Acer launches the Ferrari One netbook with VISION technology from AMD

October 5, 2009 | 08:53

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Beyond Perfection

London, 24th September 2009 - Acer today presented the world's most
exclusive netbook series: the Ferrari One. Full of exquisite details and
features that celebrate the world's most prestigious racing heritage, the
Ferrari One is dedicated to those who see beyond perfection.


The Ferrari One, with its racing red cover proudly displaying the Scudetto
Ferrari that has dominated Formula One since the very first race, is quite
simply the world's most exclusive netbook, designed and created with the
same passion and technological experience the drives two of the world's
finest brands.


First you see it.

With a 11.6" high-definition 1366x768 pixel resolution, ultra-thin and light
form factor, true-cinematic aspect ratio (16:9) Acer CineCrystal LED LCD
display for true HD entertainment driven by VISION technology from AMD and
support for simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista(tm) the
image quality of the Ferrari One might take some getting used to.

And then you hear it.

The Ferrari One speakers are specially engineered to optimize an enhanced
audio quality - each pair fine-tuned by Dolby Laboratory. The advanced audio
tuning technologies featuring Dolby® Home Theater ® v3 delivers a true
cinema-style experience in vibrant surround sound, Dolby® Home Theater ® v3

· Dolby Pro Logic® IIx that expands stereo or 5.1-channel audio from
movies, music, TV, or games to 6.1-or 7.1-channel playback on machines built
to support it as well as changing stereo content to a 5.1, 6.1, or even 7.1
surround sound listening experience.

· Dolby Headphone that simulates 5.1-channel surround sound through
any stereo headphones.

· Sound Space Expander that dramatically widens the perceived field
of sound and opens up your digital sound experience.

· Natural Bass that extends speaker bass response by up to an octave
without distortion or risk of damage to any components.

· Dolby Digital Live that converts any audio signal from a PC into
Dolby Digital for easy connection to home theater systems.

· High-Frequency Enhancer that improves high frequencies for a
stunningly real sound experience and Audio Optimization that corrects common
audio problems caused by the physical limitations of laptops.


In the true spirit of the Ferrari racing team, the Acer Ferrari One combines
powerful performance and extreme portability with excellence of design.

Inspired by the unmatched Ferrari heritage, the Ferrari One is driven by a
truly sensational engine. At its heart, the Second Generation AMD Ultrathin
Platform for notebooks with VISION technology delivers highly responsive,
balanced multi-tasking performance with the AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual-Core
Processor L310 featuring low-power CPU design, DDR2 800 MHz, and AMD
HyperTransport(tm) 3.0 technology for best balance of performance on-the-go
while lasting extended battery life to go fast and far beyond. ATiRadeon(tm)
HD 3200 Graphics provides high-def visual pleasure and exquisite image
quality coupled with up to 4GB of DDR2 667MHZ system memory makes light work
of the pre-installed 64bit Microsoft Windows 7® Home Premium or Windows 7®
Home Home Basic A large capacity, (160 GB or larger) hard disk drive
provides plenty of storage space.

With the Ferrari One you never lose connection thanks to the Acer
InviLink(tm) Nplify(tm) 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(tm) network
connection, supporting Acer SignalUp(tm) wireless technology for optimum
reception and connectivity and Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate). In
addition, depending on specification, the Ferrari One is also 3G-ready for
maximum connectivity on the move. The Ferrari One also features the Acer
Video Conference solution that includes the low-light enhanced Crystal Eye
webcam for super-clear VoIP call quality, even in noisy environments.


A Ferrari is not just about speed. It is an expression of beauty, power,
excitement and pleasure. A Ferrari exudes excellence from the original
concept to the finished product and the Ferrari One offers the same
sensations down to the finest detail.

The exclusive Ferrari-engraved touchpad offers multi-gesture functionality
for ultrafast navigation, including the possibility to scroll up and down
when surfing the web pages, viewing documents, navigating files, checking
music playlists, viewing photos up or down, pinch to zoom-in or zoom-out in
various applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and Google
Earth, flip back-and-forth through photos, web pages, PDF documents,
Microsoft Office documents or media albums by sliding two fingers and also
rotate images while viewing pictures.

The Ferrari experience extends to the super responsive keyboard which
features a dedicated key that instantly launches the web browser and
connects to so you're never more than a keystroke away from
your driving passion.

The Ferrari One netbook comes with 64bit Microsoft Windows 7® Home Premium
or Windows 7® Home Basic preinstalled and has a SRRP of £399 inc Vat.

All Acer notebooks come with a standard 1 year Carry In (International
travellers warranty - ITW).
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