Acer Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation having its headquarters in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Acer makes desktop and laptop PCs, tablet computers, smartphones , servers, storage devices, displays and peripherals and it provides e-business services to businesses, governments and consumers. Acer was founded as Multitech in 1976 and was renamed Acer in the year 1987. Acer has rolled out six new laptops under its Aspire E series in India. The new Acer Aspire laptops are – E3-111, E5-511, E5-471, E5-571 ,ES1-511 and E5-571G. The laptops are priced between Rs. 20,999 and Rs. 59,999
Mr. Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia, says, “Powered by Intel processors, the E-Series range of laptops will deliver brilliant PC performance that will let users communicate with friends and family, enjoy entertainment, and get their work done.
“We are excited to partner with Acer in announcing the launch of the new Aspire E series from Acer based on the Windows 8.1 OS. The new OS provides users with an even more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs, while improving efficiencies. Activities like powering down and switching between apps are easier than before, navigating with the mouse and keyboard will feel more intuitive and finding great new apps to make the most of the software is simpler than before. We are sure consumers will be pleased with their experience of the new Windows 8.1 OS on the equally new Acer Aspire E series.” Said Mr. Neeraj Gill, Group Director – OEM, Microsoft India
The Aspire E5-571 comes in two variants – graphics and non-graphics – and is being offered available in five colours- Sapphire Blue, Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, Tiger’s Eye Brown and Garnet Red. the new Aspire E5-471 notebook sports a 35.56 cms (14 inch) screen size and is being offered in Pearl White colour.
The notebooks come with a Precision Touchpad (PTP) which supports six-core Windows 8.1 TouchPad gestures. The new Acer laptops runs Windows 8.1 and Linux operating systems. Features that all these laptops share are NVIDIA GeForce 800M series card and 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processor,12GB of RAM and 1TB hard disk.
Acer has launched a monitor XB280HK ,which is a 28-inch TN display having a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 (4K Ultra HD).It is fully compatible with Nvidia’s G-Sync adaptive refresh rate technology. Acer has also launched Iconia Tab 7 voice caling tablet earlier which offers 1.3GHz MediaTek MT8382 quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. The tablet comes with a 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It has 16GB built-in storage.