Today Acer introduced new notebook and tablet lines. These new products include the new Acer Aspire R7, Aspire P3, Acer Iconia A1 and the new Acer V5 and V7. Here are the details on these new notebooks and tablets from Acer:
Acer Aspire R7
Featuring a repositioned keyboard and a high-definition touchscreen that can flip, reverse, lie flat or float, the R7 was designed to create the best touch and type experience.
Best Buy is Acer’s exclusive retail partner. The R7-571-6858 has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of of $999.99. It will be available in stores and online for shipping on May 17th. Pre-orders can be placed now at www.bestbuy.com
Acer Aspire P3
Great for productivity at work or home with high-performance technology and keyboard, the Acer Aspire P3 delivers fun and functionality in tablet mode with IPS display and intuitive 10-point-multi-touch. It runs Windows 8 64 bit on Intel Core i3 and i5 CPUs.
Optimized for entertainment, the Acer Aspire P3’s 11.6-inch HD display with IPS technology highlights video, photos and other multimedia in brilliant and accurate color and clarity. The wide-screen design beautifully highlights movies, and multiple people can enjoy entertainment on the go thanks to the display’s wide 170-degree viewing angles. Dolby Home Theater boosts sound for headphones as well as built-in speakers. Audio and video on the Acer P3 can be shared with additional displays via its HDMI port. The built-in Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam captures video in 720p HD, bringing life to video web chats, while the 5MP back camera captures photos in high resolution. The new Ultrabook features a 60GB or 120GB SSD for powering on the device and retrieving data quickly and securely.
The Acer Aspire P3 is available immediately starting at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $799.99 USD.
Acer Iconia A1 Android Tablet
Sleek design, slim size makes it perfect for one-handed use, while the quad-core processor delivers faster media performance on this Android tablet with a 7.9” display with ISP technology.
-Sleek design, slim size makes it perfect for one-handed use - Quad-core processors for faster media performance - Vibrant visuals on 7.9-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology and 5MP camera - Great all-day companion with 7-hour battery
The Iconia A1-810 with 16GB capacity will be available in June at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $199.99 USD.
New Acer V5 and V7
Set New Standard for Thin and Light Computing: Updated and slimmed down V5 series of notebook and powerfull V7 ultrabook with versatile selection of color, screen size, processor, display and graphics.
The new V5 notebooks featuring a 15.6-inch or 14-inch display are available in either high definition (1366x768) or full high-definition (1920x1080) with IPS technology. These models also include four speakers and are supported by Dolby Home Theatre for crystal clear cinematic surround sound with less distortion.
Models are available with the next generation AMD dual core or quad core processors, or the latest Intel CPUs. Select configurations are equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GT7XXM series or AMD Radeon HD8750 discrete graphics for fast casual gaming and rich responsive multimedia.
The smallest Aspire V5 models featuring an 11.6-inch high-definition (1366 x 768) include touch screens and are ideal for anyone wanting an affordable thin and super light notebook to take wherever they go. Just 3 pounds and less than an inch thick. Models are available with the next generation AMD dual core or quad core or the latest Intel CPUs. They also feature a full size keyboard, while backlit keyboards will also be available in some regions.
The new V7 Series Ultrabooks offer the same stylish and thin design found on the V5 models, but adds a “silky touch” finish on the bottom. In addition, the V7 models include a variety of the latest Intel processors, solid state drives, Acer Theft Shield, the new Acer converter port and WiDi, Intel’s Wireless Display technology, which makes it easy to connect directly to a big screen HDTV for watching movies, viewing photos or videos or playing games.
The Aspire V Series will be available at the end of May. The V Series has a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $499.
The new Acer looks good, but it may also be worthwhile to review the new Novo 8 Discovery tablet that launches next week and which offers a more powerful battery (5000 mAh) compared to the 3250 mAh on the Acer; twice the DRAM (2GB DDR3) and an 8 Core GPU (Power VR SGX544MP2); and while matching most other features of the Iconia tablet, it has a much better price of $155) -- with one of the first sites it's available through is called TabletSprint -- the Novo 8 Discovery also features one the latest tech innovations which launched in 2013 -- Miracast HD Wireless technology, and with a $25 computer stick adapter it provides the tablet with wireless connection to any HDTV - ideal for streaming movies (Netflix) and for video games as well as any other web content... essentially turning any HDTV into a computer. The site TabletSprint also offers a promotion with Bonus Apps that include several popular 3D games such as Shadowgun and an Office Suite with Word, Excel & PowerPoint --