Acer has announced its new budget priced Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC which is powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron processor M 520, and it features 14.1 inch WXGA Widescreen display, integrated Wi-Fi Wireless LAN connectivity, Dolby stereo speakers, integrated webcam with microphone and a DVD/CD-RW combo drive.
Weighing about 2.4 kg (without power pack) the Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC is powered by 1.60 GHz Intel Celeron Processor M 520 or M530 with 1-MB of L2 cache offering up to a 533 MHz FSB.
The Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook features Intel 943 GML Express chipset motherboard with integrated 3D graphics, 512-MB DDR II SDRAM, 667 MHz (max 2-GB), 80-GB 5400 rpm SATA hard disk drive and a standard 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo Optical Drive.
The Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook is equipped with wide-aspect 14.1-inch (35.81 cm) WXGA TFT LCD display with Acer CrystalBrite Technology which offering maximum resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 with up to 64 MB of shared system memory, supporting Microsoft DirectX 9.0, and integrated 3D graphics. Acer’s CrystalBrite TFT LCD technology enhances screen clarity, contrast and color saturation for a nicer viewing experience.
For connectivity to various devices, the new Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC comes equipped with integrated Intel/PRO Wireless 2200BG Acer InviLink 802.11b/g LAN connection. In addition AS 4310 notebook also features integrated 10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet network card for wired networking, an integrated 56 kbps v.92 fax/modem, one Type II PC Card slot, and AC/MC 97 soundcard.
The Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC also offers (optional) integrated VGA resolution – 640 x 480 pixels – WebCam and built-in Microphone providing easy video conferencing via VoIP and video IM chats and Offers a Dolby-certified surround sound system with S/PDIF support. The Acer Crystal Eye webcam supports enhanced Acer PrimaLiteT technology for superior low-light performance.
Integrated Dolby certified surround sound system offers an amazing audio experience and S/PDIF digital output brings high-fidelity sound quality to your home theater system.
Acer Aspire AS 4310 comes with Acer Arcade Deluxe multimedia suite allowing control over music, pictures, movies and TV in one convenient but user-friendly interface. Total Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) compliance lets user easily stream and sync digital media content seamlessly from anywhere in the home.
Another Acer’s eAudio Management suite allows one to optimize listening experience for movies, music or games. Easy-launch buttons offer one-touch access to important features.
The ExpressCard/54 slot offered by Acer Aspire AS 4310 is the perfect outlet for expansion of storage, multimedia, communication and other products.
With Linux preinstalled the Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC also sports (optional) integrated 5-in-1 media card reader – supporting Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD) cards.
A first time non-tache buyer would find it touch to upgrade the linux version for enhanced functionality. Windows XP (though costilier) would suit most of non-techie users to start with.
Weighing 2.4 kgs, Acer Aspire AS 4310 notebook PC is equipped 71W 4800 mAh Li-ion 8-cell battery pack which can provide upto 3-hour battery life. Acer QuicCharge technology enables 80% charge in 1 hour or 2-hour rapid charge system-off.
1 x ExpressCard/54 slot
4 x Hi-Speed USB v2.0 – 4 pin USB Type A ports
1 x modem – phone line – RJ-11
1 x network – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX – RJ-45
1 x display / video – VGA – 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
1 x audio – line-in/microphone – mini-phone 3.5 mm
1 x audio – line-out/headphones – mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
1 x audio – line-in – mini-phone 3.5 mm
1 x S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port
Acer Aspire AS 4310 Notebook PC Features
- Intel Celeron Processor M 520 or M 530, 1.6 GHz speed
- 1 MB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB
- Intel 943 GML Express chipset motherboard with integrated 3D graphics
- 512-MB DDR II SDRAM, 667 MHz (max 2048 MB)
- 80-GB Serial-ATA hard disk drive, 5400rpm
- 24x DVD/CD-RW Combo Optical Drive
- 14.1-inch (35.81 cm ) WXGA TFT LCD display with Acer CrystalBrite Technology, 1280 x 800 resolution, high brightness 200nits brightness
- Integrated 3D graphics, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, up to 64 MB of shared system memory, supporting Microsoft DirectX 9.0
- Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers, Dolby Stereo Sound
- Integrated Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR
- VGA resolution WebCam
- Built-in Microphone
- Intel/PRO Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g) LAN Connection
- 10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet Network card
- 56 kbps v.92 fax/modem
- Type II PC Card slot
- AC/MC 97 soundcard and modem
- 71W 4800 mAh Li-ion 8-cell battery pack, 3 hrs backup
- Linux OS
- Dimension: WxDxH – 13.5 x 9.7 x 1.45/1.65 inches
- Weight: 2.4 Kgs
The new Acer Aspire AS 4310 budget notebook PC with integrated 0.3 MP webcam is available in India for Rs. 24,499 (excluding taxes) with one year limited local and International Traveller’s (Carry-in) Warranty. Same model without integrated webcam is available for Rs. 19,999. Visit www.acer.co.in for more details.