Yesterday, October 12, 2015, Acer announced two new exciting Windows 10 devices, the Acer R14 convertible notebook and the Aspire Z3-700 portable all in one PC. Those two devices are dubbed to change how people interact and connect to what's important in their world.
“Acer has a heritage of delivering the best user experience through innovation in technology and design,” said Jason Chen, Corporate President and CEO, Acer. “With Windows 10, we can now deliver a unique and consistent experience across our comprehensive product portfolio, be it notebooks, desktops, tablets or smartphones, and empower users to do great things with more personal and human technology.”
“We worked closely with Acer to help ensure their devices would make the most of Windows 10,” said Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group, Microsoft. “With Cortana, the personal assistant that helps you get things done, Continuum, which enables Windows Phones to act like a PC when paired with a larger display, great gaming with Xbox, and our new browser Microsoft Edge, we are excited to welcome these Acer devices to the Windows 10 family.”Optimized for Windows 10
The Acer R14 is a sleek convertible notebook with diamond cut edge design and a thinner 360 degree dual torque hinge that enables you to use it's famous 4 modes easier. It's powered by the 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, up to 8 GB RAM and SSD storage for powerful performance anywhere you are. The new Aspire R 14 includes MU-MIMO wireless technology, allowing up to three times faster downloads compared to other 802.11ac products, especially in crowded networks. It weighs at just 1.9 kg and measures at just 18.5 mm thin.
|Acer Aspire Z3-700|
On the other hand, the Acer Z3-700 is your ultimate all in one PC made to move. It features a battery life that can last for 5 hours of continuous usage, that allows consumers to do productivity task much longer. The 17.3 inch Z3-700 also has a chassis of just 15.6 mm slim and weighs at just 2 kg. It also has two kickstands that allow it to stand or lay flat like a HUGE tablet.
It's powered by Intel® Pentium® or Celeron® processors, has up to 8 GB RAM, SSD or HDD storage options and features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution with 10 point capacitive multi touch screen.
Both Acer devices are powered by Windows 10 and highlights key features like Cortana, Continuum, Microsoft Edge and Xbox. They also have dual digital microphones that features Acer Purified Voice with enhanced DSP (Digital Signal Processing) that cancels background noise and improve speech accuracy. That allows users to have a better Cortana experience.
They also boast Acer TrueHarmony Plus technology with Dolby® Audio™ sound which provides powerful audio and immersive sound experience. The R14 and Z3-700 also has the usual and effective Acer BluelightShield tech that effectively reduce eye strain by reducing bluelight emission from the screen.
"The new lineup of Acer Aspire devices show the versatility of the latest Intel processors," said Kirk Skaugen, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Client Computing Group, Intel. "Leveraging the power of Intel technology, these new devices are thin, light, fast and perfectly suited for productivity and entertainment at home or on the go."
Acer also showcased the Liquid Jade Primo smartphone which is the first 5.5 Inch windows 10 device that runs like a full PC when docked. Allowing professional have the ultimate productivity through Continuum even on the go.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Aspire R 14 will be available in North America in late October with prices starting at US$699, in EMEA in late October with prices starting at €799. The Acer Aspire Z3-700 will be available in EMEA by the end of the year with prices starting at €599.
There's still no word when will it arrive in the Philippines. We'll keep you guys posted.
For more info visit: www.acer.com