In its presentation of new notebooks, Acer has taken the opportunity to announce its latest partnership with Porsche Design for the creation of the new Acer Book RS, a 14-inch touch screen notebook that aims to combine design, power, and a good level of autonomy.
The new Acer notebook has some relation with the Book One, the device that two years ago Porsche Design created together with Quanta. On a design level, the metal case stands out, with a 3K carbon fiber film over it that gives it a neat look. These are the characteristics of the new Porsche Design Acer Book RS.
Porsche Design Acer Book RS Features
|Porsche Design Acer Book RS|
|Dimensions and Weight||Thickness 15.99 mm|
|Screen||14 “FullHD IPS|
|Processor||Intel Core i7 11th gen|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce MX350|
|Battery||Up to 17 hours|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 8 (Gig +)|
|Others||USB C, Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2, fingerprint|
With the new 11th generation Intel ‘Tiger Lake‘
The new Acer laptops feature the Intel Core i7 ‘Tiger Lake’. The Porsche Design Acer Book RS features the latest 11th generation processor along with Intel Iris Xe graphics and an optional NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU. For the RAM, 16 GB is available.
The laptop body weighs 1.2 kilograms and is 15.99 millimeters thick. Both lids are joined by a one-piece hinge, which connects the two sides of the metal case. As Acer explains, this hinge “allows the keyboard to be raised slightly when the device is opened, improving ventilation”. There are also backlit keys and gestures on the touch panel.
The panel chosen is a touch panel, with a size of 14 inches and a display ratio of 90%. The Book RS screen has FullHD resolution and IPS technology. An antimicrobial layer of Gorilla Glass has been added on top.
At connectivity level, the Acer Book RS Porsche Design comes with dual-band WiFi 6 along with USB C, Thunderbolt 4, and USB 3.2 ports. It also features a fingerprint to unlock the device.
On the battery, the new Acer and Porsche Design notebook promise up to 17 hours of autonomy, with about 4 hours of use with 30 minutes of fast charge.
Pricing and Availability of the Porsche Design Acer Book RS
Next to the laptop, Porsche Design offers a travel bag made of leather, magnetic closures, and waterproof. Also, a mouse, which repeats with the back cover in carbon fiber.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS will be available for a price starting at $1,399. The mouse will be sold for $109.99 and the travel pack for $329.99. It is possible being possible to acquire the set of the laptop – Porsche Design Acer Book RS premium package (i7 notebook, travel pack, mouse) for $1,999.99.
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