Acer Ferrari notebook PCs
Acer announced the North American availability of the new Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 series, a family of Acer notebooks engineered to combine state-of-the-art performance, modern design and supreme reliability. The Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 are the world's first notebook series offering the exclusive and cutting-edge technology pioneered and perfected in the world of Formula One racing. The carbon-fiber casing of the Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 conceal the very latest dual-core technology, highlighting a notebook that offers all the performance and elegance gained from the alliance between two companies constantly focused on innovation and renowned for pushing the boundaries of technology.
Acer Ferrari 4000 & Ferrari 3400 notebook PCs
"After almost three years of partnership and successful and innovative notebook PCs such as the Acer Ferrari 4000 and Ferrari 3400," says Gianfranco Lanci, President of Acer Inc, "Acer has designed a truly exclusive notebook range that expresses our firm intention to stay at the forefront of innovation, an ambition that has always characterized both the worlds of Formula One and information technology." "Technology is essential to achieve objectives," says Jean Todt, General Manager of Scuderia Ferrari. "We believe that innovation leads to constant evolution, and we are delighted that one of our Sponsors places such importance on the research and development of advanced technological solutions."
Acer Ferrari 1000 & Ferrari 5000 notebook PCs
The Acer Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 are based on the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology. Harnessing the natural power of the latest dual-core technology, the new Acer systems deliver added performance with intelligent power management features. In addition, the new 64-bit architecture delivers leading-edge power and provides a taste of the performance gains promised by future 64-bit applications.
Ferrari 1000 notebooks PC - Acer CrystalBrite widescreen display
Ideal for those design conscious professional users who desire compactness and performance, the Ferrari 1000 adds style and distinction to everyday mobility. Powered with an AMD Turion 64 X2 processor, the Ferrari 1000 delivers the performance for users who want an ultra-mobile notebook with long battery life. The 12.1" Acer CrystalBrite widescreen display presents stunning visuals thanks to ATI RADEON XPRESS 1150 chipset supporting up to 512MB Hypermemory.
Acer Ferrari 1000 notebook - Wi-Fi connectivity
The Acer Ferrari 1000 redefines the shape of mobile perfection, with modern design and versatility. In less than four pounds, the notebook boasts superior performance and seamless wireless and wired communication in any environment. The Acer Ferrari 1000 delivers Wi-Fi connectivity via integrated Broadcomís Intensi-fi draft-802.11n wireless chipsets and Blutonium Bluetooth 2.0 wireless technologies, providing users with the speed and reliability to handle the most intense applications on a Wi-Fi network, including new voice, video, gaming and music applications. The Ferrari 1000 also features the Acer OrbiCam, a 1.3 megapixel web camera positioned on top of the LCD panel allowing users real-time, face-to-face communication.
Acer Ferrari 5000 notebook PC
Crafted with a thin and light carbon fiber casing - styled in black and in the exclusive "Ferrari red" - this innovative notebook is equipped to be the technology leader in 15.4" desktop replacement segment.
Ferrari 5000 notebook - Bluetooth VoIP phone
Powered by the AMD Turion 64 X2 processor, the Ferrari 5000 delivers the best power output for heavy-application users seeking for a notebook to keep pace with today's data processing needs. For communications, the Acer Ferrari 5000 is bundled with the handy Acer Bluetooth VoIP phone, and offers visual communication with Acer Video Conference solution and Acer OrbiCam web camera. The notebook comes complete with WLAN (with Acer InviLink 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED solution, supporting Acer SignalUp wireless technology), WPAN with built-in Bluetooth 2.0 module, LAN connection with Gigabit Ethernet cards and standard connectivity through the integrated 56K ITU V.92 modem.
Acer Ferrari 5000 notebook PC with 160 GB Hard Disk Drive
The Acer Ferrari 5000 offers up to 160GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and a slot-loading DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive. In addition, a five-in-one card-reader can be utilized for an optional MultiMediaCard, Secure Digital card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PROor xD-Picture Card.
Ferrari 1000 & Ferrari 5000 notebook PCs - Acer Empowering Technology
Both the Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 notebooks can be efficiently managed with Acer Empowering Technology, an intuitive interface that gives users easy control over their notebook's security, performance, settings and communication with a single touch of the Empowering Key. Both Ferrari series come with Microsoft Windows XP Professional preinstalled. Additional installed software includes Adobe Reader, Norton AntiVirus and CyberLink PowerDVD and Acer GridVista software suite.
Acer Ferrari notebook PCs - Price & Availability
The Acer Ferrari family of notebooks come with a standard one-year parts and labor warranty, which includes concurrent International Travelerís Coverage that can be extended to three years with the Acer Advantage service that also covers accidental damage to the notebook. Additionally, all Acer notebooks are backed by toll-free service and support. The Ferrari 1000 and 5000 notebooks are available through Acer authorized resellers throughout North America with prices starting at $1999 and $2299, respectively.