They are expert laptops for expert users. That’s the new ConceptD Pro series of notebooks with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs that Acer just unveiled at IFA 2019. This is a collection of computers specially designed for professional content creators, but also for professionals who work with artificial intelligence and software development.
Also, within this collection of ConceptD equipment, Acer has unveiled new monitors with PANTONE-Validated, specially designed for artists. However, what are the new features of the new Acer machines?
All ConceptD Pro laptops are equipped with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs and ninth-generation Intel Core processors. This is a combination to ensure maximum performance and the ability to use the devices for several hours without interruption.
For this very reason, and because of their enormous potential, they are computers prepared to work in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and big data. All computers also have amber backlit keyboards. Want to learn more about them? Here’s a one-on-one introduction to all the computers of this ConceptD family. Pro users should watch out for more.
ConceptD 9 Pro: The Most Equipped of the new Laptops
It is the most powerful in the family and is equipped with an innovative part: the Acer CNC machined Ezel Aero hinge. This is an implication that affects in terms of design and allows the 17.3-inch 4K (3840 X 2160) screen to be extended, reclined, and flipped. This same screen is PANTONE certified, so it covers 100% of the Adobe RGB color gamut.
In addition to the Intel Core i9 processor up to the 9th generation, we must include an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 graphics card, specially coupled for professionals, as we said, dedicated to engineering and even for large animation studios. It consists of a Wacom EMR stylus with up to 4,069 levels of pressure sensitivity. It will be on sale in November starting at 6,065 dollars.
ConceptD 7 Pro: 15.6-Inch and 4,000 Pixel Screen
Another device in this family is the Acer ConceptD 7 Pro, which has an integrated 15.6-inch, 4,000-pixel screen. It’s especially light because it’s only 17.9 millimeters thick and weighs 2.1 kilos. The processor built into the computer is a 9th generation Intel Core i7, combined with an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPU. Data analysts, software developers, engineers, and design students, in general, will exceptionally appreciate. It will be on sale from November for 2,868 dollars.
ConceptD 5 Pro and ConceptD 3 Pro
Let’s continue now with two more professional laptops. They are the Acer ConceptD5 Pro and ConceptD 3 Pro, integrated into the RTX Studio program. The first is available with 15.6-inch, and 17.3-inch IPSi displays, with a UD resolution of 4K. Both models have integrated 9th generation Intel Core i7 processors, and Quadro RTX 3000 graphics and the displays are PANTONE-Validated, a certificate that proposes them as perfectly suitable computers for artists. The range of colors offered coincides 100% with Adobe’s RGB colors.
The 17.3-inch Pro will hit the market in December and will cost 2,868 dollars. The 15-inch will cost 2,757 dollars and will be available a little earlier, from October.
The ConceptD 3 Pro is the most accessible version but also doubles part of the features of the previous model. It does include an NVIDIA Quadro T1000 graphics card, ConceptD 3 Pro, and works as unobtrusively as possible, at less than 40 decibels. It’s also a perfect laptop for users who not only work professionally but also need to move around often. In terms of security, which is always crucial in these cases, it has an integrated fingerprint reader through Windows Hello. Those who want to get it can buy it from November from 1,653 dollars.
ConceptD 5 Pro and ConceptD 3 Pro, more accessible versions
Another pair of more affordable versions are the Acer ConceptD5 and ConceptD 3, two computers equipped with up to 9th generation Intel Core i7 processors that also guarantee excellent performance for users who need to do multiple heavy tasks at the same time. The ConceptD5 is available in two different screen sizes: 15 and 17 inches. They have an integrated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 GPU card. The 15-inch model will cost 2,205 dollars and will be available in September. The 17.3 will cost 2,426 dollars, but it won’t hit the market until November.
The ConceptD 3 is the most economical of the series. It will be available from October for 1,434 dollars. Its minimalist design and optional pristine white finish are unique. It works noiselessly and has an integrated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU card for graphics.
ConceptD CM2241M: A desktop Monitor perfect for Pros
Professionals looking for a desktop monitor to add an external display to their workstation will also find the Acer ConceptD series an option to consider. This is the new ConceptD CM2241W monitor, a sleek and distinguished piece of equipment, thin like few others and with excellent color accuracy.
This monitor supports 99% of Adobe’s RGB color gamut and an ultra-fluid view. Why? Because it has an update rate of up to 75 Hz. Those who want this equipment will have to wait until next October when it is expected to hit the market. The recommended retail price for Acer is 518 dollars.