Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook (S3-951-6646)

13.3-inch “Ultrabook” Acer Aspire S3, with an Intel Core i5 (second generation) CPU, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 320GB 5400 RPM SATA, 20GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for peformance (both the SATA and SSD drives are installed and used at the same time). It has a 1366×768 LED-backlit display driven by Intel HD 3000 graphics, it has a HDCP-compliant HDMI port for hooking to high resolution displays or HDTVs, and it has Bluetooth 4.0+HS. Battery life is claimed by Acer to be up to 6 hours. It weighs around 3 pounds (1.4kg). At its thinnest point, it’s 0.5 inches.

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– 2nd generation Intel Core i5-2467M CPU running at 1.6GHz
– Acer “Instant On” can resume in less than 2 seconds, 6 seconds in a deep sleep, by way of the 20GB SSD drive that stores the PC state.
– “Acer Green Instant Connect” for quickly restoring Wi-Fi connections.
– Up to 50 days of standby time thanks to the SSD.

Acer Aspire S3 S3-951-6656 Ultrabook

General Information
Introduced:Fall/Winter 2011
Availability:Now (2011-2012)
MSRP/Suggested Price:Varied (around $899)
CPU/Processor:1.6GHz Intel Core i5 i5-2467M (second-generation)
Chipset:Intel UM67 Express Chipset
Memory and Type (Installed)4GB (SODIMM) DDR3 1066MHz
Memory (Maximum):4GB
Display:13.3 inch "HD Widescreen CineCrystal" LED-Backlit
Resolution:1366x768 16:9
Graphics Chipset:Intel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Memory:128 MB Dedicated
Display Outputs:1x HDMI Portwith HDCP
Hard Drive Type:SATA Mechanical, also Solid State Drive (SSD) (see details)
Hard Drive Installed:320 GB 5400 rpm, 20GB SSD (both are installed)
HDD Options:
Optical Drive:
External Storage:
Battery & Dimensions
Battery Installed:3-cell Lithium Polymer Battery (3280mAh)
Battery Options:
Battery Life:Acer: 6 hours "Normal Use", up to 50 days standby with "Acer Hybrid Standby Technology"
Width x Depth x Height:12.59 inches x 8.52 inches x 0.65 inches (down to 0.5" thin)
Weight:Just over 3 lbs, 1.4kg
Audio & I/O
USB Ports:2x USB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394):No
PC Card/ExpressCard:No
Flash Memory Reader:2-in-1 Reader
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers:Dolby Home Theater v4 Audio Enhancement, 2x internal ACer 3DSonic stereo speakers
Webcam:1.3MP HD Webcam (1280x1024)
Audio I/O:
Wireless:80x.22b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth:Bluetooth 4.0+HS
Trusted Platform Module:
Physical Security:
Other Security:
Software & Warranty
Operation System (OS):Windows 7 Home Premium
OS Options:
Other Software:PowerPoint Viewer, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter (maybe trial), Windows Live Messenger 2011, McAfee Internet SEcurity Suite (60-days)
Drivers Website:

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