Acer on Tuesday began shipping three new Aspire laptops, including a thin and light laptop about an inch thick and with a price of U.S. $ 779.99.
The Timeline Aspire X 3830T has a 13.3-inch screen and includes a dual-core Core i5, which is based in Sandy Bridge microarchitecture, Intel, Acer said in a statement. The laptop weighs about 1.87 kilograms (4.12 pounds) and varies in thickness between 22.1 mm and 29.1 mm.
The company also announced the X timeline notebooks with screens larger companies including Intel’s latest chip i3 and i5 Core microarchitecture-based Sandy Bridge. The timeline X 4830T has a 14-inch screen and weighs 2.21 kilograms, while the timeline X 5830T has a 15.6 inch screen and weighs 2.54 kilograms.
Companies such as Dell, Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard have announced the new lightweight laptop chips Core. Sandy Bridge chips are smaller and more energy-efficient than its predecessors, which has enabled notebook manufacturers to build thinner with the battery life.
The new timeline portable X provide a battery life of up to nine hours with integrated graphics processors and up to eight hours with a discrete graphics card, a company spokesman said. Acer offers an optional Nvidia 520M graphics card in laptops.
Laptops have strong multimedia features Dolby Home Theater v4, a set of technologies to process and deliver clear sound. The laptops also include an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port for laptop play content on HDTVs.
USB port 3. 0 allows laptops to connect to external storage devices and other high speed components. The 4830T, which is priced at $ 699.99, and the 5830T, which starts at $ 599.99, also have DVD drives.
The laptops are available now in the U.S. and Europe. A company spokesman could not comment on availability in Asia.
Acer has been affected by slower growth than expected in the PC market worldwide with the attack of the tablets. The company reiterated its commitment to the development of PCs, but now is putting more resources into developing the form of tablets. The company recently introduced its first tablet Iconia.