Acer Announces New Chromebooks, PCs, and Displays

Posted on September 4, 2019 by Paul Thurrott in Chrome OS, Chromebook, Hardware, Windows 10 with 7 Comments

It’s IFA this week, so Acer has unleashed a long list of new product announcements, including new Chromebooks, PCs, and displays.

Here’s what’s new.

Chromebooks for consumers. Acer has announced four new Chromebooks—the Chromebook 314, 315, 311, Spin 311—aimed to meet the needs of families, students, and small businesses. New models have 15.6-inch, 14-inch, and 11.6-inch displays. They will be available in December and will start at just $249.99.

Predator Triton 500. This new gaming notebook provides an ultra-fast 300Hz 15.6-inch display, an all-metal chassis, and 9th-generation Intel Core i7 processors. It will ship in December and start at $2,799.99.

Predator Triton 300. This more affordable laptop for mainstream gamers provides up to a 9th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics, and 16 GB of RAM (upgradable to 32 GB). It supports up to two 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 and up to a 2 TB HDD. It will ship in EMEA in October and will start at EUR 1,299.

Predator Thronos Air. This new gaming chair is a “gaming cave” that completely envelops the gamer in a steel structure that includes a chair, a modular desk, and a monitor arm. It will ship in Q4 and start at $13,999.

Nitro XV3 series. This family of UHD gaming displays provides a response time of up to 1ms and Visual Response Boost (VRB) for smooth, tear-free gameplay. Prices start at $299.

Swift 5. This new generation notebook PC is the world’s lightest 14-inch notebook. It’s powered by a 10th-generation Intel Core processor and optional discrete graphics, comes in a magnesium alloy chassis, and provides 12.5 hours of battery. It ships in November and will start at $699.99.

Swift 3. This notebook line expands with new models with a 14-inch display, discrete graphics, fast PCI SSD storage, Thunderbolt 3, and fast charging. They ship in November and will start at $899.99.

Aspire C-series. This new all-in-one desktop PC series features a space-saving design and is powered by 10th-generation Intel processors and optional discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX130 graphics. The series will ship in Spring 2020 and will start at $699.

 

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