Acer Brings Thinner, Lighter Designs to Mainstream Notebooks With Versatile Aspire V5 and V7 Series

Acer Brings Thinner, Lighter Designs to Mainstream Notebooks With Versatile 
Aspire V5 and V7 Series 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 --  At a press event held
today in New York, Acer unveiled an updated and slimmed down Aspire
V5 Series of notebooks and also introduced the powerful new Aspire V7
Ultrabook. The new V Series represents Acer's largest and most
versatile line of mainstream notebooks with numerous models available
in a variety of colors with varying screen sizes, resolutions, with
or without touch and with varying performance and graphics
capabilities. 
"The new Acer Aspire V5 and V7 Series are all about giving our
customers a wide range of performance and entertainment features from
which to choose," said Sumit Agnihotry, vice president, product
marketing, Acer America. "In addition to adding full high-definition
panels, more powerful graphics and solid state drives to the V
Series, models are up to 9 percent slimmer than the previous
generation." 
The new Acer Aspire V Series was introduced today with other new
products, including the Acer Aspire R7, Acer Aspire P3 Ultrabook and
Acer Iconia Android tablets. The new line of Acer mobile products
highlights the company's focus on redefining the computing experience
through progressive design. #AcerTouch. 
Based on lifestyle and performance needs, consumers can choose models
featuring large 15.6-inch displays, more portable 14-inch displays,
or highly transportable models with 11.6-inch displays. 
Because One Size Doesn't Fit All - Diverse Options with 14- and
15.6-inch Displays to Fit Your Personality
 All models are available
with a choice of touch or non-touch screen. To make typing easier and
more comfortable, all V5 models include a full size keyboard with an
8 percent larger key cap area than previous generation V5 notebooks.
All notebook configurations with a touch screen will also include
backlit keyboards. 
For crystal clear viewing, the new V5 notebooks featuring a 15.6-inch
or 14-inch display are available in either high definition (1366x768)
or full high-definition (1920x1080) with IPS technology(1), which
provides an amazingly vibrant and wide viewing angle. These models
also include four speakers and are supported by Dolby Home Theatre
for crystal clear cinematic surround sound with less distortion. It
also makes it easy to connect to a home theatre system, and provides
total control over the PC's audio settings with a few simple clicks. 
Models are available with the next generation AMD dual core or quad
core processors, or the latest Intel CPUs. Select configurations are
equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GT7XXM series or AMD Radeon HD8750
discrete graphics for fast casual gaming and rich responsive
multimedia. 
Touch, Mobility and Affordability in Models Featuring an 11.6-inch
Display
 The smallest Aspire V5 models featuring an 11.6-inch
high-definition (1366 x 768) include touch screens and are ideal for
anyone wanting an affordable thin and super light notebook to take
wherever they go. Just 3 pounds and less than an inch thick, they are
ideal for a frequent traveler, child or for student use. Models are
available with the next generation AMD dual core or quad core or the
latest Intel CPUs. They also feature a full size keyboard, while
backlit keyboards will also be available in some regions. 
When Performance is Critical - V7 Series Ultrabooks
 The new V7
Series Ultrabooks offer the same stylish and thin design found on the
V5 models, but adds a "silky touch" finish on the bottom. In
addition, the V7 models include a variety of the latest Intel
processors, solid state drives, Acer Theft Shield, the new Acer
converter port and WiDi, Intel's Wireless Display technology, which
makes it easy to connect directly to a big screen HDTV for watching
movies, viewing photos or videos or playing games. 
Acer Converter Port Makes Connecting Easy
 For maximum convenience,
all V5 models include an Acer Converter Port, making it easy to
connect to an external display, hard drive, router, etc. Some models
include a converter cable, which supports VGA, USB and RJ45
connections. 
Availability and Pricing
 The Aspire V Series will be available at
the end of May. The V Series has a starting Manufacturer's Suggested
Retail Price of $499 USD(2). 
About Acer
 Established in 1976, Acer is an information and
communication technology company dedicated to the research, design,
marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance
people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers environmentally
friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones
-- tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience
more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally (IDC 2012), Acer employs
8,000 people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion. Please visit
www.acer.com for more information. 
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Acer Incorporated
Lisa Emard
Tel: 949-471-7705
E-mail: Lisa.Emard@Acer.com