Acer has launched Aspire R 14 convertible notebook and Aspire all-in-one PC with a battery in the Indian market. It is for the first time that the company has installed a battery in the all-in-one PC lineup, says Jason Chen, Corporate President and CEO of the company.
The Windows 10 running devices were unveiled at an event held in Taiwan. Commenting on the launch, Chen said, “Acer has a heritage of delivering the best user experience through innovation in technology and design.
“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,” he further added.
The company claims that the battery bundled with the Aspire Z3-700 can deliver up to five hours of power backup, which allows the users to perform their regular tasks and use it for entertainment purposes without a headache of charging it frequently.
The all-in-one PC is fronted with a 17.3-inch Full HD 10-point capacitive multi-touch screen with 1920 x 1080 pixels of resolution. The display panel also supports input through a dedicated stylus for even more precise control. The device measuring 15.6 mm in thickness and weighing around 2 kg, comes with two kick stands that enable the device to stand like a monitor or to lay flat like a gigantic tablet.
The manufacturer has integrated an Intel Pentium or Celeron processors, coupled with up to 8GB of DDR3L RAM support. There are also SSD and HDD storage options with the PC.
Meanwhile, the newly launched convertible laptop, Acer Aspire R14 comes with a metallic finish, diamond-cut edge design, and a thinner 360-degree dual torque hinge for incredible flexibility between four different usage modes.
Pairing the device with Continuum allows the users to switch easily between PC and tablet mode. The tablet mode can be switched by hiding the keyboard at the back or laying 180 degrees flat, which is ideal for watching videos. It also allows users an option to use the device in a confined space.
Apart from the latest 6th Gen Intel Core processors and up to 8GB DDR3L system memory, and SSD storage support, the Aspire R14 features a 14-inch full HD IPS screen with resolution of 1366×768 pixels.The device is 18.5mm in thickness and weighs 1.9 kg.
“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.”