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Acer Announces Notebooks, Laptops, Monitors At New York Event

At Acer's New York City event last week, the company showed off its upcoming lineup of products, most notably a dedicated gaming series; three low-priced computers (a Chromebook, convertible notebook, and laptop);  a Windows Phone that marked its entry into the U.S. smartphone market; and a new curved monitor sporting Nvidia's G-Sync technology.

But Acer had a whole day's worth of new products to show off ranging from laptops, all-in-one desktops, and a slew of additional monitors. Check out the handy guide below for details on the rest of Acer's new offerings.

Acer Aspire E 14

Notebooks

Aspire E 14 (E5-473, E5-432, E5-452, E5-422)Aspire E 15 (E5-573, E5-532, E5-552, E5-522)Aspire E 17 (E5-772, E5-752, E5-722)Aspire V 15 (V3-574)
ProcessorIntel Core i, Pentium, CeleronAMD FX, A10, A8, A6, A4Intel Core i, Pentium, CeleronAMD FX, A10, A8, A6, A4Intel Core i, Pentium, CeleronAMD FX, A10, A8, A6, A4Intel Core i7, i5, i3 (Broadwell)
GraphicsNvidia GeForce 940M or AMD Radeon R8 and R6 dual graphicsNvidia GeForce 940M or AMD Radeon R8 and R6 dual graphicsNvidia GeForce 940M or AMD Radeon R8 and R6 dual graphicsNvidia GeForce 940M
Display14-inch (1366x768, non-touch; 1920x1080, non-touch; 1366x768, touch)15.6-inch (1366x768, non-touch; 1920x1080, non-touch; 1366x768, touch)17.3-inch (1600x900, non-touch; 1920x1080, touch)15-inch (1366x768, non-touch; 1920x1080, non-touch; 1366x768, touch)
RAMUp to 16 GBUp to 16 GBUp to 16 GBUp to 16 GB
StorageUp to 2 TB HDD or up to 1 TB SSHDUp to 2 TB HDD or up to 1 TB SSHDUp to 2 TB HDD or up to 1 TB SSHDUp to 2 TB HDD or up to 1 TB SSHD
CameraHD webcamHD webcamHD webcamHD webcam
ConnectivityEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acMIMO dual-antenna 802.11ac
PortsUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Battery5 hrs5 hrs4 hrs5 hrs
PlatformWindows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1
Price$379UnknownUnknown$599
AvailabilityJulyJulyJulyAugust
TypeClamshellClamshellClamshellClamshell
Aspire ES 13 (ES-331)Aspire ES 14 (ES1-420, ES1-421, ES1-431)Aspire ES 15 (ES1-520, ES1-521, ES1-531)Aspire ES 17 (ES1-731, ES1-731G)
ProcessorIntel Pentium, CeleronIntel Pentium, CeleronAMD E1Intel Pentium, CeleronAMD E1Intel Pentium, Celeron
GraphicsUMAUMAUMAUMA
Display13.3-inch (resolutions unknown)14-inch (1366x768)15.6-inch (1366x768)17.3-inch (1600x900)
RAMUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GB
StorageUp to 1 TB HDD or 32 GB eMMCUp to 1 TB HDDUp to 1 TB HDDUp to 1 TB HDD
CameraVGA webcamVGA webcamVGA webcamVGA webcam
ConnectivityEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acMIMO dual-antenna 802.11ac
PortsUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
BatteryUp to 5.5 hrsUp to 5 hrsUp to 5.5 hrsUp to 4 hrs
PlatformWindows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1
PriceUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
AvailabilityJulyJulyJulyJuly
TypeClamshellClamshellClamshellClamshell
Travelmate B116Travelmate P645
ProcessorIntel Pentium, CeleronIntel Core i7, i5, i3 vPro
GraphicsUMAUMA or Nvidia GeForce 840M
Display11.6-inch (1366x768)14-inch (1920x1080)
RAMUp to 8 GBUp to 12 GB
Storage16 GB eMMC (base), up to 64 GB eMMC128 GB (base) or 256 GB SSD320 GB (base) or 500 GB HDD, up to 1 TB
CameraAcer webcamAcer webcam
ConnectivityUnknownUnknown
PortsUnknownUnknown
BatteryUp to 5.5 hrsUp to 8 hrs
PlatformWindows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 Pro
PriceUnknownUnknown
AvailabilityUnknownUnknown
TypeClamshellClamshell
Aspire ES 13 (ES-331)Aspire ES 14 (ES1-420, ES1-421, ES1-431)Aspire ES 15 (ES1-520, ES1-521, ES1-531)Aspire ES 17 (ES1-731, ES1-731G)
ProcessorIntel Pentium, CeleronIntel Pentium, CeleronAMD E1Intel Pentium, CeleronAMD E1Intel Pentium, Celeron
GraphicsUMAUMAUMAUMA
Display13.3-inch (resolutions unknown)14-inch (1366x768)15.6-inch (1366x768)17.3-inch (1600x900)
RAMUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GBUp to 8 GB
StorageUp to 1 TB HDD or 32 GB eMMCUp to 1 TB HDDUp to 1 TB HDDUp to 1 TB HDD
CameraVGA webcamVGA webcamVGA webcamVGA webcam
ConnectivityEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acEFX MU-MIMO 802.11acMIMO dual-antenna 802.11ac
PortsUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
BatteryUp to 5.5 hrsUp to 5 hrsUp to 5.5 hrsUp to 4 hrs
PlatformWindows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1
PriceUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
AvailabilityJulyJulyJulyJuly
TypeClamshellClamshellClamshellClamshell

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E

Two-in-one

Switch 10 (SW5-015)Switch 10E (SW3-013)
ProcessorIntel AtomIntel Atom
GraphicsIntel HD GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Display10.1-inch IPS (1920x1200 Corning Gorilla Glass)10-inch IPS (1200x800 Corning Gorilla Glass)
RAM2 GB DDR3L1 GB DDR3L (base) or 2 GB DDR3L
Storage32 GB eMMC (base) or 64 GB eMMC32 GB eMMC (base) or 64 GB eMMC
Camera2 MP front camera2 MP front camera, 2 MP rear camera
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
Ports2xUSB 2.0 ports, micro HDMI, headphone jack2xUSB 2.0 ports, micro HDMI, headphone jack
BatteryUp to 7 hrsUp to 12 hrs
PlatformWindows 8.1Windows 8.1
Price$399$279
AvailabilityAugustJuly
TypeConvertibleConvertible

Acer Revo RL85

All-in-one Desktop, Desktop PC and mini PC

Azpire Z3-710Chromebox CXV2Revo RL85Veriton Z4810GVeriton Z4710GVeriton Z266OG
ProcessorIntel Core (i7, i5, i3), Pentium, CeleronIntel Core i3-5005UIntel Core (i5, i3), CeleronIntel Core (i7, i5, i3), Pentium, CeleronIntel Core (i7, i5, i3), Pentium, CeleronIntel Core (i7, i5, i3), Pentium
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics or Nvidia GeForce 840M (optional)Intel HD Graphics 5500Intel HD GraphicsIntel HD GraphicsIntel HD GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Display23.8-inch (1920x1080), IPS LED backlighting, LCD displayN/A, supports Ultra HD video outputN/A, supports HDMI and DisplayPort23-inch (1920x1080) IPS LED backlighting, LCD display10-point touchscreen (optional)21.5-inch (1920x1080) LED backlighting, LCD display10-point touchscreen (optional)19.5-inch (1600x900) LED backlighting, LCD display10-point touchscreen (optional)
RAMUp to 16 GB DDR3LUp to 4 GB DDR3Up to 8 GB DDR3LUp to 16 GB DDR3Up to 16 GB DDR3Up to 16 GB DDR3
Storage500 GB HDD (base), 1 TB HDD, 2 TB HDD16 GB SSD500 GB HDD (base), 1 TB HDD, 2 TB HDDTwo SATA expansion bays (supports 2 TB each)Supports RAID 0/1/5120 GB SSD 500 GB HDD (base) or 1 TB HDD500 GB (base) HDD, 1 TB HDD or 2 TB HDD120 GB SSD500 GB HDD (base) or 1 TB HDD
Camera2 MP webcam (Full HD)External HD cameraN/A2 MP full HD webcam (180-degrees adjustable, retractable)2 MP full HD webcam (180-degrees adjustable)2 MP full HD webcam (180-degrees adjustable, retractable)
ConnectivityUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Ports2 USB 3.0, 3 USB 2.0, 1x HDMI input, HDMI output4 USB 3.0,  DisplayPort, HDMI port2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI output, mini DisplayPort2 USB 3.0, 4 USB 2.0, HDMI, DisplayPort, D-Sub port2 USB 3.0, 4 USB 2.0, HDMI, D-Sub port2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, DisplayPort, D-Sub port
BatteryN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PlatformsWindows 8.1Chrome OSWindows 8.1Windows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 Pro
PriceUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
AvailabilityUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
TypeAll-in-oneDesktopMini PCAll-in-oneAll-in-oneAll-in-one

Acer S277HK

Monitors

H257HUS277HK
Screen Size25-inch27-inch
Aspect Ratio16:916:9
Panel TypeIPSIPS
Backlight TypeUnknownUnknown
Max Resolution2560x14403840x2160
Max Refresh Rate60 Hz60 Hz
Color Depth8-bit10-bit
Color GamutsRGBsRGB
Response Time4 ms4 ms
Brightness300cd/m2300cd/m2
Video InputsDVI, HDMI, DisplayPortDVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, mini DisplayPort
Price$369.99$699.99
AvailabilityNowNow

This full range of products is a sneak peek of what we can expect from the company for the rest of 2015. Some of the new devices are typical of Acer, but gaming and mobile (at least in the U.S.) is uncharted territory. It will be interesting to see how the company performs for the rest of 2015.

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  • jasonelmore
    man the revo looks sexy
    Reply
  • soldier44
    Come on with the 30+ inch 4K monitors Acer...27-28 inches isnt cutting it.
    Reply
  • damianrobertjones
    "32 GB eMMC"

    Dear Acer,
    On some devices you 'might' just get away with such a small drive but on the machines above you are REALLY pushing your luck! Please... oems... Stop shoving CRAP down our faces. Leave that to Google.

    Reply
  • sullivang
    Still waiting for a 17" 3K+ laptop. Still have a bit of hair left.
    Reply
  • Nuckles_56
    Still waiting to see no more laptops with anything less than a 1080p screen, I might be 100 by the time that happens
    Reply
  • rwinches
    Mobile R8 dual graphics?
    Reply
  • left justify
    I never thought I would specifically hate a company, but I happen to hate Acer. So far, my experience is that they don't have quality control and do not stand behind their products. No other hardware company has left such a sour taste in my mouth.
    Reply
  • zodiacfml
    wow, MU-MIMO clients.
    Reply
  • Reepca
    "FX-series" AMD APUs? In a laptop? A real one? Like... having mass and substance and stuff? That people can buy?

    It's too late for April Fool's...

    If that includes the elusive FX-7600p, we just might have a flagship AMD APU in a laptop *before* the next generation is released.

    Wouldn't it just be depressing if Acer starts selling Laptops with an FX-7600p in them as soon as Carrizo is released? It would be the first commercially available FX-7600p laptop in the history of America... *applause*
    Reply