Acer has launched two new laptops under the Aspire series, the Aspire S 13 which is a ultra-slim notebook with Windows 10 OS and a convertible Aspire R 15. the Aspire S 13 is a Series ultra-slim notebook which sports a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display. The laptop is powered by 6th Generation Intel Core processors with options to choose between i3, i5 and i7. The Aspire S 13 comes with 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM and comes with SD card slot.
The notebook measures just 14.4mm in thickness and weighs just 1,4kgs. It comes with USB Type-C port along with two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and SD card slot. The device comes with a 54 W 3-cell Li-ion battery which gives 13 hours of battery life. Acer has also launched the Chromebook 14 for Work with military standard protection and spill proof keyboard.
The Aspire R 15 is a convertible laptop which comes with a metal top cover with a hairline-brushed finish, the bottom cover is made of 40% glass fiber and silver particles. The laptop is powered by 6th Generation Intel Core processors with up to 12GB DDR4 memory and up to NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics. The convertbile laptop comes with Acer ExoAmp Antenna technology to improve connectivity and give stable wireless experience. the convertible runs on Windows 10 Os with Cortana, Skype etc pre-installed.
Similar to the aspire S 13 the Aspire R 15 comes with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Audio providing an immersive experience while automatically reversing audio channels according to the orientation and mode of the device which is quite useful for a convertible laptop.
The Acer Aspire S 13 will be available in North America in May with prices starting at $699 and the Acer Aspire R 15 will be available in North America in May with prices starting at $699. Details about the availability in other regions is not yet revealed.
Acer has also announced laptops under E series and F series which are lower powered compared to the S and R series laptops, both the E series and F series laptops come with 6th Generation Intel Core processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX950M graphics with GDDR5 VRAM, and DDR4 RAM. The devices include Connectivity options like USB Type-C port, 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology. The E series laptops start from $399 and will be available in North America and the Aspire F series laptops will be available from $499 in North America as well.