Taiwanese PC maker Acer has introduced six new laptops under its Aspire E series in India. These are the ES1-511, E3-111, E5-511, E5-471, E5-571 and E5-571G. The latest laptops that have been launched in India comes at a price range between Rs. 20,999 and Rs. 59,999.
All these devices are equipped with a Precision Touchpad (PTP) that supports six-core Windows 8.1 TouchPad gestures. Moreover, these also support Windows 8.1 and Linux operating systems. Although these laptops are quite different from one another, few things remain common including up to 12GB of RAM and 1TB hard disk support, NVIDIA GeForce 800M series card and 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processor.
It should be noted that Acer products are pre-loaded with Windows 8 and come with One-year International Travelers Warranty (ITW). The Aspire E-Series range of products is already available on shelves to buy.
The Aspire E5 Series notebooks provide a performance packed experience and delivers upto 7 hrs battery back-up. The notebook is equipped with a Precision Touchpad that supports six core Windows 8.1 TouchPad gestures, reducing un- intended tap and cursor motions on the touchpad and improving pinch-to-zoom, smoother scrolling and screen navigation. It is also Skype Certified offering one of the best voice over IP (VoIP) experiences.
All the 3 variants comes with a built-in optical drive and is one of the slimmest form factors in this size and product segment. The Aspire E5-571 comes in two variants - graphics and non-graphics - and is available in five colours: Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, Tiger's Eye Brown, Sapphire Blue and Garnet Red. While the Aspire E5-471 notebook comes in 14 inch screen size that is available in Pearl White colour.
Designed for users who want portability, productivity and entertainment, the 15.6-inch Aspire E5-511 provides up to 7 hours of long battery life. Consumers can enjoy a versatile computing experience.
The notebook is equipped with a Precision Touchpad (PTP) that improves the accuracy and performance of touchpad navigation along with the integrated gesture recognition within apps and operating systems. PTP also supports six touchpad gestures: tap, two-finger tap, left edge swipe, right edge swipe, two finger scroll and pinch zoom. Crafted with Premium Hairline Finish, the Aspire E5-511 is available in three stylish colours, Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, and Garnet Red.
Packing all the speed and storage features for everyday computing in a slim and light design, the Aspire E3-111 measure 21.2 mm thin and weighs just 1.29 kg making it portable. With upto 5 hours of battery backup, the new thin and light 11.6 inch notebook combines impressive computing power with up to 500GB of storage space and Windows 8.1 tools for great productivity and entertainment. The Aspire E3-111 features a distinctive FlowCurve and fan-less design for stylish, cool, and quiet computing.
All the essential ports, including USB 3.0 and HDMI, are placed on the rear of the notebook to keep the workspace clear of cables, while frequently-used I/O connectors like audio jack, USB ports, and the SD card slot are placed on the left side for easy access. The Aspire E3-111 comes in two colors-Cool Silver and Rhodonite Pink.
The Aspire ES1-511 offers full suite of Windows 8.1 productivity programs. The Acer Finetip keyboard offers deeper keystrokes and well-spaced keys that provide solid tactile feedback while maintaining a quiet typing experience.
The Aspire ES1-511 offers upto 500GB of generous storage capacity allowing consumers to carry all of their videos, pictures, and music with them wherever they go. The Stylish Fibonacci Dot pattern design on the ES1-511 blends well with today's fashionista, making the computing machine a fashion accessory as well. With up to 5.5 hours battery backup, the ES1-511 is a perfect blend of portability and performance in a single device.
Mr. Neeraj Gill, Group Director - OEM, Microsoft India says, "We are excited to partner with Acer in announcing the launch of the new Aspire E series from Acer based on the Windows 8.1 OS. The new OS provides users with an even more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs, while improving efficiencies."
He further added, "Activities like powering down and switching between apps are easier than before, navigating with the mouse and keyboard will feel more intuitive and finding great new apps to make the most of the software is simpler than before. We are sure consumers will be pleased with their experience of the new Windows 8.1 OS on the equally new Acer Aspire E series."
Mr. Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia, says, "Powered by Intel processors, the E-Series range of laptops will deliver brilliant PC performance that will let users communicate with friends and family, enjoy entertainment, and get their work done."