What you need to know
- Acer announced a long list of new devices today, including laptops, desktops, monitors, and accessories.
- Acer’s ConceptD 3 Ezel has a similar form factor to the Surface Laptop Studio and now has a 15.6-inch version.
- The Vero lineup from Acer utilizes post-consumer recycled plastics.
Acer announced several new devices today, including desktop PCs, laptops, monitors, and accessories. The company unveiled PCs for both gaming and commercial use as well as a lineup of devices built to be environmentally-friendly. Here’s a rundown of everything Acer announced.
The ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition runs on up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU to power a creative workflow. Acer calls it the ideal laptop for 3D modeling and a solid option for developers. It features a PANTONE-validated UHD 4K display that covers 100% Adobe RGB and hits a Delta E<2 color accuracy rating. It also has stereoscopic 3D image technology that adjusts its display as people move.
The ConceptD 3 Ezel has a similar form factor to the Surface Laptop Studio and now has a 15.6-inch version. Acer also announced a clamshell version with a 16:10 aspect ratio called the ConceptD 3. ConceptD 3 Pro and ConceptD3 Ezel Pro laptops are also on the way. They feature up to an Intel Core i7 processor and an NVIDIA T1200 GPU.
The ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition will be available in North America in 2022 and in EMEA territories in December 2021, starting at €3,599. The ConceptD 3 launches in EMEA territories in December 2021 (from € 1,799) and North America in January 2022 (from $1,700). The ConceptD 3 Ezel arrives in China in October 2021 with a starting price of RMB 13,999 and North America in November 2021 with a starting price of $1,900.
Acer’s Vero line utilizes post-consumer recycled plastic (PCR) and recycled packaging. The Aspire Vero is an eco-friendly laptop that’s also upgradeable. The lineup also includes the TravelMate Vero laptop, Veriton Vero desktop PC, Vero BR77 monitor, and several accessories.
The chassis of the Aspire Vero is made of 30% PCR, and its keycaps are 50% PCR. It has a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display that’s 99% recyclable. Inside, it’s powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core CPU and Intel Iris Xe graphics.
The Acer TravelMate Vero is a business laptop from the eco-friendly lineup. It runs on up to an 11th Gen Intel Core 7 processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and has up to a 1TB SSD.
Acer’s Veriton Vero Mini is a mini PC aimed at commercial users. It runs on next-gen Intel Core vPro processors.
The Acer Aspire Vero launches In North America in November, starting at $700. The TravelMate Vero will arrive in North American in January 2022 with a starting price of $900. Acer’s Vero BR277 Monitor starts shipping in March 2022 in North America for $299. The Macaron Vero Mouse (€25), Vero Mousepad (€20), and Vero Ecosleeve (€25) launch in February 2022 in EMEA territories.
Predator gaming hardware
On the gaming side of things, Acer announced the Predator Irion 7000 desktop series, the Predator GD711 gaming monitor, and the 55-inch Predator Gaming Desk.
The Predator Orion 7000 series gaming desktop runs on a 12th Gen Intel Core overclockable processor, up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GPU, and has up to 64GB of DDR5-4000 RAM. It appears that the Predator Orion 7000 will be one of the first devices with a 12th Gen Intel Core CPU. The desktop PC also has three Predator FrostBlade 2.0 fans and an AIO liquid CPU cooler.
The Predator GD711 is a smart 4K LED gaming projector. It has a variable refresh rate mode that supports up to 1080p gaming at 240Hz.
The Predator Orion 7000 launches in Q2 2022 in North America and Europe in Q1 2022 (from €2,199). The Predator GD711 Projector will be available in EMEA territories in December starting at €1,499. The Predator Gaming Desk has a starting price of €229 and will be available in EMEA territories starting in December 2021.
Enduro rugged devices
As part of its antimicrobial product portfolio, Acer introduced the Endure Urban N3 laptop and Enduro Urban T3 tablet.
The Enduro Urban N3 is a 14-inch rugged laptop. It is MIL-STD 810H certified for durability and offers IP53 resistance for dust and water. It should be able to withstand drops of up to four feet, thanks to its reinforced corners. It runs on up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX330 GPU.
The Enduro Urban T3 is a 10-inch tablet that’s also MIL-STD 810H-certified. It also has IP53 resistance for dust and water.
Acer’s antimicrobial lineup also includes the VE246Q Antimicrobial Monitor and several Chromebooks.
The Enduro Urban N3 will be available in Q4 2021 in North America with a starting price of $850. The Enduro T3 launches later in Q1 2022 with a starting price of $300 in North America.
TravelMate Spin P4
The TravelMate Spin P4 laptop is also part of Acer’s antimicrobial lineup. It’s a business-grade convertible laptop that runs on up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro processor. It’s configurable with up to 1TB of M.2 SSD storage. It features a 14-inch FHD scratch-resistant display made of Corning Gorilla Glass. The TravelMate Spin P4 has an option for LTE connectivity, but it will also be available with only Wi-Fi.
Alongside its new PCs, Acer announced several accessories, including the Acer Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse and the Acer Bluetooth Mouse. Both of these will ship in February 2022 in EMEA territories for €60 and €25, respectively.