The Acer Aspire S7, a Windows 8 launch favorite that holds up nicely, gets a needed update to the latest CPUs for better battery life.
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The 13.3-inch version of Acer's Aspire S7 laptop is gorgeous. There are a few minor niggles, it's expensive and battery life isn't the best, but despite all this, this is one of the better Windows 8 solutions out there at this point in time.
Typical price: $1,999.00
Acer takes a step up into premium land with its S7; however, there are still a few rough edges — in particular, battery life.
Typical price: $1,799.00
Better battery life adds to the appeal of this slim Windows 8 touch screen ultrabook.
A dazzling touch screen and lightweight design make for one seriously sweet laptop, especially at this price. (Update: Now it's even less.)
This slim, and expensive, ultrabook is an excellent advertisement for Microsoft's new OS.
With a smattering of new laptops and hybrids, a couple tablets and its first smartphone in the US, Acer fleshes out its 2015 lineup for back-to-school shoppers.
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It may not be the fastest drive in its class or have the best warranty, but that price is hard to beat. Plus: two bonus deals!