In its presentation of new laptops , Acer has taken the opportunity to announce its latest alliance with Porsche Design for the creation of the new Acer Book RS , a 14-inch touchscreen laptop that tries to combine design, power and a good level of autonomy.
Acer’s new laptop bears a certain relationship to the Book One , the device that two years ago Porsche Design created together with Quanta. At the design level, the metal casing stands out , with a 3K carbon fiber film on it that gives it a neat appearance. These are the characteristics of the new Porsche Design Acer Book RS.
Porsche Design Acer Book RS data sheet
|ACER BOOK RS PORSCHE DESIGN|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||Thickness 15.99 mm|
|SCREEN||14 “FullHD IPS|
|PROCESSOR||Intel Core i7 11th gen|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce MX350|
|BATTERY||Up to 17 hours|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 8 (Gig +)|
|OTHERS||USB C, Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2, fingerprint|
Featuring the new 11th generation Intel ‘Tiger Lake’
If there is a protagonist in the new Acer laptops that is the Intel Core i7 ‘Tiger Lake’ . The Porsche Design Acer Book RS incorporates the latest 11th generation processor along with Intel Iris Xe graphics and an optional NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU . 16 GB is chosen for RAM.
The body of the notebook weighs 1.2 kilograms and has a thickness of 15.99 millimeters. Both lids are joined by a one-piece hinge , which connects the two sides of the metal housing. As Acer explains, this hinge “allows the keyboard to be raised slightly when opening the device, improving ventilation.” We also have backlit keys and gestures on the touch panel.
The chosen panel is tactile, with a size of 14 inches and a screen ratio of 90% . The Book RS screen has FullHD resolution and IPS technology. On top, an antimicrobial layer of Gorilla Glass has been added.
At the connectivity level, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS comes with dual-band WiFi 6 along with USB C, Thunderbolt 4 and USB 3.2 ports. It also incorporates a fingerprint to unlock the device.
On the battery, the new notebook from Acer and Porsche Design promises up to 17 hours of autonomy , with about 4 hours of use with 30 minutes of fast charging.
Versions and price of the Porsche Design Acer Book RS
Along with the laptop, Porsche Design offers a travel bag made with leather, magnetic closures and water resistant. Also a mouse, which repeats with the carbon fiber rear cover.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS will be available in Spain for a price starting at 1,799 euros . The mouse will be sold for 99 euros and the travel kit for 299 euros, being possible to acquire the set of laptop, bag and mouse for 2,399 euros.