Acer One Windows 8.1 2-in-1 notebook with 10″ HD display launched in India for Rs. 19,999

Acer One Windows 8.1 2-in-1 notebook with 10″ HD display launched in India for Rs. 19,999

After launching the R13 convertible notebook last week, Acer today announced the launch of the Acer One 2-in-1 notebook in India. The new notebook runs on Windows 8.1 operating system and comes with a starting price tag of Rs. 19,999.

The Acer One is especially designed for young consumers who want to have a computing device to fullfil their daily needs, from updating their social networks to browsing the Web. The 2-in-1 device features a magnetic detachable Acer Snap Hinge design that enables easy transition between its four modes.

In terms of the four modes, the device has a Notebook mode that offers a fully functional laptop with keyboard, Pad mode for providing a tablet-like experience, Display mode for using it as a photo frame and Tent mode to let users set up the device on a bookshelf or to use it as a kitchen computer.

The Acer One features a 10-inch HD display with multi-touch support and is powered by a 1.33GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor that has an option to have either 1GB or 2GB of RAM. There is 32GB internal storage along with microSD card support and an optional keyboard dock with an integrated 500GB hard drive for storing files and documents. In addition, there is a free one-year subscription to get 1TB cloud storage on Microsoft’s OneDrive.

The device has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0 and a microHDMI port on the connectivity front and comes equipped with front and back camera sensors to support video chatting and VoIP services. There is a non-removable battery pack which is claimed to support an efficient power-saving mode for offering over 16 hours of backup on consuming less than 5 percent battery. Besides, there is Microsoft InstantGo to provide users an instant wake up experience.

On announcing the launch, S Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India, said:

“The Acer One is a stunning addition to the Acer portfolio of connected devices. A brilliant package of productivity, portability, flexibility and vibrancy, this is the real ‘bender’ - putting you in control of your world - work or play. Indian consumers being intrinsically multitaskers will love this device as it helps us to do just that – achieve more from each moment of our lives.”

Acer has partnered with Amazon India for exclusive selling the Acer One online in the country starting today. The device with 1GB of RAM is available for Rs. 19,999 while its 2GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 21,999.

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