In Berlin, the annual exhibition of consumer electronics IFA, so in the next few days we expect interesting new items. One of the first, for example, distinguished company Acer, which appeared against the background of just announced new mobile processors of Intel 7th generation, a whole galaxy of new laptops and ultrabooks based on these crystals. In this list, among other things, is the world’s thinnest laptop, as well as the world’s first laptop with a curved screen.

Below we briefly analyze the novelties of Acer and start with the first laptop with a curved screen on the market.

Predator 21X – the first of its kind

Perhaps the most unusual novelty from Acer can be considered a gaming laptop Predator 21X, which has a curved screen. The gaming portable machine, among other things, offers a full-size mechanical keyboard on the Cherry MX swatches. Below is a short list of novelty features:

  • Curved 21-inch IPS-display with a resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels;
  • The Intel Core processor of the 7th generation;
  • Two graphics accelerators Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 in SLI mode;
  • Five cooling fans;
  • Weight 8 kilograms

You can not carry such a thing with you, but at home the Predator 21X laptop can save a lot of space on your desktop and at the same time it will provide the level of performance of a stationary gaming system.

Acer Swift – the most portable laptop company

Acer introduced Swift – a line of its most ultra-thin laptops of different price segments.

Acer Swift 7

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The flagship model in the Acer Swift lineup. The thickness of the ultrabook is only 0.99 cm, which makes it the thinnest ultrabook on the market. The characteristics of the novelty are as follows:

  • 13.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Processors of the Core i5 family of the 7th generation;
  • Solid-state drive in the volume of 256 GB;
  • Up to 9 hours of battery life;
  • Two USB ports type-C;
  • 2.83 inch touchpad

Acer Swift 5

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With a thickness of 1.45 cm and a weight of 1.36 kg, the Swift 5 is only slightly thicker and heavier than the older model, but has similar technical characteristics and offers more storage space:

  • 13.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Processors of the Core i5 family of the 7th generation;
  • Solid-state drive up to 512 GB;
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM;
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life;
  • Fully aluminum housing;

Acer Swift 3

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The less compact model Acer Swift 3 weighs 1.5 kg and has a thickness of 1.78 cm. Specifications are as follows:

  • 14-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • 6th or 7th generation Intel Core processors to choose from;
  • Up to 8 GB of DDR4 RAM;
  • Solid-state drive up to 512 GB;
  • 12 hours of battery life;
  • Aluminium case

Acer Swift 1

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The younger model of the new line turned out to be the heaviest and at the same time the least powerful. The notebook weighs 1.6 kg and works on the basis of budget processors. Characteristics:

  • 12-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Intel Pentium or Celeron processors;
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 64 or 138 GB of eMMC memory for storage;
  • 12 hours of battery life

Acer Spin 7

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Another new line of laptops from the Taiwanese company was the Spin series with flip-up screens. The flagship model of the lineup is Acer Spin 7 – a 13-14 inch 2-in-1 notebook with a thickness of just 1.09 cm and weighing 1.18 kg. Characteristics:

  • 13-inch display;
  • Processor Intel Core i7-7Y75 7-th generation;
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM;
  • Solid-state drive in the volume of 256 GB;
  • 8 hours of battery life;
  • Two USB ports type-C

Acer Spin 5

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This model has support for Windows Ink, offers more storage for storage, but uses less powerful processors:

  • 13.3-inch touchscreen IPS-display;
  • Processors Intel Core i5 and i3 7-th generation;
  • Thickness 1.98 cm;
  • Up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory;
  • 10 hours of battery life

Acer Spin 3

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The heavier model of Spin 3 offers a wider choice of configurations and, therefore, is suitable for any budget. Characteristics:

  • 15.6-inch touchscreen IPS-display;
  • Intel Core processors of the 6th generation;
  • Up to 12 GB of DDR4 memory;
  • Storage system: a 1 TB hard drive and a 256 GB solid state drive;
  • 9 hours of battery life;

Acer Spin 1

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The youngest model of the line, Spin 1, looks more budgetary than its counterparts and runs on the basis of Celeron and Pentium processors. Characteristics:

  • 11.6-inch touchscreen IPS-display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM;
  • Up to 64 GB of eMMC memory or a hard drive up to 1 TB;
  • Up to 9 hours of battery life

Acer Switch Alpha 12

Acer decided to upgrade its modular laptop Switch Alpha 12, providing it with a more powerful processor. The weight and dimensions of the device do not seem to have changed at all:

  • The choice is offered to the processor of the 6th generation Intel Core i76500U or i3 and i5;
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM;
  • Solid-state drive up to 512 GB;
  • Weight 1.25 kg

Acer Chromebook R 13

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With the advent of Android-based applications, Chromebooks have become more useful. On this wave, Acer decided to release the Chromebook R13 – a larger version of its Chromebook R11 and the first 13-inch Chromebook with a touch screen. Characteristics:

  • 13-inch touch-screen IPS-display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Four-core processor MediaTeck M8173C Core Pilot;
  • 4 GB of RAM;
  • 64 GB of eMMC memory;
  • USB type-c port
  • Up to 12 hours of battery life

Acer Revo Base Mini

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Another new product from Acer at the IFA-2016 exhibition was this compact desktop PC with a size of only 14.4 x 14.4 x 5.3 cm. Despite this tiny size, you can connect two monitors to it if desired. Characteristics:

  • Intel Core processors up to i7 5th generation;
  • Storage system up to 2 TB;
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM (2x SoDIMM);
  • The possibility of expanding the RAM and storage system

The computer can be purchased with the preinstalled operating system Windows 10. However, if you want, you can choose the option with FreeDOS or even without OS at its discretion.

Acer also updated its line of gaming monitors, adding three new models:

Predator Z271T

  • 27-inch curved display;
  • Full HD resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Frequency 144 Hz

Predator XB251HQT

  • 24.5-inch flat panel with thin frames;
  • Full HD resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels;
  • Frequency 240 Hz

Predator XB271HUT

  • 27-inch model with thin frames;
  • Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels;
  • Frequency 165 Hz

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