Get a peek at Acer's new Aspire S5 notebook, which the company claims to be the "world's thinnest ultrabook."
LAS VEGAS--Acer debuted what it says is the "world's thinnest Ultrabook," the Aspire S5.
The 13.3-inch notebook, which was presented by the company just ahead of this year's annual Consumer Electronics Show, comes in at 2.98 pounds and measures 15mm at its thickest point
The hot new feature, besides the size, is a MagicFlip I/O port panel, technology that hides the notebook's various ports when not in use. On that list is USB 3.0, HDMI, and a Thunderbolt port.
Click through to see more shots of the notebook, which Acer says will be shipping in the second quarter of 2012.
The inside of the computer is made up of a magnesium-aluminum alloy.
The outside of the S5 is made out of a magnesium-aluminum alloy.
A side view of the S5.
Another side view of the S5.
And yet another side view of the S5, this time facing right.
More of the S5.
The S5 with its lid nearly closed.
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