Aspire S5, Acer Ultrabook with Thunderbolt and SSD
Aspire S5 the next thin notebook from Acer
Acer begin the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) technology arena in 2012 with the introduction of super ultrabook, Aspire S5 on Monday (9/01/2012). This super-slim laptop claimed by Acer as an thinnest ultrabook in the world today.
CES 2012 which takes place in Las Vegas, United States until January 13 is an annual event where vendors showing off its technology or newest product.
Aspire S5 is a product of the second ultrabook made by Acer, Aspire S3 is the first product.
The new Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook has a 13.3-inch screen size, same as its predecessor. Different from the Aspire S5 is all about thickness, which is only 15 mm (at thinnest part) and weighs approximately 1.35 kg. This is what makes Acer dare to claim that Aspire S5 ultrabook is the thinnest notebook in the world, today.
Acer Aspire S5 will use latest Intel Core i5/i7 processor, Ivy Bridge and possibility a version with intel core i3 processor. According to Acer because they will encourage ultrabook become a mainstream product.
The operating system used is Windows 7, but the Acer say when Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 8, they would immediately use it.
Aspire S5 different than its predecessor, is the Thunderbolt port that enables faster data transfer. Don’t miss the USB 3.0 port and HDMI, it is still included.
For storage media, Acer entrust SSD hard disk that is more faster and saving power, to replace the usual hard disk was previously used in the Aspire S3.
Acer mention the Aspire S5 Ultrabook will be available mid of this year, but they are not been willing to mention the sales price.