|Acer Aspire S5|
Acer Aspire S5, a notebook with 13.3-inch screen has a thickness of 15 millimeters at the point. This Acer notebook itself has a weight 1.35 kilograms. As an illustration, the MacBook Air 13.3-inch Apple has a thickness of 17 millimeters at the point thickness.
"We continue to develop ultrabook segment," said JT Wang, Chief Executive Officer of Acer, as quoted from Japan Today, January 9, 2012. "In the second quarter of this year, we will present four models ultrabook and will present another model in the future," he said.
As an illustration, said Wang, ultrabook segment will control about 35 percent of Acer's product line until the end of 2012.
|Acer Aspire S5 ultrabook|
Especially for the Acer Aspire S5, this new Acer thinnest notebook will be available on the market in the second quarter of 2012. The plan, he will be equipped with operating system Windows 8 is also being prepared by Microsoft to present at this 2012.
However, the Aspire S5 is not staying MacBook Air challenger became very popular because of the thin and compact design. "Competition is actually not with Apple, but with other Windows-based notebook vendors are also presented ultrabook," said Tim Bajarin, an analyst with Creative Strategies.
"Apple will continue to achieve success with the MacBook Air. However, for the Windows world, the presence of Acer Aspire S5 is good news for five years after Apple made the new standard, the industry finally has something equivalent," said Bajarin.
Although that, Bajarin said, the Acer Aspire S5 remains the equivalent of the MacBook Air's first product that uses the Windows operating system.