The manufacturer Acer unveiled at its annual event [email protected], a large number of novelties and new equipment which will be part of its 2021 portfolio. Under the motto “New perspectives” we were able to meet a varied equipment configuration.
This is the case with the new laptop Acer Swift X that despite its light format, arrives this year powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 processors and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics, promising up to 17 hours of battery life.
Another great novelty was the arrival of SpatialLabs for the ConceptD range of equipment, providing the graphic designer and creative market with new tools such as a 3D stereoscope for viewing 3D projects in real time.
During the presentation, the company made it clear its goal of using clean energy and sustainable materials in the manufacture and marketing of its equipment. Your new platform Earthion encompasses laptops such as the Aspire Vero, made from post-consumer recycled plastics (PCR).
Ecological packaging is also another step in thinking about the planet, with a box made from 80% or 85% recycled paper and using paper sleeves. The company aims to produce renewable energy for all of its energy consumption by 2035.
He also announces a collaboration with RE100, a global renewable energy company initiative that brings together a multitude of large companies committed to the use of renewable energy.
Below you will find a compilation of the teams he has featured in this new edition of [email protected] 2021.
- Model: However aspire
- Availability: Consult
- Price: Not available
One of the great protagonists of this edition [email protected] It was the presentation of the Aspire Vero laptop, the first to be part of the Earthion platform (Earth-Mission in English) made with sustainability in mind at all times.
It is held together by easily accessible, standardized screws for an easier disassembly process. Noted for its yellow and volcano gray details, as well as the inverted R and E keys, indicating the 3 Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle.
Laptops and Gaming Computers: Predator Orion and Nitro
The new Acer desktops, as well as the Predator Triton and Helios laptops have received major chipset and architectural design updates to ensure the most optimal cooling of their internal components.
Acer Predator Orion 3000
- Model: P03-630
- Availability: October 2021
- Price: 949 $
In the range of desktop computers, Acer has renewed the Orion 3000 with the latest generation of Intel Core and AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors, in addition to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs.
The Predator Orion 3000 (P03-630) range is designed for gamers looking for advanced gaming experiences without neglecting additional tasks such as streaming or editing.
The system has advanced cooling systems (FrostBlade fan), as well as vertical light bars on the front of the tower which can be managed through the Acer app.
Acer nitro 50
- Model: N50-620
- Availability: October
- Price: 799 $
In the case of the Nitro 50 team, you will also find the latest performance with the more advanced Ryzen 9 5900 series processors or the 11th gen Core i7. They are accompanied by the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti graphics card with up to 64 GB of dual channel RAM.
These devices are marketed with a black metal chassis, including an integrated wireless charging cradle that works with all devices compatible with the Qi standard.
the Software NitroSense system management allows you to control CPU and GPU temperatures, as well as adjust fan speeds in each case.
Acer Predator Triton
- Model: PT516-51s
- Availability: July
- Price: 1999 $
Within the Acer gaming laptop family, the Predator Triton sets itself apart by combining under its chassis all the potential of the latest Intel Core processors with GeForce RTX Series 30 graphics.
It also has an exceptional display that guarantees a display frequency of up to 240 Hz, in an extremely thin chassis only 19.9 mm thick. Its technical sheet provided by Acer guarantees up to 12 hours of battery life.
Acer Predator Helios 500
- Model: PH517-52
- Availability: June
- Price: 2499 $
But if you are looking for maximum gaming power with the best display that Acer has put into a laptop, you will have to go for the Predator Helios 500 setup, using a FHA 360Hz panel with 3ms, or another option with Display. 4K 120Hz LED.
Acer’s Vortex Flow technology takes advantage of two fans, including a fifth-generation AeroBlade 3D, to redirect airflow to critical components and improve performance during the most intense gaming sessions.
Acer Swift X
- Models: SFX14-41G
- Availability: summer 2021
- Price: from 899 $
As we expected, the Acer Swift X This is the new laptop that incorporates AMD Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors as well as NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics. It promises 17 hours of battery life, which is quite a success under an ultralight laptop.
The Swift X also features a 14-inch FHD IPS display with an 85.7% screen-to-body ratio, 300 nits brightness, and 100% sRGB, a quality to match those who dedicate themselves to editing. 4K videos or photo editing for your projects.
A wider variety of Chromebook laptops
The novelties of the Chromebook are presented mainly in laptop format, given the good acceptance of these devices by sectors such as education. As a novelty, the arrival of a model with a 17.3-inch screen for students who connect from home.
Acer Chromebook 317
- Model: CB317-1H
- Availability: June
- Price: 399 $
One of the big surprises in the Chromebook laptop category has undoubtedly been the incorporation of a full-size model with a 17.3-inch FHD display and anti-reflective coating for studying from home.
It is complemented by a backlit keyboard and a touchscreen with integrated numeric keypad to facilitate tasks with forms and spreadsheets.
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 / Enterprise Spin 713
- Model: CP713-3W
- Availability: June
- Price: 769 $
One of the highest acceptance Chromebook computers from last year, this time comes with two different modalities, both in the standard version and in the Enterprise edition, thinking of companies that work hand in hand with Google’s G-Suite.
These are the first Chromebooks to be verified for the Intel Evo platform, which offers an idea of the care taken in design and lightness deployed by Acer. They have a convertible form factor with Thunderbolt 4 USB-C connectivity for video with external displays.
Both models come with a screen size of 13.5 inches and a VertiView panel under the contained dimensions and a weight of 1.37 kg for easy transport. Its battery supports fast charging mode with up to 10 hours of use.
Acer Chromebook 514
- Models: CB514-1W and CB514-1WT
- Availability: August
- Price: From 549 $
In the 14-inch size, Acer has updated its Chromebook lineup with two models CB514-1W and CB514-1WT equipped with 11th generation Intel Core processors.
Another set of features are functional USB-C ports with full-function backlit keyboards, as well as a built-in fingerprint reader. Its cover is made of metal with a reinforced design to provide durability in working environments.
Acer Chromebook 314
- Model: CB314-2H
- Availability: August
- Price: From 329 $
The cheapest student option is also getting major updates, now including an eight-core MediaTek MT8183 processor that will ensure sufficient performance for typical tasks, improving battery life up to 15 hours.
Its 14-inch FHD IPS display supports resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels in addition to guaranteeing a touch screen option for those who wish to better manage documents through direct interaction on their screen.
TravelMate for professionals and businesses
In Acer’s most professional line are the TravelMate PCs, a line of laptops released with Windows 10 Pro and highly geared towards managed environments with the tasks of the IT administrator in mind. The new features are as follows:
Acer TravelMate P6
- Model: TMP614-52
- Availability: September
- Price: 999 $
Beyond processor configuration updates, the TravelMate P6 2021 stands out for offering a convertible equipment option with a Gorilla Glass touchscreen that can be rotated 360 degrees to allow for different modes of use and be more productive.
They are lightweight equipment that weighs just 1kg, with a magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis and extra long battery life of up to 20 hours at best.
Acer TravelMate Spin P6
- Model: TMP614RN-52
- Availability: October
- Price: 1199 $
Acer’s built-in user detection technology can identify if someone is in front of the computer to activate or lock the laptop, with the Windows Hello plugin to recognize if that person is the owner and unlock the session.
These computers also take advantage of the security features of Windows 10 Pro, including a fingerprint reader and IR webcam for fast and secure logins through Windows Hello.
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