1Acer’s Windows 8 Devices Do Double Duty as Notebooks, Tablets
By Nathan Eddy
2Aspire R7 Boasts Four-Way Ezel Hinge
With Ezel Mode, for example, the display can float over the keyboard at various angles.
3Hinging on Functionality
The idea is that the hinge can make the combination of touching the screen and using the keyboard more intuitive and natural.
4Aspire 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.
5Aspire 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.
6Aspiring 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,
7More 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.
8V 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.
9Aspire 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.
10Aspire 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.
11V7 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.