Acer is expanding its all-in-one (AIO) desktop line with a new model, the Acer Aspire Z3100 (pictured), featuring a 21.5-inch HD display.
The company has also pumped up the performance on its state-of-the-art Aspire AZ5700 with an intuitive 23-inch HD multi-touch display.
Both models are designed for users who want a PC that will eliminate clutter and maximize limited desktop real estate.
“The elegance and convenience of the all-in-one desktop is becoming increasingly popular with consumers,” said Steve Smith, senior business manager of consumer desktops for Acer America. “We’re pleased to offer our customers more choices for this practical form factor, which is appealing for its unique blend of features and modern architecture. In addition to our premium system with a 23-inch HD display, touch panel and TV tuner, we also offer a smaller, budget-friendly version with a host of features and ample power, ideal for dorm rooms, office nooks and lofts.”
The Acer Aspire AZ3100-U3072 with an integrated 21.5-inch LCD display provides performance in a simple design that’s ideal for areas where space is a premium. The contemporary look and feel encompasses a gray and black bezel and an illuminated blue accent strip with four brightness settings for lighting the wireless keyboard.
Created for multimedia enjoyment, the combination of the HD display’s 1080p resolution and NVIDIA GeForce 9200 graphics provides entertainment with sharp, lifelike images, smooth video transitions and vibrant colors.
An AMD Athlon II 170u (2.0GHz) processor and 3GB DDR3 SDRAM provide power for surfing the web, email and casual games. The system has 5.1 channel audio and two built-in speakers for dynamic sound quality as well as an optical drive for enjoying CD music and DVD movies.
It also provides an integrated webcam and microphone, HDMI and six USB 2.0 ports for connecting to an array of peripherals and digital devices.
The AZ3100 comes with Windows 7 Home Premium, 802.11 b/g/n wireless, Gigabit LAN and a wireless keyboard and mouse. The Aspire AZ3100-U3072 is available now in the U.S. with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$599.
The Acer Aspire AZ5700 all-in-one sports a 23-inch HD display provides seamless integration of a desktop PC with the usability of a multi-touch LCD display and a TV tuner.
This all-in-one desktop comes with an Intel Core i5 650 processor (3.2GHz), 4GB DDR3 SDRAM and Intel HD graphics, and 1TB SATA hard drive. In addition to a wireless keyboard and mouse, the system provides HDMI and six USB 2.0 ports.
owered by Windows Home 7 Premium, the Aspire Z5700 comes with the Acer TouchPortal, a suite of applications designed to synchronize life, the PC and Internet with all-in-one touch control. These applications include TouchMusic, TouchPhoto, TouchVideo, TouchBrowse, TouchCam, TouchMemo, TimeGadget, WeatherGadget and TouchFriends.
The Acer Aspire Z5700-U3112 is also available now in the U.S. with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$1099.