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Acer Aspire V5-122P
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Acer Aspire V5-122P 4 Core AMD a 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The Aspire V5 is thinner and more elegant than ever. It comes in three practical screen sizes (11.6", 14" and 15.6") and a selection of chic colours. Choose the shape and shade that best suit your... More
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12 Reasons For

Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Acer many processor core portable PCs have good ratings as do all laptops produced by Acer.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V5-122P has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-122P also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-122P has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire V5-122P has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-122P which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire V5-122P is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Display Response Rise/fall

The Aspire V5-122P has one of the smaller display response rise/falls (only 8 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-122P have display response rise/falls of between 8ms and 35ms, and the average display response rise/fall is 15ms.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The battery recharge times of laptops of this spec and age range from 2h to 5h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. At only 2 hours, the Aspire V5-122P has a quite short battery recharge time compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-122P.

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Light

The weights of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire V5-122P is very light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-122P.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Z500[plb_1470700_price] (2.2kg).

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-122P is 380mm. With a width of only 289 millimeters, the Aspire V5-122P is one of the narrowest portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V5-122P amongst laptops of this age.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V5-122P is 0.062GB, the biggest is 1.8GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 0.5 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-122P has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-122P have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Aspire V5-122P which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-122P range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Aspire V5-122P has a very small screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-122P.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-122P have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-122P has one of the slowest processor clock speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-122P has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,066 megahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-122P has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average memory clock speed of laptops of this type and age is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The maximum turbo frequency of the Acer Aspire V5-122P of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 6 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-122P's maximum internal memory is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-122P. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-122P the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-122P have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire V5-122P has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Acer Aspire V5-122P is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is actually the worst memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The best memory slots amongst similar types of laptop is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-122P have battery capacities of between 45mAh and 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,600mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,640 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire V5-122P has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Aspire V5-122P is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-122P have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V5-122P which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small L2 Cache

The L2 caches of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-122P range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L2 cache is 3.3MB. The Aspire V5-122P has a quite small L2 cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The Aspire V5-122P supports a 3 Bluetooth version which is better than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

A 3 Bluetooth version is actually the worst supported bluetooth version across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of portable PC the best supported bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-122P

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire V5-122P has an AMD A processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-122P has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-122P.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17[plb_2320155_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Acer Aspire V5-122P has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-122P.

If this many processor core laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (5.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Nigel Lumsden
(Verified Purchase)

Like all computers it is a tool that does the job. For work not play.

Reviewed 8 February 2015 by Gary Moore

Used it for 8 weeks, stopped working completely, money refunded...

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Gloria hancock
(Verified Purchase)

Not over pleased. It's ok...

Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Summone
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my son, he loves it and thinks its practical and he will be able to use it for years to come and he plays games on it as well so that was a bonus.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v5122p, 122p0491, acer v5122, acer v5122p, acer a61450, 122p61454g50, acer a61450m, 122p61454g50n, 122p61454g50nb, 122p61454g50ns, acer nxm90ek002, 122p61454g50nbb, acer nxm8wek006, acer nxm8wek008, 122p61454g50nss
Barcodes 00887899440021, 04712196805135, 04712196805142, 04712196837105, 04712196849948, 04712196901004, 04713147096084, 04713147119912, 04713147250783, 05052184587988

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