Close

Loading image...
Acer Aspire S3-391
+ 2 Videos

Acer Aspire S3-391 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Sep 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Ready when you are, Acer Green Instant On wakes the Aspire S3 in 1.5 seconds, you're online in just 2.5 seconds, and you get up to 80 days of standby power.1, 2, 3, 4 Instant Update automatically... More
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
CompAdvance
£382.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Acer S3 391-6046 Ultrabook, Intel Core i3 4GB Reviews
Acer S3-391-6046 13.3-Inch Ultrabook Review

8 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire S3-391. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire S3-391 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

Chart Edit

Good Brand

Portable PCs built by Acer generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire S3-391, the Acer Aspire S3-391 has a front camera.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire S3-391 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it. 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 across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire S3-391.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of this age and type is 360GB, and the total storage capacity range from 64GB to 1.1TB.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2134370_price] (512GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and type.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire S3-391 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391. Most of the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 only have one USB 2.0 port, however this laptop has two USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Chart Edit

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Aspire S3-391 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Aspire S3-391 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Aspire S3-391 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Very Short Battery Life

At only 5.5 hours, the Aspire S3-391 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire S3-391. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire S3-391 the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 18h.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2253307_price] (6h), or the Lenovo T440s[plb_2061457_price] (6h).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Very Small Internal Memory

The Aspire S3-391 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire S3-391. Ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391 have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2405443_price] (8GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391, the Acer Aspire S3-391 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Aspire S3-391 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most laptops of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Aspire S3-391 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

Chart Edit

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire S3-391 have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire S3-391 range from 23Wh to 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. The Aspire S3-391 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 36.4 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Aspire S3-391 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1MB to 6MB. When compared to other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 that we have checked, the Aspire S3-391's processor cache of only 3 megabytes is one of the smallest.

Chart Edit

Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire S3-391 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst ultrabooks of this age.

Chart Edit

5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire S3-391

Released Over Three Years Ago

This ultrabook has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire S3-391 has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

The Acer Aspire S3-391 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Chart Edit

Average Screen Size

The Aspire S3-391 has a pretty typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire S3-391.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

The Aspire S3-391 has a pretty average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1623520_price] (1.4kg), or the XPS 13[pl_2014592_price] (1.4kg) both from DELL.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 39133214g52, 39133214g52a, 39133214g52ad, 39133214g52add, acer nxm1fek006
Barcodes 04712196952600

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

25% Off
Voucher
25% Off Apple Macbook 13inch White MB061BA 2GB 160GB HDD
Valid 11 May 16 - 31 Dec 16
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £60+ spend
Offer ends today!
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Acer Aspire S3-391

Latitude 12 7000 vs Aspire S3-391

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs Acer Aspire S3-391
DELL Latitude 12 7000
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Aspire S3-391
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
£ 533.99
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Bigger Internal Memory
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
25% Bigger Processor Cache
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
150MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Feedback