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Acer Aspire S3-391

Acer Aspire S3-391
alaScore 89

463 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 463 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the keyboard and design are on the whole positive. The value for money and performance are also mentioned favorably.

portability, performance, value for money, design, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire S3-391 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Acer Aspire S3-391-53314G52add Ultrabook


Number one's successor. In late 2011, Acer launched its first ult

Slim, thin, lightweight, handy case; Two USB 3.0 ports; The innards are easily accessible; Two year warranty

The hard disk slows down the system; The maximum computing power is not permanently available during full load

The competition includes the previous model - Acer Aspire S3-951-6646, Lenovo IdeaPad U310, Fujitsu LifeBook UH572, Sony Vaio SVT1311M1ES, Toshiba Satellite L830-10G, Samsung 530U3C-A01US, Sony Vaio SV-T13112FXS, Asus UX32A-DB31, Samsung 530U3C-A01DE.

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Acer Aspire S3-391-6046


The Acer Aspire S3-391-6046 ($648 list) proves that you don't have to start at $899 to get a decent ultrabook. To keep the price down, it uses an older second-generation Intel Core i3 processor, but that CPU is still faster than the AMD E series APU,...

Inexpensive ultrabook. Light weight. Responsive multitouch trackpad. Two USB 3.0 ports. No confusing USB 2.0 ports. Full size HDMI port. 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi

Uses last generation Intel Core processor. Non DX11-compatible graphics. No touch screen. Small arrow keys

The Acer Aspire S3-391-6046 gives you a full-blown Windows 8 ultrabook at a decent price. If you want a thin, light, reasonably fast ultrabook to learn Windows 8 on, this is worth a look.

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Amazon review summary for Acer Aspire S3-391


alaTest has collected and analyzed 168 user reviews of Acer Aspire S3-391 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

performance, portability, value for money, design, screen

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Excellent Budget Ultrabook


I've rolled out a half dozen S3s at work and they are extremely impressive. They're reasonably priced, have a good solid processor, plenty of memory, and with an SSD boot almost instantly ; The touchpad is extremely responsive and one of the best I've...

No ethernet port or adaptor ; Windows 8

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Macbook Air alternative


Need to play more with touch pad for sensitivity. So far no problem. Loving it so...much. This is a real Mac Air alternative.

Thin, sleek body and light weight. Easy to carry.SSD hard drive keep it run cool and quiet all the time.Quick wifi connection and turning on from hibernate /sleep mode.Battery life is decent, 3.5 - 4.0 hrs as described

The touch pad is so sensitive.Many software are not compatible to Win 8

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Pretty good pc


Not a bad pc. Although you should know that my 128 GB ssd was half full with OS and basic programs installed. I will definitely need an upgrade soon.

Apple Copy Cat","Fast","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

Litte Memory

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Light but powerful ultrabook


This ultrabook itself and its power adapter are both very light so it is easy to carry both. It takes less than 8 seconds to boot and less than 5 seconds to shut down. Although it has only an HDMI port, inside the box I found an HDMI-to-VGA adapter!...

Fast","Lightweight","Powerful","Quality Display","Stylish Design

Low-quality Touchpad

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I would recommend


I love it!

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I would recommend


I love it!

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Great price, quick shipping, correct product, no brainer.


Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4000 / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / HM77 / UM77 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:i3-2377M / i3-3217U / I3-3227U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U / I7-3517U / I7-3537U