Acer America Corporation has released the Acer Aspire 5670 notebook series, a new multimedia high end system in Acer's Aspire notebook product line.
The Aspire 5670 series offers high processing power thanks to using the Intel Centrino Mobile Technology Duo platform, codenamed 'NAPA,' and its other components, including: Intel Core processor Duo, the Intel 945PM Express chipset and the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network connection chipset for full wireless connectivity.
The high performance on the Aspire 5670 is also delivered through a fast SATA hard drive which offers storage capacity of up to 120GB. DDR2 memory provides the Aspire 5670 standard system memory set at 1024MB which can be upgraded to 2048MB. The integrated ATI MOBILITY RADEON X1400 graphics card delivers digital video and photo quality on a 15.4" widescreen TFT LCD display with 1200 x 800 pixel resolution.
The Aspire 5670 features Acer Video Conference with Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP) support via the Acer OrbiCam and the Acer Bluetooth VoIP phone. The camera is a LCD panel-mounted 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera featuring 225-degree rotation.
Other multimedia features on this new model include Intel High-Definition audio support, built-in microphones, S/PDIF support for digital speakers, integrated DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive or DVD-Dual double-layer and a 5-in-1 memory card reader.
For wireless connection the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG chipset supports the 802.11a, b and g standards, in addition to the integrated Bluetooth 2.0 module. LAN connectivity is provided by an integrated gigabit Ethernet card while traditional dial-up connection is possible thanks to the 56Kbps ITU V.92 fax modem.
The Acer Aspire 5670 is equipped with a large set of I/O ports, including 4 USB 2.0 ports; DVI-D port, ExpressCard slot; PC Card slot (one Type II); IEEE 1394 port; Fast Infrared port; CIR port; External Display (VGA) port; S-video/Tv-out (NTSC/PAL) port; Headphones/speaker/line-out port with S/PDIF support; Microphone jack; Line-in jack; Ethernet (RJ-45) port; Modem (RJ-11) port; Parallel port; DC-in jack for the AC adapter.
Acer says the Aspire 5670 starts at approximately US$1499.