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Acer Aspire S5 Review: A Serious MacBook Air Challenger

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At a Glance

The sleekly designed Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook poses one of the most credible threats to the MacBook Air we've seen to date.

Price when rated: 1399
Lowest price: $1,265.00 via NextWarehouse.com

Pros

  • SSD, superior audio, dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Exceptionally thin and light, yet powerful

Cons

  • No ethernet, has bloatware, and is a tad pricey
  • SSD limits storage to 256GB
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