Acer Aspire

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Acer Aspire
Acer aspire 4930G.jpg
Acer Aspire 4930G
Developer Acer
Type Netbook
Media Varies
Operating system Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
CPU Intel or AMD
Memory Varies
Display Built-in or external
Input Varies
Camera Varies
Connectivity Wi-Fi B\G\N and Ethernet
Power Battery or AC
Dimensions Varies
Weight Varies
Acer Aspire 4920G laptop with an Acer Aspire M1800 desktop

Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc. aimed at the casual household user or for small business use. The Aspire series covers both desktop computers and laptops. Acer developed the series to range from essentials to high performance.[1]

The Aspire series was first brought to the market in 1999 when the Aspire 1151 was introduced and featured a 200 MHz Intel Pentium. The Aspire series then replaced the AcerPower series in 2002 and became one of Acer's main series.

Switch tablets[edit]

Acer Aspire Switch is a series of two-in-one tablet computers running Windows 8, with a tablet and detachable keyboard sold together.

Switch 10[edit]

Acer Aspire Switch 10 was announced in April 2014. It is a 10.1-inch two-in-one, with a 1366×768 resolution and Intel Atom Z3745 processor. A second-generation Acer Aspire Switch 10 was then launched in October 2014. It was given a different resolution of 1280×800, and a different Intel Atom Z3735F processor.

Switch 11[edit]

Acer Aspire Switch 11 was announced in September 2014, as a larger 11.6-inch version, that was planned for release in November. There are two models of the Acer Aspire Switch 11: The Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-111 with an Intel Atom Z3735 processor, 2 GB RAM, and 1366×768 resolution, and the Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171 with an Intel Core i3 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 1920×1080 resolution.

Laptop models[edit]

Acer E5 model with 14" screen

Many of the Aspire laptops, such as model 8920G, have built-in Blu-ray drives, 5.1 audio outputs and Transflective displays. Acer was the first to include these drives in laptops. Most Aspire laptops have water-resistant screens, such as the 1410 and the 5741 Z.

Aspire One[edit]

Main article: Aspire One

Acer Aspire One is a line of Aspire subcompact notebooks (netbooks) similar to the Asus EEE.

Aspire 4720z[edit]

Acer Aspire 4720z was a line of consumer laptops during 2006 to 2008. It featured Wireless B/G, Bluetooth, 5.1 audio output. These laptops were part of a class action lawsuit which claimed the laptops did not come with enough on-board RAM to run the pre-installed Windows Vista operating system.

Aspire 5738[edit]

Acer Aspire 5738 is a dual-booting (Android and MS-Windows)[2] 3D laptop, which includes Dynamic Digital Depth TriDef software.[3][4]

The Acer Aspire 5738PG computer also includes the Acer multi-touch technology.[5][6]

Ultrabooks[edit]

P series[edit]

  • Aspire P3

The Acer Aspire P3 is an 11.6-inch IPS LCD textured titanium-alloy maid ultrabook with an Intel Core i3-3229Y 1.4 GHz processor for i3 models and Intel Core i5-3329Y 1.5 GHz processor for i5 Models, 128 GB Solid State Drive, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity in 9.9 mm thin profile and a 2 or 4 GB of RAM. It also has one ventilation fan inside to cool the ultrabook when it is heavily used. This ultrabook was listed as a top-5 hybrid convertible laptop of 2013 by TechRadar.com.[citation needed]

R series[edit]

  • Aspire R 11

The Acer Aspire R 11 (model R3-131-...) is a 11-inch convertible (2-in-1) laptop with a mainstream folding design, similar to the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200, Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1, HP Pavilion x360, HP Stream x360, Lenovo Yoga 2 11, 3 11 and Toshiba Satellite Radius 11.

  • Aspire R 14

The Acer Aspire R 14 (model R3-471T-...) is a 14-inch convertible (2-in-1) laptop with a mainstream folding design, similar to the Lenovo Yoga 3 14 laptop. It ha a display resolution of 1,366x7,68, and comes with 5th generation Broadwell Processors, a 1 TB HDD, and 8 GB of RAM.[7]

  • Aspire R7

The Acer Aspire R7 (model R7-572-...) is a 15.6-inch convertible (2-in-1) laptop with a single-hinge "Ezel" folding design. It ha a display resolution of 1,920x1,080 and N-Trig DuoSense technology stylus support. It comes with 4th generation Haswell Processors, a 1 TB HDD, and 8 GB of RAM.[8][9]

  • Aspire R 13

The Acer Aspire (model R7-371t-...) is a 13.3" convertible (2-in-1) laptop with a double-hinge "Ezel" folding design. It has two available display resolutions of 1,920x1,080 or 2,560x1,440, and Synaptics stylus support. It comes with either 4th generation Haswell, 5th generation Broadwell Processors or 6th generation Skylake processors, solid state hard drives in sizes of 128, 256, or 512 GB, and 8 GB of RAM.[10][11]

  • Aspire R 15

The Acer Aspire R 15 (model R5-571T-...) is a 15.6 inch convertible (2-in-1) laptop with a mainstream folding design, similar to the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500, Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550, Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series 2-in-1, Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1, HP Envy x360, Lenovo Flex 2 15, 3 15, Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 and Toshiba Satellite Fusion.

S series[edit]

  • Aspire S3

The Acer Aspire S3 is a 13.3-inch Ultrabook with an Intel Core 1.6 GHz processor, 320 GB hard drive, a media card reader.[12] Moreover, it has an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000-chip and four gigabytes of RAM.[13] Overall, the Ultrabook weighs 2.98 pounds.

  • Aspire S5

The Acer Aspire S5 is a 13.3-Inch Ultrabook, which the company says is the world's thinnest Ultrabook.[14] It is just 15mm-thick and so two millimeters thinner than the MacBook Air.[15] It weighs 2.97 pounds and includes an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, SSD storage for speed and increased shock resistance plus professionally tuned Dolby® Home Theater® v4.

  • Aspire S7

The Acer Aspire S7 is a 13.3-inch ultrabook, a successor to the Aspire S5. It uses the same aluminum frame wrapping a pearly white plastic and Gorilla Glass encasement and is able to bend backwards 180 degrees and lie flat. It weighs roughly less than 1.3 kg and includes an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, SSD storage for speed and increased shock resistance plus professionally tuned Dolby Home Theater® v4.[16]

  • Aspire S13

The Acer Aspire S13 is a 13.3-inch ultrabook, a successor to the Aspire S7. The computer has a Intel Core i5 dual-core processor, 1080p display, SSD storage, USB Type-C port, and 8GB of ram.[17]

Notebooks[edit]

  • Aspire M5
  • Aspire V5

The Acer Aspire V5 is notebook available in 14 and 15.6 inches and comes with a silver scratch resistant exterior. It is considerably slim and is offered in both 10-point multi-touch and non-touch variants. The V5 comes with a HD display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels and a webcam on top. The left consists of a power slot, the heat-sink, a proprietary slot to plug-in the adaptor for the Gigabit Ethernet port and the VGA port, an HDMI slot, a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.[18]

  • Aspire V7

Desktop models[edit]

The AcerPower S series was replaced by the Aspire desktop series in 2002. The AcerPower S Series consisted of two types: the AcerPower Se Series and the AcerPower Sn Series desktop. As of April 2010 Acer offers the following desktop Aspire models, grouped into four model lines:[19]

Aspire AX1430G-UW30P

Prestige line[edit]

  • Aspire Z5600
  • Aspire Z5610
  • Aspire X5900
  • Aspire M5201
  • Aspire M5810

Gaming line

Home server line

  • Aspire easyStore H340
  • Aspire 5920 - Abhishek branded

Others

  • Aspire X3400
  • Aspire XC600
  • Aspire X3950

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Acer 3D laptop review: first look | PC Pro blog
  3. ^ Melanson, Donald. "Acer's 3D-equipped Aspire 5738DG laptop gets official, examined". Engadget. 
  4. ^ Hands on with Acer's 3D laptop (The Register)
  5. ^ Acer Official Site: Technology - Acer Touch Archived January 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Acer launches new touch-screen monitor, notebooks - Slideshow - PC World Australia
  7. ^ Aspire R3-471T-77HT Convertible Notebook., Retrieved on 2015-07-31
  8. ^ Acer Aspire R7-572-6423., Retrieved on 2015-07-29
  9. ^ Acer Aspire R7 review: An experimental laptop that both hits and misses., Retrieved on 2015-07-29
  10. ^ Acer Aspire R13 Review., Retrieved on 2015-07-29
  11. ^ ACER ASPIRE R13 REVIEW., Retrieved on 2015-07-29
  12. ^ Aspire S3 Ultrabook Archived May 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine., Acer Inc.. Retrieved on 2012-03-17.
  13. ^ Günstiges Ultrabook für Einsteiger: Acer Aspire S3 im Test (german). Retrieved on 2012-03-17.
  14. ^ Acer Unveils World's Thinnest Ultrabook: Aspire S5, Acer Inc. Retrieved on 2012-02-17.
  15. ^ Acer presents: Ultra-thin notebook and Aspire S5 Full-HD Quad Core Tablet Iconia A700 (german), t3n. Retrieved on 2012-03-17.
  16. ^ "Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 review". Cnet. 
  17. ^ Smith, Matt (15 June 2016). "Acer Aspire S 13 (2016) review". Digital Trends. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  18. ^ Acer Aspire V5 Review
  19. ^ "Consumer PCs" section on the official Acer.co.uk website Archived April 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

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