Acer launches the Aspire 5745PG touchscreen notebook
September 18, 2010 | 13:36
Acer Aspire 5745PG
Enjoy your personal touch
London, 17th September 2010 – Packed with everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable entertainment experience as well as top performance to be productive at home or on the go, the new Aspire 5745PG puts the world at your fingertips via an HD multi-touch enabled LED panel and customizable Acer TouchPortal that lets you easily manipulate your multimedia and have fun.
The Acer TouchPortal not only presents a dynamic and personalized user experience, but also delivers one of the easiest ways of interacting with your PC and integrating all your multimedia contents. What’s more it is preloaded on all new Acer Touch devices, from smartphones to notebooks to all-in-one desktops and is destined to offer a brand new touch experience focused on making technology work in a very simple and natural way.
The Acer TouchPortal provides a truly intuitive touch experience bringing together a full suite of touch applications for fun and entertainment. The sliding menu at the bottom of the TouchPortal screen allow easy access to touch applications. To launch an application, just scroll along the dock, drag the icon into the portal screen and you're done!
Set the mood with TouchMusic, that lets you browse, manage and play your favourite music. Enjoy your life’s precious moments with TouchPhoto; organize photo albums and create memorable slideshows on-the-fly, use the multi-touch controls to rotate photos, zoom in and out, and flip to the next or previous picture. TouchPhoto even lets you show your family and friends your Flickr and Facebook photos.
TouchVideo not only lets you enjoy Blu-ray or DVD movies and home videos, but also lets you watch clips from YouTube or Facebook or upload your videos. TouchBrowser provides an intuitive finger-friendly way of browsing the Internet with large bookmarks that instantly preview your favourite websites.
Reflect your personality in your TouchPortal with backgrounds and useful TouchPortal widgets which can be placed where and when you want. Keep informed with widgets that let you quickly control your music, check the weather, see your friends’ social updates on Facebook and Flickr, and much more.
As a full entertainment centre the Aspire 5745PG combines the touch environment with state-of-the-art technologies delivering increased performance and improved graphics processing power to accelerate your productivity and enjoyment in daily tasks and gaming.
Designed to deliver high-definition cinematic entertainment, this notebook comes with a 40 cm (15.6”) high-brightness HD panel and a native 16:9 aspect ratio. The Acer CineCrystal LCD panel is LED backlit, ensuring exceptional realism, intense colour saturation, sharp details and low power consumption.
A choice of high-end graphic solutions, with optimized 3rd generation Dolby Home Theater® allows riveting action and realistic audio play, ensuring superior entertainment. The notebook can be equipped with a Blu-ray Disc™ drive that plays amazing, multi-channel surround sound, high-definition music and movie effects with true-to-master precision and for a truly extraordinary experience just connect it to a big screen TV via the integrated HDMI output port.
Taking advantage of next-generation Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 Mobile CPU’s processing power, the Aspire 5745PG can speed through the most demanding applications and scale performance according to the workload. From playing intense games to creating and editing digital video, music and photos to running power hungry applications; this notebook nicely handles multitasking and HD entertainment, for faster work, more fun and less waiting.
Large capacity hard disk drives provide users with plenty of storage space, while the multi-in-1 card reader supports the most used card formats for easy data transfer and file sharing. Up to 16GB of dual-channel DDR3 memory allows a smooth flowing of operation, ensuring faster, more efficient multitasking.
Thanks to the most advanced wireless and wired technologies, the world is within your reach: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection supporting Acer SignalUp™, Gigabit LAN and optional Bluetooth® 3.0. The Crystal Eye webcam, with 1280 x 1024 resolution, lets you keep in touch with your friends and set up video conferences with business contacts.
The Aspire 5745PG is graced by a streamlined profile and chic design. A textile pattern peaks through the glossy finish of the black cover with smooth rounded edges. Beneath the cover is the highly responsive keyboard with larger keys for extra-comfortable typing, while dedicated media keys give you total control over your entertainment. 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. The palm rest flaunts a chic looking brushed metal finish that prevents fingerprints and adds a modern and sophisticated touch.
While offering a great performance and amazing entertainment, the Aspire 5745PG series takes steps to reduce environmental impact. The panel uses LED backlight technology that helps reproducing even better images and increases readability in low light conditions; plus, it’s mercury-free and saves energy compared to traditional lamps. The Acer PowerSmart technology and Energy Star 5.0 compliance ensure energy efficiency for extended battery life and longer lasting computing and fun.
Touch-screen functionalities, spectacular cinematic view and enthralling surround sound audio - the new Aspire 5745PG is designed to engage all your senses! Available now with an expected RRP of £699.99 inc Vat