Acer has announced the upcoming availability of its new Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 notebook PC, the 18.4″ notebook which features new Intel Core i7 Quad-Core 720QM processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M graphics and Windows 7 Home Premium OS, aiming to deliver extremely fast performance for gaming, entertainment and multimedia applications.

Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865

“This new Aspire notebook offers multimedia enthusiasts the ultimate in mobile entertainment – cinematic quality sound and visuals, an industry-leading feature set, and the performance to handle demanding digital media,” commented Preeta Anil, Product Manager for Notebooks at Acer America. “The addition of Intel’s new Core i7 processor further boosts the power and performance of the Aspire AS8940G for games, movies, videos and more.”

Main Features And Specifications Of Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865:

  • Large 18.4-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio) CineCrystal LED-backlit display
  • Intel Core i7 Processor 720QM (1.60GHz, 6MB L3 Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
  • 4GB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz memory and 500GB 5400RPM SATA HDD
  • Advanced NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M graphics with 1GB dedicated DDR3 VRAM allows buffering capacity for seamless graphics as well as visuals
  • 4X Blu-ray Disc/DVD SuperMulti DL drive and multi-in-1 media card reader
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 802.11a//bg/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
  • Dolby Home Theater Audio Enhancement technology combined with Acer CineSurround sound system (5 built-in speakers)
  • Acer Tuba CineBass booster bring clear tones and deep bass beats aimed for incredible entertainment
  • Acer’s Touch-Capacitive Media Control Interface allows users to quickly and easily manage their entertainment choices
  • Acer Crystal Eye webcam ensures smooth video streaming and high quality images, while digital microphone conveys superior voice quality
  • 5 USB 2.0 port, 1 HDMI port and 1 eSATA port
  • 8-cell (4800mAh) Li-Ion Battery and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system

According to Acer, “Aspire AS8940G with the Intel Core i7 processor delivers a breakthrough in PC performance, allowing users to multitask between applications quicker and enjoy faster performance overall. The new processor features Intel Turbo Boost Technology, which accelerates processor clock speed up to 75 percent to match a user’s workload demands, giving more power when it is needed the most. Intel Hyper-Threading Technology allows applications to work better in parallel, making multitasking quick and easy.”

The new Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 laptop that incorporates a FineTip keyboard with backlight is expected to be available at leading retailers this holiday season for MSRP of $1,349.99.