Acer Launches Updated Product Range

Notebooks, all-in-one PCs and nettops.

Acer has released almost an overwhelming barrage boatload of new laptops and PCs.

Frankly the number of new systems is ridiculous and some of the systems specifications have been left a little vague, but here’s what we know so far:

11.6in Aspire One

  • 11.6in WXGA pixel screen
  • Intel Atom CPU
  • Intel US15W chipset
  • 160GB hard drive
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G connectivity
  • 2.54mm thick
  • Eight hours from six-cell, 5200 mAh, battery
  • White, dark blue, red and black colour options

Acer Aspire One D250

  • 1.6GHz N270 or 1.68GHz N280 Atom CPU
  • 10.1in 1,024 x 600 pixel screen
  • 25.4mm thick (versus 33.4mm for the D150)
  • Three or six-cell battery

Aspire Z5600 All-in-One

  • 24in touch-sensitive display
  • Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs
  • Up to 2TB hard drive capacity
  • The “latest generation of MXM graphic processors” (AMD ATI Mobility Radeon 3000-series or nVidia GeForce 100-series seems likely)
  • Blu-ray drive

eMachines EZ1600

  • 18.5in, 16:9 aspect ratio, “720p” display
  • Intel Atom N270 CPU
  • Intel 945GSE chipset (the older, not-so-good one)
  • 160GB hard drive

Acer Aspire Revo (a.k.a. the hornet)

  • Intel Atom 230 processor
  • nVidia ION platform (9400M graphics, hardware HD video decoding and so on)
  • Optional (Wiimote-style) motion-sensitive controllers
  • Ethernet, WiFi (Draft-N optional), connectivity

Aspire Timeline series (specific details below)

  • 13.3in (pictured), 14.1in and 15.6in, LEB-backlit, 1,366 X 768 pixel displays
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low-Voltage processors
  • 500GB hard drive or 64GB SSD
  • Eight-hour battery life with mechanical drive, 10-hour with SSD (claimed)


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