Acer V5-471P-6615 is a low-cost touchscreen laptop. Powered by 3rd generation Intel core i5-3337u this laptop offers decent speed. Weighing around 4.85lbs, this 14” laptop can be carried out easily. It is comfortable for typing and the touchscreen adds an extra bit of versatility to the machine. Acer V5-471P-6615 offers 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive which is pretty much standard feature with budget class laptops. This could be a decent unit for the home users and students, unless they need a laptop for doing professional tasks like CPU level 3D rendering, CAD applications or Animation. However, for everyday task like working with MS office, browsing web and online video communication, it is fast enough and it runs cool. The computer also supports casual gaming. Unsurprisingly, Acer V5-471P-6615 lacks an optical drive as it weighs relatively low compared to other budget laptops coming with optical drive. However, it comes with sufficient ports and connectivity features. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Acer V5-471P-6615.
Specification and performance of Acer V5-471P-6615
Acer 14” V5-471P-6615 gets its processing power from a dual core Intel core i5-3337u processor which operates with base frequency of 1.8GHz and, due to Trubo-boost technology, the frequency can boost up to 2.7GHz. It comes up with a third generation CPU rather than a 4th generation core i5. The processor belongs to Intel’s ULV processor family thus user can expect it to run quiet and generate less heat. Acer V5-471P-6615 doesn’t offer any dedicated graphics and Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics is only graphics solution for this laptop. However, it supports casual gaming but not all games are playable in high resolution. You can play Guild Wars 2, Skyrim, World of Tanks, Crysis 3, Battlefield 3 in low to medium details. It also supports Minecraft game play.
Acer V5-471P-6615 comes with standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 8GB. 2 memory slots are available with the laptop. It comes with 500GB, 5400rpm hard drive. The hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system along with few trial softwares
The 14” display of Acer V5-471P-6615 supports maximum of 1366 X 768 pixels display and features LED backlit high definition touch screen which is a 10-point touch-enabled screen.
The specifications of the laptop make it useful for students as well as people who are always on go. It comes with 3USB ports (one of which is USB 3.0), HDMI, RJ 45 audio port and an SD card slot. It supports both, wireless (Acer Nplify 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth ) and wired network connectivity ( Gigabit Ethernet).
The 4 cell lithium ion battery offers up to 5 hours of battery life
Pros of Acer V5-471P-6615
Inexpensive touch screen laptop
Cons of Acer V5-471P-6615
Standard amount of memory and storage space
No Hybrid drive or SSD