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CES 2012: Acer presents Aspire Timeline Ultra
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 9 January 2012]

Since Acer rolled out the first ultrabook in September 2011, the company has extended the product's unique features across its mainstream line of notebooks with 14-inch and 15-inch models. Acer has unveiled the Aspire Timeline Ultra featuring eight hours of battery life, high performance and a 2-spindle design in an ultrabook. They feature Acer Green Instant On for fast boot and resume, and Acer Always Connect technology, which lets users manage their multimedia and data.

The new Aspire Timeline Ultra are slimmer and lighter than earlier generations of the Timeline series, which reach a delicate equilibrium between computer lightness and battery life, providing an entire day of computing on a single charge, the vendor said. Aspire Timeline Ultra measure just 20mm thin, boast more than eight hours of battery life.

The Aspire Timeline Ultra features the latest Intel Core i series processors, an SSD/HDD storage option, Dolby Home Theater v4 surround sound, as well as HDMI and USB 3.0 ports. They also retain the Timeline design heritage of more than eight hours of battery life via the PowerSmart long-life battery pack.

The Aspire Timeline Ultra will start shipping in the first quarter of 2012.

CES 2012: Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra notebook

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra notebook
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