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Acer Aspire S5

Specifications

Acer Aspire S5Notebook: Acer Aspire S5 (Aspire S5 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2467M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: euro

Reviews for the Acer Aspire S5

Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
Source: Pocket Lint English
With its second bite at the Ultrabook cherry, Acer looks to have hit the heights. This time, instead of a half measure in the shape of the Acer Aspire S3 with its hybrid SSD/HDD storage solution, the Acer Aspire S5 goes straight to the top of the Ultrabook tree by taking the title as the thinnest of the lot.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/09/2012
Acer Aspire S5 first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
We wouldn't say the S5 has completely wowed us but it certainly looks like being a solid contender among the many new ultrabooks we expect to see arriving in the early part of 2012, just so long as you don't need a backlit keyboard or built in Ethernet.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/08/2012

Foreign Reviews

Обзор Acer Aspire S5: первый ультрабук на Ivy Bridge
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Performance; Baterry life; Design. Negative: Noisy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/06/2012
Acer Aspire S5: первый ультрабук второго поколения
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very thin; Very light; Interesting feature.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/24/2012
Самый тонкий ультрабук в мире и другие новинки от Acer
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: 8hrs battery life; The first ultrabook has discrete graphics and an optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2012

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M: Middle class graphics card of the 600M series based on the 28nm GK107 chip (Kepler architecture).

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


2467M: Power saving ULV processor clocked at 1.6-2.3 GHz due to Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1150 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Sony Vaio SVS1312Q9ES
GeForce GT 640M, Core i3 3110M, 1.8 kg
Sony Vaio SV-S1311AGXB
GeForce GT 640M, Core i7 3520M, 1.6 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Aspire S7-393-7451
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-33LX
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-111-C138
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2840, 11.6", 1.1 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T6R7
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-380A
Iris Graphics 5100, Core i3 4158U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T1UU
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire S7-393-75508G25EWS
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 13.3", 1.327 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-55DQ
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-58DJ
HD Graphics 5500, Core i5 5200U, 13.3", 1.523 kg
Acer Aspire E3-112-C2KP
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2840, 11.6", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-34N3
Iris Graphics 5100, Core i3 4158U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook CB3-111-C61U
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830, 11.6", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire V5-123-3466
Radeon HD 8210, E-Series E1-2100, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-38ZG
Iris Graphics 5100, Core i3 4158U, 13.3", 1.46 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-52VR
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-77NK
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.0", 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire E3-111-C1BW
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2930, 11.6", 1.3 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T9B0
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-111P-P6VM
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311-T9B0
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer C720-3404 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire V3-331-P982
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U, 13.3", 1.46 kg
Acer C720-3605 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
Acer Aspire V3-111P-43BC
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire E3-111-C45G
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2930, 11.6", 1.3 kg
Acer C720-29552G01Aii
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 11.6", 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-01-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)