Acer announces new and redesigned Windows 10 PCs

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    Today at IFA 2016, Acer unveiled several great new Windows 10 devices and desktop monitors, including PCs built ready for gaming or working on-the-go. The Acer Swift 7 and Spin 7 with Windows 10 are both less than three pounds and extremely thin, so you can take them anywhere. The Predator 21 X, a 21” Curved-Screen Notebook with Windows 10 comes with built-in eye-tracking hardware (infrared sensors and software), introducing new interactions in gaming like aiming, identifying enemies and taking cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen. The infrared sensors also enable Windows Hello for added security and convenience, scanning your face to unlock the device, in place of typing passwords.

    Let’s take a look at a few of these devices:

    The Acer Swift 7 with Windows 10



    Lightweight and extremely thin, the Swift 7 weighs in at just 2.48 pounds and measures .39 inches thin. Its black-and-gold dual tone design adds a touch of elegance to its durable all-aluminum unibody, while tough Corning Gorilla Glass provides superior scratch resistance to the 13.3-inch Full HD IPS2 display with a micro-bezel. With up to 9 hours of battery life, it is the perfect notebook for those on-the-go.


    Other features include:

    • Powered by Windows 10
    • Up to 9 hours of battery life
    • HD webcam with HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging support provides clear, bright and detailed images.
    • 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, fast 256GB SSD and up to 8GB of memory
    • dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports are included for quick data transfer, connection to an external display, and to charge the notebook

    Pricing and Availability: The Acer Swift 7 will be available in North America in October with prices starting at $999; in EMEA in October with prices starting at €1,299.

    The Acer Spin 7 with Windows 10



    Thinner than a standard DVD case, the Spin 7 convertible notebook with Windows 10 is a mere 0.43 inches thin and weighs just 2.6 pounds. Its 13-inch all-aluminum unibody houses a 14-inch FHD IPS Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreen display with a narrow bezel, perfect for drawing with Windows Ink or marking up webpages in Microsoft Edge. Sleek and contemporary, the Spin 7’s matte black chassis is complemented with polished silver hinges and diamond-cut edges around the touchpad. A wide-glass touchpad helps fingers glide smoothly across the surface with minimal friction.

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    Other features include:

    • Powered by Windows 10
    • Up to 8 hours of battery life
    • 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor
    • Up to 8GB of memory and a speedy 256GB SSD
    • Dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports included for quick data transfers

    Pricing and Availability: The Acer Spin 7 will be available in North America in October with prices starting at $1,199; and in EMEA in October with prices starting at €1,299

    The Acer Predator 21” Curved-Screen Notebook with Windows 10



    Acer’s new Predator 21 X, the first notebook with a curved screen, integrates eye-tracking technology for an even more immersive user experience. With 7th Generation Intel Core processors and dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI, the Predator 21 X takes the AAA gaming experience to a new level, while the curved screen also features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology to ensure smooth and sharp gameplay in every scenario.


    Other features include:

    • Powered by Windows 10
    • Features the latest 7thGeneration Intel Core processors, 5 cooling fans and dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI for unmatched graphics performance
    • Full-sized mechanical keyboard featuring CherryMX switches, with customizable RGB backlight settings for each individual key.
    • SoundPound2+ (4 speakers and 2 subwoofers), 3-way audio and Dolby audio
    • Advanced cooling architecture with 5 system fans, 3 of which are ultra-thinAeroBlade metal fans, to extract excess heat for uninterrupted performance during intense sessions
    • ThePredator 21 X’s numeric keypad also touts a unique design as it can be flipped over and turned into a Precision
    The Acer Predator 15 and 17 with Windows 10


    Acer’s Predator 15 and 17 gaming notebooks with Windows 10 now also feature GPUs with the all-new NVIDIA Pascal architecture, with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. This brings the note-books in line with Acer’s push to have the Predator series ready to power the latest VR devices.

    Pricing and Availability: The refreshed Predator 15 will be available in North America in September with prices starting at $1,699; and in EMEA in October with prices starting at €1,799. The refreshed Predator 17 will be available in North America in September with prices starting at $1,699; and in EMEA in October with prices starting at €1,799.

    To learn more about all the devices announced today at IFA 2016, head over to Acer.com!

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