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Introducing the Acer Aspire 5740 with the new Intel® Core™ i7, i5, i3 processors

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Enjoy Cinematic Entertainment and High-end Performance


London, 12th January 2010 – Extreme performance, even with the most demanding applications, outstanding high definition entertainment and intense gaming are the trademarks of the new. Acer Aspire 5740 series. A true multimedia superstar combining state-of-the-art technologies to provide excellent computing capability, breathtaking audio and visuals and reliable connectivity.

The Aspire 5740 takes advantage of the new ultra-fast Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 Mobile CPU’s with Mobile Intel® HM55 Express Chipset, capable of delivering maximum processing power in response to peak demands for the most amazing gaming, multitasking and entertainment experience. From playing intense games to creating and editing digital video, music and photos, the Aspire 5740 series handles all the most demanding tasks faster so you can get more accomplished in less time.

Based on the latest Intel® Core micro-architecture, the new Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors combine top performance with energy efficiency, thanks to Intel TurboBoost technology , that dynamically accelerates performance to match the workload and optimizes energy use allowing near zero power consumption for inactive cores.

A 39.5 cm (15.6 inch) panel with HD resolution (1366x768) and 16:9 aspect ratio delivers a cinematic entertainment with bright, lifelike pictures and enhanced imagery. The Aspire 5740uses a LED backlight panel that helps reproducing even better images and increases readability in low light conditions; plus, it’s mercury-free and reduces power consumption.

Immersive audio will drag you to the middle of each scene. Dolby®-optimized surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers featuring optimized 3rd Generation Dolby Home Theater® audio enhancement, complemented by True5.1-channel surround sound output will wrap you in the purest high definition sound. Superior sound quality combined with a choice of cutting-edge graphic solutions and optional Blu-ray Disc™ drive creates an entertainment experience that is a feast for all your senses.
The Aspire 5740 series includes the 5740DG that brings the third dimension to your entertainment anytime, anywhere. You only need to wear polarizer eyeglasses and you are ready to dive into an extraordinary 3D adventure.

What’s more, thanks to the TriDef 3D Suite preinstalled on the Aspire 5740DG you can enjoy stunning 3D multimedia with no need for a special graphics card. A simple and intuitive interface gives you access to the world of 3D multimedia: videos, DVDs, photos and games. The software includes a set of tools designed to offer a completely seamless 3D viewing experience.

Cutting-edge performance and impressive audiovisual entertainment meet exclusive design, innovative textures and materials. The result is a notebook showcasing the unique style and superior functionality of an advanced multimedia system. The smooth rounded curves of the sapphire blue glossy cover unfold to reveal the highly responsive keyboard with larger keys for extra-comfortable typing. The multi-gesture touchpad with circular-motion scrolling, page flipping and pinch-action zoom, puts swift, flawless navigation at your fingertips, while media control keys offer easier access to entertainment.

In terms of memory the new notebooks offer up to 8 GB of DDR3 memory for an ultra fast system response and a seamless handling of multitasking demands. As for storage, large capacity hard disks provide generous space to easily stow your growing digital archive. A multi-in-1 card reader that supports the most used card formats allows easy and speedy data transfer.

Full connectivity is ensured by the most advanced wireless and wired technologies: 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection supporting Acer SignalUp™ with Nplify™ wireless technology, optional Bluetooth® 2.1, Gigabit LAN and modem.
The Acer Video Conference solution that includes Acer Crystal Eye webcam, Acer Video Conference Manager Software and Acer PureZone technology lets you keep in touch with your friends and set up video conferences with business contacts.

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Detailed information on Acer products and a catalogue with prices in PDF format are available on Acer’s website www.acer-euro.com

About Acer
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has pursued the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks top 3 for total PCs and No. 2 for notebooks, with the fastest growth among the top-five players. A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to Acer's continued growth, while the successful acquisitions of Gateway and Packard Bell complete the company's global footprint by strengthening its presence in the U.S. and enhancing its strong position in Europe. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement in staging the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs more than 6,000 people worldwide. 2008 revenues reached US$16.65 billion. See www.acer-group.com for more information.