Taipei, Friday, April 18, 2014 09:57 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
27°C
Acer announces Aspire V5 touch notebook
Press release, October 31; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 31 October 2012]

Acer has announced its latest Aspire V5 series touchscreen notebook, featuring a 10-point touch display and a large trackpad, designed to enhance multi-gesture content consumption and to take advantage of the features offered by Windows 8.

The 14-inch model includes an optical drive, but is less than 21mm thick and weights 2.1kg, while the 15.6-inch model, also with an optical drive, is thinner than 23mm, and weighs 2.4kg, Acer said.

The machines feature Intel's Core family processors and Nvidia GeForce GT series graphics.

The V5 series also features Acer Instant Connect, which automatically scans and registers most-visited access points, letting users connect to the Internet in just 2.5 seconds, which is four times faster than conventional methods, the company claimed.

Acer Aspire V5 touch notebook

Acer Aspire V5 touch notebook
Photo: Company

Realtime news
  • MediaTek 2Q14 revenues to increase

    Bits + chips | 11h 57min ago

  • Flat panel industry expected to see annual growth decline from 20% to 5%

    Displays | 12h 23min ago

  • TSMC looks to post 21-23% sequential revenue gains in 2Q14

    Bits + chips | 12h 34min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China panel makers showing increased interest in large-size segment

    Displays | Apr 17, 19:51

  • Taiwan memory chipmakers advised to develop customized chips for clients

    Before Going to Press | Apr 17, 20:15

Pause
 | 
View more
MSI product press release
China FPD industry, 2013-2016
2014 global smartphone market forecast
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.