At a press event held today in New York, Acer unveiled an updated and slimmed down Aspire V5 Series of notebooks and also introduced the powerful new Aspire V7 Ultrabook. The new V Series represents Acer’s largest and most versatile line of mainstream notebooks with numerous models available in a variety of colors with varying screen sizes, resolutions, with or without touch and with varying performance and graphics capabilities.
The smallest Aspire V5 models start at $499 and features an an 11.6-inch high-definition (1366 x 768) include touch screens and are ideal for anyone wanting an affordable thin and super light notebook to take wherever they go. Just 3 pounds and less than an inch thick, they are ideal for a frequent traveler, child or for student use. Models are available with the next generation AMD dual core or quad core or the latest Intel CPUs. They also feature a full size keyboard, while backlit keyboards will also be available in some regions. The Aspire V7 is a higher end version that has a “silky touch” finish on the bottom. In addition, the V7 models include a variety of the latest Intel processors, solid state drives, Acer Theft Shield, the new Acer converter port and Intel WiDi.
“The new Acer Aspire V5 and V7 Series are all about giving our customers a wide range of performance and entertainment features from which to choose,” said Sumit Agnihotry, vice president, product marketing, Acer America. “In addition to adding full high-definition panels, more powerful graphics and solid state drives to the V Series, models are up to 9 percent slimmer than the previous generation.”