Today, Acer announced a new lineup of PCs offering solid performance and stylish designs great for families, students and professionals on the go.
Aspire V 15, Aspire E Series, and all-new Aspire ES Series notebooks, this is the notebook computer lineup for the 2015 back to school season that has students covered for both work and play.
Aspire V 15 – full featured device in a stylish design
The Aspire V 15 is adorned with an aluminum top cover imprinted using Acer’s advanced nano-imprint technology to provide a luxurious and uniquely textured metallic finish. It has a backlit keyboard which not only adds a modern touch to its appearance, but is also practical for use in dimly lit environments. Built with 5th generation Intel® Core™ processors and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® 940M series graphics chips, the Aspire V 15 provides high-powered processing and amazing onscreen performance. The Acer Aspire V 15 will be available in North America in August with prices starting at US$599, in EMEA in July with prices starting at €699, and in China in June with prices starting at ¥4,699.
Aspire E Series – attractive design with appealing features
The new Aspire E Series notebooks come in a variety of color options in 14-inch, 15.6-inch, and 17.3-inch displays. They feature a textile-pattern on the cover and underside which has been manufactured through a brand new process, involving 3D scanning of fabric samples, which are then replicated into molds with 3D printing technology and finished with a laser engraving process. The Acer Aspire E Series will be available in North America in July with prices starting at US$379 for 14-inch models, in EMEA in May with prices starting at €349 for 14-inch models, and in China in April with prices starting at ¥4,199 for 14-inch models.
Aspire ES Series – essential needs covered for work and play
The newly launched Aspire ES Series provides everything users need for work and play, balancing productivity, portability, and their checkbook at the same time. Featuring the Acer FlowCurve design and five screen size options ranging in size from 11.6-inch to 17.3-inches, the versatile and ultra-affordable Aspire ES Series has all the features needed for everyday tasks. The Acer Aspire ES Series will be available in North America in July with prices starting at US$229 for 11-inch models, in EMEA in June with prices starting at €249 for 11-inch models, and in China in April with prices starting at ¥2,299 for 11-inch models. These new notebooks ship with Windows 8.1 and are supported by Acer for the free Windows 10 upgrade.
The new Aspire Switch 10 E (SW3-013) and Switch 10 (SW5-015) – Acer has expanded its award-winning Switch 10 series 2-in-1 notebook line with two new 10.1-inch models featuring Intel® Atom quad-core processors in a fashionable and flexible design for ideal for students, frequent travelers and families wanting a thin and light device for enjoying productivity apps and entertainment on the go.
Aspire Switch 10 E (SW3-013)
The Aspire Switch 10 E features a thin lightweight design, six eye-catching color options, advanced ergonomics, and long battery life with its 30Wh battery that can provide up to 12 hours of battery life on just one charge. The Switch 10 E measures 10.31 (W) x 7.09 (H) x .43 (D) inches and weighs only 1.39 pounds in tablet mode. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 E (SW3-013) will be available in North America in July with prices starting at US$279 in EMEA in May with prices starting at €299, and in China in April with prices starting at ¥2,499.
Switch 10 (SW5-015)
The stylish Switch 10 (SW5-015) features a FHD 1920 x 1200 resolution screen with Zero Air Gap technology that displays sharp text and exceptionally crisp visuals, making photos, games and movies incredibly lifelike. It is reinforced with an elegant white Gorilla® Glass® 3 back cover, the tablet is resilient and the silver gray keyboard dock is an aesthetically appealing match. As a tablet, it measures 10.29 (W) x 6.97 (H) x .35 (D) inches and weighs just 1.31 pounds. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 (SW5-015) will be available in North America in August with prices starting at US$399 and in EMEA in June with prices starting at €449.
Acer has also announced that it will be refreshing its Switch 11 series with a new 11.6-inch model leveraging a new hinge design, improved ergonomics and more processing power. The Switch 10 and Switch 11 notebooks are supported by Acer for the free Windows 10 upgrade. Details and pricing on the new Switch 11 V will be available later this quarter.
The Aspire R 11, an 11.6-inch convertible notebook, features a fabric-textured cover and underside created with a laser etching process for a visually appealing and functional exterior that’s scratch resistant and provides a firm grip.
It is available in sky blue or cloud white, with a crisp and clear 11.6-inch HD touch screen featuring Zero Air Gap technology and durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The Aspire R 11 ships with Windows 8.1 and is supported by Acer for the free Windows 10 upgrade. The Acer Aspire R 11 will be available in North America in July with prices starting at US$249, in EMEA in June with prices starting at €349, and in China in June with prices starting at ¥2,799.
Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer via www.acer.com