Slashgear reports Acer has introduced two Aspire Ethos laptops; the 18" 8943G with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 15.6" 5943G with 1366 x 768 pixel screen. These systems are equipped with Intel Core i7 or i5 processors and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series graphics.
Pricing and availability is unknown.
There’s also Dolby Home Theater surround support, with 5.1 output, and in fact the Ethos 5943G manages to fit in a full five speakers on its own. Storage is up to 1.28TB (combining two 640GB HDDs) and there’s a choice of DVD or Blu-ray optical drives.
Connectivity includes WiFi, gigabit ethernet and Bluetooth 2.1, along with eSATA, USB, FireWire, HDMI and VGA, and there’s a fingerprint reader and webcam too.