Acer Leap Wear smart fitness watch
Acer Leap Wear is a new smart fitness watch that will be available in North America in July with prices starting at $139; in EMEA in Q3 with prices starting at €139; and in Taiwan in August with prices starting at NT$4,990. Acer Leap Wear comes with a 1.6″ display and has IPX73 rated water resistance (survive unexpected torrential downpour). The display is protected by Gorilla Glass SR+. The body is made of polished stainless steel circular fame. MediaTek MT2523 chipset powers the Acer Leap WEar and we do hope that it does not heat up like those MediaTek chips in smartphones. There is a MT2511 bio-sensing chip that powers sensors that can monitor heart rate, stamina, stress/fatigue levels, and exposure to ultraviolet rays. The battery can keep the phone powered on for up to five days.
Acer Swift 1 and Acer Swift 3
Acer Swift lineup of affordable laptops are meant for those who need a productivity oriented laptop for office and classroom use. Swift 1 and Swift 3 are two new models in this lineup that come with Windows 10 OS preloaded. The Swift 3 series will be available in North America in June with prices starting at $599; in EMEA in June with prices starting at €649; and in China in April starting at ¥3,999. The Swift 1 series will be available in North America in June with prices starting at $329; in EMEA in June with prices starting at €399; and in China in April starting at ¥3,499.
Acer Swift 3 is just 0.71 inch thick and only weighs 1.8kgs (3.9 pounds). The body is made of brushed aluminum metal and offers 7th generation Intel Core chips, Inte HD or NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, up to 10 hour battery life, up to 512GB SSD or up to 1TB HDD, up to 8GB of RAM. The Swift 3 will be available in 14″ or 15.6″ display sizes. Other specs include USB Type-C port built in, 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi, spacious Precision Touchpad, HD webcam, optional Corning Gorilla Glass protection for display.
Acer Swift 1 on the other hand weighs just 1.3kgs (2.87 pounds) and is powered by Intel Pentium or Celeron chips. The display is 13.3″ in size and has FullHD resolution. Other specs include up to 256GB SSD/eMMC storage, 4GB or RAM, up to 10 hour battery life, 0.7 inch thickness.
Acer Switch 5 and Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 notebooks
Acer Switch series is one of the best 2-in-1 notebook lineup that come with Microsoft Surface Pro like form factor and with support for Active Pen. Acer Switch 5 and Acer Switch 3 will be the new models for 2017. Both the Acer Switch 5 and Acer Switch 3 come with an attachable keyboard that snaps on with ultra-secure magnets and can be adjusted to an ergonomic angle for customer preference. The Acer Switch 5 will be available in North America in June starting at $799; in EMEA in June starting at €1,099; and in China in July starting at ¥7,499. The Acer Switch 3 will be available in North America in June starting at $399; in EMEA in June starting at €499; and in China in July starting at ¥4,999.
Acer Switch 5 is based on Switch Alpha 12 design and has a fanless chassis, thanks to Acer LiquidLoop cooling. Still, buyers can choose up to Intel Core i7 chips, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 512GB of SSD storage. Switch 5 weighs just 920 grams when undocked from keyboard, 1.27kg when connected to the keyboard dock. With Acer’s patented auto-retracting kickstand, the Switch 5’s viewing angle can be easily adjusted one-handedly, providing added convenience in any scenario. The display is 12″ in size and has FullHD touch display. Buyers can connect the Switch 5 to a 4K resolution external display. The Switch 5 provides up to 10.5 hours battery life and the keyboard is backlit which is a definite advantage. The Precision Touchpad in the keyboard dock support Windows 10 gestures.
Acer Switch 3 on the other hand also has a fanless chassis. Buyers can choose Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron chips, up to 4GB of RAM, up to 128GB of SSD storage. Switch 3 weighs just 900 grams when undocked from keyboard, 1.27kg when connected to the keyboard dock. With Acer’s patented auto-retracting kickstand, the Switch 5’s viewing angle can be easily adjusted one-handedly, providing added convenience in any scenario. The display is 12.2″ in size and has FullHD touch display. The Switch 3 provides up to 8 hours battery life and the keyboard is backlit which is a definite advantage. The Precision Touchpad in the keyboard dock support Windows 10 gestures.
Both models can access additional files through the MicroSDXC slot. The devices both feature a thin and reversible USB 3.1 Type-C port for fast data transfers of up to 5Gbps from connected peripherals, to share video and also to power other devices. Both lines also have an additional USB 3.1 Type-A port and Bluetooth 4.0.
For commercial customers, the Acer Switch 5 can be purchased with the Acer USB Type-C Dock that transforms the device into a powerful workstation. This compact dock enables high-speed video, audio and data transfer and keeps the work area clutter-free with immediate connectivity to an additional display and other devices. It includes the ports and connections commercial customers need: DisplayPort, HDMI, two USB 3.1 Type-C ports and three USB Type-A ports, as well as audio input for microphone and audio output for speakers.
Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook powered by Intel Core and NVIDIA GeForce 10 chips
Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook, powered by 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor and latest high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® 10-Series graphics will be available in North America in August starting at $2,999; and in EMEA in August starting at €3,399. The notebook is VR-Ready and also comes with PredatorSense software enables gamers to control and customize the Predator Triton 700’s vitals from one central interface, including lighting, hotkeys, fan control and general system monitoring.
Acer Predator Triton 700 can take two NVMe PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 configuration and up to 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz memory. The display is 15.6″ in size and has FullHD resolution with Nvidia G-SYNC support. Acer TrueHarmony technology elevates audio experience. Acer’s AeroBlade™ 3D Fan and five heat pipes keep the notebook cool during marathon gaming sessions and the Corning® Gorilla® Glass plate above the keyboard serves as a window into the notebook’s cooling system.
Other features include Killer DoubleShot Pro networking and Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity, solid backlit mechanical keyboard, support for dual 4K video output, two USB 3.0 ports, USB 2.0 port, HDMI 2.0 port, DisplayPort connector, Gigabit Ethernet port
Acer Aspire U27 and Z24 All-in-One desktops
The Acer Aspire U27 will be available in North America in July starting at $1,099; and in EMEA in May starting at €1,299. The Acer Aspire Z24 will be available in North America in July starting at $899; in EMEA in June starting at €749; and in China in June starting at ¥4,999. Both are powered by 7th generation Intel Core chips and run Windows 10 OS. A smart leather cable management holder keeps the workspace neat and clutter-free, while a screen that tilts from -5 to 25 degrees allows for easy adjusting of viewing angles for maximum comfort when browsing, watching movies, and taking video calls.
The Acer Aspire U27 can have up to 32GB of RAM, Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake chip, 2.5″ drive bay, M.2 slot for SSD, stereo speakers, IR camera for Windows Hello facial recognition, 1mp front facing webcam and a touchscreen display. Acer Aspire Z24 comes with a 24″ display and has NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics card.
Acer ProDesigner PE320QK 4K LED display and H7850/V7850 4K projectors
Acer ProDesigner™ PE320QK Monitor is designed for content creators, has 4K resolution with support for 130% sRGB and 95% of DCI-P3 color gamut. There is nearly no bezel on all four sides. Users can connect new generation devices to the display using USB Type-C. Acer H7850 and V7850 are 4K projectors with support for HDR and compatible with Rec.2020 UHDTV standard signals. Both the projectors have 3000 lumens rating, new ExtremeECO power saving mode that can reduce power consumption by up to 70% and extend lamp life by 15000 hours.
Acer announce new Aspire lineup of notebooks
Acer’s new Aspire series has a simple naming convention. 1 is for those who need a very basic notebook, 3 for every day computing, 5 for workhorse that is powerful and 7 for powerhouse performance . The Acer Aspire 1 series will be available in North America in June starting at $219; and in EMEA in June starting at €249. The Acer Aspire 3 series will be available in North America in June starting at $299; in EMEA in June starting at €399; and in China in April starting at ¥2,799. The Acer Aspire 5 series will be available in North America in June starting at $449; in EMEA in June starting at €549; and in China in April starting at ¥3,999. The Acer Aspire 7 series will be available in North America in June starting at $799; in EMEA in July starting at €899; and in China in May starting at ¥5,999.
Acer Aspire 1 is powered by Intel Celeron or Pentium chips, can add upto 64GB eMMC storage, has 4GB of RAM and up to 9 hour battery life. Aspire 1 has 14″ display. Acer Aspire 3 comes in 14″ or 15.6″ display options (HD or FullHD). Acer Aspire 3 is powered by Intel Pentium or Celeron or Core processors.
Acer Aspire 5 is powered by 7th generation Intel Core chips and has Nvidia GeForce graphics, has up to 20GB of DDR4 RAM, up to 2TB of HDD or M.2SSDs (up to 256GB). The display is 15.6″ in size (HD or FullHD resolution). COming to ports, there is a USB Type-C port, USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports.
Aspire 7 has 7th gen Intel Core chips and up to Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, up to 2TB HDD and up to 512GB M.2 SSD. There is a HD camera, Dolby Premium support. Buyers can opt for 15″ variant or 17″ variant.
Acer Predator Helio 300 gaming notebook
Acer Predator Helios 300, powered by 7th generation Intel Core i7 7700HQ (or Core i5 7300HQ) and Nvidia GeForce GTX1060 or 1050Ti is the new premium gaming notebook for avid gamers. The Predator Helios 300 gaming notebooks with a 15.6-inch display will be available in North America in July starting at $1,299; in EMEA in August starting at €1,199; and in China in June starting at ¥9,999. The Predator Helios 300 gaming notebooks with a 17.3-inch display will be available in North America in July starting at $1,399; in EMEA in August starting at €1,199; and in China in July starting at ¥9,999.
The Predator Helios 300 can have up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, SATA SSD or HDD, 15.6″ or 17.3″ FullHD IPS displays, Dolby Audio Premium and Acer TrueHarmony for immersive audio. There is a USB 3.1 Type-C port, USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI 2.0, 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless, Gigabit Ethernet port. Other specs include AeroBlade 3D Fan 2 with ultra thin metal blades that reduce temperature faster.
Acer Predator X27 and Z271UV gaming monitors
Acer Predator X27 is designed purely for gamers, with 4K resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, Nvidia G-Sync HDR and more while Predator Z271UV comes with 1800R curved panel and eye tracking tech built in. Both the displays come with Quantum Dot technology that offers wider color range, better brightness and saturation and better color accuracy. The X27 supports 99% of the Adobe RGB color space, and Predator Z271UV covers 130% of the sRGB color space.
Predator X27 has 4ms response time, 1000nit brightness, advanced LED local dimming in 384 individually controlled sones, chiseled diamond cut all metal stand that can tilt, swivel and height adjustment. Acer Predator Z271UV has 1800R curvature panel that puts every corner of screen at same distance from eyes, creating better game play experience. The ZeroFrame edge to edge display with 3ms native response time is perfect for gaming. There are HDMI, audio out, four USB 3.0 and a DisplayPort. Two 7W speakers deliver decent sound output.