Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV, Acer announced that they introduced the latest Intel RealSense short range camera to their top-of-the-line Aspire V Nitro “Black Edition”notebooks and a new Windows 10 Smartphone, the Liquid Jade Primo. With the latest Intel RealSense short range camera and Windows 10, users can login to their Aspire V Nitro notebook with Windows Hello and 3D scan objects for 3D printing. The new Liquid Jade Primo Smartphone, is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile and allows users to take advantage of Windows 10 features like Continuum. Both are great devices for those seeking a blend of style and performance.
Introducing the latest Intel RealSense short range camera to the Acer Aspire V Nitro “Black Edition” notebooks
Available on both the 15-inch and 17-inch Aspire V Nitro Black Edition notebooks, the new Intel RealSense Camera offers an improved sensing range of up to 5 feet from the device, secure and personalized login with Windows Hello, and more precise gesture tracking and control. With the improved camera sensing range the operational range is now even larger so that the camera can function when users are further away from the camera compared to previous generations.
3D scanning of the face
“We believe the latest Intel RealSense camera will unlock new use cases and experiences for power users, complementing the style and performance of our iconic Aspire V Nitro series.”— Jerry Kao, President of Notebook Business Group, Acer Inc
With the new Intel RealSense Camera in place, Aspire V Nitro users can control their notebooks more intuitively, such as controlling the cursor with hand gestures. Gaming experiences are more immersive and personalized through enhanced gesture and motion tracking. It also enables 3D scanning and printing; users can simply scan an object with the 3D camera and save it. The 3D model can be used as a photo, or altered for output on a 3D printer.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition series featuring the new Intel RealSense camera will be available in North America beginning in February 2016 at prices starting at $1,099. It will also be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in February with prices starting from €1,299. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, visit acer.com.
Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 Smartphone
The new Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. With Windows 10 features like Continuum, it’s a great device for working professionals who want to be productive on the go.
With a USB Type-C monitor, wireless display accessories or the Display Dock, the Liquid Jade Primo can provide a PC-like experience on an external display with Continuum. It can be used as a touchpad and virtual keyboard, or a keyboard and mouse can be connected for multitasking on both the screen and on the external display; this unlocks use-cases such as:
- Connecting the smartphone to a TV or monitor at hotels or anywhere on the go for productivity-intensive applications, so that the heavier laptop can be left at home.
- Projecting presentation decks to a projector or large screen, while displaying the “Presenter View” on the smartphone.
- Playing videos on the TV while using other apps on the smartphone simultaneously.
The Acer Liquid Jade Primo features Acer’s award-winning Liquid Jade design language with a sleek and slim profile, curved back cover that fits comfortably the hand and ergonomic 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass screen. The rear and front covers feature a fine hairline-brushed finish, while a sharp diamond-cut band wraps the chassis and gives the smartphone an even more polished look. The 21MP f/2.2 auto-focus rear camera has dual LED flash and supports up to 4K (3840 x 2160) video recording, and the 8MP f/2.2 front-facing camera boasts a wide-angle of up to 84-degrees while supporting up to Full HD 1080p video recording.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Liquid Jade Primo will be available in EMEA in February with prices starting at €569, and will be gradually rolled out to other regions. Pricing will be announced in each market closer to availability. Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, visit acer.com.
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Updated June 28, 2018 9:41 am