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Acer announces new consumer laptops for 2019

The company announced a range of new devices for gamers, families, students and professionals

The Spin 3's 14-inch Full HD IPS touch display allows for input via pen and touch simultaneously
The Spin 3's 14-inch Full HD IPS touch display allows for input via pen and touch simultaneously

Acer announced a new line of consumer laptops at its next@acer conference this week. Acer is targeting the gaming and content creator segment with a new line and they also revealed a new line of consumer notebooks for multipurpose users.

Acer announced a new line of consumer laptops at its next@acer conference this week. Acer is targeting the gaming and content creator segment with a new line and they also revealed a new line of consumer notebooks for multipurpose users.

The brand has revealed the latest updates and new models of its popular Aspire series notebooks as well as the new Spin 3, the latest addition to the Spin convertible notebook series and the Nitro 7 and Nitro 5 gaming laptop series.

Spin 3

Powered by Windows 10 and up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and an optional NVIDIA GeForce MX230 GPU, it features a 512GB512 PCIe SSD and up to 1TB of HDD storage, a dockable and rechargeable pen, and Wi-Fi 5 performance.

Weighing 1.7, the new Spin 3is light. It features a 9.6 mm (0.38 inches) thin bezel with a 79 percent screen-to-body ratio on its 360-degree flipping display that can be used as a laptop or tabletThe Spin 3's 14-inch Full HD IPS touch display allows for input via pen and touch simultaneously, and the Acer Active Pen enables precise and direct on-screen input at multiple points of contact. It can go up to 12 hours on a single charge, and the Acer Active Pen is dockable and supports Windows 10 gestures. It also comes with two front facing speakers.

Aspire 7

Aimed at prosumers, designers, and content creators, the Acer Aspire 7 packs in performance with its 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics. Internally, there's 16GB of rapid DDR4 memory and up to a 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID 0, and up to 2TB HDD. A backlit keyboard means you can work in low lit environments too. The 15.6-inch narrow border IPS Full HD display, and Acer Color Intelligence should deliver colors accurately. It has Acer's signature TrueHarmony technology so sound profiles can be customized

Users can login via a touch of the built-in fingerprint reader through Windows Hello. With Microsoft's personal digital assistant Cortana, customers can go hands-free by making voice commands.

Aspire 5

The Acer Aspire 5 is designed for mobility aimed at family users and enthusiasts light content creation. The exterior has a sandblasted aluminum top cover and measuring 17.95 mm thin while including up to a 15.6 inch Full HD IPS display, an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with an NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics, or a 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Mobile Processor with Radeon RX 540  Vega Graphics if you choose. Discrete Radeon graphics with faster app-loading times and smoother multitasking.

The narrow 7.82 mm (0.31 inches) bezel design has significantly more screen real estate than its predecessor and the full HD IPS display and Acer Color Intelligence and TrueHarmony software should keep users happy, according to Acer.

Aspire 3

TAcer Aspire 3 is Acer's classic laptop that's now in a slim body, with an emphasis put on the design of the notebook. The variants come in 14-inch, 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Full HD 1080p resolution screens.Internally, there's 512GB PCIe SSD and a 1TB HDD and 16GB DDR4 RAM. It also has Acer's BluelightShield technology to help protect your eyes for long periods of usage.

Externall, there's the an HDMI port, three USB ports, and the 17-inch version comes with a built-in DVD drive, given that a lot of what we do is now online or cloud based, this seems to be an odd inclusion.

Nitro 7

Acer's new Nitro 7 is for casual. Its high-resolution 15.6-inch display has a 144Hz refresh rate with a 3 ms response time. A 9th Gen Intel Core processor and the latest NVIDIA GPUs power the Nitro. It also has, with two slots available for M.2 Gen 3x4 PCIe SSDs using NVMe technology in RAID 0 and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM with up to 2TB of HDD storage.

Nitro 5

Acer's updated Nitro 5 laptop has a Full HD IPS display in either a 17.3-inch narrow bezel display, or 15.6-inch with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio.

The Nitro 5 combines a 9th Gen Intel Core processor, the latest NVIDIA GPUs, two M.2 Gen 3 x4 PCIe SSDs using NVMe technology in RAID 0, and up to 32GB of DDR4. Targeted towards streamers, It can stream gameplay with Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 with 2x2 MU-MIMO technology it comes with HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C and 3.2 Gen 1 ports.