The latest Next At Acer live streamed event revealed a slew of surprises including the new Porsche Design Acer Book RS laptop that is crafted in collaboration with the renowned Porsche Design studio.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS laptop bears all the distinctive hallmarks of Porsche’s distinctive aesthetics transferred to a compact all-metal chassis that’s embellished with carbon fiber at strategic points. This not only makes it sturdier but lighter too at a modest 1.2kg in weight.
Even the hinge itself bears aspects of their unique engineering as it sports a unibody hinge that raises the laptop slightly for better airflow.
Aesthetics aside, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS is Intel Evo certified which means it meets Intel’s lofty standards for good battery life, instant wake-up functionality and fast charging tech to make it as powerful as it is practical. On paper, the laptop is rated to last a whopping 17 hours of usage while getting 4 hours of charge from a fast 30-minute top-up.
In terms of hardware, Acer says that the Porsche Design Acer Book RS can be equipped with up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16GB RAM, up to a 1TB SSD and optional NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPUs. The display itself consists of a 14-inch Full HD touch panel with 100% sRGB and 340 nits brightness.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS also ships with a unique travel pack that consists of a mousepad, a mouse, a pouch for said mouse and a notebook sleeve, all of which are done up with a similar look and feel to the laptop itself.
Acer Porsche Design Acer Book RS Price
According to Acer, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS will retail for US$1,399 in the United States while the premium package which includes the i7 variant, the travelpack and mouse will retail for US$1,999.99. You can also get the Travelpack which consists of themousepad, mouse, carrying pouch and notebook sleeve for just US$329.99.
There’s no prices or local availability dates yet for Malaysia but we’ll keep you posted! For more details check out their page at https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/nextatacer-2020