Acer Aspire S3 (2011)

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Back in June, Intel laid out its plan for the future of the laptop. These "ultrabooks," as Intel thought it would be more appropriate to call them, had to become more like phones and tablets — more portable, more nimble, and unlike the ultraportables of past, more affordable. They had to be, well, more like Apple’s MacBook Air. However, Chipzilla did more than just present its vision: it provided a guiding light for those non-Apple manufacturers with a set of guidelines on how to create said...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness 0.51 inches
Weight 2.98 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 13.3 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours 27 minutes

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias Acer Ultrabook Aspire S3

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 12.59 inches
Depth 8.52 inches
Thickness 0.51 inches
Weight 2.98 pounds
Color Silver

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 13.3 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i5-2467M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.6 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.3 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Options HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Hybrid
Base drive capacity 340 GB
Max. config SSD 240 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, MMC

Audio

Speakers 2
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4

Port options

USB 2
HDMI 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b

Battery

Size 3260 mAh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Benchmarks

PCMarkVantage 5222
3DMarkVantage (IGP) 1475
3DMark06 (IGP) 3282
Just Cause 2 10
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours 27 minutes

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