Acer Honored with Two Computex Design and Innovation Awards for Outstanding Industrial Design
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (2014-06-03)
Aspire V 13 13.3-inch notebook and Aspire U5-620 23-inch all-in-one PC win 2014 Computex Design & Innovation Awards
Aspire V 13 notebook with unique patterned aluminum cover created with Nano Imprinting technology gives it a refined look and feel
Aspire V 13 notebook’s HD webcam and digital microphone equip it to host incredibly high-quality web video chats and conferences
Aspire U5-620 is ideal for any modern home with a contemporary design featuring slender 35 mm profile, sophisticated silver frame and innovative angle-cut aluminum alloy stand
Aspire U5-620’s advanced communication provides amazingly realistic web video chats with front-facing dual array microphone, 1080p webcam and Hi-Fi speakers
Acer has been honored with two prestigious Computex Taipei Design & Innovation (d&i) Awards at this year’s Computex Show in Taipei for outstanding industrial design. The winning entries are the Acer Aspire V 13 notebook and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one PC.
The d&i Awards program is jointly hosted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council and world-leading industrial design institution iF Design annually to recognize products for design excellence and innovation. Evaluation criteria include the degree of innovation, design quality, choice of materials, environmental friendliness, functionality and brand value, among others.
Acer Aspire V 13 Notebook
The 13.3-inch Aspire V 13 notebook features a simple and elegant form factor. It sports a 19.65 mm thin profile with clean lines, delicate contours and weighs 1.5 kg, making it great for work or on-the-go. For added distinction the Aspire V 13 features a delicate and sophisticated patterned aluminum cover, created with Nano Imprinting technology, which gives it a unique refined look and feel that will stand out among the crowd. The Aspire V 13 comes in dark gray and white.
The Aspire V 13 is incredibly capable too. It is preloaded with Windows 8.1 and packed with plenty of power with a 4th generation Intel® Core™ i processor. It is equipped with up to 16 GB memory and comes with optional SSD or HDD (1) that provide up to 1 TB of ample storage for storing video, music and photos. A full-sized keyboard and Precision Touchpad supports Windows 8.1 TouchPad gestures, making typing and navigating on the Aspire V 13 a comfortable and accurate experience.
For users seeking a notebook with advanced features for high-quality web video chats, the Aspire V 13 is the ideal fit. It is outfitted with a HD webcam and digital microphone that offers more realistic audio and visual communications, while its Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) wireless module and built-in high-performance Gigabit LAN port provide fast internet speeds for smooth web browsing and communications. The Aspire V 13 provides up to 7 (2) hours of battery life.
Acer Aspire U5-620 All-in-One PC
The 23-inch Aspire U5-620 is a sleek and ultra-modern looking all-in-one PC that is ideal for users who want a highly-functional device that also complements their contemporary home décor.
It features an elegantly simple front surface with its display seamlessly incorporated with its front speakers. In addition, it also has a slender 35 mm side profile, sophisticated silver frame and innovative angle-cut aluminum alloy stand with thickened corners that exude a stylishly minimalistic sensibility. The highly functional stand lets users lay-flat or tilt the AIO with just one finger, made possible by its ergonomic back hinge, which provides smooth and effortless angle adjustment.
In addition to style, the Aspire U5-620 is also big on functionality with advanced communication features for high-quality web video chats. It does this with its dual array microphone powered by AcerPurified.Voice and front-facing Hi-Fi speakers that make web chat conversations clean and clear. The 1080p webcam also helps enhance the web video chat experience by showing clearer images with more details and also has a wide field of view that accommodates more into the video frame, making web video communications more dynamic and engaging.
User can delight in gorgeous and impressive multimedia on the Aspire U5-620 with its Full HD display with IPS technology. With its capacitive 10-point edge-to-edge multi-touch screen operation is intuitive and easy, while the anti-fingerprint coating reduces messy fingerprints and makes the screen much easier to clean.
The Aspire U5-620 is outfitted with a 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor, optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics card for fast and smooth multimedia enjoyment and comes with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It also offers up to a 1 TB hybrid drive with up to 8 GB memory and 802.11ac for fast wireless connections.
Both devices can be seamlessly integrated with other Acer PCs for accessing data anytime, anywhere - through Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™)(3). BYOC enables users to build their own cloud on their devices, such as music, photos and other types of content on a reliable and secure platform with convenient access to their information and content anytime, anywhere.
To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.
1Availability of SSD and HDD will vary by region.
2 Battery life may vary depending on usage.
3 Acer BYOC is available on Windows Desktop, Android, iOS and Windows 8 UI, and is preloaded in Acer consumer PCs and Acer Android devices.