Acer is launching its new Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabook on the US Market. The new M5 is slimmer and lighter than previous generations of Timeline series, it measures just 0.81-inch thin and weighing as little as 4.3 pounds. The Ultra M5 will be available in 14-inch and 15.6-inch models, powered by Intel’s 3rd gen Core i3/i5 Ivy Bridge processor and dedicated NVIDIA graphics.
There are three pre-configured models. The 14-inch M5-481TG-6814 and 15.6-inch M5-581TG-6666 are powered by 3rd gen Core i5-3317U processors and NVIDIA GeForce GT640M LE graphics with 1GB of GDDR4 VRAM. They have 4GB and 6GB of DDR3 RAM, respectively.
The 14-inch model will be priced at $779.99 and the 5.6-inch model will go for $829.99. There is also another 14-inch model, the M5-481T-6670 powered by 2nd gen core i3-2377M processor. It gets 6GB of RAM and integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics, it goes for the price of $679.99.
Other than the enhanced specifications listed above, all the Timeline Ultra M Ultrabooks comes equipped with 1366×768 LED-backlit displays, they comes with a 500GB and 20GB integrated SSD into the slim body, backlit keyboard, two USB 3.0 ports, Dolby Home Theater v4, 1.3 Megapixel HD webcam, HDMI port, as well as WiFi connectivity.