The Aspire S5 S5-391-6419 13.3" Ultrabook Computer from Acer finds the perfect balance of performance and portability. Its magnesium alloy chassis is just 0.56" thin and weighs just over 2.5 pounds for reliable mobility. While it may be ultraportable, it can still deliver when it comes to processor power. Take dual-core Intel Core i5 performance with you while on the go.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 128GB solid state drive, a 2-in-1 media card reader, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers.
Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 Performance
This Acer Ultrabook is powered by an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3317U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.7GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.6GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to experience smooth and seamless multitasking
13.3" HD Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
The 13.3" HD widescreen display of this Acer Ultrabook is backlit with LED lights, which are more energy efficient than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. You can also output video from this Acer Ultrabook to an external display using the HDMI port
MagicFlip I/O Port Launcher
This Acer Ultrabook doesn't have its ports out in the open. Instead, it has a unique port launcher that opens at a press of a button. When you're done, you can press the same button again to close the ports, which helps protects the ports from exposure to dust, lint and other harmful materials
Thunderbolt & USB 3.0
This Acer Ultrabook has a Thunderbolt port, which provides up to 20 times faster transfer speeds than the USB 2.0 standard. You can also opt to use the USB 3.0 port as well, which is 5 times faster than the USB 2.0 standard
Acer Always Connect
This Acer Ultrabook has the Acer Always Connect feature, which remembers Wi-Fi networks you've used before. As soon as you're in range of one the Wi-Fi networks it remembered, this Acer Ultrabook will automatically connect you to it so you can have instant Internet access without having to go through settings or type in WEP passwords
Acer Green Instant On
With Acer Green Instant On, this Acer Ultrabook resumes from sleep in less than 1.5 seconds and from deep sleep in 6 seconds
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it