Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2012 – THINcredible! That’s what Acer is calling their new flagship ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S5. Acer Malaysia officially launched its new lineup ultrabooks series today revealing the Award-winning Acer Aspire S5, Acer Aspire TimelineU M3 & M5 Series not forgetting also the Acer Aspire V3 & V5 Series.[ad#Google Adsense 336x280]
Presenting the Acer Aspire S5’s features was Mr. Jerry Kao, Associate Vice President, Consumer Business Unit, Acer Inc. Taiwan. The launch was held in the Sabah Ballroom, Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. A short and quirky dance performance and a fashion show revealed the ultrabook line up to media and partners with a hands on session right after.
Ricky Tan, General Manager of Acer Sales & Services Sdn. Bhd was also present and had this to say:
Also present at the launch was Prakash Mallya, Country Manager, Sales and Marketing, Intel Malaysia who gave a short presentation of Intel and their partnership with Acer.
“Intel and Acer continue to focus on innovation and collaboration delivering engaging and secure user experiences. Combined with the increased responsiveness of Intel’s 3rd generation Intel Core processor, new breakthrough capabilities possible with future Microsoft Windows 8, and the added flexibility of touch, the Acer Aspire Ultrabook™ will provide a magnificent experience for users.”
Here’s some info on the line-up for the launch:
Acer Aspire S5
Razor thin, lightning fast
The Acer Aspire S5 debuted at the CES 2012 as the world’s thinnest ultrabook. Sporting a slinky MagicFlip Input/Output (I/O) port launcher, the back of the machine unfolds elegantly at the push of a button to reveal the I/O dock, which houses the HDMI, Ultrafast Thunderbolt™, 2 USB 3.0 ports and card reader. Its swiftness is supported by high speed Raid-0 128GB SSD; whilst Ultrafast Thunderbolt™ I/O is 20 times faster than USB 2.0 – perfect for big data and video transfers! This high performer is securely protected with Acer Theft Shield Software; while soft metallic curves and exquisite details make the Acer Aspire S5 beautiful to see and touch.
Acer Aspire M3 Series (TimelineU)
First Ultrabook on Acer Timeline series
The Acer Aspire M3 provides a rich multimedia experienced using DirectX 11 for high graphic details and Dolby® Home Theater® v4 for sound enhancement. Its wider keyboard includes a numbers keypad, making it the ultimate machine for work and play. Being the first Acer Timeline ultrabook with Nvidia® GeForce® GT640M, this notebook is great for multimedia and gaming, web browsing and productivity, and also higher performance demands of photo, video and audio processing and transcoding.
Acer Aspire M5 Series (TimelineU)
Sharp graphics performance in sleek aluminum alloy
The 20mm thin Acer Aspire M5 is a comfort to use, weighing only 1.85kg. The M5 comes with superb ultra graphics performance with Nvidia® GeForce® GT640M and Solid State Drive that accelerates gaming detail for a fast and smooth image experience. Acer’s new storage technology allows remarkable system performance to boost productivity – opening files 33 per cent faster and a HDD sub-score that is 4.6 times higher than before.
Acer Aspire V5 Series
Slim, light and perfect performance
This 2.1kg light, 23-mm thin notebook is compact and easy to handle, providing smooth and great performance. The Acer Aspire V5 is 30% slimmer, 10% lighter than traditional notebooks and is Acer Instant Connect enabled – making it a great companion on-the-go!
Acer Aspire V3 Series
Brilliant performance with Intel Ivy Bridge processor and dedicated graphics
The Acer Aspire V3 comes with Intel Turbo Boost Technology and Nvidia® GeForce® 630/640M dedicated graphic card. This combination delivers great media processing for faster video editing and sharing, at the same time providing great mainstream and casual gaming experience.
The Acer Aspire S5 is priced at RM3,499 with the model name S5-391-53314G12 will be available in July at major authorized Acer resellers nationwide. For more information, please visit www.acer.com.my or call Acer Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm Mondays to Fridays).
Check out the launch gallery on Flickr: