Acer launches new notebooks and tablets

By on May 13, 2012
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Latest Ultrabooks and Android based tablets hit the Middle East.


Acer held a media event today showcasing some of their upcoming laptops and tablets for 2012. The event kicked off with Acer’s Country manager Gregory Nizovsky, giving us a brief on where Acer as a brand stands in the Middle East followed by what their plans for 2012.

Following Gregory, Mark Prosser, Product Marketing Manager, Mobility Products, Acer Computer (M.E) Ltd took stage and disclosed the new laptops and tablets in the region. The following models can be expected from Acer in the months ahead.

Acer V3

The Acer V3 will be branded with the Olympics logo and features a premium finish with 14″, 15.6″ and 17.3″ models powered by Intel’s Core family of CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs. The 1600×900 resolution LED backlit screen will make sure Blu-ray movies look good won it.

Acer Aspire S5

Dubbed as the world’s thinnest Ultrabook that measures only 15 mm and weighs less than 1.35 kg, the S5 features the magical I/O panel that reveals itself when needed through a key press and houses the first thunderbolt port found on a PC laptop. Powered by Ivy Bridge and SSD drives, this next-gen Ultrabook has instant resume in 1.5seconds and a battery that lasts weeks on standby.

Acer Timeline Ultra M3

If you love your notebooks to be thin and light but also like to game on them, then the Timeline Ultra M3 with a dedicated Kepler (NVIDIA GT640M) GPU should keep you chugging- especially with that eight hour battery life. Measuring just 20mm thin, this laptop also comes equipped with Core CPUs from Intel and SSDs.

Acer Iconia Tab A700

Super hi-res displays is what is going to drive the next generation of tablets and Acer is well prepared for that with it’s ICONIA TAB A700 tablet with a 10.1″ screen featuring a full-HD 1920×1200 resolution. Along with the impressive display, Acer is equipping this tablet with a Tegra 3 SoC and a 9800 mAh battery.


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