Acer Announces Full 2015 Windows-Powered Product Lineup Ready for Windows 10

Press release
Published July 27th, 2015 - 10:30 GMT

) Acer has announced that its full 2015 Windows-powered product lineup and currently-shipping Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 portfolio will support the free Windows 10 upgrade[1] when it becomes available on July 29, 2015, across the Middle East region.

“We are thrilled to deliver Acer’s diverse range of products designed specifically for Windows 10 to our customers across multiple form factors in the Middle East and Africa region,” said Daniel Trachino, General Manager Middle East & Africa, Acer. “We’re confident that our customers who have already purchased or plan on buying an Acer Windows device in 2015 will transition to Windows 10 seamlessly.”

“It’s fantastic to see Acer continue to deliver new innovation across its portfolio of Windows devices," said Peter Han, VP Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft. "From Windows 10 devices to a Windows integrated wearable, Acer is delivering one Windows 10 experience across all of these devices for our joint customers."

Precision Touchpads for a Seamless Touch Experience

Acer has widely implemented Precision Touchpads (PTP) on both consumer and commercial notebooks, allowing a unified Windows user experience across the touchpad and touchscreen, providing touchpad gestures and behaviors consistent with those of a touchscreen. Better accuracy is achieved through higher resolution hardware and built-in palm rejection, while all of this quality and functionality is provided right out of the box, with no additional drivers needed and settings easily adjustable through the Windows Control Panel.

Windows 10

Acer and Microsoft have worked tirelessly to develop SMART devices to bring you the most complete Windows 10 experience as soon as it hits the shelves. Products that will support the upgrade range from entry level 2-in-1’s such as the Aspire Switch 10 E, to high end premium convertible devices such as the Aspire R13. With multiple modes for devices that are built for touch, users will be able to take full advantage of the all the powerful new features in Windows 10. Acer will provide simple step-by-step instructions for upgrading the latest software, subject to device eligibility

[1] Some hardware/software limitations may apply and feature availability may vary by device. Devices must be connected to the internet and have Windows Update enabled. Your Internet Service Provider may charge you additional fees. Should customers decide to approach an Acer Service Center to perform the upgrade, Acer reserves the right to charge for the service provided. The free upgrade offer is valid only during the first year of Windows 10 availability.

Background Information

Acer Group

Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for total PCs and notebooks. A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to the company's continuing growth, while its multi-brand approach effectively integrates Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell, and eMachines brands in worldwide markets.

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