After Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook has let down many users, Acer has unveiled a lighter version Acer Aspire S7 in 11.7” inches. With its stunning 11.6-inch full HD, touchscreen IPS screen, this cutting-edge ultraportable device has made up for its predecessors disappointing performance, it is also been considered as an Apple MacBoor Air alternative. And that’s a compliment for any Ultrabook. iYogi reviews this latest touch enabled Windows 8 offerings from Acer and highlights pros and cons to explain if it is worth the money.
Features of Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook
Acer Aspire S7 comes in two size variants; one is 13.3-inch and another is 11.6 inch. Both models come with white metal-lid hood and not more than 1kg. iYogi reviews have revealed that both size variants of premium Acer Aspire S7 series are loaded with astonishing aesthetic beauty. With 11.9mm thickness, it boasts ultra-slim and sleek exterior which nestles impressive specifications including full HD 1,920 x 1,080 resolution IPS panels display which does not attract fingerprints and will avert mild lines and scratches. This super sleek, premium range of Windows 8 Ultrabook has two USB 3.0 ports, a microSD card reader, a 3.5mm standard headphone jack, one HDMI port. However, you would definitely miss the absence of an Ethernet port though you can use an USB Wi-Fi stick. The Ultrabook supports both wireless connectivity options: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Full support for Windows 8
iYogi reviews have revealed that both 13-inch and 11.6-inch variants of Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook offers a good keyboard in matte surface and soft keys which renders decent typing speed and energy saving aqua LE backlighting. According to iYogi reviews, the trackpad supports touch-enabled functions of Windows 8 operating system. Moreover, Acer Aspire S7 is fully compliant to Windows 8 OS that its IPS panel supports 10-point touch and Metro LiveTile interface.
Other noteworthy specifications of Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook include options to choose from Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, Intel HD 4000 graphics, choice between 128GB or 256GB storage space, 4GB of RAM, battery life of up to five hours after single recharge.