Acer Wins Four 2015 Taiwan Excellence Awards

Winning products: TravelMate P645, Aspire V 17 Nitro, Aspire Switch 12 notebooks, and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one PC

TAIPEI, TAIWAN. Acer has been awarded 2015 Taiwan Excellence Awards for four of its products, including the TravelMate P645, Aspire V 17 Nitro, Aspire Switch 12 notebooks, and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one desktop. Competing against 1,155 submissions from 448 companies, the products passed a rigorous evaluation process led by a 91-member selection committee of experts and were singled out for excellence in the areas of R&D, design, quality, and marketing. The Taiwan Excellence Awards also evaluate designs on user-friendliness, energy-use and environmental impact, all of which are taken into consideration in Acer’s product designs. The awards are a continuation of international acclaim received by several of the winning entries.

In 2014, the Acer TravelMate P645 was awarded Germany’s iF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award. It was also named the “Best Product of the Year” by leading US consumer magazine Videomaker and on the Digit Zero 1 list of best laptops in India. The Aspire V Nitro series notebooks were honored with Japan’s Good Design Award and the Aspire U5-620 was selected for the Computex Design and Innovation Award.

Acer TravelMate P645 notebook is designed to be the ideal business partner for commercial, education and institutional customers. Its matte black exterior conveys business elegance and robustness through the use of carbon fiber and aluminum magnesium alloy materials. The 14-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare screen and the latest technologies, including Near Field Communication, voice commands and Acer Purified.Voice, offer greater productivity. An integrated biometric fingerprint reader paired with a Trusted Platform Module 1.2 reader secures this system from unauthorized access. The TravelMate P645’s lightness, long battery life, and an array of durability features give users a peace-of-mind on the go, while the optional ProDock with a wide range of ports gives expandability through a single dependable connection.

Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro notebook is built with cutting-edge graphics and a speedy processor to provide users with an immersive sensory experience and powerful computing.  Four built-in speakers combine with Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater™ for powerful surround sound also provide an excellent experience for gaming, movies and music. To keep the notebook cool and running at optimum performance, the Aspire V 17 Nitro is equipped the Acer DustDefender dust removal system that uses a high-speed fan with thin metal blades to remove dust build-up, improve heat dissipation and minimize noise.

Acer Aspire Switch 12 2-in-1 notebook boasts a unique kickstand design that features a magnetic and latch-less detachable keyboard. The centerpiece of the Aspire Switch 12 is its ability to easily transition between 5 distinct modes (notebook, pad, display, tent and desktop) in one notebook and a vibrant 12.5-inch display. It also combines powerful computing with up to 8 hours of battery life, and a Full HD (1920x1080) display to provide users a versatile device that helps boost productivity. For added durability, the Aspire Switch 12’s display is built with the next generation of Corning® Gorilla® Glass.

Acer Aspire U5-620 all-in-one desktop comes with advanced video and audio communication features ideally suited for users seeking to host the highest-quality web video chats, while also sporting a modern and slender form factor. The front-facing dual array microphone powered by Acer Purified.Voice, and hi-fi speakers make web chats clean and clear. Its Full HD IPS display with Acer CineBoost Color Engine offers vibrant views from wide angles. The Aspire U5-620 sports a versatile design with smooth and effortless angle adjustment that lets users lay-flat or tilt the all-on-one with just one finger.

In its 23rd year, the Taiwan Excellence Award program was established in 1992 by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs to promote ingenuity in product and technological innovation from the island.

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