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Acer Aspire S3-391

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
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Good Brand

On average Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Acer.

Has a Front Camera

The Aspire S3-391 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire S3-391 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire S3-391 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Aspire S3-391 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 is 14GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys range from 8GB to 500GB. The Acer Aspire S3-391 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory (20 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire S3-391 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that was launched more than two years ago is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire S3-391 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391, the Aspire S3-391 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire S3-391 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Aspire S3-391 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire S3-391.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of this age and spec. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 36.4 watt-hours, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire S3-391. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire S3-391 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Aspire S3-391 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire S3-391

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire S3-391 over three years ago.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Aspire S3-391 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo E531 is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Aspire S3-391 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire S3-391.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.5 hours, the Aspire S3-391 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 5.5h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire One AO725 which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
Acer Aspire S3-391
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
£ 1,203.80
Eleven More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Bigger Internal Memory
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
20% Bigger Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
150MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

LifeBook U554 vs Aspire S3-391

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Acer Aspire S3-391
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
Acer Aspire S3-391
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
£
12.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
4GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Longer Battery Life (max)
12GB Bigger Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

LifeBook U554 vs Aspire S3-391

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Acer Aspire S3-391
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
Acer Aspire S3-391
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
£
12.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
50% Longer Battery Life (max)
12.4Wh Bigger Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
75% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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