Acer Intros 3D-Capable Aspire 5745DG 15.6" Notebook

Have you considered a 3D notebook? It's getting harder and harder to find new machines that are 2D-only, and even Acer is adding a 3D model to their Aspire series. The new Aspire 5745DG ha a 15.6" CineCrystal 120Hz LCD which features NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, and there's even software that can convert 2D content into 3D content on the panel.

Other specifications include NVIDIA's GeForce GT 425M GPU, Core i3/i5/i7 processor options, an optional Blu-ray Disc drive, HDMI output, up to 16GB of DDR3 memory, a memory card reader, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, a Crystal Eye webcam and a 1280x1024 screen resolution. You'll also find dedicated media keys, a multi-gesture trackpad and a brushed metal finish that resists fingerprints.

It's available now in the UK for £899.99.

Acer Aspire 5745DG series

Advanced 3D entertainment centre

London, 12th October 2010 – 3D Technology has changed our way of seeing things. A revolution started in movie theatres where it added depth to the bi-dimensional world of movies that now enters our homes transforming the flat, virtual world of entertainment into one that is more natural and more exciting.

The new Aspire 5745DG is the ultimate home and mobile entertainment centre. Watching any 3D multimedia on this sophisticated notebook will make everything else seem dull. Featuring NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology, the 15.6" Acer CineCrystal™ 120 Hz HD display renders totally immersive 3D visuals that pop out of the screen and deliver you in the middle of the action. Movies and games come alive with incredible realism thanks to the HD panel with 16:9 aspect ratio and LED backlighting, ensuring intense colour saturation, sharp details and low power consumption.

Relive the emotions of your last holiday or of your best friend’s birthday watching your videos in 3D: all you have to do is play them with Acer Arcade™ Deluxe, that enables on-the-fly 2D to 3D conversion of any video or DVD and you will be transported right into the middle of the action as if it were the first time. What’s more, with Acer Arcade™ Deluxe you can easily manage millions of songs, photos, movies and videos!

High-end NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 425M graphic solution, together with optimized 3rd generation Dolby Home Theater® make for riveting action and realistic audio play, ensuring an extraordinary entertainment experience. The Aspire 5745DG can be equipped with Blu-ray Disc™ drive that plays amazing, multi-channel surround sound, high-definition music and movie effects with true-to-master precision and for a truly extraordinary experience just connect it to a big screen TV via the integrated HDMI port supporting 3D content output for cinema-style entertainment in your living room.

Taking advantage of next-generation Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 Mobile CPU’s processing power the Aspire 5745DG is built to handle anything that comes its way and can scale performance according to the workload. From playing intense games to creating and editing digital multimedia to running power hungry applications this notebook nicely deals with multitasking and HD entertainment, for faster work and more fun.

A large capacity hard disk drive provide users with plenty of storage space, while the multi-in-1 card reader supports the most used card formats for easy data transfer and file sharing. Up to 16GB of DDR3 memory allows a smooth flowing of operation, ensuring faster, and more efficient multitasking.

Thanks to the most advanced wireless and wired technologies, the world is within your reach: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection supporting Acer SignalUp™, Gigabit LAN and optional Bluetooth® 3.0. The Crystal Eye webcam, with 1280x1024 resolution, lets you keep in touch with your friends and set up video conferences with business contacts.

The Aspire 5745DG is graced by a streamlined profile and chic design. A textile patterning peaks through the glossy finish of the black cover with smooth rounded edges. Beneath the cover is the highly responsive keyboard with larger keys for extra-comfortable typing, while dedicated media keys give you total control over your entertainment. The multi-gesture touchpad with circular-motion scrolling, page flipping and pinch-action zoom, puts swift, flawless navigation at your fingertips, while media control keys offer easier access to entertainment. The palm rest flaunts a chic looking brushed metal finish that prevents fingerprints and adds a modern and sophisticated touch.

The Aspire 5745DG is available now with an RRP of £899.99 inc.