Acer launches Aspire 5745PG touchscreen notebook

Acer has unveiled its new Aspire 5745PG notebook featuring an HD multi-touch LED panel, along with the brand's TouchPortal interface.

Preloaded on all new Acer Touch devices, including smartphones and desktops, Acer TouchPortal has been designed to make it easy for you to navigate around your computer using the touchscreen to operate the sliding menu at the bottom of the screen. The multi-gesture touchpad enables circular-motion scrolling, page flipping and pinch-action zoom while media control keys offer easier access to your multimedia content.

As well as using TouchPortal to manage and play music, organize and store photos and watch Blu-rays or DVDs or view internet video clips, you can customize it with useful widgets, giving you speedy access to various websites including Facebook and Flickr.

The Aspire 5745PG boasts a 15-6-inch, LED-backlit HD screen with a 16:9 ratio, while under the chassis you'll find the Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 Mobile CPU, high-end graphics processing, and 3rd generation Dolby Home Theater. Along with an HDMI port for hooking up to your HD TV, the laptop features Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n ), Bluetooth 3.0, Gigabit LAN and a webcam.

The Acer Aspire 5745PG is available now with a price tag of £699.99.