Acer Introduces New Aspire Notebook Series Packed with New Performance-Enhancing Technology
New Aspire notebooks feature new quad-core and dual-core processors and next-generation graphics solutions
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 - Acer America today announced its new line of Aspire notebooks geared for consumers who demand outstanding HD entertainment and smooth multitasking in a mobile form factor. The new notebook lines come packed with features and technology options including the latest quad-core processing technology from Intel or new dual-core processors from AMD. Combined with Acer's clear.fi home entertainment solution for sharing content in the home, branded discrete graphics and Blu-ray, the new Aspire line is well equipped for digital applications.
"The new line-up of Aspire notebooks will give consumers advanced productivity and outstanding entertainment capabilities," said Preeta Anil, senior manager of product marketing for Acer America. "The new Aspire line upholds Acer's strong tradition of offering first-to-market, leading-edge technologies at budget-friendly prices."
Everyday Multitasking, Digital Media Enjoyment and Communication For consumers who desire amplified PC performance, the new Aspire 5750, 5750G and Aspire 7750G notebooks feature the ultra-fast, 2nd-generation Intel(r) Core i7 (2630QM) quad-core processor with Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, smart graphics power on demand, cutting-edge communication features and advanced surround sound.
Utilizing the power of Intel's quad-core processors, the Aspire 5750, 5750G and 7750G notebooks provide maximum CPU/GPU performance for amazing high-definition (HD) experiences. The Aspire 7750G allow users to economically configure two DDR3 SODIMM slots, upgradeable up to 8GB of system memory via two 4GB memory modules, while the Aspire 5750 and 7750 notebooks come loaded with 4GB or 6GB of memory. The Aspire notebooks offer ample hard drives for storing a vast library of music, videos, images and games, up to 750GB capacity on the Aspire 7750G and up to 640GB on the Aspire 5750.
For consumers who desire a notebook with discrete graphics, the new Aspire series offer next-generation options from both NVIDIA and ATI.
The Aspire 5750G is one of the first to market with the new NVIDIA(r) GeForce(r) GT 540M graphics solution, which includes full DirectX 11 support along with NVIDIA Optimus(tm) technology, a hybrid graphic engine that intelligently optimizes a notebook to switch between UMA or discrete graphics, depending on the application's needs. The Aspire 7750G notebooks are outfitted with power-efficient discrete ATI Mobility Radeon(tm) HD 6550 or 6650 graphics, which deliver performance on demand for smooth multitasking and impressive multimedia.
The Aspire 5750, 5750G and 7750G notebook series feature visually appealing and practical designs. The notebooks are housed in black, matte mesh pattern preventing smudges and scratches. With LED-backlit widescreen displays, the Aspire 5750 and 57050G sports a 15.6-inch HD display (1366 x 768 resolution), while the Aspire 7750G touts a 17.3-inch HD+ display (1600 x 900 resolution), ideally suited for entertainment needs and outstanding visual experiences. A complete HD entertainment center, the Aspire notebooks feature Dolby(r) Advanced Audio v2 virtual surround sound for an immersive audio sound experience, along with an HDMI port for connecting to an HDTV or external display.
The Aspire 7750G notebooks are also available with a Blu-ray drive.
For easy communication needs, the Aspire 5750, 5750G and 7750G notebooks feature clear.fi, Acer's digital home entertainment solution that automatically connects all Acer devices onto a home network - including a smartphone, notebook, desktop, HD media player and home storage.
clear.fi gathers media files from devices, then categorizes by media type, allowing easy access to digital files.
The new Aspire 5750, 5750G and 7750G notebooks will be available for U.S. customers on Jan. 9 at select retailers, with prices beginning at MSRP $899.99 for the Aspire 5750 and 5750G, and $1029.99 for the Aspire 7750G.
New AMD Dual-Core Technology for Everyday HD Computing For budget-conscious mobile PC users, the new Aspire 5253 series features the latest AMD E-350 processor with VISION Technology. The new AMD dual-core processor combined with the notebook's 15.6-inch high-definition LED-backlit Acer CineCrystal(tm) widescreen display allows consumers to enjoy and share full HD content effortlessly, and experience smooth and vivid DVD and HD video playback.
The Aspire 5253 series offers up a 320GB hard drive for quick retrieval and storing of digital files, and up to 4GB DDR3 memory, allowing consumers to breeze through multiple tasks simultaneously. Featuring next-generation ATI Radeon(tm) HD 6310 graphics, the Aspire 5253 series delivers crystal-clear images and brilliant color for the latest games, movies, photos or videos. Taking the visual experience one step further, the Aspire 5253 notebooks also feature an HDMI port, providing crisp, high-quality visuals and audio through a single cable.
The Aspire 5253 series will be available for U.S. customers at select retailers beginning Jan. 9, with prices beginning at MSRP $449.99.
Communication and Productivity
All four notebook lines come with integrated 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED wireless technology and Gigabit Ethernet to facilitate smooth and trouble-free Internet access. The Acer Crystal Eye 1.3 megapixel HD webcam enables high-quality video chats and VoIP with friends, family and work associates.
The notebooks also come equipped with Windows(r) 7 Home Premium and Office Starter 2010 for easy content creation and productivity.
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for total PCs and notebooks . A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to the company's continuing growth, while its multi-brand approach effectively integrates Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell, and eMachines brands in worldwide markets. Acer strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs 7,000 people worldwide. 2009 revenues reached US$17.9 billion. See http://www.acer-group.com for more information.