Acer reveals Intel Skylake laptops with fingerprint readers
Acer can be launching fairly a number of units at Computex this yr, together with a variety of Home windows 10 laptops (that include fingerprint readers) and a brand new telephone. Two of these laptops, a 14-inch and a 15.6-inch TravelMate, are powered by Intel’s sixth-gen core (aka Skylake) processors that turned out there late final yr. They’re additionally outfitted with NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics playing cards, can help as much as 32GB of DDR4 RAM and can ship with Home windows 10 Professional. These fashions are geared extra in the direction of small companies, so they arrive bundled with some enterprise-degree software program. However when you’re looking for Skylake-based mostly laptops and assume both mannequin might be a contender, you possibly can verify them out your self when Acer releases them in North America someday within the fourth quarter. One will value you a minimum of $599.
The laptop computer within the picture above, nevertheless, is a part of Acer’s 2-in-1 finances line for college kids. There are two fashions within the collection — the Change V 10 and the Change One 10 — each of which rework into 10-inch tablets whenever you detach them from their keyboards. They’re powered by quad-core Intel Atom processors and can ship with Home windows 10, although the V 10 additionally has a USB Sort-C port. The tablets might be out there in each 32GB and sixty four GB configurations, however the keyboard dock provides 500GB of storage. The One 10 will come out in North America in July, with costs beginning at $199. Acer does not have a precise launch date for V 10 but, nevertheless it’s additionally coming within the third quarter and can value you at the least $249.
The Taiwanese producer is launching an LTE-enabled, 5.5-inch Android Marshmallow telephone referred to as Liquid Zest Plus, as properly. It has a thirteen-megapixel digital camera with what the corporate calls “an extremely-quick hybrid tri-focusing system” that may concentrate on what you need to seize inside .03 seconds. Plus, it comes with the power to take timed selfies if you shake the telephone. Zest Plus will set you again $199 in the event you determine to purchase it when it comes out in North America in July.
Apart from these laptops and the telephone, Acer may also take the prospect to point out off a brand new 4K house cinema projector and a 4K monitor on the expo. Our Computex workforce will probably be testing out a few of the units on show on the occasion, so ensure that to verify again to see them take these laptops, telephones and different devices for a spin when the present begins on the thirty first.