Acer has outed a new series of notebooks, the Acer Aspire series ethos that promise with chic design, multimedia performance. Two models were first announced, the ethos Acer Aspire 8943G and Aspire 5943G ethos, with a choice of Intel Core i7 processors and i5, 18-inch 1920 x 1080 and 15.6-inch display and 1366 x 768 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD5000 graphics.
There’s also Dolby Home Theater surround sound support with 5.1 output, and indeed the ethos 5943G manages to fit in a full five speakers on its own. The memory is up to 1.28TB (combination of two 640GB hard drives) and there is a choice of DVD or Blu-ray optical drives.
Connectivity includes WiFi, Ethernet and Bluetooth 2.1, eSATA, USB, FireWire, HDMI and VGA, and there is a fingerprint reader and webcam. No word on prices and availability of the Italian today launched, but we advise them are premium machines.