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Acer announces Windows 10-powered products for back-to-school season

Acer busts out new back-to-school products powered by Windows 10.

Published Tue, Jul 28 2015 3:16 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:05 PM CST

Acer is excited for the launch of Microsoft Windows 10, and consumers can purchase the Aspire E Series notebook powered by Windows 10 starting tomorrow.

Acer announces Windows 10-powered products for back-to-school season | TweakTown.com

The Aspire E Series will launch during the first week of August, Acer said in a press statement. The notebooks support either 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch displays, powered by Intel CPUs.

The cheapest model, the E5-573-58FN, has the following specifications: 15.6-inch display, 5th Generation Intel Core i5-5200U CPU, 8GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive, and will be available for $499.99.

The high-end model is the E5-573-56RG, supporting the following specifications: 15.6-inch display with 1920x1080 resolution, 5th Generation Intel Core i5-5200U CPU, NVIDIA GeForce 940M with 4GB DDR3 VRAM, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD, and will be available for $649.99.

"Acer is thrilled to be offering a wide range of products featuring Microsoft Windows 10," said Eric Ackerson, senior product marketing manager at Acer. "Our ability to deliver a seamless user experience through Continuum across multiple devices - notebooks, desktops, tablets and smartphones - is a significant capability our customers are going to love."

In addition, Acer will also roll out a 2-in-1 notebook, two different convertible notebooks, and an all-in-One desktop - all powered by Windows 10.

The company's entire line of 2015 Windows-powered products that now ship with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will receive free Windows 10 upgrades.

An experienced tech journalist and marketing specialist, Michael joins TweakTown looking to cover everything from consumer electronics to enterprise cloud technology. A former Staff Writer at DailyTech, Michael is now the West Coast News Editor and will contribute news stories on a daily basis. In addition to contributing here, Michael also runs his own tech blog, AlamedaTech.com, while he looks to remain busy in the tech world.

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