Acer broadens all-in-one line for business and institutional customers with larger display, more speed and intuitive touch technology
SAN JOSE, CALIF., Oct. 6, 2010 – Knowing that every organization's computing needs are as diverse as the people they employ, Acer America Corp. is extending its professional all-in-one desktop line for the U.S. market. The newest model is the sleek Veriton Z410G boasting a brilliant high-def 21.5-inch display and full desktop performance. Acer also enhanced its value focused Veriton Z290G all-in-one model featuring an 18.5-inch display with a convenient touch panel and a more powerful Intel® Atom™ processor.
Svelte and simple, the new silver and black Veriton Z410G and Veriton Z290G are attractive and easy to set up. The new all-in-ones include Windows® 7 Professional and will be available via Acer's authorized resellers in October with prices beginning at just $599.
"The space-savings and clean aesthetics of an integrated all-in-one solution resonate with a wide range of public and private sector customers," said Leila Axelle Robert, Acer Commercial Systems Business Manager. "We're excited to offer a more robust version boasting a 21.5-inch HD display, an excellent fit for SMB, healthcare and government users requiring full desktop power and a bigger screen. The addition of an intuitive touch panel to our energy-efficient model makes it ideal for lobbies, libraries and schools where ease of use and value is paramount."
Veriton Z410G-UD5700W: Picture-Perfection with Full HD
Combining desktop power and a space-saving design that's 21.6 - (W) x 19.6- (H) x 5.1-inches (D), the Veriton Z410 is a practical choice for a wide variety of commercial users. The high-definition 21.5-inch LCD display delivers brilliant images with its 16:9 aspect ratio, 5ms response time and full HD 920x1080 resolution, the perfect format for viewing videos, presentations, photos and charts.
The combination of a fast Intel® Pentium® Processor E5700 (2MB cache, 3.0GHz, 800MHz FSB) with dual core technology, 2GB DDR3 SDRAM and Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 provides ample power for multitasking and fueling a host of business applications.
This elegant PC offers 8 USB 2.0 ports for connecting a host of peripherals and digital devices at once. The system also comes with an eSATA port for transferring data to an external hard drive as well as DVI and VGA ports for users who want to leverage a second display. To help protect the investment is a three-year limited warranty.(1)
Veriton Z290G-UD525W: Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Touch Panel Simplifies Computing
Boasting a brilliant 18.5-inch widescreen LCD monitor and measuring just 19- (W) x 15- (H) x 2.1 -inches (D), the Veriton Z290G is slim enough to fit in almost any work environment. It also comes with a resistive touch panel, which is perfect for reception areas, classrooms and libraries. The touch panel streamlines tasks and makes functions very simple to execute, since users can interact directly with what's displayed on the screen, a key consideration for public facilities.
Thanks to an Intel® Atom™ D525 ultra-low-voltage processor (1MB cache, 1.80GHz, Dual Core) and fan-less operation, this model's cool, quiet and Energy Star® qualified. It's also fast, managing basic office productivity and Internet-based applications with the speed of dual core processing. There are four USB 2.0 ports for attaching several external devices and it comes with a one year warranty.(1)
Both Models: All the Essentials The Veriton Z410G and Z2900G both have a multi-in-one card reader for quickly transferring presentations and other documents from one PC to another. A 320GB(2) hard drive provides significant room for archiving digital data and a SuperMulti drive quickly and easily loads software, backs-up critical data as well as reads, plays back and copies optical disks. Outfitted with 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, both models are upgradeable to 4GB via two memory slots.
Embedded high-definition audio as well as headphone and microphone jacks deliver clear sound. The desktops also include built-in Gigabit Ethernet, a matching PS/2 keyboard and mouse and 802.11b/g wireless for quick, cable-less connection to the Internet,.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Veriton Z410G-UD5700W and Z290G-UD525W all-in-one desktops will be available in North America via Acer authorized resellers in October. Pricing for the Veriton Z410G-UD5700W begins at just $719 and the Veriton Z290G-UD525W begins at $599.
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for total PCs and notebooks.(3) A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to the company's continuing growth, while its multi-brand approach effectively integrates Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell, and eMachines brands in worldwide markets. Acer strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs 7,000 people worldwide. 2009 revenues reached US$17.9 billion. See HYPERLINK "http://www.acer-group.com/" www.acer-group.com for more information.
Acer Expands Veriton Nettop Line; New Model Packs More Punch With Dual Core Processing and Discrete Graphics
Series of one liter desktops – about the size of a book - now includes more powerful version with Intel® Atom™ D525 processor and NVIDIA® ION™ 2 graphics for 1080p video playback; Two new nettops are space-, energy- and cost-efficient
SAN JOSE, CALIF., Oct. 6, 2010 – Acer America, part of the world's second largest PC vendor (1), today expanded its line of Veriton nettops for the U.S. professional market with the Veriton N282G, a powerful new model for viewing HD content and the Veriton N281G, an update to Acer's first commercial nettop that's engineered for tackling office productivity tasks.
Small, flexible and highly practical, the new Veriton N281G and Veriton N282G ultra-compact nettops conserve energy, work space and due to its screw-less chassis, total cost of ownership. The new nettops come with Windows® 7 Professional and will be available via Acer's authorized resellers in October with prices beginning at just $399.
"The convenience, price and performance of our Veriton nettop has been well-received by the commercial market. In addition to making our existing product more robust, we've enhanced the line with a model designed for environments where high-def playback is popular, such as libraries, schools, research centers and digital signage shops," said Leila Axelle Robert, Acer Commercial Systems Business Manager. "Whether they're placed upright with their retractable stand or attached to the rear of a display, the nettop keeps a low profile. It's a smart choice for those whose top priorities are performance, space and value."
Veriton N282G-UD525W: Media Savvy for Superb HD Playback
The Veriton N282G-UD525W combines a powerful Intel® Atom™ dual-core processor D525 (1.8GHz), 2GB DDR3 SDRAM and NVIDIA® ION™ 2 graphics for efficient multitasking and showcasing full 1080p videos. The next-generation NVIDIA® ION™ graphics fuel the PC with more than 10 times the performance of integrated graphics.(2) With the ION GPU, users can enjoy full HD video on sites like YouTube HD or from Blu-Ray discs. It also boosts performance of editing and converting videos and photos. Outfitted with a large 320GB(3) hard drive, the Veriton N282G has plenty of storage for archiving large digital files.
Veriton N281G-UA425W: Smart Essentials for General Productivity
Ideal for basic office tool users as well as for kiosks, hotel front desks, call centers and office receptionists, the Veriton N281G-UA425W comes with an Intel® Atom™ processor D425 (1.8GHz), 2GB DDR3 SDRAM and integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, an excellent configuration for word processing, spreadsheets, email and Internet browsing. The 320GB(3) hard drive has ample room for storing important files.
Intelligent Design: Flexible Mounting, Cable Management and Energy Efficiency
To maximize space, both nettops boast a unique design that can be mounted on a stand or attached to the back of various displays with a VESA mounting system. The VESA mount offers vertical adjustment, so users can access the power button and memory card reader from the top of the display.
The innovative design also features neat cable management, quiet operation and a screw-less chassis to ease upgrades and maintenance. A OneButton Recovery reset pinhole is incorporated for restoring systems and retrieving documents in case of a power failure. For security, the nettops include padlock and Kensington lock slots.
The nettops provide a mini PCI Express 1.1 x1 slot for expansion, six USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, high-definition headphone and microphone jacks as well as VGA and serial ports. A wireless keyboard and mouse, Gigabit Ethernet and embedded 802.11 b/g/n WiFi are also included.
The nettops are Energy Star qualified. Since they're so compact, they use less material and packaging than other PCs. They also offer Acer PowerSaver, which gives users the option to conserve energy and power on demand.
Utility Suite Streamlines Routine Tasks
* Veriton ControlCenter, a user-friendly utility suite for simplifying routine IT tasks, is pre-loaded. It includes:
* Acer QuickMigration for quickly updating and transferring personal data from one PC to another using a common network cable
* Acer PowerSaver for configuring power levels according to computer usage
* Acer SmartBoot for automatically loading frequently used programs in the system tray at start
* Acer eLock Management password protection to lock removable data devices and other interfaces to ensure that data can't be stolen
* Acer eSettings Management, an intuitive interface for configuration and control of the system
Pricing, Availability and Specifications
The Acer Veriton N282G-UD525W and Veriton N281G-UA425W nettops will be available in North America via Acer authorized resellers in October. Pricing for the Veriton VN282G-UD525W begins at just $449 and the Veriton VN281G-UA425W begins at $399.
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for total PCs and notebooks.(1) A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to the company's continuing growth, while its multi-brand approach effectively integrates Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell, and eMachines brands in worldwide markets. Acer strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs 7,000 people worldwide. 2009 revenues reached US$17.9 billion. See HYPERLINK "http://www.acer-group.com/" www.acer-group.com for more information.