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Acer introduces world’s thinnest laptop

Acer introduces world’s thinnest laptop
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Asserting its leadership in the notebook industry, Acer unveiled its latest Acer Aspire S Series, which includes the world’s thinnest laptop to date: the Acer Aspire S7.

Exuding elegance and technological reovultion, the new Aspire S Series comes with three main models: the S3, S5 ,and the thinnest laptop in the world, the S7.

With a 9.98mm ultra-thin form factor and 1.125kg , the Acer Aspire S7 has a 4-cell battery pack with up to 9 hours battery life and a 256GB SSD. Inside its all-metal chassis is an 8GB of on-board LPDDR3 SDRAM, which transfers data twice as much faster than the previous models, consumes very low power, and produces less heat.

The 7th-generation Intel Core i5-7Y54 processor is the main chipset of the Acer Aspire S7. It also features an Intel HD Graphics 615 on a 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS Full HD display. The S7’s screen is bright thanks to the Acer CineCrystal LED-backlit TFT LCD.

An HD webcam with 1280 x 720 resolution, 720p HD audio/video recording, and High dynamic range imaging (HDR) are also built into the Aspire S7. Seamless connectivity are ensured by the 802.11ac wireless LAN with a 2×2 MU-MIMO technology, Bluetooth® 4.0, and USB Type-C port with support for DisplayPort over USB-C. The Acer Aspire S7 is backed up with Microsoft Windows 10 Home in a 64-bit-based processor.

Meanwhile, Acer’s top-of-the-line laptops, the Aspire S3 and S5, offer a wider range of specifications such as an Intel Core processor and Intel HD Graphics 520, supporting OpenGL 4.4, OpenCLTM 2.0, and Microsoft DirectX 12. Both have the capacity to support up to 512GB of data for its solid-state drive (SSD). The S3 and S5 also features a gigabit ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready feature, and a higher battery life of up to 12 hours.

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Acer Aspire S3, 15-inch Gold variant

Acer Philippines also introduced its latest ambassadors for the #Aspire campaign: 2014 The Outstanding Filipino Awards recipient Francis Kong and 2013 Miss World Megan Young. The #Aspire campaign aims to aid the hardworking Filipinos who aspire and improve their lives personally and professionally.

The Aspire S3‘s price starts at P32,999 for the 13-inch Silver variant with an Intel Core i3 processor and P39,999 for the 15-inch Gold variant with Intel Core i5 processor. Meanwhile, the Aspire S5 sells for P39,999 (13-inch model) and P44,999 (15-inch model). The Acer Aspire S7 has a whopping starting price of P64,999.

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