Yes, it's heavier than the average ultrabook, but if you're looking for an excellent value in a full-featured thin laptop, the Acer Timeline U M5 is hard to beat.
Does a thin 15-inch laptop float your boat? How about one with next-gen Nvidia graphics and a DVD drive? We take a look at Acer's larger take on the ultrabook.
The 13-inch Aspire Timeline 3810T largely lives up to its lofty battery claims, while keeping the chassis slim and the price down.
The shiny Samsung Series 7 Ultra has a long battery life and nice design, but its now-older processor gives us pause.
Considering the total package of features and price, the Acer Aspire M5 feels like a safe bet if you want an all-encompassing Windows 8 laptop with touch that won't cost a fortune.
Believe it or not, this big 15-inch laptop is an ultrabook...and it has next-gen Nvidia graphics and a DVD drive to boot. So, what makes it an ultrabook, exactly? Answer: it's complicated.
Acer's big-screen, 15-inch ultrabook has next-generation Nvidia graphics and even a DVD drive. Take a closer look.
Photos of the new Timeline Ultra M3 from Acer.
The aggressively priced Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-6431's combination of gaming-ready graphics and a fast processor in a 13-inch body offers a great punch for a good price, provided you can live without a DVD drive.
Last seen at CES (and in our office), Acer's 14- and 15-inch ultrabooks are more like full-fledged laptops: DVD drives, Nvidia graphics, and third-gen Intel processors.