Acer Aspire S3: Bobot Ringan dengan Daya Tahan Baterai hingga 50 Hari

Acer kembali menghadirkan sebuah laptop inovatif yang diberi nama Acer Aspire S3. Laptop ini dipamerkan pada ajang IFA 2011 yang berlangsung di Berlin dan merupakan laptop Acer terbaru yang dihadirkan dengan beberapa fitur terbaru dalam kemasan body yang sangat tipis.

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Sekilas desainnya mengingatkan kami dengan Macbook Air dari Apple yang fenomenal. Dalam balutan body yang terbuat dari magnesium alloy, Aspire S3 memiliki bobot hanya 1,4 Kg dengan ketebalan sekitar 13mm.

Acer Aspire S3 hadir dengan layar HD LED berukuran 13.3-inci beresolusi 1366×768 pixels dan dibekali dengan prosesor Intel Sandy Bridge dalam pilihan prosesor Intel Core i3, Intel Core i5 dan Intel Core i7. Kapasitasnya tersedia dalam pilihan hardisk sebesar 320GB dan 500GB atau SSD berkapasitas 240GB. Dari segi konektivitas, tersedia port HDMI, slot SD card, port USB 2.0, Wi-Fi dan koneksi Bluetooth serta tidak lupa tersedia juga sebuah webcam beresolusi 1.3 megapixel yang cukup digunakan untuk melakukan video chat.

Tidak hanya desain ultra tipis yang menjadi keunggulan laptop ini, Acer juga menyertainya dengan berbagai fitur lain yang canggih. Diantaranya fitur Green Instant On yang memungkinkan laptop ini beralih dari mode sleep ke mode standby dalam waktu sekitar 1.5 detik dan baterai dengan daya tahan yang tangguh yaitu sekitar 50-hari dalam keadaan mode deep sleep.

Kenyamanan mengetik tetap diperhatikan, dengan adanya keyboard chiclet Acer FineTip berukuran penuh. Bagi yang ingin berlama-lama memangku S3 tidak perlu cemas. Pasalnya, Acer menghadirkan inovasi teknologi airflow vent-free bottom yang mengalirkan udara panas langsung ke bagian belakang Ultrabook sehingga bagian bawah S3 tetap adem. Hal yang sama juga berlaku untuk touchpad dan palmrest.

Acer Aspire S3 tersedia di pasaran pada bulan Oktober 2011 dengan harga mulai dari Rp 7 jutaan dengan spesifikasi menggunakan Intel Core i5 ULV.

Sekilas Spesifikasi Acer Aspire S3:
– Layar 13.3-inci dengan 1366×768 pixel
– Pilihan prosesor Intel Core i5 dan Intel Core i7
– Pilihan antara hard disk dan SSD
– Koneksi: Port HDMI, slot SD Card, 2 port USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooh
– Acer Green Instant On

 

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BERLIN, GERMANY (September 2, 2011) – Acer announces its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. The Acer Aspire S3 integrates the best features of notebook and mobile devices, offering users powerful performance for digital creation, in addition to ultra-fast responsiveness and interaction for content consumption, enhancing the freedom and overall computing experiences of users on the go. Innovative Acer Green Instant On technology provides instant-resume functionality and ensures battery longevity, while Acer Instant Connect delivers faster Internet access. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design that’s sturdy and aerodynamic. It will be available in select regions from September.

Campbell Kan, president of Personal Computer Global Operations, Acer Inc., said, “The Aspire S3 is truly designed to meet notebook users’ needs, combining essential features of the smartphone and tablet PC, such as fast startup and Internet connectivity, with long battery life. Matched with its slim form, the Aspire S3 will provide a fresh experience and set a major milestone in the history of Acer’s notebook development.”

Ultra-long unplugged freedom via instant on and connect
Modern notebook users want to maximize their time and effort wherever they go. The Aspire S3 helps them make the most of their time via two new innovations: Acer Green Instant On, which delivers ultra-fast responsiveness, energy efficiency and enhanced power management; and Acer Instant Connect, which provides access to the Internet in just 2.5 seconds , – four times faster than conventional connections – so users can go faster for better productivity and infotainment enjoyment. There’s no compromise.

Acer Green Instant On provides two sleep modes from which the Aspire S3 responds with surprising speed: From Sleep the Aspire S3 will resume in a mere 1.5 seconds,2 and from Deep Sleep it resumes in 6 seconds.2 With these energy-conscious innovations, the Aspire S3?s battery life lasts up to 50 days , – even longer than regular mobile phone batteries!

Ultra-slim in an aerodynamic metal design
For easy-to-carry convenience, the Aspire S3 measures 1.3 cm thin and weighs less than 1.4 kg (3 lbs.). It’s also equipped with a full-size Acer FineTip chiclet keyboard, designed for comfortable use and maximum productivity. All-day usability is assured by a super-lightweight, high-density battery that delivers up to 7 hours of juice. The aerodynamic design of the Aspire S3 features a strong and lightweight aluminum/magnesium alloy chassis, and a lid with a fingerprint-free metal finish that feels as smooth as silk.

The 13.3? ultra-thin HD LED display adopts an open cell design to conserve materials by using the lid and bezel to form an aluminum frame for the screen. This creates a super-slim yet protective profile and reduces the energy required during manufacture as compared to conventional panel designs.

Innovative airflow design enhances comfort
The Aspire S3 features a vent-free bottom so the notebook rests comfortably on the user’s lap. Warm components are smartly placed away from the palmrest and touchpad area, so users won’t feel any heat discomfort. Further innovation is offered via a new airflow design that dissipates warm air from the rear of the notebook, preventing air from blowing towards the user’s hands. Finally, the fan motor is optimized to enhance efficiency and lower power consumption to help increase system battery life.

Uncompromising performance for content creation and enjoyment
The Aspire S3 features the latest 2nd generation Intel? Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors for full computing and digital creation capability, and a choice of 240 GB SSD or 320/500 GB HDD with embedded SSD for ultra-fast access and ample media and data storage. Packing professionally-tuned Dolby? Home Theater? v4, the Aspire S3 delivers vibrant, cinema-style surround sound and enhanced dialogue quality for optimum listening experiences. Standard HDMI? output is also included for connecting the Aspire S3 to popular HD peripheral devices for high-def digital/video playback and extension. Furthermore, users can quickly and easily share data or download photos from their digital cameras using the 2-in-1 card reader that supports SD™ Cards and MultiMediaCard™.

On-the-go users can keep in touch with friends and colleagues with high-clarity video conferences thanks to the integrated Acer Crystal Eye 1.3 megapixel camera and microphone – with superior Wi-Fi? connections guaranteed by Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ technology. Wireless convenience is enhanced by the addition of latest-generation Bluetooth? 4.0+HSR technology with lower power consumption.

“We are very happy to see the formal launch of the Acer Aspire S3, Acer’s first Ultrabook, and to be one of the leading time-to-market partners to place an Ultrabook in the market. The features of the Aspire S3, powered by 2nd generation Intel? Core™ processors – including instant on, instant connect, long battery life, and its elegant slim and light design – will satisfy many users’ desire for a free and easy life on the go,” said Mooly Eden, vice president and general manager of the Intel PC Client Group.

“As the only Ultrabook with an HDD option, the Aspire S3 offers the computing power and storage needs of a notebook, along with the mobile communication advantages of the smartphone and tablet PC,” added Kan. “It’s a major breakthrough in notebook design and will surely fortify our notebook competitiveness in the ICT market.”

Priced between €799 and €1199, the Aspire S3 will start to roll out in select regions in September and ramp-up in October, and is expected to become Acer’s star product during the fourth quarter. For product price, specifications and availability in each country, please contact Acer’s local operations.

About The Author

Walaupun berlatar belakang graphic design, Renhard amat gandrung dengan berbagai teknologi tercanggih, mulai dari komputer sampai fotografi dan videografi.

8 Responses

    • Kristian Tjahjono

      @muti
      Semua ultrabook menggunakan optical drive eksternal.

  1. Almari

    mo nyaingin macbook air kali ya? bkin laptop tipis2

  2. Didiet

    keren sih,,,tp kalo tipis bgt gw ngeri makenya..takut patah aja

    • Kristian Tjahjono

      @tyo
      50 hari standby jadi nggak dimatiin tapi nggak dipake. :)