Acer V5-561G reviews and prices: 15.6" Laptop computer

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7.6 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Acer V5-561G with Intel i7 4500U 1.8 GHz , 8GB of Memory and 1000GB Storage on Windows 8.1. 4 hours of battery See full product description

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Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1366 x 768
Operating system Windows 8.1
RAM (Gigabytes) 8
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1000
Processor brand Intel
Processor series i7
Processor number 4500U
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.8
Number of USB ports 3
Battery life (Hours) 4
Weight (kg) 2
Width in cm 38.16
Depth in cm 25.6
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Manufacturer's Description

Powerful, portable and featuring all you need for serious mobile computing, the Acer V5-561G 15.6” Laptop is the ideal PC for any on-the-go user.

Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 takes the established Windows formula and adds a number of exciting improvements to help you make the most of modern computing.

While the familiar start button and traditional desktop remain, the Start Screen now features live tiles. These handy squares show live updates, messages and notifications for all your most used content, including social media, emails, news and more.

There are plenty more functional updates throughout Windows 8.1, including adjustable four-way multitasking and a completely reworked search bar; simply start typing to search your computer, connected storage media, the Cloud and web.

Portable powerhouse

Whatever you do while you’re out and about, you can expect responsive computing courtesy of an Intel® Core™ i7-4500U processor. With an impressive 3 GHz TurboBoost clock speed and four-way multithreading, it provides ample performance for everything from everyday browsing to photo-editing.

Multitasking and demanding tasks are aided by 8 GB of RAM which allows seamless computing regardless of how many instances of software you have open. Should you need more for seriously large projects or intense rendering, you can add up to 16 GB for truly high-performance computing.

Dedicated graphics

An AMD Radeon R7 M265 graphics card provides impressive graphics for enjoying films and games as they should be, along with easing the strain on the processor, for an undiluted performance on the go.

When you’re home, you can experience downloaded and online media on the big screen in HD by simply connecting an HDMI cable between the laptop and any modern TV – perfect for making the most of catch-up TV and movie streaming services.

Comfortable computing

The Acer V5 is the ideal tool for long work days thanks to the comfortable FineTip keyboard that features individual keys for accurate typing.

Moving around is easier than ever thanks to the trackpad that supports Windows 8 multi-finger gestures, including a three-finger swipe to move between programs and easy page zooming via a simple pinch motion.

Convenient connectivity

Getting online and connecting to other devices wirelessly is quick and simple with integrated WiFi and Bluetooth, while a USB 3.0 port makes backing up even the largest of files to external storage a cinch.

An SD card reader and DVD drive completes the spec and ensures a complete computing experience wherever you find yourself.

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