Latest Acer laptop news

Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514
Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514 By Rik Henderson

During its pre-IFA media briefing, Acer announced an addition to its Chromebook range that is designed for looks and durability, as well as affordability.The... Read more

Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary
Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary By Andrew Williams

Acer has lifted the lid on the Swift 5, which it showed off earlier in 2018 as the “lightest 15-inch laptop in the world”, and tweaked Swift 3 models.... Read more

Acer’s Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone
Acer’s Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone By Andrew Williams

Acer has announced its new Aspire line-up, full of laptops for people who want plenty of substance without the cost of a super-slim and stylish model.The... Read more

Acer Predator Helios 500 is a beast of a gaming notebook with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing
Acer Predator Helios 500 is a beast of a gaming notebook with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a super powerful beast of a gaming laptop that can be spec'ed with overclocking-enabled 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing.That, combined... Read more

Here's the Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition white and gold in pictures
Here's the Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition white and gold in pictures By Mike Lowe

You're looking at the Acer Predator Helios 300 in white and gold. Yep, the Special Edition series laptop ditches the usual black and red for a paler colour... Read more

Acer goes after Google Pixelbook with convertible Chromebook Spin 15
Acer goes after Google Pixelbook with convertible Chromebook Spin 15 By Maggie Tillman

Acer is in the middle of holding an event, and it's going hard after the Google Pixelbook, with the new Chromebook Spin 15.Spin 15 has a 15.6-inch touchscreen... Read more

Acer Swift 5 arrives in 15-inch format, weighs less than 1kg
Acer Swift 5 arrives in 15-inch format, weighs less than 1kg By Mike Lowe

When Acer announced the sub-1kg 14-inch Swift laptop in 2017, we found it to be a proficient performer for on-the-go types. And now, as announced at the... Read more

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package
Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package By Max Langridge

Acer has announced a new version of the Spin 11 Chromebook for 2018 that can run Android apps and be used in four different modes. The Spin 11 has a hinge,... Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 embraces USB-C and Google Play
Acer Chromebook 11 embraces USB-C and Google Play By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a new Chromebook line that will sport USB-C connections and Google Play, so can play and run millions of Android apps on the device... Read more

Acer’s updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world’ and squeezes in 4G LTE, too
Acer’s updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world’ and squeezes in 4G LTE, too By Dan Grabham

Acer has updated its Swift 7 in time for CES 2018 and given it an even thinner chassis – now just 8.98mm thick (it was around 10mm previously). What’s... Read more

Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges
Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges By Max Langridge

Acer has introduced new models to its Swift, Spin and Switch convertible and detachable Windows 10 devices at IFA 2017.Starting with the Switch 7 Black... Read more

Acer bets big on Chromebooks with the Chromebook 15
Acer bets big on Chromebooks with the Chromebook 15 By Max Langridge

Acer has used the IFA show in Berlin, Germany to announce the latest version of the Chromebook 15, the only Chromebook in the world with a large, 15.6-inch... Read more

HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S
HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S By Elyse Betters

Microsoft revealed it was working with hardware partners to develop Windows 10 S devices, and now we know which ones.HP and Acer are the first two hardware... Read more

Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs
Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs By Elyse Betters

Acer has unveiled its refreshed Aspire notebook line while at a press event in New York.These are Windows 10 laptops called Aspire 1, Aspire 3, Aspire... Read more

Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks
Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks By Cam Bunton

At a press event in New York City, Acer took the wraps off its latest portable computing solutions. There's the new Switch 3 and Switch 5 2-in-1 crossovers,... Read more

Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast
Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast By Rik Henderson

Gaming laptops have been growing in popularity at a healthy rate in the last couple of years and Acer's Predator range has been a major driver.Not one... Read more

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech
Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech By Mike Lowe

Release the beast! Acer has unveiled a gigantic 21-inch gaming laptop, the Predator 21 X, which not only boasts the first curved screen in a laptop, but... Read more

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less
Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less By Cam Bunton

Acer has launched a brand new notebook series. With the MacBook Air firmly in focus, the computer giant has built the revamped TravelMate X3 series: an... Read more

Acer Predator G1 desktop comes with its own suitcase... for first 1,000 punters
Acer Predator G1 desktop comes with its own suitcase... for first 1,000 punters By Mike Lowe

We had an inkling that Acer was going to lift the lid on new Predator gear at its global press conference in New York. Front and centre of its line-up... Read more

Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12
Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12 By Mike Lowe

With Microsoft Surface ruling the roost in its market, Acer wants a piece of the pie. So it's come out punching, with the announcement of the Switch Alpha... Read more

Next at Acer: Watch the Predator and laptops live-stream here
Next at Acer: Watch the Predator and laptops live-stream here By Mike Lowe

It's Acer time. The Taiwanese company is all set to unveil new products at its global press conference, starting 16:00 BST (that's 11:00 EST in New York... Read more

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India
Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India By Luke Edwards

Acer has taken the wraps off its Predator range of gaming-focused machines that are headed to India. That includes Acer Predator laptops, desktops, monitors... Read more

Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues
Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues By Chris Hall

With Microsoft announcing its own hardware for Windows 10 recently, the roadshow continues, bringing more devices from more manufacturers. Now is the turn... Read more

Acer Revo Build is a modular PC that you can add new components to magnetically
Acer Revo Build is a modular PC that you can add new components to magnetically By Rik Henderson

Acer has followed up last year's small form factor Revo PC with a new model that's also modular, so users can add and take away elements as they require.The... Read more

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here
Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here By Luke Edwards

Acer has announced from CES 2015 in Las Vegas that it will be releasing new laptops this month that use Intel RealSense 3D cameras for gesture controls.Like... Read more

Acer Chromebook 15 takes Chrome OS large with 15.6-inch display
Acer Chromebook 15 takes Chrome OS large with 15.6-inch display By Chris Hall

Acer is pushing into larger Chromebook territory with the Chromebook 15, sporting a 15.6-inch display. Launched at CES 2015, the new Chromebook gives... Read more

This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream
This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream By Luke Edwards

Acer has unveiled its V Nitro Black Edition Series laptop with a 4K UHD screen. So where it loses points for a silly name it more than makes up for it... Read more

Acer Aspire Switch 10 unveiled: One device, four positions via magnetic hinge design
Acer Aspire Switch 10 unveiled: One device, four positions via magnetic hinge design By Mike Lowe

Acer has unveiled its Aspire Switch 10 at its A Touch More Connected press event in New York.A 10.1-inch "four in one" Windows 8.1 device that can switch... Read more

Acer shows off TA272 HUL Android AIO desktop ahead of CES 2014
Acer shows off TA272 HUL Android AIO desktop ahead of CES 2014 By Elyse Betters

Acer has announced the TA272 HUL all-in-one desktop running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS ahead of next week's 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas.Despite the... Read more

Acer C720P Chromebook features touch for only $299, undercutting Google's Pixel handsomely
Acer C720P Chromebook features touch for only $299, undercutting Google's Pixel handsomely By Jake Smith

Acer has unveiled the C720P Chromebook, an upgraded version of its $200 C720 Chrome offering introduced last month. The C720P's low-price and new features... Read more

Acer C720-2848 Chromebook launches: Same as C720 but with half RAM and cheaper price
Acer C720-2848 Chromebook launches: Same as C720 but with half RAM and cheaper price By Elyse Betters

Acer's C720 Chromebook packs a powerful punch and only costs $249 (£199 in the UK), but it appears the laptop maker thought it could deliver a quality... Read more

Acer Chromebook C720 laughs in the face of HP's efforts
Acer Chromebook C720 laughs in the face of HP's efforts By Stuart Miles

Google has just announced the HP Chromebook 11, but Acer doesn't care about that. It's got its own, cheaper Chromebook to announce; the Acer Chromebook... Read more

Acer says more Chromebook and Android-based products are coming
Acer says more Chromebook and Android-based products are coming By Elyse Betters

Acer has noticed a shift in the industry from laptops toward mobile devices, so it plans to pull back focus on Microsoft-based products to expand on Chromebook... Read more

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made
Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made By Hunter Skipworth

Acer is to put up for auction a limited Star Trek Into Darkness edition of its Aspire R7 notebook. The laptop, which looks more like the Enterprise than... Read more

Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7
Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7 By Stuart Miles

Acer has announced a new version of it's flagship Ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S7, at Computex in Taiwan on Monday.The new model features Intel's new 4th-generation... Read more

Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet
Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet By Stuart Miles

The Acer Iconia W3. That's the name of the new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet announced by Acer at Computex in Taiwan on Monday and the device that starts a... Read more

Acer Aspire R7 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook launched, the Star Trek PC that promises 'revolution'
Acer Aspire R7 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook launched, the Star Trek PC that promises 'revolution' By Rik Henderson

As part of its New York City press conference, Acer has announced the Aspire R7, a Full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen notebook that it describes as "revolutionary"... Read more

Acer Aspire V5 series updated, V7 introduced, bringing slim and light notebook options
Acer Aspire V5 series updated, V7 introduced, bringing slim and light notebook options By Chris Hall

Acer has announced an updated line of Aspire V5 notebooks, as well as introducing a new V7 Ultrabook, at a press event in New York.The Acer Aspire V5 brings... Read more

Acer Aspire P3 revealed: Tablet meets Ultrabook in easy-to-detach design
Acer Aspire P3 revealed: Tablet meets Ultrabook in easy-to-detach design By Mike Lowe

Acer has announced a slew of new devices, including the Aspire P3, an 11.6-inch tablet-meets-Ultrabook which can be used as a powerful tablet or easily... Read more

Acer reinforces Packard Bell as affordable, launches EasyNote TE and TV laptops
Acer reinforces Packard Bell as affordable, launches EasyNote TE and TV laptops By Chris Hall

Packard Bell has announced the launch of two new 15.6-inch notebooks today, as parent company Acer looks to differentiate between the brands the group... Read more

Acer Aspire S7: The first Windows 8 touchscreen Ultrabook
Acer Aspire S7: The first Windows 8 touchscreen Ultrabook By Stuart Miles

Acer has just announced two new Windows 8 Ultrabooks with a built-in touchscreen: the 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch Aspire S7.The new touch-enabled laptops have... Read more

Acer Aspire One 756 netbook comes with a choice of processors
Acer Aspire One 756 netbook comes with a choice of processors By Danny Brogan

Acer is giving its customers the chance to decide what type of processor they want installed in their new Aspire One 756 netbooks.Consumers can opt for... Read more

Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks
Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks By Paul Lamkin

It may seem that the only laptops available now are Ultrabooks, but that's not the case. In fact, Acer has just unveiled a pretty nifty range that proves... Read more

Acer Aspire S5 brings Thunderbolt to Ultrabooks
Acer Aspire S5 brings Thunderbolt to Ultrabooks By Chris Hall

Acer has kicked off the Ultrabook flurry at CES 2012 by unveiling the Aspire S5, described as the "world's thinnest Ultrabook", and the Aspire Timeline... Read more

Acer Aspire Z5761: The touch screen all-in-one PC
Acer Aspire Z5761: The touch screen all-in-one PC By Stuart Miles

Acer has announced a new all-in-one desktop PC – the Acer Aspire Z5761 that brings more touchscreen action to the party – the party you’re having... Read more

ViewSonic takes on Acer with Revo beater
ViewSonic takes on Acer with Revo beater By Lars-Göran Nilsson

Despite ViewSonic’s inability to come up with a catchy name, we’re sure that the pc mini VOT132 has a good chance of popularity, as it is what a lot... Read more

Acer launches Aspire Timeline series laptops
Acer launches Aspire Timeline series laptops By Amy-Mae Elliott

Acer has announced the launch of its new Aspire Timeline series that it claims reaches a "delicate equilibrium between computer lightness and battery life".... Read more

Acer adds embedded 3G wireless capability to its notebook range
Acer adds embedded 3G wireless capability to its notebook range By Stuart Miles

Acer has announced that it will be adding integrated 3G wireless network capability to its TravelMate and Aspire notebooks. The TravelMate 4260 and Aspire... Read more

Acer launches TravelMate 2500 series
Acer launches TravelMate 2500 series By Stuart Miles

Acer has launched the TravelMate 2500 Series notebook family. The new series offers higher processing power and more multimedia functions aimed at SME... Read more