The aluminum unibody plus Gorilla Glass 2 design of the Aspire S7 makes it incredibly slender, light and strong. At less than 12.9 mm, it's the thinnest Ultrabook with a super-crisp Full HD1 touch...
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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this spec and age is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Aspire S7-391 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Aspire S7-391 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire S7-391 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 310MHz.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Aspire S7-391 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire S7-391.
Amongst similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Aspire S7-391 has a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Acer Aspire S7-391 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
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SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the Aspire S7-391 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Acer Aspire S7-391 has a touch sensitive screen.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer Aspire S7-391 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire S7-391. The display brightnesss of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Aspire S7-391 range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m².
Fairly High Front Camera Resolution
Laptops of this spec and age have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the Aspire S7-391 has a fairly high front camera resolution compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Aspire S7-391.
At only 1.3 kilograms, the Aspire S7-391 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The lightest notebook PC of this spec and age is 870g heavy and the heaviest is 3.3kg.
8 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire S7-391 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Aspire S7-391 which has one PCI Express lane (max).
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Acer Aspire S7-391 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
Ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire S7-391 have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. When compared to other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago, the total storage capacity of the Aspire S7-391 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.
Quite Short Battery Life
The battery lifes of ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire S7-391 range from 3.1h to 18h. The Acer Aspire S7-391 has a quite short battery life (only 6 hours) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.
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Very Small Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire S7-391 is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire S7-391 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire S7-391.
If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus S56CA (6GB).
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire S7-391 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 8.7GB.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Acer Aspire S7-391's memory clock speed is one of the slowest amongst ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. Across all the ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire S7-391 the memory clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 35 watt-hours, the Aspire S7-391 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire S7-391. The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire S7-391 is 23Wh, the biggest is 70Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.
4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire S7-391
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Acer notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.8 gigahertz, the Aspire S7-391 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Average Screen Size
The Acer Aspire S7-391 has a relatively average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Typical Contrast Ratio
0.252 x 0.252
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Front Camera Resolution
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, Supervisor
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Interface Adapters Included
Micro HDMI - VGA
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
For a laptop of a high caliber, I expected more from Acer. I shouldn't have to send my laptop in on an average of every 4 months at the cost I bought it. Luckily I bought a two-year warranty, so I... Read more…
The boot time is really fast, only takes 2 seconds from start to desktop
Able to run games at a low resolution without problems
Really light, easy to carry around in an backpack or by hand without stress
Keyboard doesn't stick to my fingers when typing
A niche ultrabook that I can use to take notes in class or at work
A little over a year of owning my unit, I had to ship this computer three times because of battery related problems. I bought my unit at full price 1600) of March 2013
The first work order, in November 2013, Acer did a factory reset and said there were no further problems
Two weeks later, I had to bring it in again because the computer wouldn't stay on without the AC adapter. Acer responded to the second work order by "refitting" the battery
Now we forward to the beginning of May where I had to return it again for a third time to have the battery checked again because my unit wouldn't run on battery power. Acer responded by replacing the
Each of these work orders took a little over a month before I could get my computer back. Even though I owned this unit for a little over a year, I only had about 10 months usage. I am currently still