Acer continues to expand its notebook portfolio with new models based on Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, the latest such device to join the party being the Aspire 4755G, which includes dedicated graphics built by Nvidia.The notebook is designed around an LED backlit 14-inch CineCrystal display with a native resolution of 1366x768 and is powered by Intel's second-generation Core processors.
Users have the option of choosing between various Core i3, Core i5 parts, going all the way up to the i5-2410.
This fast Intel processor includes two computing cores clocked at 2.3GHz (2.9GHz maximum Turbo), can process up to four threads simultaneously, packs 3MB of Level 3 cache memory and also sports an Intel HD 3000 integrated GPU.
In Acer's notebook, this is seconded by an Nvidia GeForce GT 540M discrete graphics card with 2GB of video buffer and support for Nvidia's Optimus graphics switching technology.
In addition, the Aspire AS4755G can also be configured to feature up to 8GB of system memory, a 2.5-inch hard drive with a maximum capacity of 750GB, and an optional Blu-ray drive that replaces the standard DVD burner.
Connectivity options include 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI video output, as well as support for Intel's WiDi wireless video streaming technology.
The audio system sports Dolby Advanced Audio v2 certification and users will also find a 1.3MP webcam and a multi-format memory cards reader on the specs list. Including the 6-cell battery, that is standard for the Aspire AS4755 and is estimated to last for 4.5 hours, the notebook weights approximately 2.3Kg.
Acer's Aspire AS4755G laptop should become available soon in Onyx Black, Copper Brown, Cranberry Red and Olive Green. Pricing wasn't announced. (via PCLaunches)