looking to bring affordability to the ultraportable notebook
holiday season with its latest Acer Aspire AS1410 Series. These new notebooks
feature an 11.6-inch widescreen display with an Intel Graphics Media
Accelerator 4500MHD. Other key specs include an Intel Celeron processor, 2GB
DDR2 memory (upgradeable to 4GB), up to a 250GB hard drive
, a 6-cell
Lithium Ion battery for up to six hours of battery life, Intel
802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wireless, and Gigabit Ethernet LAN.
The systems measure an inch thick and weigh approximately 3.08
pounds. They start at $399 and will be available at leading retailers this
holiday season. Read on for more details and a sample configuration in the
press release below.
NEW ACER AS1410 SERIES BRINGS STYLE AND AFFORDABILITY TO ULTRAPORTABLE
11.6-inch notebook lightens the load for mobile users who want to enjoy
social networking, video and productivity applications on the go; available for
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2009 – Bringing affordability to
the ultraportable notebook platform, Acer America today announced the new Acer
Aspire AS1410 Series.
notebooks integrate enough power for enjoying digital entertainment in a very
sleek, stylish design for just $399.
“With the rising popularity of social networking, consumers
are more connected than ever to the online world,” said Ray Sawall, senior
manager of product marketing for Acer America.
“When it comes to selecting a notebook, they’re increasingly concerned
with size, weight and style.
Series is small enough to be carried in a backpack or even a large purse but
with enough power for spreadsheets and presentations.
Aggressively priced, the AS1410 is an
affordable mobile solution for checking Twitter updates, viewing YouTube videos
and handling productivity applications on a plane, at school or a coffee
Those in the market for a netbook
should consider this notebook as an option, due to the step up in processing
Just one-inch-thin and 3.08 pounds, these systems are sleek
and light, but with a full-size keyboard.
The full-sized keyboard is comfortable and easy to type on, particularly
for taking advantage of productivity applications.
The compact size combined with a traditional
keyboard comprises a convenient platform for frequent travelers and
With the needs of mobile users
in mind, the AS1410 Series is designed to suit an individual’s own personal
flair with three elegant color options - Diamond Black, Sapphire Blue and Ruby
Although it’s the size of a netbook, the Aspire AS1410
Series is truly a mainstream notebook with the performance to suit a variety of
Featuring an Intel® Celeron®
processor and 2GB DDR2 memory (upgradeable to 4GB), the notebooks have plenty
of power for document creation, media playback and daily task management.
The systems are also outfitted with the new Windows 7 Home Premium
operating system and up to a 250GB hard drive, which is large enough to store a
vast library of music, images and spreadsheets.
Offering plenty of productive time when away from a power outlet, a
6-cell Lithium Ion battery provides up to a whopping six hours of battery life,
enough power to keep the PC charged on a coast to coast flight.
The systems are also primed for visual clarity.
The 11.6-inch widescreen HD LED-backlit
display is large enough to comfortably view videos, photos, documents and web
Featuring LED backlit technology,
a 16:9 aspect ratio and Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD, the AS1410
Series delivers realistic HD pictures with crisp detail and smooth video
Integrated speakers and Dolby® Sound Room® audio enhancement
deliver lifelike sound for enjoying videos, movie downloads and music. A webcam
and digital microphone make it fun and easy to get virtual face time with
friends and family via live video streaming and video chat.
Navigation, Convenient Connectivity
Affording easy, intuitive PC navigation, the new Aspire
notebooks have a multi-gesture touchpad.
Users can scroll, zoom in and out and quickly flip through web pages,
photos, spreadsheets and more by pinching, flicking and swirling their fingers
across the touchpad.
Despite the compact form factor, the new notebooks offer a
wide array of ports including an integrated multi-in-one media reader to
conveniently transfer files from digital devices.
An HDMI port allows the systems to support
any PC or TV video format via a single cable, while three USB 2.0 ports enable
connection to the latest peripherals and digital devices.
Advanced Intel 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wireless
and Gigabit Ethernet LAN enable fast access to email, the web and social
Aspire AS1410 Series notebooks will
be available for U.S. customers at leading retailers this holiday season.
A sample configuration as well as
specifications and pricing follow.
Acer® Aspire AS1410
Notebook PC - Prices begin at $399.99
- Intel® Celeron® Processor SU2300 (1.2GHz, 1MB L2 Cache,
- 11.6-Inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LED-Backlit Display
(16.9 Aspect Ratio; 1366x768 Resolution)
- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
- Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
- 2GB DDR2 Dual-Channel 667MHz Memory (Upgradeable to 4GB)
- 160GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive(2)
- Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
- Intel® WiFi Link 1000 802.11 a/b/g/Draft-N
- Integrated Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
- Two Built-In Stereo Speakers and Dolby® Sound Room® Audio
- Full-Size Acer FineTip Keyboard
- Multi-Gesture Touchpad Supporting Circular Motion,
Scrolling, Pinch-Action Zoom and Page Flip
- Three USB 2.0 Ports
- HDMI Port
- 6-Cell Li-Ion Battery (4400 mAh), up to Six Hours Battery
- 3.08 Pounds
- Two-Year International Travelers Limited Warranty