Acer Malaysia celebrates 30th Anniversary with Series of Products for Productivity and Leisure

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Acer today celebrates 30 memorable years of presence in Malaysia with the introduction of a range of new products for family and business, from productivity usages to just pure fun.

The products Acer unveiled today includes the new Acer Spin 3 and TravelMate P614 that were just announced in the recent CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Acer also introduced the All-In-One PC that comes with space-saving and elegant design for family usage, and the Predator and Nitro gaming monitors to fulfill the different requirements of gamers.

“2020 is a very significant year for us because we are celebrating Acer Malaysia’s 30th Anniversary. As we look back through the challenges, triumphs, innovations and successes, one thing stood out: we are truly humbled by the support and trust that our customers and media have shown us. Each product range that we have introduced has been met with good market reception. We have also received feedback that has enabled us to continuously push the envelope in bringing products that meet market demand,” said Johnson Seet, Director of Consumer Business, Product and Marketing of Acer Malaysia.

In conjunction with Acer Malaysia’s 30th Anniversary, anyone who purchases select Acer models from 1 February to 31 March 2020 will be able to redeem free gifts such as Predator gaming chair, Predator bomber jacket, Predator gadgets or Acer Malaysia’s 30th anniversary limited edition merchandise. The merchandise can be redeemed at


The New Acer Spin 3 Convertible Laptop – Featuring Latest Processors in Slimmer Designs

Recently announced during CES 2020, the new Acer Spin 3 features a slimmer design with a more powerful 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor. As part of Acer’s popular convertible laptop family, Acer Spin 3 comes with durable 360-degree hinges, allowing professionals and students to effortlessly sketch, take notes, create content and share ideas throughout their day, all with one easy flip.

Weighing 1.5kg and measuring 16.9mm thin, the sleek and stylish aluminum chassis fits comfortably into a briefcase or backpack. With a 14-inch touchscreen Full HD display, the new Spin 3 has 7.82mm thin bezels that offer a 78% screen-to-body ratio for maximum real estate for students and professionals working on multiple projects, comparing documents and enjoying digital content.

Writing, drawing and all other pen interactions are precise and realistic on the Acer Spin 3 thanks to its fast-charging Acer Active Stylus using Wacom AES (active electrostatic) technology, which replicates actual ink and paper with 4,096 pressure levels. When not in use, the stylus can be kept in a convenient storage dock where it quick-charges. The stylus can be used for 90 minutes of active writing after just a 15-second charge.

Coming with 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD and Acer Active Stylus, the Acer Spin 3 with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 and 8GB RAM is priced at RM3,199 while the Intel® Core™ i3, 4GB RAM variant is priced at RM2,699. Both variants will be available in March at all Acer Concept Stores and Acer Official Online Stores as well as selected Acer Official Resellers. There will also be a promotion whereby purchasers of the first five units of any variant purchased at any of these stores will receive an Urbanista Sydney portable Bluetooth speaker worth RM219.

New Acer TravelMate P614 for Professionals On-the-Go

The new TravelMate P614 also made its debut in Malaysia at the same event. Developed as part of Intel’s “Project Athena”, it is able to deliver the responsiveness, instant wake, and battery life that go-getters demand to remain productive from anywhere. TravelMate P614 features 20 hours of battery life, enabling productivity on transcontinental flights or working on-the-go without having to hunt for power sockets. The TravelMate P614 also has a special fast charge function that recharges up to 50% within 45 minutes in case of emergency.

Definitely designed with mobile professionals in mind, the TravelMate P614 went through MIL-STD-810G and 810F military durability tests to ensure it can handle real-life situations that might occur inside and outside the office. The sleek and modern aesthetic Acer TravelMate P614 sports a premium quality magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis to keep the laptop as thin as 16.6mm, and weighing only a feathery 1.1kg light.

The TravelMate P614 is equipped with up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, 8GB DDR4 memory, optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 graphics and up to 1TB of responsive Gen 3 x4 PCIe SSD using NVMe technology to breeze through editing large spreadsheets and crafting presentations. The 180-degree hinge design enables lay flat display and thus, allowing professionals to share and collaborate with others easily.

As in the era of speed translate into efficiency, Acer TravelMate P614 is equipped the latest Intel® WI-FI 6 (GIG+) that is 3 times faster than the standard AC 2×2 or up to 1,700Mbps, 75% lower latency for seamless video conferencing and improved security. Acer TravelMate P614 also features Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 technology that supports lightning-fast data transfers with speeds of up to 40Gbps, and connects up to 8K displays.

Understanding professionals’ security requirements, users can log into the TravelMate P614 using Windows Hello via the fingerprint reader on the power button, or through the IR webcam that utilizes biometric facial recognition. When not in use, the camera shutter can be physically closed for added security. An integrated Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip delivers hardware-based protection for passwords and encryption keys. The pre-loaded Acer ProShield includes a suite of security and management tools that help safeguard sensitive data, while Acer Office Management lets IT professionals deploy security policies and monitor assets from one unified interface.

The TravelMate P614 with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 graphics retails at RM6,299; while the 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD is priced at RM4,899.


Acer Aspire C27-962 All-in-One for the Whole Family

At the same event, Acer also introduced the space saving and elegantly-designed 6.8mm ultra-thin Acer Aspire C27-962 All-In-One PC. It comes with stylish looks and a plethora of practical features for both students and the whole family to enjoy. The Aspire C27-962 features 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD plus 1TB 2.5-inch HDD and is the ideal All-In-One for multiple users with a wide range of needs.

Privacy is safeguarded with the option to close the camera shutter when the webcam is not in use and an HDMI-out port offers the option for a second screen. There are four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports for connecting peripherals, providing flexibility to accommodate specific needs and requirements such as printing, gaming and using a mouse or keyboard for working on longer assignments. Furthermore, it comes with Acer Vision Care comprising a series of technologies such as Acer BlueLightShield, which lessens blue light exposure, and Flickerless technology, which reduces screen flickering for added comfort and helps protect eyesight during use.

With a 27-inch Full HD IPS display, Aspire C27-962 powered by 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor and discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® MX130 is available immediately at all Acer official online stores and selected official resellers nationwide for RM3,499.


Acer C250i – World’s First Auto Portrait LED Projector

Created for ultimate flexibility and everyday use in mind, Acer C250i multi-angle projector comes with the unique twisted roll design that enables projecting the screen onto a wall, ceiling or any surface without requiring a stand or tripod. Video calls and sharing content from a smartphone with group of people is easier now, thanks to the Acer C250i being the world’s first auto portrait LED projector allowing user to change their projection orientation on the fly. Plus the keystone correction guarantees on-screen content looks impeccable from every angle.

Supporting beautiful high-definition 1080p imagery, Acer C250i allows both Android and iOS users to connect wirelessly for an effortless, cable-free experience anytime, anywhere. AcerC250i portable projector built-in Bluetooth speaker supports Acer TrueHarmony technology and its 9,000mAh battery enables audio enjoyment on-the-go without the limitation of needing a power socket.

In addition to wireless connectivity, the Acer C250i also features a standard HDMI, USB Type-C and Type-A ports support video-out for smartphones and PCs alike and is 100% plug and play so no additional software or drivers are needed. The USB Type-A port allows direct multimedia playback from a USB drive without any additional device.

Available immediately at Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide, the Acer C250i retails for RM1,699.


Three Series of Monitors – there are sure one there that meet your needs

To enhance the computing experience, Acer unveiled one 34-inch monitor, one Predator monitor and three monitors under Nitro series. The UltraWide QHD resolution CB342CK monitor features VESA Certified DisplayHDR 400 and 99% sRGB wide color gamut to deliver a natural and sharp visual experience. Integrated 6-axis color adjustment lets users fine-tune color to best suit their use case.

For users who require multi-monitor setup, this 34-inch monitor comes with the ZeroFrame design to deliver a seamless viewing experience to maximize the viewing experience. The CB342CK monitor is also equipped with the Acer ErgoStand allowing users to adjust the tilt, swivel and height for an ideal viewing position. Adjusting the settings is now even easier with the remote controller.

The NVIDIA G-SYNC supported Predator XB273UGS monitor packs a 27-inch IPS WQHD display with up to 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms (Grey to Grey), 0.5ms (min., Grey to Grey) response time that elements smearing or ghosting annoyances. Thanks to the VESA Certified DisplayHDR 400, Predator XB273UGS is able to provide greater immersion levels through realistic image recreation. Extended viewing time during long periods of gaming is also comfortable thanks to the Flickerless, BlueLightShield, ComfyView and low-dimming technologies.

Equipped with an IPS panel and AMD® Radeon FreeSync™ technology, the new Acer Nitro XV monitors are capable of delivering up to 240Hz refresh rate and 0.1ms response time to offer fantastic casual gameplay at affordable prices. Designed with prolonged use in mind, Nitro XV gaming monitors incorporate several features such as Flickerless, BlueLightShield, low dimming, Comfyview and Acer ErgoStand that allows the adjustment of tilt, swivel and height to provide a more pleasant viewing experience.

The Acer CB342CK, Predator XB273UGS and Acer Nitro gaming monitors are available immediately at all Acer official online stores and selected official resellers nationwide with the following specifications and price:

For more information, please visit Acer’s Malaysia Facebook or call Acer’s Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays).


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