At a gala event in New York famous Lincoln Centre Acer has revealed a powerful new range of products spanning gaming, consumer and B2b notebooks and Google Chrome products with senior executives from Microsoft and Intel describing Acer as the “most “innovative” and “exciting” PC Company “out there today”.
From a new Acer refreshed version of the Swift 5, which it’s touting as the “world’s thinnest” 15in laptop to a top end gaming machine powered by Intel Zeon processors Acer wooed a crowd of global media and resellers.
Already the #1 PC gaming brand in the world according to Microsoft data the Company is also “Outperforming 3 times better” than their next rival in the gaming market according to Paul Donovan Vice President of Microsoft’s Partner Devices and Solutions business.
The #2 brand is believed to be the Dell owned Alienware who is losing share to Acer who has witnessed 94% year to date growth in the gaming market
Among the latest new gaming products revealed by Acer is the Predator Helios 500, Predator Helios 300 Special Edition, Nitro series, as well as, the Predator Orion 5000 and Predator Orion 3000 series.
The Predator Helios 500 features up to 8th-generation Intel Core i9+ processors while the Predator Helios 300 Special Edition includes upgraded specifications from its predecessor along with a distinctive white chassis. Acer says that both the gaming notebooks feature VR-Ready performance, advanced thermal technologies, and faster connectivity.
Also revealed is a new range of Nitro desktops powered by up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPUs, Acer Nitro 50 Series desktops offer performance that exceeds the needs of casual gamers and can easily handle graphic-intensive tasks.
In another first Acer has been praised for their success in the education market.
Intel executives described Acer as there most “important and innovative” client in the PC market.
Acer revealed the world’s first 15-inch, 2-in-1 Chromebook.
the new education market products have immense battery life of up to 13 hours. Also built in are new speakers with the 15.6-inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS touch display masked by tough Corning Gorilla Glass.
The new Acer Chromebook supports the Android Google Play Store like all touch-based Chrome OS devices.