Acer’s latest laptop range is designed to meet our changing work scenarios
Acer has unveiled its latest range of products for creators, gamers and business which are designed to meet the changing needs of customers working in the office, at home, at school and on the go.
Over the past year there have been more people than ever working and learning from home with a growing need for flexible workspaces and a demand for hybrid working solutions.
Many Australians are still navigating the changing landscape and our technology requirements are also evolving to help us stay connected and productive.
Acer’s new range includes the Swift 5 – a thin and light consumer laptop which has a world-first antimicrobial solution on its touchscreen, the Concept D 3 Ezel – a versatile toolbox for creators on the move, Helios 300 and Triton 500 gaming laptops and the TravelMate Spin 4 which offer both mobility and performance in a business grade laptop.
“During the pandemic last year, over 4.3 million people, or 32% of working Australians, worked from home,” said Darren Simmons, Oceania Managing Director, Acer.
“Many people, across several industries, demonstrated that when equipped with the right technology, they can successfully work from home, remain productive and be engaged.
“Hybrid ways of working and living is at the core of our collective psyche in the current climate, and this has accentuated the importance of technology in enabling connectivity, not only in the business sector but also across consumer, creative and gaming.
“Acer’s latest products demonstrate our commitment to innovation and adaptability and are purposely designed to enrich people’s lifestyles.
“As we look to the future and what a ‘new normal’ may look like, Acer is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software and services will fuse as one to unlock new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike.”
ACER SWIFT 5 – $1,799
The Acer Swift 5 is a response to COVID-19 which now offers an antimicrobial solutions to protect users against germs and bacteria.
There is an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass touch display so the surface stays cleaner for longer and is less susceptible to bacteria.
This is achieved with trace amounts of silver ions leaching the glass surface to eliminate surface bacteria while still offering scratch resistance.
The laptop is thin and light and has a sleek design and is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core processor with a fast charging battery that can offer 17 hours of use.
ACER CONCEPT D 3 EZEL – from $3,699
If you are more on the creative side, the Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel is versatile for whenever inspiration strikes.
The device has a tiltable 15.6-inch PANTONE verified touchscreen with its own dockable stylus.
ACER PREDATOR HELIOS 300 ($3,199), ACER PREDATOR TRITON 500 ($5,499)
The Predator Helios 300 laptop is a powerhouse with desktop calibre gaming performance, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30801, 10th Generation Intel Core i7 and custom engineered 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D technology.
The Predator Triton 500 is sleek but still has it where it counts.
It has the latest 10th Generation Intel Core processor, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max Q Design, and ultra-fast PCIe NVMe storage.
The display has a 1ms response time powered by NVIDIA G-SYNC technology along with custom-engineered cooling technology which can monitor temperatures and adjusts fan speed accordingly during heavy loads.
ACER TRAVELMATE SPIN P4 – $1,859
The Acer Travelmate Spin P4 offers mobility and high-performance with a compact design so you can get your work done on the move.
The TravelMate Spin 4 has a 14-inch display and is a business-grade convertible to suit whatever task you have or to kick back and enjoy some entertainment.
It has a semi-metal design with durability, security and connectivity for the highly refined user or road warrior.