Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Acer’s new superthin laptops are also highly affordable

Acer has just launched two new thin and light notebooks, both of which are powered by the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors.

Acer unveiled the world’s first glasses-free stereoscopic 3D Monitor

Acer unveiled its first and most advanced 27-inch glasses-free Spatiallabs stereoscopic 3D display specially built for creative professionals offering an enhanced realm of immersive 3D viewing experience. Acer also packs its latest Immerse Audio technology for an immersive sound experience. The 27-inch 3D panel supports a maximum 4K UHD resolution, a whopping 160Hz refresh rate, 400 nits of peak brightness, and the cutting-edge 3D panel has an eye-tracking module that follows the user’s real-time movement. It has 2D and 3D modes that let you seamlessly switch between 2D and 3D stereoscopic views. It has color gamut Delta E

Acer Chromebook Plus 515 review: The Chromebook I’ll recommend for most

If you want a Chromebook that has enough power for more demanding tasks, a big screen and doesn't break the

Acer offers up first two Chromebook Plus models, starting at $400

Acer has just dropped some exciting news for tech enthusiasts and Chromebook lovers. The company has officially launched its first-ever Chromebook Plus laptops, the Acer Chromebook Plus 515 and Acer Chromebook Plus 514. These new laptops are part of Google’s Chromebook Plus initiative, which aims to elevate the Chromebook experience by focusing on improved hardware design, upgraded displays, and enhanced productivity and creativity features.Top-Level HighlightsPerformance and Productivity: The Acer Chromebook Plus 515 and 514 are equipped with high-performance processors, ensuring a smooth user experience. They boast high-resolution IPS displays and 1080p cameras with slim bezels, providing stunning visuals and clear video quality.Creativity Unleashed: Acer has partnered with Adobe to offer users Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Express for photo editing and graphic design. Buyers will also get a three-month Adobe Express Premium plan at no extra cost. The laptops also feature AI-powered photo and video enhancement tools for quick and easy edits.Ample Memory and Storage: With 8GB to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage, these laptops offer ample memory and storage space for multitasking and storing your files.Connectivity and Ports: Both models come with Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, dual USB Type-C ports, HDMI, and more, ensuring seamless connectivity and versatility.Enhanced Video Conferencing: The laptops feature 1080p webcams with Temporal Noise Reduction and Blue Glass lens for superior video quality during conferencing. They also offer privacy protection with a physical webcam shutter and one-click mic and camera mute options.Audio Quality: Dual upward-firing speakers with DTS Audio deliver excellent audio quality for an immersive experience.Two Distinct Models: The Acer Chromebook Plus 515 is powered by Intel processors and sports a large 15.6-inch Full HD display, while the Acer Chromebook Plus 514 is equipped with AMD Ryzen processors and features a 14-inch WUXGA display.Durability and Eco-Friendly: Both laptops are built to withstand daily wear and tear, complying with U.S. MIL-STD 810H standards. They also support Acer’s Earthion mission, featuring recycled materials and sustainable packaging.School and Business-Focused: Acer offers versions of these laptops with Chrome Education Upgrade for schools and Chrome Enterprise Upgrade for businesses, making device management and security a breeze.Who Should Care?Students: These Chromebooks are perfect for students who need a reliable and versatile device for both schoolwork and entertainment.Professionals: Business users will appreciate the powerful performance, secure features, and excellent conferencing capabilities, making them ideal for remote work or office tasks.Creatives: If you’re into graphic design or content creation, the Adobe partnership and AI-powered editing tools make these laptops a creative powerhouse.Tech Enthusiasts: If you’re simply excited about the latest tech trends and innovative laptops, these Chromebooks offer a lot to explore.Acer Chromebook Plus 515Processors: Choose from 12th or 13th Gen Intel Core processors.Display: Features a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display (optional touch functionality).Memory: Comes with 8GB to 16GB LPDDR5X memory.Storage: Offers storage options ranging from 128GB to 512GB.Webcam: Equipped with a 1080p webcam featuring temporal noise reduction, blue glass lens, and a privacy shutter.Battery Life: Enjoy up to 10 hours of battery life.Connectivity: Supports WiFi 6E.Ports: Includes two USB Type-C ports, one USB 3.2 port, one HDMI port, and a headphone/speaker jack.Entry-Level Configuration: The base model, CB515-2H-31NY, features a 12th Gen Intel Core i3 1215U processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a non-touch 15.6-inch display. Available in October with an MSRP of $399.99.Acer Chromebook Plus 514Processors: Powered by AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors.Display: Features a 14-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) IPS display (optional touch functionality).Memory: Offers 8GB to 16GB LPDDR5X memory.Storage: Provides storage options from 128GB to 512GB.Webcam: Equipped with a 1080p webcam with temporal noise reduction, blue glass lens, and a privacy shutter.Battery Life: Boasts up to 12 hours of battery life.Connectivity: Supports WiFi 6E.Ports: Includes two USB Type-C ports, one USB 3.2 port, one HDMI port, and a headphone/speaker jack.Entry-Level Configuration: The base model, CB514-3H-R6G5, features an AMD Ryzen 3 7320C processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and a non-touch 14-inch display. Available in October with an MSRP of $399.99.Step-Up Configuration: The CB514-3HT-R8C2 model offers an AMD Ryzen 3 7320C processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and a touch-enabled 14-inch display. Available in October with an MSRP of $449.99.Pricing and AvailabilityThe Acer Chromebook Plus 515 starts at USD $399.99 and will be available in North America and EMEA in October. The Acer Chromebook Plus 514 also starts at USD $399.99 and will be available in the same regions at similar timings. Specific specifications, prices, and availability may vary by region, so be sure to check with your nearest Acer office or visit for more information.

Acer, ASUS, HP, and Lenovo launch new ‘Chromebook Plus’ models starting at $399

Alongside Google's announcement of Chromebook Plus, the company also partnered with OEMs to launch a total of eight new Chromebooks.

This Acer OLED laptop (almost) beats the MacBook Air 15 — and it’s cheaper

The Acer Swift Edge 16 and Apple MacBook Air 15 are both excellent examples of thin and light laptops with large displays. But the MacBook is more refined.

Acer’s new gaming laptop bring Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs under $1,000

A gaming laptop with an RTX 40-series GPU that doesn't cost a fortune? Apparently, it can be done, and Acer has just unveiled one.

Acer Chromebox CXI5 review: A long overdue upgrade

Chromeboxes don't get updated nearly as frequently as Chromebooks, but we can't help but excited when a new Chromebox hits

Acer Swift Edge 16 review: a big display without the bulk

The Acer Swift Edge 16 is a fast 16-inch laptop for productivity users with a beautiful OLED display. It's incredibly thin and light, and it's nicely priced.

Acer’s new Chromebook 314 might pack a bigger punch than you think

Thanks to a new landing page, we're expecting Acer to launch its new Chromebook 314 any day now. And while

Acer unveiled two new affordable tablets in India

Acer usually launched its latest laptops for Indian markets but this time Acer brings two new entry-level tablets- the One 8 and One 10 for the Indian markets. Acer’s entry-level tablets come with decent features which are aimed to fulfill the needs of every user who is looking for tablets at an affordable price point. Let’s take a look at the detailed specifications and pricing of the One 8 and One 10 tablets. Acer’s One 10 tablet kicks off at Rs 17,990 (~$216) while the One 8 starts at Rs 12,990 (~$156). Both tablets are now available through Acer’s official website and offline stores. Powering the One 10 and One 8 tablets by MediaTek MT8768 octa-core processor offers decent performance. Both tablet runs on Android 12 out of the box which is quite surprising Acer even didn’t provide the latest Android version for the tablets. The One 10 features a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage while the One 8 has a 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM  with the same 64GB internal storage which is further expandable up to 1TB via microSD card on both devices. You get an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP selfie camera on the One 8 while the One 10 features a 13MP Sony IMX sensor dual rear camera setup and on the front, it has a 5MP selfie camera. Acer One 8 flaunts an 8.7-inch WXGA+ IPS LCD panel while the One 10 features a 10.1-inch WUXGA IPS panel with a standard 60Hz refresh rate. It offers a bunch of connectivity options including 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB type C port for charging and data transfer. 

The Acer Swift X 14 provides more value than this other MacBook Pro killer

The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i 14 and Acer Swift X 14 are similar performers with equally bad battery life. But the Acer saves considerably over the Lenovo.

Heading back to school? Get this Acer Chromebook for $169

The Acer Chromebook 315, a dependable and affordable companion for school, is currently even cheaper for just $169 following a $120 discount from Best Buy.

Acer unveils Nitro 16 ultimate gaming laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 chipset

Acer has launched its new premium Nitro 16 gaming laptop in the Indian market. The Nitro 16 boasts a new design that looks very eye-catchy especially the LED panel back side design with a small N (May be N stands for Nitro) craved in the center. The Nitro 16 is a “fully made for gamers” machine that comes with premium features worthy of running heavy titles without any lags or stuttering. Acer Nitro 16 base model starts at Rs 1,14,999 (~US$1402) in which you’ll get an AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS chipset (8GB RAM/512GB SSD), and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 graphics with 6GB VRAM. On the other hand, the high-end variant Acer Nitro 16 AMD Ryzen 7 7840 HS chipset (16GB/512GB SSD) RTX 4060 graphics with 8GB vRAM is priced at Rs 1,43,558 (~US$1756).  The Nitro 16 is now available for purchase via Acer’s online and offline stores and E-commerce sites including Amazon and Flipkart. It comes in sole Obsidian Black color options. Speaking about hardware, You’ll get a powerful AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS series chipset at the helm accompanied by Gen 4 DDR5 8/16GB RAM, 512GB SSD storage, and a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 with 8GB VRAM/ RTX 4050 with 6GB VRAM. It runs on Windows 11 OS out of the box. The Nitro 16 flaunts a big 16-inch FHD+ panel with a 165Hz refresh rate panel, up to 400 nits of peak brightness. It offers a 3ms response time that offers an immersive experience during gaming. The machine boasts a 4-cell 90Wh battery which Acer claimed to offer up to 10 hours of run time. To keep the machine cool while playing AAA titles or running heavy software, Acer packs dual fans with dual intake, quad exhaust, and liquid metal grease for efficient heat dissipation.  Connectivity options include a MicroSD card, 1x USB 4 port, Bluetooth v5.1, WiFi 6E, Ethernet, HDMI 2.1, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C port, and 1x Gen 2 USB 3.2 Type-A port. The Nitro 16 has a fully customizable 4-Zone RGB backlight keyboard with Nitro sense support that offers games to personalize their RGB experience as per their taste. Other notable features include dual 2W stereo speakers, an HD webcam with temporal noise reduction support, Nvidia Advanced Optimus support, and a multi-gesture touchpad. Read more details about the Acer Nitro 16 gaming laptop here. 

Don’t buy the Samsung Chromebook Go on Prime Day, buy this one from Acer instead

If you're looking for a lightweight Chromebook with a big display don't go for the one Amazon recommends. The Acer

Great for work and school, this Acer laptop is discounted to $279 for Prime Day

Shop this Prime Day Acer laptop deal today to get an excellent deal on a powerful and lightweight machine for work and school.