Acer America announced the Porsche Design Acer Book RS combining advanced technologies with purist and minimalist design elements is now available at the Acer Store starting today. The first collaboration between the two companies, the new laptop is available in three stylish and sleek models that feature an all-metal chassis, a carbon fiber top cover and a 14-inch Full HD IPS(2) touchscreen protected by Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass.
“We’re thrilled to bring the Porsche Design Acer Book RS to the U.S. market to offer style-conscious customers a premium notebook that makes a refined computing statement with the performance to match,” said Chris Chiang, vice president – product marketing, Acer America. “Heading into the holiday season, it makes the perfect gift for a fashion-forward loved one who craves elegance and power.”
Iconic Design Combines with Premium Performance
Offering timeless aesthetics and excellent portability, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS features a durable 3k carbon fiber cover and a diamond-cut CNC-machined chassis in a 2.65 lb. and 0.63-inch thin and light design. The unibody hinge slightly elevates the keyboard upon opening the notebook to improve cooling and enhance typing comfort. The 14-inch FHD IPS touchscreen has a layer of protective Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass, covers 100% of the sRGB color gamut and features ultra-narrow bezels for an immersive 90% screen-to-body ratio. Dual copper heat pipes keep the device cool, while the battery lasts up to 17 hours(3) and can generate up to 4 hours of usage(4) with a 30-minute fast charge.
Beneath its handsome exterior, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS is equipped with up to the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors for tackling a wide array of tasks. Dual-band Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and a wide array of ports including Thunderbolt™ 4 keep customers well-connected.
The Porsche Design Acer Travelpack RS includes a premium combination of accessories that match the style and functionality of the new laptop. It consists of a mousepad, mouse, carrying pouch and notebook sleeve. It is sold separately or bundled as part of a package.
Configurations, Pricing & Availability
The following two models are available for purchase at the Acer Store beginning today and come with a two-year international traveler’s limited warranty.(5)
The Intel Evo-verified Porsche Design Acer Book RS AP714-51T-59ZV with an Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 processor (up to 4.2GHz, 4 cores, 8 threads, 8MB Intel Smart Cache), 8GB on-board LPDDR4X memory, Intel® Iris® Xe graphics and 512GB NVMe SSD, is available now for $1,399.99.
The Porsche Design Acer Premium Collection (AP714-51GT-76L3) with an Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 processor, 16GB onboard LPDDR4X memory, Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350 graphics and a 1TB NVMe SSD is bundled with the Porsche Design Acer Travelpack RS (mouse, notebook sleeve, carrying pouch and mousepad). It’s offered now for $1,999.99.
The model below will be available in December at Acer Store.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS AP714-51GT-716C with an Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 processor, 16GB onboard LPDDR4X memory, Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350 graphics with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM and a 1TB NVMe SSD will be priced at $1,699.99.
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1 Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass does not claim to completely protect users or provide any direct or implied health-benefit.
2 All brands and product names mentioned herein include trademarks of their respective companies and are used solely to describe or identify the products
3 Listed battery life is based on internal testing using video playback. The test clip loops and continues to run, without interruption or any other inputs, until the battery is drained. Stated battery life is for comparison purpose only. Actual battery life varies by model, configuration, applications, video chip format and features used. A battery’s maximum capacity decreases with time and use. Battery life test configuration: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350, FHD, SSD only, 16GB of LPDDR4X memory. Battery life test condition: LCD brightness 150 nits, connected headphones, WLAN off, Bluetooth off and Better Battery Mode on.
4 “Use” refers to video playback and “charge-time” refers to the laptop being switched off during charging.
5 Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy, write to Acer Customer Service, P.S. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503.
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