Acer IFA 2016 Announcements Include New Predator, Chromebook R 13 And Spin Laptops

Posted: Aug 31 2016, 4:22am CDT | by , in News | IFA


Acer IFA 2016 Announcements include New Predator, Chromebook R 13 and Spin Laptops
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The Acer IFA 2016 product line up has been revealed.

Acer uses the IFA 2016 to introduce a bunch of new laptops ranging from ultra-powerful VR ready Predator machines to ultralight Spint notebooks. 

Predator Z271T/XB251HQT/XB271HUT

These monitors are the world’s first to include eye tracking technology.  With the new technology users can upgrade their gaming experience.  By tracking  a gamer’s eye with software, the monitors introduce new interactions like aiming, identifying enemies and taking cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen.  

Predator 21 X

Acer’s new Predator 21 X is the world’s first notebook with a curved screen.  It also integrates eye tracking technology for an even more immersive user experience. It features the latest 7th Generation Intel Core processors, 5 cooling fans and dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI for unmatched graphics performance.

Predator 15 and Predator 17

Designed for those with a need for speed, the Predator 17 and Predator 15 received updates with the latest GPUs featuring NVIDIA GTX 10-Series graphics cards, enabling them to be ready for Virtual Reality.

Swift ultra-thin notebooks

From the ultra-thin black and gold Swift 7 to the budget-friendly Swift 1, Acer’s new ultra-slim notebooks provide both elegant and practical solutions for everyone.  The Swift 7 is just 0.39 inches thin and weighs a mere 2.48 pounds.  Models in the Swift 5 and Swift 3 Series include premium features such as metal chassis, 7th Generation Intel Core Processors, Solid State Drives, USB 3.1 Type-C ports, fingerprint scanners and more.

Spin convertible notebooks

From ultra-thin convertible notebook, the elegant Spin 7, to the student friendly Spin 1, Acer’s new convertible notebooks are ideal for work and play. Featuring a 14-inch display in a 13-inch chassis, the Spin 7’s all aluminum unibody is just 0.43 inches thin and weighs 2.6 pounds.  Models in the small and compact Spin 5 Series include 13.3-inch displays and can be used with an optional Acer Active Pen and Microsoft Windows Ink; the Spin 3 includes 15.6-inch displays and dual storage support; while the Spin 1 Series includes 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch displays options, and are ideal for students or as a 2nd computer.

 Chromebook R 13

The new Chromebook R 13 is the industry’s first convertible Chromebook with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display. It has a flexible design that can be used in nearly any position including as a tablet thanks to its 360-degree hinges. It provides up to 12 hours of battery life and will provide additional capabilities thanks to planned support for Android apps via the Google Play Store later this year.

Revo Base Mini PC

Acer Revo Base, the latest member of the award-winning Revo family, encapsulates surprisingly powerful performance into a compact 1-liter chassis. It features up to Intel Core i7 processors and up to 8GB DDR3L memory to ensure it runs smoothly when handling intensive tasks such as decoding top-quality multimedia content.

Liquid Z6 and Z6 Plus Smartphones

The new Liquid Z6 series deliver superb visuals with high-definition IPS panels and elegant 2.5D curved glass displays. Designed for those desiring a full-featured and intuitive device for staying productive on the go, the Liquid Z6 and Liquid Z6 Plus feature Android 6.0, quad-core and octa-core processors respectively.  

The IFA 2016 begins officially on September 2, 2016 in Berlin. IFA is the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. It will take place from 2nd to 7th September 2016 at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds (ExpoCenter City). For the first time the IFA will be expanded with the first-ever IFA Global Markets from 4th to 7th September 2016 at Station Berlin, focusing on the B2B market.

Read the latest IFA 2016 news.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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