Acer introduces Aspire 3D laptop

  • Acer has introduced an Aspire notebook with 3D viewing capabilities. The 5738DG features a 15.6-inch CineCrystal HD display coated with a special 3D film that clings to the panel pixel by pixel.

    "Users slip on a pair of included 3D polarizer eyeglasses, which filter 2D images to 3D, and enjoy eye-popping, true cinematic high def playback of movies, video and games," explained Acer spokesperson Ray Sawall.

    "Customers can [access] the TriDef Media Player for playback of videos and photos in 3D, while the TriDef Ignition tool to enables 2D to 3D conversion for games and applications supporting DirectX 9 and above."

    According to Sawall, the advanced Aspire allows users to easily switch from standard viewing applications - such as documents and email - to "3D enjoyment."

    The laptop, which has an initial price point of $800, also offers an Intel Core 2 Duo processor T6600 (2 MB L2 cache, 2.2GHz, 800 MHz FSB), Dolby surround sound and Windows 7 Home Premium.

    Additional specs include:

    • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 with up to 2304MB of HyperMemory
    • 512 MB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM, up to 1792 MB of shared system memory
    • 4GB of DDR2 1066 MHz memory
    • 320GB 5400RPM SATA HD
    • Multi-in-1 digital media card reader
    • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
    • DVD-Super multi double-layer drive
    • Integrated Crystal Eye Webcam
    • Multi-gesture touchpad
    • 4 - USB 2.0 ports
    • 6-cell Li-ion battery (4400 mAh)
    • 6.16 lbs. (system unit only)