Acer has announced a new addition to their “Ultrabook” range of laptops – the Acer Aspire S5 is the thinnest ultrabook yet (according to Acer) and measures in at a slim 15mm in thickness.
In November 2011 Acer launched its first Ultrabook – the Aspire S3 in South Africa, which boasted powerful performance and quick responsiveness and an elegant slender design for an enhanced overall computing experience. The RRP (recommend retail price) for Aspire S3 was R9,999.
“We are committed to evolving this technology,” said J.T. Wang, CEO of Acer. “By the second quarter of this year we will have four models of ultrabook and more to come.”
The Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook features a 13.3 inch LCD screen, powered by an Intel Core i-series processor with Intel’s new Thunderbolt technology, a SSD (solid state drive), Dolby Home Theater audio, the S5 casing features Onyx Black brushed magnesium alloy and weighs in at just 2.97 pounds.
The Acer Aspire S5 will be available in Q2 of 2012, with no pricing details available yet.