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Acer Aspire M5 ultrabook and Aspire V5 laptop with Windows 8: Specs & Features

Acer has announced the expansion of its product line by releasing ultrabook Acer Aspire M5 and notebook Aspire V5, which are running the operating system Windows 8.

Acer Aspire M5

Ultrabook Acer Aspire M5 is available in two models that differ in screen sizes, and weight, some of the features and design. In the modified Acer Aspire M5 481PT used a 14-inch touchscreen display with HD resolution, supporting the ability to recognize up to 10 simultaneous touches. This device has a silver color versions lid, which is made of aluminium alloy. Its weight is 4.6 pounds (2 kg). At the same time, the model Acer Aspire M5 581T used 15.6-inch display without the support touch input, and the display lid is made of magnesium alloy in a dark gray colors. The mass of this model is 5 pounds (2.3 kg).

Technical characteristics of new Acer Aspire M5 ultrabook products are similar. They are equipped with a processor Intel Core i5 third generation (family of Ivy Bridge) hard disk capacity of 500 GB, and extended solid-state memory capacity of 20 GB. Users can enjoy two ports USB 3.0, backlit keyboard, sound system with support for Dolby Home Theater v4, built-in optical drive, the video output HDMI. Battery life claimed to be 8 hours. In addition, the battery has extended life cycle and retains 80% capacity even after 1,000 charge-discharge cycles. The device has technology Acer Green Instant On (in rapid elimination from sleep), Always Connect (connection to the previously used access point Wi-Fi in just 2.5 seconds). Announced new Acer Aspire M5 ultrabooks will be available simultaneously with the official release of Windows 8 – October 26. Price of 14-inch Acer Aspire M5 481PT with a touch screen is $ 800, and the price of the 15.6-inch device Aspire M5-581T is $ 700.

Acer Aspire M5

 

Laptop Acer Aspire V5, the assurances, the manufacturer, 30% thinner than previous devices of this class. It is available in three versions. The most compact solution Aspire V5-171 is equipped with an 11.6-inch display and weighs 3 pounds (about 1.36 kg). Intermediate option Aspire V5-471 has 14-inch display and weighs 4.63 pounds (about 2.1 kg). Version Acer Aspire V5 571 with a 15.6-inch display has a mass of 5 pounds (about 2.3 kg). 14-inch and 15.6-inch models Aspire V5-471P and Aspire V5-571P as an option can be equipped with touch screens, which can detect up to 10 touches simultaneously, as well as built-in optical drive.
The devices Acer Aspire V5 can be equipped with processors Intel Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 third-generation hard drives with capacities of 500 or 750 GB. Other components are a 1.3-megapixel webcam, two speakers with support Dolby Advanced Audio v2, video output HDMI, port USB 3.0, module Bluetooth 4.0 + HS. Acer Instant Connect technology is designed to speed up your access point that has been used. These notebooks also come to market from October 26. Recommended retail prices of new products set to the following values:

Aspire V5-471P touch screen – from $ 750;
Aspire V5-571P touch screen – from $ 700;
Aspire V5-571 non-touch display – from $ 500;
Aspire V5-171 non-touch display – from $ 450.

This was all about upcoming Acer Aspire M5 ultrabooks and Acer Aspire V5 notebooks that are running on Windows 8, so stay tuned for more updates.