Michael A. Prospero, Reviews Editor
Acer Aspire P3-171-6820
10 Jun 2013 | laptopmag
Acer is further diversifying its Windows 8 portfolio with the Aspire P3-171, an 11-inch \"Ultrabook\" with a low-voltage Core i5 processor and SSD. More like a tablet with a keyboard case than a laptop, this sturdy $899 device packs a serious punch in its 1.7-lb. frame, but is it practical for real work? The Acer Aspire P3\'s design is most reminiscent of earlier Acer Windows 8 tablets, such as the W700 and the W510. The back and sides are made o...
Pros: Solid aluminum design; Bright display; Good 5-MP camera;
Cons: Keyboard case doesn't feel very secure; A bit slower than competing Windows 8 tablets; Short battery life