Acer shows off seven new notebook PCs: two Aspire and five TravelMate

Acer has announced seven new notebook PCs coming to the UK soon, though pricing and exact timing haven’t been revealed yet.

Two, the 2930 and 5930G, are additions to their Aspire range, while the 6493 3G, 6293 3G, 5730G, 7730G, and 6593G 3G form part of the TravelMate series.


The Aspire 2930 features a T9600 or T9400 Intel Centrino 2 processor running at up to 2.8GHz, plus a Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset, up to 4GB of RAM, 12.1-inch widescreen LCD with 1,280 x 800 resolution, Dolby Home Theatre audio enhancement, high definition audio support, up 320GB hard drive, and x DVD Super-Multi drive.

Acer's Gemstone Blue Aspire 6920 notebook features, yep, a Blu-ray drive…


Acer’s adding to their Gemstone series of laptop, with a cornily-named ‘Gemstone Blue’ model, or the Aspire 6920. Hmm, blue, I wonder why they called it blue…?

Oh, I see. It features a Blu-ray drive. How apt.

Available in 16″ and 18.4″ options, they have 16:9 1080p screens as you’d expect with a Blu-ray drive, 1.5Ghz Penryn processors, 320GB HDD, and 512MB NVIDIA 9650m GS graphics. Not forgetting the 6-in-1…