At its Global Press Conference in New York, Acer presents Creator notebooks with timeless design and PANTONE® validated 4K UHD-IPS displays under the new brand ConceptD. Acer also introduces the ConceptD OJO, a new Windows Mixed Reality headset. ConceptD was created for graphic designers, video producers, architects, developers, engineers and other creative professions.
ConceptD Series – Low-Noise Notebooks for Inspiring Creativity
The ConceptD 9, 7 and 5 Creator notebooks offer ConceptD’s timeless design with PANTONE® validated 4K UHD-IPS displays. With 100 percent coverage of the Adobe® RGB color space, design professionals can be confident that their color choices will be reproduced as accurately as possible. With a wide colour gamut, the displays achieve impressive colour accuracy of up to Delta E <1. Acer’s ConceptD notebooks enable almost noiseless operation thanks to the 4th generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan and generate less than 40 db of noise, equivalent to the noise level of a library, even at high computing and graphics performance.
ConceptD 9 – For Demanding High-End 3D Creations
The ConceptD 9 is a Creator Notebook with an innovative form factor. Equipped with Acer’s CNC-milled Ezel Aero Hinge™, the 43.9 (17.3 inch) Ultra HD (3,840 x 2,160) display can be reversed or adjusted depending on the application. The display is PANTONE® validated and covers 100 percent of the Adobe RGB color space with an incredible Delta E <1 color accuracy. This allows users to remain productive to the maximum in any usage scenario, whether in display,zel, notebook or stand-alone mode. The device comes with a Wacom® EMR pen which is attached to the ConceptD 9 with a magnet to provide an authentic writing and drawing experience. The pen offers unsurpassed ease of use and fast, precise control with 4,096 pressure levels, so creative professionals can easily create their sketches and notes at any time.
Thanks to the powerful processors up to brand-new Intel® Core™ i9 Mobile models of the 9th generation the ConceptD 9 delivers enough power to master multitasking and the use of several Creator tools simultaneously. NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 2080 graphics cards enable users to accelerate demanding applications such as real-time video editing and 3D rendering.
ConceptD 9 also has a raytracing function so that renderers can follow lifelike graphics in real time as they are created. The GeForce® RTX™ GPUs save time by accelerating AI functions and improving the quality of complex, time-consuming tasks. Creatives can work with up to 8K RAW files on the video timeline without dropping frames, pre-caching or generating proxies. RTX™ graphics cards also offer smooth interactivity with large 3D models with a 50 percent increase in raster performance over previous-generation GPUs. With up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM at 2666MHz and two 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0, creative people can store their projects and numerous videos and access large files.
ConceptD 7 – Up to 6k RED Video Editing and Rendering Performance in Real-Time
With a new Intel® Core™ i7 9th generation processor for premium notebook performance and NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 2080 Max-Q graphics, ConceptD 7 accelerates video editing and rendering of up to 6K RED in real-time for complex workflows. The notebook, which weighs only 2.1 kg and is only 17.9 mm slim, is very easy to transport. The PANTONE® validated 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) UHD (3,840 x 2,160) 4K IPS display offers a wide color gamut of 100 percent Adobe RGB with a remarkable color accuracy of Delta E <2. The ports include a Thunderbolt™ 3 and MiniDP port for connecting up to three external displays and provide a strong and reliable WiFi connection via Killer DoubleShot™ Pro.
ConceptD 5 – Go Create!
The ConceptD 5 makes graphic design fast and uncomplicated. With the powerful Intel® Core™ i7 8th generation processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M GL graphics, users can refine images with professional precision and complete tricky 2D graphics projects in no time at all. The top and C covers of the ConceptD 5 consist of a magnesium-aluminium alloy and the C cover of a magnesium-lithium alloy in premium quality. At the same thickness, these are more stable than standard alloys and yet significantly lighter. The notebook, which weighs only 1.5 kg and is only 16.9 mm slim, has a narrow display frame of only 6.22 mm with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Color accuracy is critical for designers and the ConceptD 5 convinces with its PANTONE® validated 4K UHD display. With 100% Adobe RGB coverage and Delta E <2 color accuracy, it ensures true color reproduction. With up to 16GB of DDR4 memory and up to 1TB of NVMe PCIe SSD memory in RAID 0, there are no limits to new projects. The ConceptD 5 has a variety of ports, including a USB Type C port that supports up to 5 Gbps data transfer, DisplayPort and charging. The integrated fingerprint reader offers additional security through Windows Hello.
ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality Headset for Creatives
The ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality Headset is equipped with a high resolution display (4.320 x 2.160). Its unique design allows the padded headrest to be removed, making it easier to store and clean. This is particularly advantageous for companies that want to offer their customers a hygienically clean solution for every use. The headset is available with both fixed and soft head mounts, both of which provide a comfortable fit.
Patented IPD technology measures interpupillary distance and adjusts the display to match the wearer’s eyes for sharp, clear images. The integrated audio system uses a patented soundpipe design that directs sound directly to the wearer’s ears via built-in speakers. Although the ears are not completely covered, users enjoy an extremely immersive experience. With ConceptD OJO’s Inside-Out Tracking technology, the room measurement camera is built right into the headset, making it easy to set up.
Prices & Availability
The Creator notebooks of the ConceptD 5 series are expected to be available from June at recommended retail prices starting at 1,699 Euro.
Prices and availability of other ConceptD notebooks will be communicated at a later date.
If and when the ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality Headset will be available in Germany, we will also announce at a later date.