Acer Aspire Z5610 All-in-One PC to debut for $900

Posted on Thursday, Oct 15 2009 @ 20:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Acer revealed the Aspire Z5610-U9072, a new all-in-one desktop PC with a 23" multitouch screen and Windows 7 Home Premium. It will be released this holiday season for $899.99 and features the Intel Pentium Dual Core E5300 2.6GHz processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, a 320GB HDD, DVD burner, memory card reader, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 512MB graphics card, HD audio with 5.1 channel support, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, six USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, a HD webcam with microphone, and built-in speakers.

The 23" LCD display has a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 300 nits brightness, 5ms response time and 1,000:1 contrast ratio. Special features include an integrated keyboard light and foot-mounted ambient lighting with toggle switch, along with 10-20 degree ergonomic tilt adjustment.
The combination of style, top-of-the-line desktop components and touch technology make this PC a powerful entertainment hub for the home. Inspired by high-end digital entertainment, the Aspire Z5610 is an elegant PC that bridges the gap between traditional desktops and monitors. A seamless integration of a desktop PC with the usability of a multi-touch LCD display, it’s an easy fit for any living room, den or office.

Designed as a timeless piece, the Z5610 boasts simple purposeful details such as an illuminated strip between the LCD and sound bar, which helps users see the keyboard in a darkened environment. The system’s clean and simple lines emphasize the ease and simplicity of the user’s PC experience. Elevated by two chrome legs, users can discretely stow away the keyboard under the desktop to further free up workspace and maximize the system’s multi-touch capabilities.

In addition to Windows 7 Home Premium, the Aspire Z5610 also comes with Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7, a set of six multi-touch optimized applications and games. These include three casual games, Microsoft Blackboard, Microsoft Garden Pond and Microsoft Rebound and three surface applications - Microsoft Surface Globe that lets users browse the world and zoom in on any location on a virtual 3D earth; Microsoft Surface Collage, a touch-enabled background and Microsoft Surface Lagoon, a touch interactive screensaver.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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