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Acer’s 12-inch Aspire now in retail

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Acer South Africa has announced that its ultra-light and compact Aspire 2920 with a 12-inch display is now available at Incredible Connection branches countrywide.

This ultraportable notebook is ideal for highly mobile users on a budget who nonetheless need a mobile computer that packs a performance punch. With an Intel Core 2 Duo processor that runs at 2.2 GHz, boasting 800 MHz front-side bus and 4MB layer 2 cache, the Aspire 2920 is a perfect match for the needs of processor-intensive applications.
The Aspire 2920 offers 2GB of DDR2 667 MHz of RAM, upgradeable to 4GB using two soDIMM modules, while the Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset allows the notebook to produce clean, sharp images and video for multimedia applications.
"The Intel Centrino technology featured in the Aspire 2920, integrates an Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN Wi-Fi certified network connection," adds John Geypen, product manager for Mobile Products at Acer South Africa. Additionally, the notebook supports Acer SignalUp with InviLink Nplify wireless technology to provide reliable connectivity wherever a wireless local area network is available.
The 12,1-inch WXGA high-brightness display is an Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and support for simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista.
The Aspire 2920 features Dolby Home Theatre Virtual Surround Sound speakers for greater enjoyment of music, movies and games. Also provided is a coaxial output for connection to a Dolby Home theatre, so that you can have the benefit of watching DVD's with Dolby Virtual sound through your headphones thanks to the inbuilt DVD drive.
The Aspire 2920 also comes with Acer Arcade Deluxe, featuring state-of-the-art software that converges your multimedia into one convenient interface and provides innovative enhancements for the latest digital entertainment. Access to Acer Arcade(tm) is fast and easy, with a dedicated button right on your notebook's keyboard.
With 250GB of hard disk drive space, this notebook offers ample storage space for applications and data. A five-in-one card reader supports Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), and xD-Picture Card (xD) formats.
"Thanks to smart power management tools and up to 3.5 hours of battery life, the Aspire 2920 keeps users productive even when there is no power outlet at
hand," adds Geypen "Like all Acer PCs, this notebook ships with Acer Empowering Technology, a set of utilities that makes managing and configuring the machine a snap for all users.
"This notebook, featuring the Acer Gemstone design with holographic 3D cover, is an ideal solution for professional or home users that want a notebook that offers a light, compact form factor, good performance in an affordable package." he concludes.
The Acer Aspire 2920 retails at a recommended price of R12 999.95 at Incredible Connection.