Just yesterday, Acer announced a cross-industry collaboration with the automobile giant Porsche. The Porsche designed Acer Book RS is a highly developed laptop featuring Acer technology and Porsche sensibilities. It is one of the essential partnerships given the previous that the last Porsche design branded laptop that is the Porsche design book one has some considerable flaws caused by prioritizing style over functionality.
On the other hand, the Porsche design Acer book looks more like a conventional laptop. Additionally, the specifications are also encouraging with a choice of intel’s 11th gen core i5 and i7 processors, 8GB or 16GB of RAM, and either 512 GB or 1 TB of storage. In either way, graphics can either left to Intel’s integrated Iris Xe graphics or an optional discrete Nivida MX350 GPU. Perhaps the display is the least impressive part of the complete package with a relatively standard 14-inch 1080p touchscreen.
As compared to the Porsche’s last laptop, the Acer Book Porsche is relatively cheaper. However, the exact price release and availability have yet been announced by the company. There are at least two companies offering various accessories to go with the laptop, as the mouse for $10.99 and a case. You can also bundle it together for $329.99 or choose a premium package that features the higher speed i7 model of the laptop.
What are some other big announcements?
Besides the Acer Book, Acer also announced other major laptop updates like the Acer Swift 3X, which is most likely to be the world’s first laptop to include the Intel’s new discrete Xe Max GPU. Additionally, the company is focusing on stylish designs and fancy GPUs. It is also planning to roll out Intel’s latest chips to several other laptops. Some of the laptops getting refreshes are spin five and spin 3.
Of the two, spin 5 seems to be less impressive as it features the same redesign, which was seen in the previous scene. The only new thing it offers is that a choice of Intel’s 11th Gen i5 and i7 processors. When it ships in February 2021, it will be priced around $999.99.
However, the spin three has gotten a more substantial update with the all-new 16:10 and a 13.3-inch display with both 2560 x 1600 and 1920 x 1200 resolution options. Additionally, the new model is most likely to Intel’s 11th gen processors (with Core i3, i5, and i7 choices), 8GB, or 16GB of RAM. You might also get an option to add a second SSD. The laptop will be available in March 2021, starting at $849.99.
Acer is most likely to update its Aspire 5, lineup integrating 11th gen processors with all models, including 14-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch. They will also add Intel’s latest laptop chips as configuration options. Both the 14 and 15-inch models will start at $499.99. The aspire 5’s 17 inches will begin at $549.99. It will be arriving in February 2021.
Some of the significant specifications of the new Acer Book specs:
|CPU||11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor|
|GPU||NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350 GPU|
|Memory||16 GB RAM|
|Screen||14-Inch FHD IPS Touchscreen|
|Battery Life||17 Hours|
What lies under the hood?
Great machines don’t have to look stunning, but they should also come with top-caliber performance. Under the hood of Porsche Acer book RS of the following:
- 16GB of RAM
- 11th gen Intel core i7 processors with Intel iris X graphics.
- 16 GB of RAM
It doesn’t end here naturally. It features a 14-inch FHD IPS touchscreen covered with a layer of Antimicrobial corning Gorilla glass. The luxurious looking laptop covers 100% of the RGB color gamut. It accentuated by ultra-narrow bezels. It also has dual copper pipes so that it doesn’t get heated up during the entire 17 hours. Even after juicing up for only 30 minutes, it can give you up to four hours of usage time.
The capabilities are rounded up, featuring a dual-band Wifi 6 USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, and USB3.2 Gen 2 ports. Additionally, you can also get smart features like fingerprint logins through Windows Hello, Wake on voice, and Modern Standby.
Some custom-designed accessories:
The laptop isn’t the only thing on the Acer Notebook RS, which is integrated with the Porsche design. Besides the Acer Book, you can also enjoy the Porsche Design Acer Travelpack RS. The features several things like the mousepad, carrying pouch, mouse, and notebook sleeve. It is said that the travel pouch is made up of ECCO PALERMO XA Leather. It is not only a durable material but also gives a pleasant touch with a subtle shine.
Magnet clasps link the pouch to the notebook sleeve. The travel pack seems to be complete with Bluetooth and wireless Porsche Design Acer Mouse RS. Carbon fiber was used to reinforce the left mouse button with features and is also used for the mouse’s bottom cover.
The rigid material ensures the mouse has a long lifespan and also features a DPI switch that allows users to switch quickly between the existing preset sensitivity levels.
Pricing and availability:
The Porsche design Acer Book will most likely be available in North America For $1399.99, while the premium package will be available for $1999.99.
Apart from the luxurious exteriors, the Porsche design Acer book RS equipped with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors. The 16 GB ensures it is capable of seamlessly moving through anything that comes up on a workday. The 14-inch screen also covered with a layer of antimicrobial corning Gorilla glass as it covers 100% of the RGB color gamut.
Acer will refresh the conceptD7 and ConceptD7 pro laptops for creators. It will also integrate Intel’s 10th Gen H-series laptop chips, which was released earlier this year.