Acer Day 2019: Acer introduces new Aspire series and portable monitor

Acer Aspire 3 and 5 and Acer PM161Q portable monitor make Malaysian debut
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At its epic annual Acer Day celebration over the weekend themed “Freedom to Play,” Acer launched new additions to its Aspire notebook series and a portable monitor.

The week-long roadshow hosted at Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, drew massive crowds thanks to mouth-watering deals on select Acer products including up to MYR1,000 off on devices and the Acer Day tradition—“flash sales.”

Last year, the Taiwanese PC maker chose Acer Day to launch the Predator Helios 300 Special Edition, Switch 7 Black Edition and Swift 7.

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Acer Aspire Series (2019)

Designed for everyday computing, the new Acer Aspire 3 and 5 are powered by up to the Intel Core i7 processor, and NVIDIA GeForce MX230 and MX250 graphics with 2GB VRAM.

Storage-wise, both come with either 1TB HDD or 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, while memory can be upgraded to up to 2GB (Aspire 3) and 32GB (Aspire 5).

Acer Aspire 5, Acer PM161Q
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The new Aspire 5 has a 10 percent smaller footprint and is 16.7 percent lighter compared to its predecessor. It boasts a 14-inch FHD IPS display that boasts narrow bezels for optimised screen real estate. The notebook features a premium-looking aluminium top cover, packaged in a thin and light chassis weighing 1.45kg.

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It also offers a backlit keyboard for added convenience.

Acer announced that the Intel Core i5 and Core i3 variants of the Aspire 5 will be available in Pure Silver, Indigo Blue and Charcoal. They will go on sale towards end of August 2019.

The Intel Core i5-powered Aspire 5 is priced at MYR2,499 while the price of the Intel Core i3 model will be announced when it hits Malaysian shores later.

The new Aspire 3 on the other hand, features an expansive 15.6-inch Full HD display and is available in Obsidian Black, Indigo Blue and Rococo rate. It retails for MYR2,399 and is available for purchase now.

Acer PM161Q
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Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor

Portable external monitors is a surprising new trend that has emerged recently. Acer wasted no team to offer this on-the-go second screen solution. Ultra-light at just 0.97kg and boasting a side profile of only 2cm, the Acer PM161Q portable monitor will easily fit into your notebook bag. 

It offers a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display (1920×1080) and 170-degree wide viewing angle. Easily hook it up to a notebook, tablet or smartphone via USB-C.

The monitor comes with a protective sleeve and 3-year on-site warranty. It will be available starting September and it retails for MYR599.

All new devices are available for purchase at Acer Official Online Stores and authorised resellers nationwide.

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