Acer’s new laptops for work, gaming and saving the environment

Acer national geographic themed laptop

Acer has shown off its 2022 computers and laptops at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. New models include its eco-friendly Aspire National Geographic edition laptop, economy-focused Chromebooks, ultra-light Swift series laptops and a host of upgrades for the Predator range of gaming laptops. There are also some updated all-in-one desktop units for home and office.

New Aspire Vero National Geographic Edition

First introduced in 2021, the Vero range of laptops is created to support a sustain Acer’s commitment to a more sustainable future. Vero laptop chassis feature 30% post-consumer recycled plastics, with 50% in its keycaps. Acer says that its National Geographic Edition “incorporates design elements evocative of planet Earth as well as National Geographic iconic aesthetics, and supports the National Geographic Society.” The Vero is also designed to be easily upgraded and repaired.

Productivity-focused Acer Chromebooks

Three new Chromebooks will be available to help consumers meet the changing needs of work and study environments, according to Acer. Made for students, hybrid workers and families, these models are intended to help boost productivity and come in 3 sizes and form factors:

  • The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 boosts productivity on-the-go with a sleek, convertible design, 13.5-inch VertiView® display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, long battery life and powered by the octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processor
  • Acer’s Chromebook 315 expands the company’s large-screen offering and includes 15.6-inch anti-glare FHD display and numeric keypad 
  • Lastly, the Acer Chromebook 314 is a portable device with a 14-inch FHD display, featuring the latest Intel processors and an OceanGlass™ Touchpad

More Swift X ultra-portables

Two new models join Acer’s Swift range of ‘ultraportable’ laptops. There’s a 14 and 16 inch model,  both of which have very thin and light designs:

  • The ultra-portable Swift X 14” laptop, weighs 1.4kg and also packs 12th Gen Intel Core processor with up to 12 cores and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU into its 0.7-inch thin aluminium chassis
  • The larger 16” Swift X model is co-engineered with Intel to meet they chip maker’s ‘Evo’ standard which includes key experience targets for responsiveness, battery life and more
  • Both models run on Windows 11, and consist of Wi-Fi 6E and up to 16GB memory and 2TB SSD storage, as well as 16:10 aspect ratio screen for higher productivity and dependability

All-in-one Acer desktops

On the desktop front, Acer has shown off its new Aspire C27 and C24 all-in-one units. With an eye on design, they have a sleek look to compliment homes and offices, along with updated specifications. This includes Intel’s latest 12th Generation Intel Core i7 processors, roomy storage, and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity. The design also features space-saving cable management, and they come in black with platinum detailing. 

Predator gaming laptops

Acer showcased its 2022 Predator gaming-focused laptop range at the show, along with announcing new OLED and IPS gaming monitors. Highlights below:

  • New models of the Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300 and Acer Nitro 5. All of the laptops feature the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series Laptop GPUs, while the Acer Nitro 5 also includes AMD Ryzen™ 6000 Series processor options
  • New Predator laptops also come with one month of Xbox Game Pass, giving gamers day-one access to popular titles and the ability to play with friends, whether they’re on PC or console
  • Refreshed Predator Orion 5000 series gaming desktops, designed for gamers who require supreme performance and the ability to upgrade
  • New mid-range Predator Orion 3000 series gaming desktops, an OLED Predator monitor, and an additional pair of IPS monitors that combine VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000-level visuals with high refresh rates

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