IFA 2019: Acer shows off ConceptD Pro family of notebooks, the Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook and more
At IFA 2019, Acer announced its ConceptD Pro series notebook family with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs, built for peak performance and hours of uninterrupted use. The Pro series with Windows 10 meets the stringent requirements of applications in virtual reality, artificial intelligence and big data analytics. The notebooks also feature amber backlit keyboards.
The new ConceptD Pro series notebooks featuring 9th Generation Intel Core processors and Windows 10 are designed not only for professional creators but also AI engineers and software developers.
At the top end, the ConceptD 9 Pro is a 17.3-inch notebook that targets complex engineering simulations with up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPUs with 16GB VRAM and 32 GB of DDR4 memory. Thanks to Acer’s CNC-machined Ezel Aero Hinge, the 4K display (3840 x 2160) can flip, extend and recline for convenient collaboration between team members. It’s aimed to handle AI/deep learning, engineering simulations and large animation studios requiring power, flexibility and cross-compatibility. A Wacom EMR stylus is also included and magnetically attaches to the device.
At 15.6 inches, the ConceptD 7 Pro is designed for power on-the-go with up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPUs with 16 GB VRAM and 32 GB of DDR4 memory. This model is ideal for data scientists, software developers, engineers and professional design studios who demand power, flexibility and compatibility that is tested with all certified professional software applications.
The ConceptD 5 Pro is aimed at users in the advanced creative space and is available with 15- and 17-inch options – both with 4K UHD resolution – and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 GPUs. It’s a device geared for complex CAD design, animation and simulation workflows, so it’s designed to appeal to architects, 3D animators, special effects producers and small design studios.
The ConceptD 3 Pro is a notebook for creators like photographers, industrial design students and graphic designers, featuring NVIDIA Quadro T1000 GPUs and a PANTONE-Validated display. Users can process all their media with true color reproduction and can login via a touch of the built-in fingerprint reader through Windows Hello for easy and more secure access.
Finally, the new ConceptD CM2241W is a desktop monitor featuring a slim bezel, excellent color accuracy supporting 99% of the Adobe RGB color gamut and hyper-smooth viewing, with a refresh rate up to 75 Hz.
Acer also introduced the Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook, which expands the Triton line with an affordable solution for mainstream gamers who also appreciate thin and lightweight designs. Up to a 9th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor is paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and 16GB of DDR4 2666Hz memory (upgradable to 32GB). To accommodate massive amounts of game storage, it will support up to two 1TB PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 and up to a 2TB hard drive. Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650, along with Killer Ethernet, keeps the action moving quickly and lag-free.
A bright 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS display with a narrow bezel design includes a 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response time, delivering realistic graphics and colors that pop, highlight every detail and bring games to life.
Now with a 300Hz 15.6-inch Full-HD display, the Predator Triton 500 is a powerful gaming notebook slimmed down to just .70 inches thin and weighing 4.6 pounds. It has a durable, all-metal chassis and narrow bezels for an 81% body-to-screen ratio.
In addition to these announcements, Acer also debuted refreshed models in its popular Swift ultra-portable notebook and Aspire all-in-one desktop ranges, all powered by the latest 10th Generation Intel Core processors and Windows 10.
The latest generation, 14-inch Swift 5 weighs just 990 grams with a new discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics option, or even less with solely integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics while measuring just 14.95 mm thin. The screen features a three-side narrow bezel with a high screen-to-body ratio of 86.4%. It has a full-function USB3.1 Type-C connector that supports Thunderbolt 3, dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and supports Windows Hello through a fingerprint reader.
The Swift 3 packs a lot of power into its 15.95 mm thin chassis with up to a 10th Generation Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor and an optional discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU, keeping everything running at its optimum speed. It also includes up to 512 GB PCIe Gen 3×4 SSD storage, 16GB LPDDR4 RAM and dual-band Wi-Fi 6, for a smoother and more enjoyable wireless experience, making it an ultra-portable, supercharged laptop for work and play. It delivers up to 12.5 hours of battery life and fast charging capabilities: 30 minutes charging can provide four hours of battery life in video playback conditions.
Within its space-saving design, the ultra-thin Aspire C all-in-one comes with plenty of practical features for both students and the whole family to enjoy. It is available with 27-inch, 24-inch and 22-inch Full HD IPS screen options, all powered by 10th Generation Intel Core processors and an optional discrete NVIDIA MX130 GPU.
Find out more about all of Acer’s announcements at IFA.