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Ahead of the Computex 2016 conference being held next week in Taipei, Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Acer Inc. unveiled its newest line of Windows 10-powered PCs this week. Though Canadian prices haven’t been announced yet, the company has promised that each will be available in North America by the end of the year. Take a look.

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Acer Switch V 10

Aimed at students and young professionals, the Switch V 10 two-in-one laptop features a touchscreen, dual camera, USB Type-C port, a 10.1-inch screen, up to nine hours of battery life, and, like all of Acer’s latest PCs, a fingerprint reader. It can also be ordered in one of four colours: pearl white, shale black, coral red, peacock blue, and navy blue. When released in the U.S. it’s expected to retail for $249 USD.

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Acer Switch One 10

Like the Switch V 10, the Switch One 10 has four modes — notebook, pad, tent, and display – which means a touchscreen. It also features quad-core Intel Atom processors, though it only comes in one colour – metallic grey. It’s expected to be released in North America in July starting at $199 USD.

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Acer TravelMate P2 Series

Featuring the latest Intel 6th gen Core CPU and NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics, this 14-inch or 15.6-inch laptop is designed to meet daily business needs and includes extra security and IT-friendly features such as hardware-based encryption, a Kensington lock, and Acer’s own ProShield and Office Manager software. It’s expected to be released in North America later this year starting at $599 USD.

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Acer BM320 Monitor

This 32-inch monitor delivers up to 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160) imagery, with support for the full Adobe RGB color gamut and Rec. 709 color gamut, and 90 per cent of DCI-P3. No price or release date have been given.


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Eric Emin Wood
Former editor of ITBusiness.ca turned consultant with public relations firm Porter Novelli. When not writing for the tech industry enjoys photography, movies, travelling, the Oxford comma, and will talk your ear off about animation if you give him an opening.