Named blue because of its body design which covered by blue, black, and silver color scheme and accompanied by exterior light effect. On the other side, blue color becomes blu-ray symbol.
Both notebooks has multimedia interface feature in its keyboard left side. This feature is very sensitive at touch and useful to arrange and navigated in entertainment menu, including setting the volume and controls the media.
Aspire Gemstone 8920G comes up with stylish body. It has 18,4 inches high definition LCD screen with full resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Notebook powered by Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo processor and PM965 Express Chipset.
This Notebook is also equipped with Wi-Fi. Besides, Acer planted a couple of hard disk drive which each has 320 GB capacities.
It also equipped by blu-ray drive. But, this notebook is still able to play DVD disc for they which has not changed over to high definition video.
As addition, buyer can choose Nvidia GeForce 9650M GS or 9500M GS graphic card. Both is supporting high definition content and made in Microsoft DirectX 10 graphic technology, which presents exclusively with Windows Vista.
This notebook is also accompanied by integrated TV tuner and integrated six speaker and supports Dolby Home Theater technology. In addition, there is a media console which sensitive to a touch to navigate in menu or changes the volume without enter Windows menu.
The 6920G series has 16 inches high definition LCD screen. This Notebook is also operated by Intel Centrino and equipped blu-ray player. But, the hard drive capacity is only half from the 8920G series.
John Spooner, analyst in Technology Business Research, said that presence of Aspire Gemstone Blue is Acer step to enter the “hot” high end notebook market. In this market, there is XPS (made in Dell) notebook and Blackbird notebook from HP.
Acer step to acquisition Gateway and Packard Bell some times ago of course had placed Acer in number three position in United States computer market, after Hewlett-Packard and Dell. But, to go beyond both companies, it’s a real hard step.
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