All You Need to Know from the next@acer 2021 "Made for Humanity" Global Press Conference
Yesterday, Acer held its live global press conference with a few announcements made, including new large-screen Chromebooks, new monitors, gaming desktops, and more.
Eco-Friendly Vero Line
Acer has launched a lineup of green Pcs with its Vero series, including the Acer Aspire Vero laptop for consumers and the Acer TravelMate Vero laptop for commercial use. The Vero lineup share certain green guidelines, such as using post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic and shipping in recyclable packaging.
The Acer Aspire Vero (AV15-51) has a chassis composed of 30% PCR plastic, reducing CO2 emissions by 21%, and keycaps containing 50% PCR plastic. The 99% recyclable 15.6" FHD IPS display is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Ixis Xe graphics. Other features include Wi-Fi 6, a Type-C USB port, two Type-A USB ports, Acer TrueHarmony, and Acer PurifiedVoice with AI noise reduction. The Acer Aspire Vero (AV15-51) will be available in North America in November starting at US$699.99, in EMEA in October starting at EUR799, and in China in October starting at RMB4,999.
The Acer TravelMate Vero is powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, along with 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and 1 TB of SSD storage. It has a Kensington lock slot, Acer ProShield Plus, and runs on Windows 11 Pro. It features 30% PCR plastic throughout its chassis. The Acer TravelMate Vero will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$899.99, in EMEA in Qi of 2022 starting at EUR919.
The Acer Veriton Vero Mini (VVN4690G) is an eco-friendly mini PC designed to deliver commercial-grade performance. It offers Wi-Fi 6 or Wi-Fi 6E connectivity. Its chassis consists of 25% PCR plastic.
The Acer Vero BR277 monitor is an FHD monitor made of more than 50% PCR plastic. It is equipped with Acer's VisionCare, ComfyView display, and BlueLightShield features. The Acer Vero BR277 will be available in North America in March 2022 starting at US$299, in EMEA in March starting at EUR299, and in China in March starting at RMB1,999.
Additionally, Acer has also introduced some all-green peripherals, including the Macaron Vero Mouse, Vero Mopusepad, and Vero Ecosleeve. The peripherals will be available in EMEA in February 2022 starting at EUR24.90, EUR19.90, and EUR24.90 respectively.
The Acer TravelMate Spin P4 is a business-grade convertible laptop featuring Acer's Antimicrobial 360 design. It is powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro processor, along with up to 1 TB of M.2 SSD storage. It comes with a 14" FHD Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass display, which supports touch and can be rotated 360 degrees into laptop, stand, tent, or tablet modes. It boasts up to 13.5 hours of battery life. Other features include an RJ45 Ethernet connector, optional LTE support, a smart card reader, multiple USB Type-C
and Thunderbolt 4 ports, as well as TPM 2.0, a fingerprint login, and Windows Hello. It will be available in EMEA in Q4 of 2022 starting at EUR1,119.
The Acer Enduro Urban N3 is a 14" laptop with MIL-STD-810H durability and IP53 dust and water resistance. It is powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX330 graphics, along with 32 GB of DDR4 RAM. It has 13 hours of battery life and an FHD display with 450 nits of brightness. It will be available in EMEA in Q4 of 2022 starting at EUR799.
The Acer Enduro Urban T3 is a 10" tablet that has a MIL-STD-810H certification and IP53 dust and water resistance rating. It features an FHD display with 600 nits of brightness and supports 10-pint touch. It is powered by a MediaTek octa-core processor and 4 GB of RAM. It will be available in EMEA in Q1 of 2022 starting at EUR299.
The Acer VE246Q monitor features a 23.6" FHD VA panel, which supports a wide 178-degree viewing angle and a 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio for sharp images. It also has Acer ComfyView and Acer BlueLightShield.
Acer has also brought antimicrobial capabilities to some of its Works With Chromebook certified accessories, including the Acer Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse KM502 and the Acer Bluetooth Mouse B501. The Acer Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse KM502 and the Acer Bluetooth Mouse B501 will be available in EMEA in February 2022 starting at EUR59.90 and EUR24.90 respectively.
The Acer eco-shell protective jacket is breathable but water-resistant and includes a transparent PET hoodie cover, which can prevent aerosol droplets from coming in contact with the wearer's face. It will be available in North America starting at US$169.99.
The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 and Acer Chromebook Spin Enterprise 514 feature a 14" FHD IPS display and up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors. Both have DTS Audio, MIL-STD-810H certification, dual USB-C ports, a Corning Gorilla Glass touchpad, a backlit keyboard, and Intel Wi-Fi 6. The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$699.99 and in EMEA in October starting at EUR799. Meanwhile, the Acer Chromebook Spin Enterprise 514 will be available in North America in December starting at US$899.99, and in EMEA in October starting at EUR1,049.
Powered by up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics, the Acer Chromebook 515 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 feature a huge 15.6" FHD IPS display with optional multi-touch capabilities. Both are equipped with up to 512 GB of PCIe NVMe storage and up to 16 GB of RAM. For connectivity, they offer two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, Intel Wi-Fi 6, an HDMI port, and a MicroSD slot. The Acer Chromebook 515 will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR499. Meanwhile, the Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$649.99, and in EMEA in October starting at EUR799.
The Acer Chromebook 514 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 828 processor with a battery life of up to 15 hours. It has DTS Audio, a backlit keyboard, and USB-C ports. It will be available in North America in December starting at uS$399.99 and in EMEA in November starting at EUR399.
The Acer Chromebook Spin 314 features up to a 14" FHS IPS touchscreen display with narrow 6 mm bezels and 10-hour battery life. It has a USB 3.2 Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, a MicroSD slot, Wi-Fi 6, and 2x2 MU-MIMO technology. It will be available in North America in November starting at US$499.99 and in EMEA in October starting at EUR449.
ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition Laptop
The ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition laptop is able to deliver a glasses-free stereoscopic 3D experience. It is powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop graphics, along with up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 2 TB of NVMe PCIe SSD storage. It features a Pantone-validated UHD 4K display that covers 100% of the Adobe RGB colour gamut with a Delta E<2 colour accuracy. The ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition will be available in North America in 2022 and in EMEA in December starting at EUR3,599.
The screen comes with a set of stereo cameras that can track eye positions and the movements of a user’s eyes and head in order to display images in stereoscopic 3D. Support for all major 3D file formats lets creators convert their 3D models into stereoscopic 3D simply by importing them into the SpatialLabs Model Viewer. Moreover, Acer's SpatialLabs Go pp can now use AI to automatically convert and display 2D content into stereoscopic 3D, such as videos, images, simple games, and webcam feed of participants during a video call.
Furthermore, Acer has expanded its ConceptD 3 line with a few new models, such as the new 16" clamshell model CN316-73G and the 15.6" convertible model CC315-73G. Other models include a ConceptD 3 Pro and ConceptD 3 Ezel Pro, both featuring up to an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA T1200 laptop GPU.
The ConceptD 3 will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$1,699 and in EMEA in October starting at EUR1,799. The ConceptD 3 Pro will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$1,899 and in EMEA in December starting at EUR1,899. The ConceptD 3 Ezel will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$1,899.99, in EMEA in November starting at EUR2,099, and in China in October starting at RMB13,999. The ConceptD 3 Ezel Pro will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at US$1,999.99, in EMEA in December starting at EUR2,199, and in China in October starting at RMB14,999.
Monitors and 4K Projectors
The Acer L811 laser projector offers HDR10-compatible 4K resolution and 3000 lumens of brightness. It is capable of 120" projection from only 0.312 m. Content can also be projected in 3D at 144 Hz 24 P via 3D Blu-ray. It has Acer's EcoProjection technology, which reduces standby power consumption by up to 66% to extend the laser's lifespan to 30,000 hours. It will be available in EMEA in November at EUR2,599 and in China at RMB29,999.
The Nitro XV252U KF is a 27" WQHD monitor that boasts a 300 Hz refresh rate with AMD FreeSync Premium technology. It covers 90% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut with Delta E<1 colour accuracy. It supports Acer LightSense and Acer ColorSense. It will be available in North America in November at US$1,099.99, in EMEA at EUR1,149, and in China at RMB6,999.
The Acer CB273U is a 27" WQHD IPS monitor that displays vivid 8-bit colours for photo editing and design. It also supports HDR10 and has Delta E<1 colour accuracy. It will be available in North America in November at US$439.99, in EMEA at EUR449, and in China at RMB2,999.
The new Predator Orion 7000 series desktops are powered by the latest 12th Gen Intel Core overclockable processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 series graphics cards, along with up to 64 GB of DDR5-4000 RAM. The chassis features transparent, tempered glass side panels showcasing two 140 mm Predator FrostBlade 2.0 front fans and a third 120 mm Predator FrostBlade 2.0 rear fan that can be lit with an array of ARGB colours.
On the front, it has three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, and two audio jacks. On the back, there are three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C ports, two USB 2.0 ports, and three audio jacks. For storage, it comes with a 2.5-inch USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C hotswap drive bay, 2 x M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVIMe SSDs (up to 1 TB each) and two 3.5-inch SATA3 HDD (up to 3 TB each. It will be available in North America in Q2 of 2022, in EMEA and in China in Q1 of 2022 starting at EUR2,199 and RMB20,000 respectively.
The Predator GD711 is a smart 4K LED gaming projector that is compatible with console and PC gaming systems. It covers 125% of the Rec. 709 colour gamut and has 4,000 LED lumens of brightness. It can project images with a variable refresh rate mode of 1080p at 120 Hz for consoles or up to 1080p at 240 Hz for PCs. It also comes with a 10 W speaker and remote control that has an antimicrobial coating on its surface and buttons. There's also the Predator GM712 lamp-based projector that's available with 4K resolution and 3,600 ANSI lumens of brightness.
The Predator GD711 will be available in EMEA in December starting at EUR1,499 and in China in November starting at RMB11,999. Meanwhile, the Predator GM712 will be available in EMEA in January 2022 starting at EUR1,399 and in China in November starting at RMB10,999.
The large 55" Predator gaming desk (PGD110) has two surface options: one coated in an easy-to-clean, stylish carbon fiber and the other covered with a custom-designed Predator mouse pad. It comes with a rack for storing gamepads and/or cartridges, a headphone hook, a cup holder, and a tray tucked in the back for AC adapters. It is able to hold up to 120 kg. The gaming desk will be available in EMEA in December starting at EUR229.
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