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Acer Rolls Out the World's Thinnest Ultrabook, the Aspire S5

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Acer America today announced the availability of the Acer Aspire S5 in the U.S. The world's thinnest Ultrabook, it measures only .044 inches at its thinnest point and weighs just 2.65 lbs -- about as thin and light as a pad of paper. In addition, the company's first Ultrabook, the Aspire S3, has been refreshed with a 3rd Generation Intel Processor, solid state drives and an elegant champagne color.

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I really want one of these!
 
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the thinnest the lightest
it makes me worry if i put in my bag
 
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I am not apple fan boy here, but how is it that the actual screen looks like crap and all most all the Ultrabooks that I have seen. I mean The damn air looks day and night different compared to the Asus one on the show floor at best buy.
 
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I'd pay $100 more for a decent IPS on the laptop.
 
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I am not apple fan boy here, but how is it that the actual screen looks like crap and all most all the Ultrabooks that I have seen. I mean The damn air looks day and night different compared to the Asus one on the show floor at best buy.
Because most manufacturers use crappy TN screens to cut costs... and also because they believe Joe Shmoe wouldn't notice the difference (which is true).
 
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I am not apple fan boy here, but how is it that the actual screen looks like crap and all most all the Ultrabooks that I have seen. I mean The damn air looks day and night different compared to the Asus one on the show floor at best buy.
The damn air prices are day and night different compared as well.... Plus, nice graphics has always been apples selling point. Apple has always used server/workstation grade components for all of it's desktop and laptop lines.
 
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I have one. No complaints.
Same here. Bought mine knowing it was a cheaper design and it works great. Keyboard's a bit wonky, but most laptops I've used just lack that classic feel (using a Mitusmi keyboard from the mid-90's. Still has the love).
 
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Neither this or the new macbook air are that great if you ask me, intel 3000 graphics, low res screen. It's paying alot for something to be made very thin.