Close

Loading image...
Acer Aspire V3
4 Images + 44 Videos

Acer Aspire V3 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

Expert Reviews Best Buy computershopper.com Good For School uk.hardware.info Bronze hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended 01net.com 4 Star
2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Work ItEnjoy superior performance and visuals thanks to 4th generation Intel Core processing and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M graphics with 2 GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM. You'll get things done... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Acer Aspire V3 Review
Acer Aspire V3 [Video Review]
[Review] Acer Aspire V3-571G
Digital Review Acer Aspire V3-571G

12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Acer Aspire V3 of 2 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

Chart Edit

Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Acer is one of the superior brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire V3 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that came out more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V3 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Acer Aspire V3 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Light

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Aspire V3 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

Narrow

With a width of only 327 millimeters, the Aspire V3 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 360mm.

Chart Edit

13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire V3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Acer Aspire V3 of only 16 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V3 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V3 which have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Screen Size

The Aspire V3 has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3. The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire V3 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire V3 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Acer Aspire V3 which has one USB 2.0 port.

Chart Edit

Only Four Battery Cells

The Aspire V3 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight battery cells.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire V3 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Aspire V3 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire V3 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p (7.2h).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (6GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Aspire V3 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 (2GHz).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

13 Awards

Expert Reviews Best Buy computershopper.com Good For School uk.hardware.info Bronze hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended 01net.com 4 Star cowcotland.com Bronze hardware.info Bronze Award pclab.pl Recommended hispazone.com Recommended Product cnews.cz Smart Buy vido.com.ua Recommended notebook-center.ru Performance Award notebookjournal.de Very Good Value for Money

Expert Reviews

(96)
13 January 2016

At the end of the day, the latest generation Aspire V15 keeps what's good from the Broadwell variant, but also misses big-time with the screen. The notebook can be found for around ?800, offering...

Unique nanoimprint design
Great keyboard and touchpad experience
Effective and silent cooling system handles heavy workloads in extreme conditions
The panel offers 100 sRGB color gamut coverage and high color accuracy
Good battery life
TN panel is used instead of IPS resulting inlower viewing angles
PWM across all brightness levels (except 100)
Costs more than its predecessor
6 January 2016

Factoring in all the good and the bad aspects, there is no doubt that the Acer Aspire V3-572-78VK is a machine that will never fall short in terms of performance. The design and build quality is...

Metallic materials used in the casing imparts durability to the machine
High-powered Intel Core 7 processor
Satisfactory battery life of 6.5 to 7 hours under regular usage
Excellent price for an 7 laptop
The laptop can be upgraded when and if n
Mediocre TN display with low contrast, reflective screen and poor viewing angles
No maintenance hatch to access the extra RAM memory slot easily
This particular model is only available through Harvey Norman
The screen is outdated, with poor contrast and viewing angles
The casing is slightly flimsy near the keyboard deck and the DVD drive
29 December 2015

In review: Acer Aspire V3-372-50LK. Test model courtesy of Campuspoint.Unsatisfactory maintenance options might still be accepted in a subnotebook without a dedicated graphics card. However, Acer...

6 November 2015

The specific version of the Acer Aspire V3 we tested is not available in India just yet. A variant with all specifications the same, except for a step down to 8GB of RAM, is priced at Rs. 71,999...

9 October 2015

The Acer Aspire V3-547G is the perfect blend of performance and price with very few compromises...

Expert Reviews

« Prev 1 of 20 Next »

User Reviews

(511)
Reviewed 20 May 2013 by Ian Kenji
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a laptop to do my school work and my light gaming and as my Acer died on me and considering my previous Acer had lasted me 5 years, I seen no harm in buying a new one. As soon as the... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2013 by Hannah
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop a few weeks ago, and so far it has been heaven! It is incredibly fast and responsive, and I seem to have suffered none of the issues others have with this device. I would... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2012 by Travis M.

I'm typically not fond of writing quick reviews when having just received a product but since no one else has written one for this drive and I had to overcome some hurdles to get it fully working... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Paul M.
(Verified Purchase)

Great bang for the buck...Windows 8 takes some getting used to mind. My big fear of buying this was regarding the screen resolution, but I can confirm it is full HD at 1920 x 1080. I got this to... Read more…

Reviewed 19 December 2012 by Cracksta
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this laptop a few days after it was released, got this one purely because at the time it was the best GPU for the £450 i paid. Main use was for gaming but didnt actual do much of it... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 103 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v3371305, v3371372, v3371372t, v337133a7, v3371305r, nxmpged003
Barcodes 04713147412235, 04713147449767

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

25% Off
Voucher
25% Off Apple Macbook 13inch White MB061BA 2GB 160GB HDD
Valid 11 May 16 - 31 Dec 16
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £60+ spend
Valid 30 Nov 16 - 5 Dec 16
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Acer Aspire V3

Toshiba Satellite Z30 vs Acer Aspire V3

Toshiba Satellite Z30 vs Acer Aspire V3
Toshiba Satellite Z30
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
Acer Aspire V3
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
£ 1,529.99
Computershopper.com Review is Significantly Better
"Techreviewsource.com" Review is Significantly Better
PC Mag Review is Significantly Better
Better Expert Reviews
Techradar Review is Considerably Worse
Ten Less Awards

ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs Aspire V3

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs Acer Aspire V3
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14"
Acer Aspire V3
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
£ 1,963.48
4GB Bigger Internal Memory
One More USB 3.0 Port
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Two More Battery Cells
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Lower User Review Score

HP ProBook 450 vs Acer Aspire V3

HP ProBook 450 vs Acer Aspire V3
HP ProBook 450
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V3
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
£ 223.87
A Bit Better Expert Reviews
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Only Two SATA III Connectors
Two Less SATA Connectors
Feedback