Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Lands This Week for $899
October 10, 2011 9:27 AM
comment(s) - last by
Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook
Acer offers well equipped Ultrabook for a good price
Intel has been working hard to get the notebook realm to adopt its
new Ultrabook platform
. The chipmaker has vowed to secure a large portion of the notebook market with the Ultrabook platform. The big selling point of the Ultrabook that has been touted so far is the thin and light design.
Acer has gone official with the specs of its first Ultrabook complete with the launch date and price. The Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook and will hit stores this week for $899. For that price, you get a surprisingly well-featured machine with a 13.3-inch HD widescreen LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1366x768.
The Aspire S3 also has a HDMI output, memory card reader, and a headphone port. The webcam is a 1.3MP unit that can capture still phones and 24 fps video. It has 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0+ HSR technologies. The OS is on a 20GB SSD and the S3 has a 320GB HDD for storage and applications. It gets 4GB of RAM and Intel HD 3000 graphics.
The Aspire S3 has an Intel Core i5 processor and future versions will come with a Core i3 or a Core i7 option. The chassis of the S3 is made from magnesium alloy to make it very light with a weight of 2.98 and measurements of 12.59 inches by 8.52-inches by .51 to.68-inches. The machine vents heat though the keyboard and promises to last 50 hours on standby and six hours while in use.
The Ultrabook can resume from sleep in as little as two seconds and resume from deep sleep in as little as six seconds.
its own Ultrabook in early September.
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
RE: Still Phones
10/11/2011 4:51:39 AM
So the camera can capture still phones?? What kind of camera is that?
That's a relatively simple contraption. The real trick is trying to capture fast-moving phones.
"I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired." -- North Korean Supreme Commander Kim Jong-il
Lenovo Airs First Ultrabook W/ Dedicated GPU, Acer Clones MacBook Air
September 4, 2011, 3:00 PM
Intel Shows Off Ultrabook BOM to Prove Machines Can be Built, Sold for Under $1K
August 8, 2011, 1:54 PM
Update: Microsoft’s Lumia 530 Hits Cricket Wireless for $49.99 Off-contract
October 2, 2014, 9:55 AM
LG Looks to Bring webOS to Smartwatches
October 2, 2014, 9:03 AM
Verizon Wireless Unlimited LTE Customers Rejoice; Throttling Campaign Canceled
October 1, 2014, 4:57 PM
Quick Note: Apple's iPhone 6 Billboards are Ironically Bent
October 1, 2014, 4:55 PM
Now Verizon Wireless is Jumping on the "Double Data" Bandwagon
October 1, 2014, 2:50 PM
Sprint Counters AT&T’s Double Data Promotion, Offers Even Larger Data Pools
October 1, 2014, 1:38 PM
Most Popular Articles
New AT&T Mobile Share Value "Double Data" Promotion Lasts Through October
September 28, 2014, 8:32 AM
Update: Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 Update to Make Up for Botched 8.0.1 Release
September 25, 2014, 8:19 PM
Appalling Negligence: Decade-Old Windows XPe Holes Led to Home Depot Hack
September 8, 2014, 8:58 PM
TiVo Mega Features 24TB of Storage, Can Record Three Years* Worth of TV Content
September 8, 2014, 8:45 AM
FBI Outraged That Apple, Google are Adopting Digital "Locks" to Protect Users
September 26, 2014, 1:00 PM
Latest Blog Posts
The Surface Mini That Was Never Released Gets "Hands On" Treatment
Sep 26, 2014, 8:22 AM
ISIS Imposes Ban on Teaching Evolution in Iraq
Sep 17, 2014, 5:22 PM
Space Terrorism is a Looming Threat For the United States
Apr 23, 2014, 7:47 PM
Facebook Aims to Provide Internet to "Every Person in the World" with Drones, Satellites
Apr 1, 2014, 10:20 AM
Retail Mobile Sites Experience Outages in Light of Simplexity's Bankruptcy
Mar 14, 2014, 8:48 AM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information