Acer's Windows 8 Devices Do Double Duty as Notebooks, Tablets

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2013-05-06
 
 
 

Acer's Windows 8 Devices Do Double Duty as Notebooks, Tablets

By Nathan Eddy

Acer's Windows 8 Devices Do Double Duty as Notebooks, Tablets

Aspire R7 Boasts Four-Way Ezel Hinge

With Ezel Mode, for example, the display can float over the keyboard at various angles.

Aspire R7 Boasts Four-Way Ezel Hinge

Hinging on Functionality

The idea is that the hinge can make the combination of touching the screen and using the keyboard more intuitive and natural.

Hinging on Functionality

Aspire R7 Swinging Into Stores Soon

The Aspire R7, which will be available on May 17 for the suggested price of $999.99, features an Intel Core i5 processor.

Aspire R7 Swinging Into Stores Soon

Aspire P3 Transforms Into a Tablet

The Aspire P3, which weighs 3.06 pounds and measures 0.77 inches thin, is an Ultrabook that can transform into a tablet mode.

Aspire P3 Transforms Into a Tablet

Aspiring to Do More

The Aspire P3 features an 11.6-inch HD display with touch and IPS technology for wide, 170-degree viewing angles. It is available with Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors,

Aspiring to Do More

More Than Just a Dual-Mode Machine

The Aspire P3, currently available starting at $799.99, features Dolby Home Theater technology, which boosts sound for headphones as well as built-in speakers.

More Than Just a Dual-Mode Machine

V Series Notebooks Offer Bang for Your Buck

Acer's biggest line of mainstream Windows 8 notebooks includes the V5, which is available with a choice of touch or non-touch-screen displays.

V Series Notebooks Offer Bang for Your Buck

Aspire V5 Offers Plenty of Processing Power

The notebooks boast AMD dual-core or quad-core processors, or Intel processors, and select configurations offer Nvidia GeForce GT7XXM series or AMD Radeon HD8750 discrete graphics.

Aspire V5 Offers Plenty of Processing Power

Aspire V7 Offers a 'Silky Touch'

You have to love PR flacks—the V7 looks essentially the same as its V5 cousin, yet boasts a "silky touch" finish on the bottom, whatever that is.

Aspire V7 Offers a 'Silky Touch'

V7 Also Boasts Serious Specs

Despite the silky nature of the casing, there is some serious hardware inside, including Intel processors, a solid-state drive and WiDi, Intel's Wireless Display technology.

V7 Also Boasts Serious Specs

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