Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook

Acer Aspire S5 is another one of many ultrabooks announced at CES 2012. This ultrabook is only 0.59 inches (15mm) thick which will make it the thinnest ultrabook in the market once it is released in the month of May 2012. Aspire S5 has its ports placed on the back and they can be open and closed by powered mechanism. Acer Aspire S5’s case has been made of a mixture of magnesium-aluminum which makes it tough comparing to its design which looks thin and weak.

With Acer’s Instant On technology the device is ultra responsive and it can wake up from sleep within 1.5 seconds. This Instant On Technology of Acer Aspire S5 not only increases the responsiveness of the device but it extends its battery life.

Acer Aspire is also featured with Acer Always Connect. This feature allows the user to be connected at all times. Acer Always Connect feature allows you to manage data on your device even if it is asleep. You can do so by using a smartphone or another device like a tablet to access your data and manage your files.

Acer Aspire S5 also features a Thunderbolt port inside which is capable of 20 Gbps speed. It also has two USB 3.0 and HDMI ports. Its base configuration comes with an 8 GB RAM and a 128 GB SSD.

Acer Aspire S5 Specifications: –

  • Intel Ivy Bridge 1.70GHz processor
  • 13.3 inches screen, 1366*768 resolution
  • Intel HD4000 graphics
  • HDMI
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • ThunderBolt
  • Weight: 1.34 kg
  • 0.59 inches thin
  • MagicFlip I/O pops open ports
  • 5 hours of battery life

There are also a couple of disadvantages to this ultrabook for example the edge of Acer Aspire S5 gets so thin that could actually cause cuts or jabs if you hit yourself hard with it. There is also another common problem which most ultrabooks have is the fact that keys on the keyboard have very less travel space and sometimes it’s not even possible to if you have actually pressed the key or not.

Acer Aspire S5 price: coming soon



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