One feature common in both U300 and Acer Aspire S3 is that they both sport 13.3 inch displays. The thin displays are of full HD LED type on both. The screen resolution is also the same about 1366 x 768 pixels. Both U300 and Aspire S3 come in 3 models, varying in the processing units. Both these competitors come with Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. Other specifications like storage and memory will also vary in each. Both laptops run in Windows & premium Operating System.
Special additions of new technologies in these laptops are quite interesting. Lenovo U330 comes with Intel Advanced Cooling technology allowing airflow through keyboard. The Acer packs cooler features namely the Acer Green Instant On Technology which facilitates instant resuming ability and long battery life. Another feature is the Acer Instant Connect which lets the user connect to the internet before he can say ‘Acer is awesome'.
Acer Aspire S3 comes with up to 320-500 GB hard disk drives and up to 240 GB SSD while Lenovo U300 comes equipped with only up to 64 GB SSD but the storage HDD capacity is enormous with up to 1 TB. Although U300 has more storage, Aspire S3 is pretty fast in boot up and all with its high SSD spec. They both have 1.3 Megapixel 720p HD webcameras. While S3 supports Dolby v4.0 Home Theater and has an HDMI out, IdeaPad U300 comes with awesome 2.0 speakers and SRS Premium surround sound. They both offer High speed 802.11 b/g/n WiFi support and great Bluetooth connectivity. Acer Aspire S3 reportedly features v4.0 ultra fast Bluetooth. The palmrests, touchpads and the keyboards in both laptops are pretty awesome. But Acer's FineTip Chiclet Keyboard is way better and comfortable for typing.
Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabooks' price in India tags range from about Rs 51,900/- to 77,900/- approximately. Lenovo U300 is a bit less price in India comparatively starting from Rs 37,000/- to about Rs 55,000/- approximately.