Acer Launches Refreshes Across its Aspire Notebook and All-In-One PC Portfolio

29th August 2018 | By Mouseworld Now Correspondent |

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BERLIN, GERMANY,August 29, 2018 – Acer today announced a refresh of its Aspire Z 24 all-in-one PC and brand-new additions to the Aspire 7, Aspire 5, and Aspire 3 notebooks series.

All these Aspire devices are powered by Windows 10, the Aspire series PCs cater to the needs of a wide range of users, spanning from the Aspire Z 24 all-in-one home PC for families, the multipurpose Aspire 3 notebook, the Aspire 5 notebook for work and play, to the top-of-the-line Aspire 7 notebook for creators, designers and prosumers.

The Acer Aspire Z 24 is the all-in-one home PC for families. It’s designed for connectivity and casual applications such as web browsing, social media, watching movies and casual gaming. It’s 11 mm (0.4 inches) thin and has a well-shaped rear cover and a narrow bezel for maximum screen real-estate. It’s supported by a glossy V-shaped metal stand that gives it a sleek style.

The Aspire Z 24 is equipped with a far-field microphone array made up of four digital microphones so customers can use their voice service of choice, such as Amazon Alexa or Cortana, to get weather reports, play music and manage everyday tasks from up to 4 meters away (13.12 ft). It also features Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Audio Premium technology to deliver clear and crisp audio through dual front stereo speakers. The Aspire Z 24 is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7+ desktop processors, with support for up to 32GB of Intel Optane memory and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, allowing it to power through complex tasks. The 23.8 inch Full HD IPS[ii] screen can be viewed comfortably at up to 178 degrees and menus can be navigated with ease using the 10-point touch display[iii]. Vibrant images with crisp, true-to-life colors come alive in Full HD 1080p resolution with wide-viewing angle capability, while Acer BlueLightShield and Flickerless technologies allow adjusting of the screen’s blue-light emission over extended periods of use.

The Acer Aspire Notebook Range

The Aspire 7 features up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8705G processor that features Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics on the processor package encased in a slim 16.9 mm, all-metal body, weighing just 1.5 kg. The Aspire 5, ideal for bloggers, photographers and creators offers exceptional CPU and graphics performance with up to the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for blazing fast connectivity and up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU.

Aimed at prosumers, designers, content creators, or those who want a PC with more bite, the Acer Aspire 7 has full metal chassis with extra-light magnesium-lithium bottom cover and slim-line look. It packs a 15.6 inch IPS2 display with a narrow bezel design with resolutions of up to HD (3840×2160) and weighs 1.5 kg and measures 358 x 247.5 x 16.9 mm. At its heart, lies a powerful 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8705G or i5-8305G processor with Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics and 4 GB HMB2 Graphics Memory—all in a single processor package. It has up to 16 GB DDR4 memory, up to 512 GB of PCIe NVMe RAID 0 SSD storage, and a backlit keyboard to give users an added boost in productivity. Featuring a 4K display with Acer ColorBlast technology and Acer Color Intelligence, and speakers featuring Dolby Atmos sound and Acer TrueHarmony technology, the Aspire 7 speeds through rich content creation, video and photo editing, or viewing 4K content, offering a rich multimedia experience.

The Acer Aspire 5 offers both looks and mobility. The hairline brushed pattern provides an exquisite, tactile finish accenting the premium aluminum cover. The narrow, 7.82 mm bezel design offers more real estate for better images and video. With a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display and Acer Color Intelligence, crisp, true-to-life colors come alive. It’s run by the new 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for fast connectivity, support for multiple personal assistants and voice services, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU.

Featuring a stylish 14-inch Full HD display, Acer Aspire 3 comes in a variety of vivid colors. It comes with upgradeable storage options. The Aspire 3 also packs in up to 8GB of DDR4 2666 MHz memory, a Precision Touchpad, Acer BluelightShield, an HDMI port, 3 USB ports and an optional built-in DVD drive.

The Aspire Z 24 all-in-one PC, Aspire 7, and Aspire 5 notebooks powered by 8th Gen Intel Core processors will feature Amazon Alexa built-in. This will help users to get more done by asking Alexa to check their calendar, create lists and answer questions; be entertained by asking Alexa to play their favorite music, podcasts or audiobooks; manage smart home devices including lights, thermostats and home appliances; and access tens of thousands of skills built by third-party developers.

“We’re thrilled to collaborate with Acer to provide customers with a natural way to increase their productivity,” said Priya Abani, Director of the Alexa Voice Service. “With Alexa built-in, you can use your voice to effortlessly manage tasks, hear the news, control smart home devices, access tens of thousands of skills, and more.”

Pricing & Availability

The Acer Aspire Z 24 series will be available in North America in October, starting at $899; and in EMEA in October, starting at €899.99

The Acer Aspire 5 series will be available in EMEA in December 2018, starting at €549

The Acer Aspire 3 series will be available in EMEA in December, starting at €399.

The exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region.

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