Acer Aspire S7-191 Ultrabook Review – Specs, Features and Price

Ultrabook:
Acer
Price:
$1,199

Reviewed by:
Rating:
4
On December 27, 2012
Last modified:December 27, 2012

Summary:

1.7GHz Cor i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB HDD, 11.6" touch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 ports, microHDMI port and Windows 8 OS.

The Acer Aspire S7-191 is the new ultrabook which is surely going to take down all leading ultrabooks in the market like MacBook Air. Let’s have a look on its complete review.

Design

Acer Aspire S7-191 measures 11.2 x 7.7 x 0.5 inches and it weighs about 2.2 pounds only. So it is among the thinnest and light weight ultrabook. The body is made up of aluminum with cross hatched patterns. Inside body is made of plastic and the complete body looks very premium.

Display

It has 11” touch screen full HD display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The full HD (1080p) videos play very fine on the display but the brightness is not of great quality as of MacBook Air.

Keyboard and Touchpad

Its keyboard has blue backlighting which is bright and comfortable for your eyes as well. There is enough space between the keys to attain a good typing speed. It has touchpad (3.6×2.2”) which supports multi touch and pinch to zoom features. Putting your hand while typing and using the touchpad is very comfortable.

Audio

There are two loudspeakers at the bottom of the Acer Aspire S7-191 and the quality of the audio is very good. The Dolby Home Theater 4.0 software is also included using which you can play with the equalizer and sound profiles.

Ports

Acer Aspire S7-191 has got USB 3.0 port in the right side with microSD card slot and headphone jack. The other USB 3.0 port is there at the left side and a microHDMI port is also there at the rear part of the body.

Camera

Acer Aspire S7-191 has a good quality front facing webcam which is accessed using Acer CrystalEye Webcam software. The captured images have the maximum resolution of 1280×720 pixels. You can also use the webcam for video chatting using the Skype app.

Performance

Acer Aspire S7-191 has Intel core i5-3317U 1.7GHz processor with 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD. The operating system (Windows 8) boots within 8 seconds (incredibly fast). The data transfer rate is also fast. It also has Intel HD 4000 graphics GPU inside integrated with the main processor to provide the required high quality graphical performance.

Operating System

Acer Aspire S7-191 operates on Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system and it works very fine with that as it has good high processor and a high definition touch screen too. The operating system has some preloaded apps as well like Skitch, Evernote, Kindle, ChaCha, Amazon, eBay, Wild Tangent Games, Encyclopedia Brittanica, StumbleUpon, Netflix, iCookbook, 7digital, TuneIn, Skype, Social Jogger, Spotify, newsXpresso and Hulu Plus.

For wireless connectivity, Acer Aspire S7-191 has Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 features. For fast data transfer, it has two USB 3.0 ports.

Battery Life

Acer Aspire S7-191 has got average battery life with all such high performing specs and features. It last for around 4 hours but you can increase the battery life by adding an extra battery.

Price

You can buy Acer Aspire S7-191 for the price of $1,199 and the price tag is worth as per the specifications and features.

1.7GHz Cor i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB HDD, 11.6" touch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 ports, microHDMI port and Windows 8 OS.

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