Acer America has launched the new Aspire R7-572, the second generation of this unique notebook, with 4th gen Intel Haswell CPU and support for an active stylus. The Ezel-Hinge allows the display to flip, reverse, lie flat or float above the keyboard to maximize usability. Here's more info on the new Aspire R7 models:
The R7-572 is a full featured notebook PC featuring Windows 8.1 with a 15.6-inch Full HD 1920x1080 touchscreen display with IPS technology, a 4th Generation Intel Core i5-4200U processor, 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive, and a full-size backlit keyboard. It also includes a volume control button, HDMI port, SD card reader, audio jacks, three USB ports, WiFi, Bluetooth and a convenient converter port supporting VGA, RJ45 and USB. For those who want connect to a big screen TV, WiDi makes it easy to connect wirelessly.
The R7 also includes a premium sound system featuring Dolby Digital Plus and four 2 watt speakers for a total of 8 watts. Because of its transformative design, the audio channels automatically reverse when switching modes, so sound is always perfect.
The R7-572 can be used with an optional Acer active stylus (sold separately), made by N-trig. Customers can write notes, markup documents or photos, draw pictures or make simple lists directly on the R7's high-definition touchscreen, just as if they were using regular pen and paper.
Availability and Pricing Best Buy is Acer's exclusive retail partner for the R7 Series of notebooks. The R7-572-6423 has an MSRP of $899.99. The Acer active stylus will also available at Best Buy, and has an MSRP of $49 (USD)(3). Both will be available in stores and online in early December .
Acer Aspire R7-572 highlights:
- A powerful full featured notebook with a 15.6" full HD display, the Acer Aspire R7-572 now offers increased performance and up to 6.5 hours of battery life through a 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor. - The new R7-572 includes a digitizer in the touchscreen, allowing it to work with an optional Acer active stylus. This provides users with more options for creating and collaborating on the unique movable display. - The R7-572 also includes Intel Wireless Display technology (WiDi), 8GB memory and a 1TB hard drive. - The R7-572 is available exclusively at Best Buy for $899.99.