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Acer Middle East customized innovations customized to suit all

Recently Buzzingtales attended Acer Middle East’s exclusive event for local influencers. The event introduced the brands extensive & customized innovations. I am no techno geek but I know a good thing when I see it. I own an Apple Mac and I love it. But some of Acer’s personalized products were very impressive. The Swift 5, Acer’s first 2-1 Traveller companion is something I am craving for. At only AED 3799 it is quite affordable too. The design is sleek and the ease of use is just too irresistible. For gamers and kids who cannot be away from laptop the


The venue for the unveiling of Acer’s line-up of innovative product range was the stylish JW Marriott Marquis, Penthouse Suite. Live performances by actors demonstrated how an Acer laptop is the perfect companion for students, gamers, entrepreneurs or even travelers

The details of Acer’s versatile range are below for all Buzzingtales techno readers:

The Convertible Spin 5 Series for the Student


  • Spin 5 delivers up to 10 hours of battery life for all-day productivity
  • Designed to swap from a tablet to a laptop and vice versa.
  • 360 degree dual-torque hinge, it allows users to bend the device wobble-free, preventing them from toppling over when using the touchscreen.
  • Consistent wireless signal because of its strategically placed 802.11ac antenna.
  • Crossed-hairline brush finish on the aluminum top cover provides a fabric-like appearance, making the Spin 5 easy to grip while preventing the accumulation of messy fingerprints and smudges.
  • The Spin 5 is flexible to use, convenient to carry, stylish and affordable.
  • Bright 13.3-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen display that can be used with an optional Acer Active Pen.

*Available in the UAE in September 2017 starting at 3,199 AED.

The Helios 300 Entertainment Hub for the Gamer


  • 6-inch or 17.3-inch displays, matte black chassis with tasteful red accents, providing a slightly edgy, fun design.
  • Shipping with Windows 10, it offers powerful features and technologies at mid-range price points, making gaming notebooks more accessible than ever.
  • The NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU combined with a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (7700HQ) or i5 processor (7300HQ) creates an outstanding performance.
  • All of this processing power is supported with up to 16GB of DDR4 memory (upgradeable to 32GB).
  • Designed as an entertainment hub, Predator Helios 300 notebook line is ideally suited for both gaming and movie watching.
  • Bright 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch FHD IPS displays provides vibrant, vivid imagery, while Dolby Audio™ Premium and Acer TrueHarmony™ delivers immersive audio with crisp, rich acoustics.
  • For smooth game play, a dual fan system featuring an AeroBlade™ 3D Fan with ultra-thin metal blades keeps the notebook running at optimal temperatures.

*Available in the UAE in September 2017 starting at 4,999 AED.


The Swift 7 Offers the Right Amount of Help for Mom-preneurs

Swift 7

  • Swift 7 weighs in at just 1.1kg, and measures a mere 0.39 inches (9.98 mm) thin, making it the world’s first laptop to measure less than 1 cm thin.
  • Its black-and-gold dual tone design brings a touch of elegance to its durable all-aluminum uni-body, while tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass adds superior scratch resistance.
  • In addition, offering 9 hours of battery life and faster wireless performance. Small and speedy, top-of-the-line performance is delivered and an HD webcam with HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging support provides clear, bright and detailed images.

*Currently available in the UAE starting at 4,499 AED.

The Switch 5 is Acer’s first 2-in-1 for the Modern Traveler


  • With a 7th Generation, Intel® Core® i7 and i5 processors, the Switch 5 delivers the top-rated performance needed for serious tasks, presentations and entertainment on the go with its 12-inch screen.
  • The built-in fingerprint reader on the power button authenticates users and provides quick access to their projects.
  • Users can be assured their information will remain secure and private when using the fingerprint reader for logging on thanks to Windows Hello.
  • The Switch 5’s viewing angle can be easily adjusted one-handedly, providing added convenience in any scenario and the U-shaped kickstand on the tablet can be snapped out and instantly adjusted.
  • Also, the Switch 5 uses Acer’s proprietary fanless LiquidLoop™ cooling system, which keeps it running efficiently without fan noise, making it ideal for shared spaces such as meetings and open offices.
  • The Switch 5 has an anodised aluminum chassis that is elegant and modern. The brushed hairline texture complements the design while enhancing the comfort of the device during transport.

*Available in the UAE in September 2017 starting at 3,799 AED.




The Nitro 5 for Gamers and Movie Buffs


  • With up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-processor that is designed to bring incredible performance and responsiveness, immersive audiovisual entertainment and longer battery life to mobile devices.
  • The chipset is the perfect match for the notebooks’ equally impressive GPUs, the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. Whether a movie buff or a gamer, users will be able to fully enjoy the latest releases and titles without compromise.
  • Aser Nitro 5’s sophisticated design includes a matte black chassis with a hairline finish. A smooth sleek red hinge runs along the back of the notebook, above a bold black grill vent.
  • The keyboard features red backlighting, and the WASD keys and touchpad are also outlined in red for ease-of-use.

*Available in the UAE in September 2017 starting at 3,699 AED.



The Sleek and Contemporary Spin 7



  • Thinner than a standard DVD case, the Spin 7 is a mere 10.98 mm thin and weighs just 1.2kg, making it one of the world’s thinnest convertible notebooks.
  • Sleek and contemporary, its matte black chassis is complemented with polished silver hinges and diamond-cut edges around the touchpad. 3
  • It offers up to 8 hours of battery life, providing a full day of usage.
  • A wide glass touchpad helps fingers glide smoothly across the surface with minimal friction.

*Currently available in the UAE starting at 4,999 AED.

Swift 5 the Ultimate Laptop for Portability and Usability

  • Just 0.57 inches (14.58 mm) in height and weighing 3 pounds (1.36 kg), the Swift 5 manages to fit a 14-inch Full HD IPS display into a 13-inch frame, making it the ultimate in portability and usability.
  • Available in Pearl White with gold trimming or Obsidian Black with silver trimming, it cuts an impressive figure, combining brushed metal surfaces and diamond cut accents, and has up to 13 hours of battery life, a backlit keyboard, a reversible USB 3.1 Type-C port and options for a touch display and fingerprint reader.

*Available in the UAE in Q4 2017 starting at 3,599 AED.

The Predator Triton 700 is a Beast in a Thin Body

  • The Predator Triton 700 from Acer houses the high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 (GPU and standard-voltage 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors in a svelte 18.9 mm-thin (0.74 inch) aluminum chassis, thanks to Acer’s industry-leading AeroBlade™ 3D metal fans that increase airflow by 35 percent yet take up less space within the device .
  • The Predator Triton 700 utilizes Max-Q, NVIDIA’s innovative approach to designing the world’s thinnest, fastest, and quietest gaming laptops.
  • For a truly immersive gaming experience, the VR-ready Predator Triton 700 offers bright, vibrant visuals on a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display supporting NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ for buttery-smooth gameplay.
  • The new ultrathin Predator Triton gaming notebook series, the Predator Triton 700 features an understated black chassis and a minimalist design, with straight contours and angular front corners.

*Available in the UAE in October 2017 starting at 11,999 AED.

Minakhee Mishra

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