Acer has announced the new Acer Gaming Laptops that will compete against the new Dell XPS 13 laptop and the Lenovo ThinkPad T460.
The new laptops, the Acer Gaming 13 and 14, both feature a 4K IPS display with 1080p resolution, as well as 802.11ac wireless charging.
The new Acer laptop is available in four different configurations: the 12-inch model, the 13-inch, the 14-inch and the 15-inch.
The 12- and 13-inches are the two most affordable configurations, and the 14 and 15-inches offer the most room for customization.
Both the 14.5-inch (2.1-GHz Intel Core i7) and 15.5 (2-GHz Core i5) models have a 1080p IPS display, which is similar to the 1440p resolution offered by the Dell XP 13 and the ThinkPad X520.
The 16-inch variant has a 2.8-GHz, dual-core, 2.7GHz and 1.8GHz Intel processors.
The 14.3-inch version comes with a quad-core Core i3, 1.7-GHz and 2.0GHz processors, while the 15.6-inch has a dual-Core, 2-GHz dual-processor Core i9 model.
The 15- and 17-inch versions have dual-socket Intel Xeon processors.
The 13- and 15:4.5 models come with Intel Core M and Celeron chips.
and 14-in versions are available in black, white and blue color options.
The 14- and 14.1:1 models have silver-plated aluminum surfaces.
The 18- and 19-inch models are available with silver- or black-platinum finishes.
The 15-in and 17.3:1 configurations are available as black or silver.
The laptop uses Intel’s Broadwell chips, which are clocked at up to 2.9GHz and can support up to six graphics cards.
There’s a 4GB DDR4 RAM option for the 14 in the 13 and a 2GB RAM option in the 14, and a 6GB RAM version in the 15 and 17 in the 18.
The 18-inch configuration has a 128GB SSD, while a 256GB SSD is available for the 17.
The 20-inch features an SSD for the 19 and a 256Gig SATA SSD in the 20.
The Acer 13- in the 12 and the 17-in in the 10 are available for $999 and $1,299, respectively.
The 17.5 and 20-in configurations will start at $2,799.
The Lenovo Thinkpad T460 comes in a 13- or 15- inch configuration, but is available as a 14- or 16- in. configuration for $1 and $799, respectively, while it comes with an Intel Core m2 and Celermax processor.
The Thinkpad X520 is available with an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or the AMD Ryzen 3 1800X for $2.99 and $999, respectively (for $1 less than the Lenovo T460).