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The Acer Aspire M5-481PT is a touch-enabled Windows 8 notebook with a 14-inch, 1366 x 768-resolution display, a dual core, 1.7GHz Core i5 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, a DVD drive, and a 20GB SSD + 500GB HDD hybrid storage setup.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 26, 2012
  • Price at launch: $799.99

Availability

  • Alias: Aspire M5-481PT-6488

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  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 13.39 inches
  • Depth: 9.65 inches
  • Thickness: 0.81 inches
  • Weight: 4.63 pounds

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 8

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 14 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px
  • Touch technology: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3317U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.7 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 128 MB

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 2 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 6 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • RAM slots: 1

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 20 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, MMC

Storage

  • Compatible media: DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Audio brand: Dolby Home Theater v4

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm mic / headphone combo: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0

Connectivity

  • Size: 3 cell, 4850 mAh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
  • Quoted time: 8 hr

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