Acer today updated its Aspire Ethos family with two new laptops — the 15.6-inch Ethos 5951G and 18.4-inch Ethos 8951G. Both of them are powered by 2nd generation Intel Core family processors and provide powerful features. What is interesting about these machines is that they are equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GT500 series discrete graphics as well as USB 3.0, making them future-proof for years to come.
Both of them are equipped with InstantOn Arcade key for fast booting, and charging station (blue USB port) for charging devices even when laptop is powered off.
Features include a spacious hard drive (additional SSD in case of 8951G), Blu-ray drive, sleek 16:9 full HD LEDbacklit frameless display, multi-in-1 card reader, HDMI, and back-lit chiclet keyboard.
Other features include 802.11n WiFi, LAN, Bluetooth 3.0, HD webcam, Dolby Home Theater v4, built-in stereo speakers (two for 5951G and five for 8951G), a detachable touchpad that doubles as a media remote, and clear.fi media sharing system.
No word on pricing and availability.
Check out hands-on video of Aspire Ethos 8951G here (not English):