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Acer's new Aspire line-up hits Oman's shelves.

Sporting Intel's new 'Haswell' Core i7 processors, Acer's new notebook lineA[degrees]up offers some very impressive everyday comA[degrees] puting and portable entertainA[degrees]ment bundled into sleek and stylish packages. The lineA[degrees]up includes the Aspire V3 entertainment laptop, the updated and slimmed down V5 Series of notebooks, the powerful V7 Ultrabook and new E1 series.

Aspire V3

The updated Aspire V3 notebook is the enterA[degrees]tainment powerA[degrees] house of the lot, featuring a stunning 17.3" HD+ or Full HD panel, with the classic and stylish brushed metal finish of its predecessor and the oomph of all the latest tech, including Intel's Core i7 processor and 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM courA[degrees] tesy of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 dedicated graphics card. You can add up to 32GB of RAM and there's also room for an additional solid state drive (apart from the one already on board).

Aspire V5 series

The new V5 notebooks come in three display sizes 15.6", 14" and 11.6" to meet different lifestyles and performance needs. The 15.6" and 14" models are available both with or generation processors from Intel, up to Core i7, and with either NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M or NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M graphics chips. It is not the absolute best, but these are defiA[degrees] nitely no slouches in the gaming benchA[degrees] marks. The V7 also has a tenA[degrees]point multi touch screen that is standard on all models to take full advantage of Windows 8, which, let's be honest, was built for touch. The V7 notebooks are also available with either HD+ or Full HD panels.

Aspire E1

The Aspire E1 notebooks come in two sizes A[degrees] 15.6" and 14", both HD A[degrees] and are thinner than the previous models. The E1 series comes in a smooth Piano black or Clarinet Black for a more classy look and the chicklet keyboard, which Acer has quite excelled at implementA[degrees] ing in the past, provides comfortable typing. The compact design makes this notebook perfect to be carried wherever you go.

The new line is available at major retail outA[degrees] lets across Oman.

without touch screens and include a full size keyboard with optioA[degrees]nal backlighting. The 11.6" noteA[degrees] book integrates the same size keyboard as on a typical 13.3" model to optimise the typing experience. Even more customisation options allow you to choose between an HD+ 1366x768 screen or a Full HD 1920x1080 panel, with the option of a nonA[degrees]glare finish available on the 15.6" model.

V7 Series Ultrabook

The new V7 Series Ultrabooks share the same stylish and thin design of the V5 modA[degrees] els, and are equipped with a choice of latest

Aspire V3

17.3" HD+ or Full HD panel

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Publication:The Week (Muscat, Oman)
Date:Aug 8, 2013

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