Acer Garners 7 Prestigious Red Dot Awards for Product Design in 2017

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Seven Acer products have been honored with a Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. They include the Predator 21 X curved screen gaming notebook as well as the Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 notebook, Spin 7 convertiblenotebook, Chromebook 11 N7, Chromebook Spin 11, TravelMate Spin B1 convertiblenotebook and H7850 4K projector.

The winning Acer products were selected among 5,500 entries from 54 countries by an independent panel of 39 experts. The products were assessed according to criteria such as degree of innovation, formal quality, functionality and ecological compatibility.

Predator 21 X Curved Screen Gaming Notebook
As the world’s first notebook to offer a curved screen, it delivers a truly immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the notebook’s eye-tracking technology from Tobii. The curved screen also features NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology, ensuring smooth and sharp gameplay. Earlier this year the Predator 21 X was awarded the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Award Gold, the top prize of the competition.

Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 Notebook
The Switch 3 2-in-1 notebook runs on Intel® Pentium® and Intel® Celeron® processors, and features a 12.2-inch display that is designed to deliver incredible precision and a responsive 10-point touch experience. Its sleek metallic top cover has a distinctive yet subtle design with complementary etched edging.

Acer Spin 7 Convertible Notebook
The ultra-thin Acer Spin 7 convertible notebook is thinner than a DVD case with a 0.43-inch all-aluminum unibody design. Diamond-cut edges provide a slender, clean profile and its 14-inch Full HD touch display’s narrow border maximizes viewing area. Durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 makes the display tough and helps protect against scratches, while reducing reflections for better visibility outdoors.

Acer Chromebook 11 N7
Acer latest Chromebook for education customers, the Acer Chromebook 11 N7 (C731) with enhanced durability features also provides long battery life and a fan-less design, making it an exceptional choice for schools and school districts that want a reliable, powerful and quiet device for student learning.

Acer Chromebook Spin 11
Designed for the classroom, the rugged convertible Chromebook comes with a stylus powered by Wacom® EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology[i], and features four versatile usage modes that are ideal for modern learning environments. The Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) will provide additional capabilities thanks to support for Android apps via the Google Play™ Store out-of-the-box.

Acer TravelMate Spin B1 Convertible Notebook
Acer latest Windows convertible notebook for education customers, the TravelMate Spin B1 was designed with durability features to ensure maximum uptime and help reduce maintenance. They include a shock-absorbent middle rubber frame that can handle the rough-and-tumble of the classroom and a pressure-resistant screen. It also sports a spill-resistant keyboard that provides protection against spills of up to 330ml (11 fluid ounces) of water.

Acer H7850 4K Projector
The Acer H7850 4K projector was designed for the for home cinema enthusiasts. It sports 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) resolution, HDR- and Rec. 2020-compatibility and AcuMotion technology to deliver exceptional value and performance to mainstream audio/video enthusiasts.

The Red Dot Award is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design organized by the Design Zentrum NRW from Germany. From products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes, the Red Dot Award tracks the most prominent trends worldwide.

[i] Available on the R751T model for the education market, specifications may vary depending on model and region.

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