Acer announced an elegant refresh of its Aspire Z 24 all-in-one PC and brand-new additions to the Aspire 7, Aspire 5, and Aspire 3 notebooks series. All powered by Windows 10, the Aspire series PCs cater to the needs of a wide range of users, spanning from the Aspire Z 24 all-in-one home PC for families, the multipurpose and student-friendly Aspire 3 notebook, the practical and functionality-driven Aspire 5 notebook for work and play, to the top-of-the-line Aspire 7 notebook for creators, designers and prosumers.
The Acer Aspire Z 24 All-In-One is the Digital Assistant for the Modern Living Room
The Acer Aspire Z 24 is the all-in-one home PC for families and designed for connectivity and casual applications such as web browsing, social media, watching movies and casual gaming. Designed to blend in with living room décor, it’s extremely thin at just 11 mm (0.4 inches), with a beautifully shaped rear cover and an ultra-narrow bezel for maximum screen real-estate. It’s supported by a glossy V-shaped metal stand that gives it a sleek and timeless style. The Aspire Z 24 is equipped with a far-field microphone array made up of four digital microphones so customers can use their voice service of choice, such as Amazon Alexa or Cortana, to get weather reports, play music and manage everyday tasks from up to 4 meters away (13.12 ft). It also features Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Audio Premium technology to deliver clear and crisp audio through dual front stereo speakers. The Aspire Z 24 is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7+ desktop processors, with support for up to 32GB of Intel Optane memory and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, allowing it to power through complex tasks. The 23.8 inch Full HD IPS[ii] screen can be viewed comfortably at up to 178 degrees and menus can be navigated with ease using the 10-point touch display[iii]. Vibrant images with crisp, true-to-life colors come alive in Full HD 1080p resolution with wide-viewing angle capability, while Acer BlueLightShield and Flickerless technologies allow adjusting of the screen’s blue-light emission over extended periods of use.
The Acer Aspire Notebook Range
For users looking for a notebook with blistering performance, the Aspire 7 features up to an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G processor that features Radeon™ RX Vega M GL graphics on the processor package encased in a slim 16.9 mm, all-metal body, weighing just 1.5 kg. The Aspire 5, ideal for bloggers, photographers and creators offers exceptional CPU and graphics performance with up to the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for blazing fast connectivity and up to an NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 GPU. The Acer Aspire 3 is a great value laptop built for everyday tasks at home, work or school, and includes a built in optical disk drive3 drive and premium features for greater multimedia enjoyment.
The Acer Aspire 7: Ultimate Performance Packed into a Sleek, Lightweight Design
Aimed at prosumers, designers, content creators, or those who want a PC with more bite, the Acer Aspire 7 is not only beautifully designed with its full metal chassis with extra-light magnesium-lithium bottom cover and slim-line look, but also packs a powerful punch. It has a 15.6 inch IPS2 display with a narrow bezel design with resolutions of up to Ultra HD (3840×2160), weighs 1.5 kg and measures 358 x 247.5 x 16.9 mm. At its heart lies a powerful 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8705G or i5-8305G processor with Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics and 4 GB HMB2 Graphics Memory—all in a single processor package. It has up to 16 GB DDR4 memory, up to 512 GB of PCIe NVMe RAID 0 SSD storage, and a backlit keyboard to give users an added boost in productivity. Featuring a 4K display with Acer ColorBlast™ technology and Acer Color Intelligence™, and speakers featuring Dolby Atmos® sound and Acer TrueHarmony technology, the Aspire 7 speeds through rich content creation, video and photo editing, or viewing 4K content, while also offering an incredible, high-powered multimedia experience.
The Acer Aspire 5: Practical and Function-rich for Media Consumption
Ideal for families and users who need a powerful, function-rich notebook for media consumption, the Acer Aspire 5 offers both looks and mobility. The hairline brushed pattern provides an exquisite, tactile finish accenting the premium aluminum cover so users can travel with ease and look great doing it. The narrow, 7.82 mm bezel design offers more real estate for amazing images and video. With a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display and Acer Color Intelligence, crisp, true-to-life colors come alive. Users can adjust gamma and saturation in real-time, optimizing screen color and brightness without clipping. It features up to the new 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for blazing fast connectivity, support for multiple personal assistants and voice services, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU, delivering excellent performance. On top of computing performance, Acer TrueHarmony Audio brings sounds to life.
The Acer Aspire 3: A Value Multimedia Machine for Work, School and Play
The stylish 14-inch Full HD display Acer Aspire 3 comes in a variety of vivid colors and is perfect for delivering powerful multimedia experiences and entertainment. It’s flexible too, with upgradeable storage options and plenty of space for media, personal photos and documents. The Aspire 3 also packs in up to 8GB of DDR4 2666 MHz memory, a Precision Touchpad, Acer BluelightShield, an HDMI port, 3 USB ports and an optional built-in DVD drive.
Amazon Alexa Coming to More Acer Devices
The Aspire Z 24 all-in-one PC, Aspire 7, and Aspire 5 notebooks powered by 8th Gen Intel Core processors will feature Amazon Alexa built-in, joining Acer’s growing portfolio of Alexa for PC devices. More owners of compatible notebooks and desktops can get more done by asking Alexa to check their calendar, create lists and answer questions; be entertained by asking Alexa to play their favorite music, podcasts or audiobooks; manage smart home devices including lights, thermostats and home appliances; and access tens of thousands of skills built by third-party developers.
“We’re thrilled to collaborate with Acer to provide customers with a natural way to increase their productivity,” said Priya Abani, Director of the Alexa Voice Service. “With Alexa built-in, you can use your voice to effortlessly manage tasks, hear the news, control smart home devices, access tens of thousands of skills, and more.”
Pricing & Availability
The Acer Aspire Z 24 series will be available in North America in October, starting at $899; and in EMEA in October, starting at €899.99
The Acer Aspire 5 series will be available in EMEA in December 2018, starting at €549
The Acer Aspire 3 series will be available in EMEA in December, starting at €399.
Here Are The Best Sustainable Commercial PCs
In line with Dell Technologies’ Progress Made Real social impact plan, Dell has incorporated sustainable solutions, materials and packaging in the industry’s most sustainable commercial PC portfolio.
The new Latitude 7320 detachable isasleek, lightweight and ready to support the “do-from-anywhere” work style. Itfeatures ComfortView Plus low blue light solution that eases eye strain and fatigue delivering the most comfortable viewing experience. The Latitude 7320 detachable comes with a 13-inch display and an advanced 5 MP front-facing camera, with Temporal Noise Reduction (TNR) to bring brighter, sharper visuals to video calls. With all ports and security features in the tablet head, users can enjoy the flexibility of this device and detach without worry. This device also contributes to our 2030 sustainability goals with EPEAT Gold registration; waterborne paint on 100 percent of painted parts; and packaging trays that feature ocean-bound plastic (25%) and HDPE recycled plastic (75%). The Dell Latitude 7320 starts at INR 85,000 and is available on DellTechnologies.com.
Designed for professionals across manufacturing, engineering, education and financial industries, the Precision 3560 Mobile Workstation features 100% sRGB, 400nit display with ComfortView Plus and Dell’s exclusive PremierColor software. This lightweight workstation provides an incredible mobile platform for 2D and entry 3D CAD, as well as reporting and data analysis. The Precision 3560 is the first PC among Dell’s commercial portfolio to use bioplastic from tree waste in their design. Produced using a by-product of the paper making process called ‘tall oil,’ these devices feature lids containing 21% bioplastic content. The Precision 3560 starts at INR 74,500 and is available on DellTechnologies.com.
The Latitude 5320 comes with 11th Generation Intel® CoreTM with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology and offers upto Core i7 Iris® Xe Graphics. A great example of a renewable material, our bioplastics are blended with recycled carbon fiber and other plastics for a total of 71% recycled or renewable materials in the lid of the Latitude 5000 series. By focusing on the second heaviest part of the device – the lid – Dell can make a larger sustainability impact, reducing the product’s carbon, water and energy footprint, while maintaining Dell’s high reliability, durability and performance standards. The Dell Latitude 5320 starts at INR 77,500 and is available on DellTechnologies.com.
Upgraded with the Intel® Evo™ series, the XPS 13 9310 brings the perfect combination of performance, responsiveness, battery life and stunning visuals. Co-engineered with Intel, the Dell XPS 13 is verified to provide a seamless experience for entertainment or work, anywhere. With up to i7 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors coupled with the Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, the XPS 13 is now even faster, smoother and more immersive. On a planet with almost 8 billion people, every action we take makes an impact. We have eliminated foam and single-use plastic bags with the new XPS family. Consumers can toss the entire XPS box in the recycling bin without thinking twice as it contains recycled ocean-bound plastics, locally recycled plastic, sustainable materials and recycled corrugate. The XPS 13 9310 starts at INR Rs. 150,990 including GST and is available for purchase at select Dell Exclusive Stores and on Amazon.
pTron Unveils Tangent Plus v2 BT Neckband at INR 999/-
pTron announces the launch of advanced and upgraded Tangent Plus v2. Jam-packed with extended playtime, high-quality audio, and design Tangent Plus v2 is available at a consumer-friendly price of INR 999 only.
The convenience factor coupled with the trendy design makes it a perfect choice for students and working professionals.
Mr. Ameen Khwaja, Founder & CEO, pTron commented on the launch, “Wireless is clearly the growing craze among the occupied youth. Every detail of pTron Tangent Plus is refined as per consumer feedback to include improvements in battery life, connectivity, seamless fast charging, and ergonomic design to produce the best possible music experience for music enthusiasts.”
The new Tangent Plus is an affordable, feature-rich, and efficient wireless neckband that fits easily within the everyday life of new-age India. It is an ideal choice for consumers looking to get more out of their listening experience with high-quality audio and convenient controls. The Bluetooth neckband boasts a perfectly secure fit, a built-in HD mic for crystal clear calls, Bluetooth 5.0 Connectivity for the most stable connection, and optimum battery life. On top of the class-leading sound, pTron Tangent Plus is equipped with voice assistant and 10 mm dynamic drivers for an immersive stereo sound, accurate high frequencies, and mega bass.
The product highlight is inarguably its quick charging and battery life. Only 10 minutes of charging allows 6 hours of playtime, making Tangent Plus the best partner for those on the go. A product engineered with meticulous attention to detail, presented in 3 vogue colors – Ruddy Red, Bleeding Blue, and Titanium Grey, the neckband is THE style statement of 2021.
VingaJoy Launches BT-5800 Wireless Headphone Priced at INR 2999
VingaJoy has announced the launch of its all new Heavy Bass Wireless Headphones BT-5800, in India. Priced at Rs. 2,999, VingaJoy BT-5800 wireless headphones enjoy up to 40 hours of play and talk time and easy listening with the ultra – lightweight headphones that include soft ear pads for comfortable wear. This pair of wireless headphones with mic is packed with Bluetooth v5.0. Dedicated to sound and comfort, they also support hands-free calling, and an impressive bass with high stereo feature. The headphones have multiple pairing mode options, such as Wireless/TF/SD card/AUX function.
The headset has a built-in dual microphone which provides 360-degree surround sound support. VingaJoy BT-5800 is easy to carry and offers hand-free calling experience while performing sports activities or driving. The biggest benefit of this wireless headphones is that it has a lightweight structure and foldable design, making it a great companion while commuting. It also offers painless wearing for an easy comfortable long hour usage.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Lalit Arora, Co-Founder, VingaJoy said, “VingaJoy has been at the forefront of innovation and has evolved into developing some of the finest audio peripherals in the market right now. We have always been fascinated by sound and wanted to make the music experience better by discovering new technologies. We developed Smart Sound – audio that automatically adapts to the surroundings, to ensure our consumers get a consistent and superior experience of voice, audio and music in every environment. Aligned with that, the VingaJoy BT -5800 is a revolutionary headset that will change the way we experience sound and cope with noise in the future. We strongly believe that the product will have a strong appeal to our customers.
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