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Acer Aspire S5-391-73514G25akk


Acer Aspire S5-391-73514G25akk
Acer Aspire S5-391-73514G25akk (Aspire S5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4000, Core: 1150 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz,
4 GB 
, Dual-Channel DDR3-1333, non-removable
13.30 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, AUO B133XW01 V2, TN panel, LED backlight, glossy: yes
Intel HM77 (Panther Point)
2x Lite-On CMT-128L3M (RAID 0), 256 GB 
Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: Headset (3.5 mm jack), Card Reader: 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 15 x 324 x 227 ( = 0.59 x 12.76 x 8.94 in)
34 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4-cell, 2310 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo speakers, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, Wireless mouse, Adapter HDMI to VGA, 65 W power supply, Office 2010 Starter, McAfee Internet Security Testversion, CyberLink MediaEspresso, 24 Months Warranty
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds), Power Supply: 200 g ( = 7.05 oz / 0.44 pounds)
1500 Euro



Average Score: 74.14% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 82%, features: 60%, display: 66% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire S5-391-73514G25akk

84% Review Acer Aspire S5-391-73514G25akk Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
High-end debut. With the 1500 Euros (~$1927) ultrabook Aspire S5, Acer wants to attract customers in the luxury segment. In order to achieve this, the manufacturer sets on fast hardware, fine materials, and a couple of interesting features. Is this enough to put pressure on the established competition?
75% Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook Review
Source: Techspot English version
Unfortunately, the Acer S5 isn't the savior that we've been waiting for. Even with a budget exceeding Intel's $1,000 target, the S5 is a victim of compromise like so many others. Intel's i7-3517U processor, 4GB of RAM, the ridiculously-fast SSDs in RAID0 and a variety of connectivity options all score extremely high in my book. I'm able to look past the lack of discrete graphics but the low-quality TN display, lack of a backlit keyboard and heavy use of plastic at this price point all keep the S5 from truly shining. That's not to say that this is a bad computer by any means; it just falls short of what manufacturers have promised ultrabooks can be. I'm still waiting for someone to deliver the total package.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Acer Aspire S5
Source: Mobile Tech Review English version
We love the looks and the build quality. The Acer Aspire S5 not only looks and feels like a premium product, it's extremely thin and light too. Yet the Ultrabook doesn't feel flimsy and we'd trust it on the road. The MagicFlip is an interesting design element, but it's more for show and the the motorized door seems like one more thing to worry about breaking.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Acer Aspire S5 review
Source: CNet English version
The Acer Aspire S5 leans heavily on its motorized port door, but it really doesn't need gimmicks to sell itself. This is the current leader in the arms race for the thinnest officially labeled ultrabook, and has the rare quality of being just plain fun to use. That said, I'd kill for a backlit keyboard. Even thinner and lighter than a 13-inch MacBook Air, the Acer Aspire S5 is a great example of an ambitious ultrabook, held back by a few flaws and its high price
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook Review: The Steady March of Progress
Source: AnandTech English version
This is the most impressed I've been with an Acer notebook in some time. Most of my usual whipping boys have been taken care of, and I'm left with an ultrabook that's for the most part very usable. We're pretty fond of the saying "there's no such thing as a bad product, only a bad price" around here, and that holds very true with the S5.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2012
60% Acer Aspire S5 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English version
The Acer Aspire S5 combines light weight with blazing fast performance, but also falls short on some critical features. For $1,399, you should expect a sharper screen and longer battery life, which you can get from competitors such as the MacBook Air ($1,199 to start or $1,499 with 256GB SSD) or the ASUS ZenBook Prime UX31A ($1,049 to start, $1,499 for 256GB SSD).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

60% ACER ASPIRE S5-391-73514G25AKK
Source: 01Net French FR→EN version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
90% Acer Aspire S5 : l’ultrabook motorisé
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%
Acer Aspire S5: как сделать самый тонкий ультрабук и заставить всех тебя ненавидеть
Source: Zoom RU→EN version
Positive: Good performance of the CPU; price; fast and capacious SSD. Negative: Display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2012


Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3517U: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.9 - 3.0 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1150 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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

Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.

74.14%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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Stefan Hinum, 2012-07- 5 (Update: 2012-07- 5)