Aspire S3 Specifications and Features
Aspire S3 is an Ultrabook from Acer with attractive thin design and finishing. Looking at it will remind you to MacBook Air which might be the inspiration of the S3. However, there is no unibody design here in order to keep the price low. It has a brushed aluminum lid, but the underside and deck are made of plastic. The S3 boasts 13.3” display with 1366 x 768-pixel resolution; island-style keyboard; and 3.4 x 2.5-inch Elan clickpad which is responsive to execute multitouch gestures. Looking inside, you’ll find 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-2467M CPU; 4GB of RAM and multiple drives which combine a 320GB / 5,400-rpm HDD for accessing files and a 20GB SSD for storing the operating system.
The S3 comes with some preloaded software such as: Acer Deep Sleep settings; Acer Backup Manager; Acer Crystal Eye Webcam; the Acer Games portal; Clear.fi for sharing multimedia wirelessly across a network; AUPEO Internet radio, newsXpresso (a nice-looking RSS reader, pictured), Nook for PC, Skype, Microsoft Office Starter, and a 60-day trial of McAffee Internet Security. This notebook also features 1.3-megapixel webcam; two USB 2.0 ports; a full-size HDMI port on the back; headphone port; 2-1 card reader; Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n; and Bluetooth 4.0.
Size: 12.6 x 8.5 x 0.5-0.6 inches
Weight: 3 pounds
Acer Aspire S3 Manual and User Guide
The following manual apply for Acer Aspire S3 notebook series. Herein you will find detailed information regarding specifications, features, as well as operating instruction, user guide, setup, install and recovery procedures for your new Acer Aspire S3. The manual is divided into sections as follows:
|Safety Comfort||This section contains safety instructions, warnings and guidelines for safe battery usage.|
|First things first||This section introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new notebook.|
|Your Acer notebook tour||This section describes your notebook’s physical look, top view, rear view, left view, right and base view.|
|Touchpad||This section show you how to use the touchpad.|
|Using the keyboard||The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys.|
|Recovery||This section describes and explain the Acer eRecovery Management System (backup and restore).|
|Acer clear.fi||Acer clear.fi is a home media database viewer and controller. It allows you to browse media contents on devices that are on the same subnet.|
|Power Management||This computer has a built-in power management unit that monitors system activity. System activity refers to any activity involving one or more of the following devices: keyboard, mouse, hard disk, peripherals connected to the computer, and video memory.|
|Battery Pack||All about battery, e.g. charging battery, optimizing battery life, checking battery level and battery-low warning.|
|Travelling with your notebook||-|
|Securing your notebook||In this section you can learn how to protect and take care of your computer.|
|BIOS Utility||The BIOS utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS. Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run it. To activate the BIOS utility, press <F2> during the POST while the computer logo is being displayed.|
|Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs||This section list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer.|
|Regulation and Safety|
Download Acer Aspire S3 Manual and User Guide
You can download the Acer Aspire S3 Manual and User Guide here from acer.com (free download 3.12 MB PDF. file type document, 78 pages of English Version manual).