Acer’s all-new Aspire notebooks unveiled
Key highlights include HD or Full HD displays, BluelightShield screen technology and a 180° lay flat hinge
Acer has revealed the all-new Aspire notebook line-up at its global press event in New York.
Featuring Windows 10, the range of everyday notebooks cater to a wide range of consumer needs, spanning from the family-and-student friendly Aspire 1 and Aspire 3, the mainstream Aspire 5, all the way to the top-of-the-line Aspire 7.
The premium Aspire 7 is designed for users looking for more powerful performance with up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. The Aspire 5 caters to work and play, packing in strong CPU and GPU performance and an optional Full HD display. The Acer Aspire 1 and 3 are built for everyday tasks, including fast 802.11ac wireless technology, features for multimedia enjoyment and a responsive and easy-to-use Precision Touchpad.
The Aspire 1 includes a 1-year subscription of Office 365 Personal, and 1 TB of OneDrive storage. With 802.11ac wireless technology - three times faster than traditional wireless technology – one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a HDMI port and Ethernet, the Aspire 1 makes connecting effortless. The 14-inch device is powered by Intel Celeron or Pentium processors with 32 or 64 GB eMMC storage, 4 GB DDR3L memory and Intel HD Graphics supported by up to 9 hours of battery life. All this is fitted into a sleek chassis that measures less than 18 mm in height and weighs in at just 1.65 kg.
The Aspire 3 comes with either a 14-inch HD, 15.6-inch HD or 15.6-inch Full HD display. Processor options for the Aspire 3 include Intel Core, Celeron and Pentium processors, with up to 12 GB of memory. It also includes Acer’s BlueLightShield technology, which reduces the exposure of blue light
The Aspire 5 is designed with media consumers in mind. It’s powered by up to 7th Gen Intel Core processors and latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and a maximum of 20 GB DDR4 2400 MHz memory. Storage wise, there are a range of options to choose from with HDDs up to 2 TB and M.2 SSDs up to 256 GB.