Acer India has launched two new PCs that come preloaded with Windows 10. The devices include Aspire E5-573, Aspire V Nitro-Black Edition gaming and the Aspire R 13 that comes with Acer’s Ezel Aero Hinge that allows the six different modes of usage.
Acer also announced that the entire 2015 Windows-powered product lineup and those currently shipping Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will support the free Windows 10 upgrade for 1 year.
The Aspire E5-573 notebook comes in a number of colour options in 14-inch and 15.6-inch displays.
Powered by 5th-Gen Intel Core processors, up to Nvidia GeForce 920M series graphics with up too 16GB dedicated DDR3 VRAM, and up to 1TB HDD storage options, the Aspire E5 573 comes with Skype certification. The notebook models include True Harmony audio technology optimized for use with the new Cortana voice assistant that’s part of Windows 10. It also features Acer Blue Light Shield feature which, as per the company, helps reduce the amount of blue light emitted from the display, which aids in lessening eye strain.
It comes with the precision Touchpad technology, which Acer claims only recognizes fingertip inputs. The new model also includes the Digital MEMS (Micro Electro Mechnical System) Microphone technology to use it as a communication device.
The Aspire V Nitro-Black Edition is a gaming notebook that comes with a 15-inch screen size and features a design that features sharp angles, slim profiles and patterned covers made with soft touch NIL (Nano Imprint Lithography) technology. It is powered by 4th-Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Nvidia GeForce GTX960M graphics. The notebook sports a 4K UHD display with IPS Technology that Acer claims, provides wide viewing angles, allowing users to share their multimedia experience. The Audio experience is also enhanced using Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater with 4 speakers.
Aspire R 13 – Intelligent Construction and Smart Features Enhance Work and Play
The Aspire R 13 is less than 17.95mm thin and weighs just over 1.5 kg. The device incorporates the Acer Ezel Aero Hinge. The 13.3-inch display is affixed to this special hinge at the sides, which allows the screen to rotate 180-degrees so it can be used in six different ways including in Notebook mode, Ezel mode, Stand mode, Pad mode, Tent mode and Display mode.
The new Acer Aspire E5-573 with Windows 10 will be available at a price starting at Rs 26,499. The Acer Aspire V Nitro-Black Edition with Windows 10 will be available at Rs 1,10,000 and Aspire R13 with Windows 10 will be available at Rs 89,999.
Announcing the launch, S. Rajendran, chief marketing officer, Acer India, said, “Working closely with Microsoft, all our 2015 products have been designed to be Windows 10 ready. As a result, customers who have purchased or plan to buy a 2015 Windows PC from Acer will transition seamlessly to Windows 10. Acer was one of the first brands globally, to unveil Windows 10 based products and we are happy to have maintained the same lead even for the Indian market” He also said, “All requisite support and services have been made available to help make the migration to Windows 10 as easy as possible for businesses both large and small.”