Acer Aspire V5-171
Core i5 processor and 500GB hard drive.
Sharp, bright screen.
Full set of ports.
Good everyday performance.
Can handle mainstream games.
Short keyboard deck.
Brief battery life.
By LaptopMag on February 26, 2013
The Aspire V5-171-6675 offers smooth Windows 8 performance for a very low price, but short battery life undermines this 11-inch notebook's...50
By AnandTech on November 21, 2012
With all of the coverage we've done of ultrabooks in recent months, it's easy to forget that the big vendors are still out there plugging away with more basic, fundamental designs. Intel has expanded the definition of "ultrabook" enough that...-
By Computer Shopper on October 02, 2012
As light as an ultrabook and as powerful as a notebook, this 11.6-inch Aspire gives students and professionals a solid, general-purpose mobile solution at $550. Its battery life and plain appearance won’t wow you, though....70
By LaptopMag on September 13, 2012
The Aspire V5-571 offers speedy Core i5 performance for a cheap price, but the design isn't very...60
By PC Mag on August 31, 2012
The Acer Aspire V5-571-6869 is a bare-bones budget laptop that still manages to provide solid performance and acceptable battery...80
By SlashGear on August 29, 2012
All things aside if you are in the market for a quality 11-inch notebook this is certainly one of the better options available. Given the impressive price/performance ratio and specs you’d expect to see in a larger notebook you’ll love the...-
By Engadget on August 23, 2012
If you're in the market for an 11-inch notebook, you could do much worse than the Aspire V5-171-6869. It packs some of the most robust specs amongst machines with its form factor, including a Core i5 processor and 500GB of storage, and we think its...-
By liliputing.com on August 23, 2012
The Acer Aspire V5 proves that there’s room in 2012 for ultraportable laptops that aren’t technically ultrabooks. Priced between $500 and $550, Acer’s new laptop is a few hundred dollars cheaper than most comparable ultrabooks, but...-
By cnet on August 23, 2012
The Acer Aspire V5-171-6867 crams the horsepower of a full-fledged budget ultrabook into an 11-inch ultraportable, for several hundred dollars less than most equivalent products. It's a great budget laptop to consider, but sacrifices have been made...70
By LaptopMag on August 23, 2012
The Acer Aspire V5-171-6867 is fast and cheap, but this ultraportable's woefully short battery life is a...40