. While gaming, we can’t expect high end performance from this low cost system. Games with low system requirements will run only in low details and setting. Bluetooth support is a valuable addition to this laptop. Let us check in detail what we can expect from Acer V3-551-7423 laptop:
performance and specification of Acer V3-551-7423
Encased in a glossy black and silver outfit, this 15.6” Aspire V3 comes with a chicklet style keyboard. Like other budget laptops or notebook , it doesn’t come with backlit keyboard. However, there is a dedicated numeric keypad.
The laptop is powered by 2.7GHz , AMD A6-4400M dual core processor. Due to turbo Core feature, processor speed can increase up to 3.2GHz. It comes with 1MB of cache. However, this processor can’t compete with 3rd generation Intel core i5 ivy Bridge processors, with similar clock speed. AMD A6-4400M comes with integrated Radeon HD 7520G graphics. The graphics is classified as equivalent to discreet class graphics but due to missing dedicated memory there will be limitations in its performance. As told earlier, Acer V3-551-7423 is not a gaming laptop; it would be hard to play even low end games in native resolution.
The 15.6” Active Matrix TFT Color LCD offers max 1366X768 resolution that support up to 720p HD video playback. Acer V3-551-7423 provides 4GB installed memory and optional upgrade up to 8GB. The 500GB SATA hard drive come with preinstalled Windows 8 operating system. The hard drive speed is 5400rpm.
Ports and connectivity features include one HDMI port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, VGA , RJ 45 connector and microphone in and out. Network connectivity includes Gigabit Ethernet , 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and Bluetooth.
Acer V3-551-7423 weigh around 5.73lb which is little heavier but can be carried out easily. It comes with DVD burner and integrated webcam.
The 6 cell 4400 mAh li-ion battery provides up to 5 hours of battery life on single charge.
Pros of Acer V3-551-7423
Inexpensive model (price of the model is $350-$500)
Cons of Acer V3-551-7423
Little bulky which should not be an issue with many