Home / News / Acer debuts the Aspire S3

Acer debuts the Aspire S3

Does this shiny new Ultrabook have what it takes to woo your gadget-loving heart?

Acer has thrown another contender in to the ultraportable arena in the form of the recently announced Aspire S3. Tipping the scales at a feathery 1.4kg and only measuring 13mm at it’s thinnest edge, it’s safe to say that this is one thin little sliver of a notebook.

The lightweight aluminium/magnesium alloy body houses a 13.3in ultra-thin HD LED lit display as well as a high-density battery which should pump out the juice for up to 7 hours.  The brains come in the form of Intel’s second-generation i3, i5 or i7 processors with 4GB of RAM and there’s a choice of a 240GB SSD or 320/500GB HDD with an embedded SSD for ultra-fast access.

Haters of scalded thighs will be please to hear that excess heat is vented from the rear of the device as opposed to the bottom and a 1.3MP webcam and 2-in-1 SD and MMC card reader should satisfy most imaging requirements.

The S3 is due to ship out near the end of September and models will range from €799-€1199 with UK pricing details expected in the near future.


All IFA 2011 news

Altec Lansing inAir 5000 sounds its arrival

Samsung MV800 Multiview camera unveiled

Philips outs DesignLine LED TV range for the style conscious