Acer Aspires: Full HD, Win 8.1 + Intel 4th Gen
Acer’s All-in-One Aspire Z3-615 and U5-620 both have 23-inch Full HD displays with wide IPS viewing angles on sale from the end of May.
You can tilt the Aspire U5-620 back to 90 degrees and make it completely flat.
The U5-620 is flagged as an entertainment hub costing from $1599; while Aspire Z3-615 is for tighter budgets at $1399.
Aspire U5-620 boasts a dual array microphone, front-facing hi-fi speakers and a Full HD 1080p webcam with a wide field of view. It also has anti-fingerprint coating and a capacitive 10-point edge-to-edge multi-touch screen.
Its Full HD IPS display has Acer CineBoost Colour Engine, 4th generation Intel Core processor and optional NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics.
The all-in-one offers up to a 1TB hybrid drive with up to 16GB memory, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and comes with Windows 8.1 pre-installed.
Aspire Z3-615’s 23″ ergonomic display can be adjusted between -5 to 25 degrees with one hand.
Inside, there’s a 4th generation Intel Core processor and (optional) NVIDIA GeForce graphics for high-quality gaming. Windows 8.1 is also pre-installed.
It has dynamic audio with front-facing speakers with Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater, also good for audio on video calls.
Aspire U5-620 RRP: AU From $ 1599; NZ: From $1799
Aspire Z3-615 RRP: AU From $ 1399; NZ: From $1499
Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Bing Lee, Thorn Group Ltd
Australia Distributors: Blue Chip IT (only for Z3-615)