updated 11:35 am EDT, Mon September 27, 2010
Acer brings 1.46GHz Core i7 to 11.6-inch notebook
Acer on Monday upgraded its lineup of Aspire TimelineX notebooks with Intel's latest Core-series CPUs. The new 11.6-inch 1830T range-topper has a 1.46GHz Core i7 680UM, while the 13.3-inch 3820T, 14-inch 4820T and the 15.6-inch 5820T get the newest Core i3 and Core i5 processors. The Core i7-equipped 1830T also gets Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a 500GB hard drive for a starting price of $900.
The 1830T can also be had with Core i3 or Core i5 chips, with prices starting at $600. The same chips are available in the larger 15.6-inch Aspire 5820T and 14-inch Aspire 4820T. Each has a DVD drive and can be had with as much as 8GB of RAM and hard drives of up to 500GB. Pricing for either of these two begin at $700.
There are two 14-inch Aspire TimelineX 4820TG models that get ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 graphics that can be switched on when needed. The two share a 2.53GHz Core i5 460M processor, with prices starting at $800.
All of the new notebooks are now available.