It seems this year will be an Ultrabook year. Acer is the latest company that has launched their new Ultrabook as part of the Aspire line up. The company has unveiled the Acer Aspire S5, in time for CES 2012. Acer Aspire S5 is now holds the title of world’s thinnest Ultrabook. The ultra-thin laptop having a maximum thickness of 15 mm weighs less than 1.35 kg. It sports a 13.3-inch LCD, an Onyx Black metallic brushed magnesium-alloy chassis and palm rest.
The Ultrabook is equipped with an Intel Core processor, SSD storage with speed and increased shock resistance, professionally-tuned Dolby Home Theater v4, a chiclet keyboard and trackpad and a battery with long life via the PowerSmart battery pack.
In addition, Aspire S5 is Acer’s first Ultrabook to come with a smartly designed MagicFlip I/O port panel placed just below the hinge. The panel packed with ports of HDMI, USB 3.0 and 20 Gbps Thunderbolt can be opened by just pressing the MagicFlip key.
Along with this, the Aspire S5 is incorporated with the Acer Green Instant On and Acer Always Connect technologies. Acer Green Instant On provides fast boot and resume in 1.5 seconds time and offers battery back up for several weeks.
Acer Always Connect allows the users to go online faster than the normal connections. It also helps the users to access their multimedia and data quickly after resuming.
Meanwhile at a press conference as part of CES, J.T. Wang, chairman and CEO of Acer revealed that the company will introduce four ultrabooks, including the 14- and 15-inch Acer Timeline Ultra models in the second quarter.
Aspire S5 will be available from the second quarter of 2012. No clues on the pricing of the Ultrabook. Explore more on the Aspire S5 at the Acer’s booth at CES.