Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook
Acer wants the Aspire S13 to be the ideal combination of performance, design, and long battery life. Today's press conference in New York showed off a new model as part of the Aspire S series of Ultrabooks equipped with Skylake Core i3/5/7 CPUs, up to 8 GB LPDDR3 RAM, and SSDs up to 512 GB in size. Connectivity features include USB Type-C Gen. 1, 2x USB 3.0, MicroSDHC, and HDMI with Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac 2x2 WLAN and MU-MIMO wireless.
According to the manufacturer, the FHD display will cater to professional users. The slim design utilizes a "nanoimprint" surface with either Obsidian Black or Pearl White colors and gold trims. Matte versions of the display are also available without the touchscreen option. Acer promises a weight and thickness of just 1.42 kg and 14.5 mm, respectively, and a runtime of up to 11 hours.
- Win 10 Home
- 13" IPS FHD (1920 x 1080), 10-finger touchscreen optional
- Intel Core i3/i5/i7 U-Series CPUs
- Intel HD Grapics 520
- up to 8 GB RAM
- up to 512 GB SSD
- up to 11 h battery life (non-touch) / 13 h (touch)
- USB 3.0 Type C, 2x USB 3.0 Type A, 3.5 mm Headphones, HDMI, SD Slot, WiFi 2x2 802.11ac
- 327 x 228 x 14.8 mm
- 1.3 kg (non-touch), 1.36 kg (touch)
Price and Availability
Expect the new Acer Aspire S13 to come this May for a launch price of just under 900 Euros.