Acer Aspire V7 ultrabook is one of the best Ultrabook out there in the market and it is available in configuration with TN or IPS screen, with integrated or discrete graphics card, and in one of the four color options – black, gray, golden or red. And today we are here with the complete Acer Aspire V7 review.
Acer Aspire V7 comes in few formats and here we have reviewed the medium-format 15.6-inch Ultrabook Acer Aspire V7-582P comes in a large, but relatively thin white cardboard box. This is an Ultrabook configuration with integrated graphics equipped with a compact 65-watt power supply, while the version with discrete graphics cards come with a more powerful and therefore a massive 90-watt unit. In addition to a typical set of documentation in the box you can also find a small adapter with a proprietary connector on a standard video D-sub.
Ultrabook Acer Aspire V7 is fully decorated with metal and a faint horizontal texture with a stiff brush. Silver logo of the manufacturer shifted to the edge of the lid, and off-center. The base case is made of soft-touch plastic softtach, here you can find two of the four-speaker array, as well as several areas of perforation for the cooling system.
The front face of the Acer Aspire V7 ultrabook housing is completely free, and most of connectors are at back. Here you can find an unfolding network port RJ45 and USB 3.0, standard HDMI video output jack and charging port. Along with the edges of the rear face of the body are the outlets of the cooling system.
On the right side of Acer Aspire V7, you will find combined audio jack, card reader with plug and port USB 2.0, on the left – the second USB 2.0 port and inconspicuous button on the ultrabook. Optical drive is not present, although in the product line of ultrabooks Acer has several 15.6-inch models with DVD-drives.
The touch screen of Acer Aspire V7 is made under the scheme without skirting, in which the protective glass covers nearly the entire screen, including the matrix and its border.
Acer Aspire V7 offers a choice of two types of touch screens: on the basis of a conventional TN + film with a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels or noticeably higher quality IPS-matrix with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. The TN + display version of Acer Aspire V7 has small viewing angles and brightness adjustment range of 15 to 160 cd/m2.
The maximum angle of the display is somewhat broader than average, while mounting the display module uses two tiny hinges that are integrated into the characteristic thickening of the operating panel. Due to the fact that the display of the laptop is slightly shorter and the activity indicators are available both in the open and when the lid is closed.
Operating panel of the Acer Aspire V7 ultrabook is almost completely finished with metal with the same character processing as the outer side of the display. Island keyboard is placed in a barely noticeable deepening, it differs with a dedicated number pad, a decision block arrows and LED plug-in manually.
The updated model Acer Aspire V7 is based on energy-efficient version of the Intel Haswell, in particular available with processors Core i3-4010U, Core i5-4200U or Core i7-4500U. Four gigabytes of RAM soldered on the motherboard, the remainder soDIMM slot you can install another module for 4 or 8 GB, increasing the amount of RAM to a maximum of 12 GB.
Acer Aspire V7 has integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 4400 graphics and for the more expensive versions provided optional discrete graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M or 750M. For storage it comes with SSD 128 or 256 GB and also available with hard disk drives with capacities from 320 GB to 1 TB. Ultrabook is equipped with modules Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n with support for WiDi (Wireless Display).
During operation, the critical claims to the ultrabook Acer Aspire V7 arose. It is slim and relatively lightweight (2.2 kg), medium format ultrabook with a practical metal trim cover and operation panel and pleasant to the touch and has softtach plastic case basis. Connectors on the rear panel – not the best solution, but audio ports, a card reader and a couple of commonly used USB-port on the side faces is better.
Backlit keyboard and a large touchpad in Acer Aspire V7 are done perfectly, these controls allow comfortable typing and control interface. Well, users who have grown accustomed to the Windows 8 tile shell will appreciate the touch screen that supports up to 10 simultaneous touches.
As a result, Acer Aspire V7 – a balanced medium format ultrabook on the current platform, Intel Haswell, which boasts a practical metal casing, touch screen and ergonomic keypad with backlight. Pay attention to this model, if you look for an ultrabook with a large screen and a reasonable combination of performance / autonomy for predominantly stationary operation.
+ Slim body with metal finish and softtach-plastic
+ Actual hardware platform Intel Haswell
+ touch screen with optional IPS-matrix with Full HD resolution
+plus the existence of productive configurations with SSD and discrete NVIDIA graphics
+ Ergonomic backlit keyboard, large touchpad
– The connectors on the rear face