After their success(??) with their Gemstone series Acer has unveiled another concept notebook, the Gemstone Blue or Acer Aspire 6920 line.The new Acer Aspire 6920 line is a High Definition notebook packed with multimedia features.
Unlike their previous Gemstone line, Acer did away with the white and packed the Acer Aspire 6920 with a black, blue, and silver finish. Another new design feature on the Acer Aspire 6920 that is not available on other notebooks is the CineDash media console.
The CineDash media console on the Acer Aspire 6920 is a touch-sensitive interface that enables you to access the entertainment features of this notebook in seconds; you can browse the menus, adjust volume, etc.
The Acer Aspire 6920 will be powered by Intel Core 2 Duo processors and mobile Intel MP965 Express Chipset. Another thing that is different about this notebook is that it is th first notebook to feature a 16 inch screen. The 16 inch screen is necessary to make use of either the Full HD CineCrystal LCD panel with 1920 x 1080 or 1366 x 768 resolution. The screen has 8ms response time and a native 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. The Acer Aspire 6920 also has the latest NVIDIA GeForce 9500m GS graphics card with up to 1280MB TurboCache, NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology, Shader Model 4.0 and Microsft DirectX 10.
And of course, the Acer Aspire 6920 wouldn't be a High Definition Notebook without an HDMI port and HDCP support. The Acer Aspire 6920 isn't only made for the eyes, it caters to the audiophiles as well. This Aspire Gemstone blue line has an integrated Dolby Homte Theater technology with CineSurround, Tuba CineBass booster, and True 5.1 output which you can set up by plugging three pairs of PC speakers. This would make the Acer Aspire 6920 a true portable home theater system.
Other features of the Acer Aspire 6920 includes 320GB hard disk drive, optional Blu-ray disc drive, 6-in-1 card reader, and integrated TV Tuner (selected models).
I'm often not that impressed when Acer releases a notebook, either because another notebook manufacturer already did what they did or what they're offering isn't something to talk about. The Acer Aspire 6920 on the other hand is something else and I almost did a double to make sure that it was indeed Acer's logo on this beautiful notebook. I'm pretty sure that the Acer Aspire 6920 will be one of the coveted notebooks when it does come out.
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