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Acer receives eight awards at Computex 2016

By Ciara Alarcon - on 3 Jun 2016, 10:40am

Acer receives eight awards at Computex 2016


Acer has clinched eight Computex d&I (design and innovation) awards this year for a wide range of products across its portfolio.

The awarded products are the Revo Build modular mini PC, Aspire One 11 notebook, Liquid Jade 2 smartphone, Liquid Jade Primo Desktop Kit, Predator Z850 gaming projector, K138STi portable projector, XR342CK gaming monitor, and RT240Y ultra-slim monitor.

The Computex d&i awards are hosted by Computex Taipei and organized by the world-renowned design institute iF International Forum Design.

The winning entries are selected by an international expert panel, with evaluation criteria including degree of innovation, design quality, craftsmanship, choice of materials, environmental friendliness, functionality, utility value, safety, ergonomics, universal design, product identity, and product branding.

  • Revo Build Mini PC

It is easily customized with blocks that provide different functions such as extra storage, speakers and microphones, or even wireless charging. The blocks connect precisely via magnetic pogo pins that make assembling a computer as easy as playing with toy blocks. The blocks can also work independently or with other PCs.

  • Aspire One 11 Notebook

It features a spill-resistant keyboard with water drainage that protects against accidental spills. It can also stay unplugged for a full workday with 10 hours of battery life. The Aspire One 11 runs Windows 10, and features 802.11ac wireless with 2x2 MIMO, enabling blazing fast network connections with up to three times faster wireless connectivity.

  • Liquid Jade 2 Smartphone

It features Acer’s award-winning Liquid Jade design language with a sleek and slim profile, curved back cover that fits comfortably in the hand and ergonomic 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass screen. The hairline brushed iron-grey back cover is finished with a metallic touch, and joined to the screen with a bold red silhouette highlight. The Liquid Jade 2 has a brilliant AMOLED screen supporting 100 percent of the NTSC color gamut, and high-resolution audio with virtual surround sound.

  • Liquid Jade Primo Desktop Kit

With the kit, users can connect their phones with a monitor to enable a PC-like experience with ultimate productivity through Windows 10 Continuum, multitasking on both the phone screen and on the external display.

  • Predator Z850 Gaming Projector

The Predator Z850’s advanced laser diode delivers bright images up to 3,000 lumens with a wide color gamut that brings games to life, and projects a 120-inch screen at a remarkably short distance of just 47 centimeters.

  • K138STi Portable Projector

The Acer K138STi is a portable short-throw LED projector with all the essential entertainment features enabling people to enjoy cinema on the go, even without a PC. The K138ST has remarkable portability and powerful built-in DTS sound stereo speakers. Equipped with Acer’s LumiSense+ light sensor, the K138STi can automatically optimize brightness and color saturation based on ambient lighting conditions and content.

  • XR342CK Gaming Monitor

The Acer XR342CK gaming monitor features a curved 34-inch 21:9 panel with a 1900R curvature and delivers immersive, picture-perfect visuals. Special features like 6-axis color adjustment and DTS Sound deepen the audio/visual impact, while a customizable ambient light at the lower edge of the monitor provides lighting effects that match the desired mood. The base can swivel from -30 to +30 degrees, allowing users to easily adjust the monitor to their desired viewing angle.

  • RT240Y Monitor

The Acer RT240Y monitor has an ultra-thin enclosure of 7mm and an elegant T-shaped metal stand. The stylish ZeroFrame design maximizes the view and minimizes visual clutter.

Source: Acer