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71
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Acer Aspire V5 offers solid specs for a budget-priced 11-inch laptop, but that doesn't make it a must-buy.

Pros
  • Light, compact designGood specs for price
Cons
  • Sticky touchpadCramped keyboardUnimpressive battery life
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Scores

Engadget

71
 

User Reviews

90
WareWolf801
Only had this a short time. It works as expected. Speedy processor, low heat...read more
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66
Average Critic Score

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Speed and features

69
 

Expandability

67
 

Display

71
 

Noise

53
 

Battery life

51
 

Durability

73
 

Design and form factor

73
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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