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Acer launches 3D notebook in US market
Press release, October 22; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 22 October 2009]

Acer America has announced its Aspire 5738DG notebook with 3D viewing technology that features advanced display capabilities, a high-definition graphics engine, an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and Dolby surround sound.

Introduced alongside the new Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, the new Acer Aspire 5738DG 3D notebook will be available this week at select retailers in the US for a price starting from US$779.99.

The foundation of the Aspire 5738DG's 3D features is a TriDef 3D solution that includes the 3D display, software and glasses to enable 3D visuals. The Aspire 5738DG can also takes 2D content and replicates into a 3D environment.

Acer explained that the notebook features a 15.6-inch Acer CineCrystal HD display coated with a special 3D film, which clings to the panel pixel by pixel, enabling the LCD technology to deliver a 3D image. Consumers can use the TriDef Ignition tool to enables 2D to 3D conversion for games and applications supporting DirectX 9 and above.

Acer Aspire 5738DG-6165 3D notebook specifications




Intel Core 2 Duo T6600


Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit


15.6-inch HD high-brightness (220-nit) Acer CineCrystal LED-backlit TFT LCD with integrated TriDef 3D screen


Mobile Intel PM45 Express


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570


4GB of DDR2 1066 MHz memory


320GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive



Sources: Company, compiled by Digitimes, October 2009

Acer Aspire 5738DG-6165 3D notebook

Acer Aspire 5738DG-6165 3D notebook
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