Acer unveiled a smartly designed notebook which surely is one of a kind gadget, featuring two 14-inch displays. 2 displays each of fourteen inch means a wide display of 28-inches. Unlike others, Acer placed a touchscreen in place of a keyboard which also converts to a multi-touch virtual keyboard when required.
At a press event held in New York, the computer maker raised curtains to unveil the notebook tagged as Acer Iconia. Acer with the product launch enables users to spread their content across two displays. As the notebook delivers a wide screen touch, consumers can enjoy the multimedia features including photos, videos on the large screen while also making use of it as tablet, having a 28-inch display to read your daily newspaper.
Acer Iconia Features and Specs:
1. Two 1366 x 768 pixel display
2. Ultra-Durable Gorilla Glass for screen protection
3. Multi-touch Screen Display
4. Powered by Intel Core i5 Processor
5. Ability to Split Tasks or Run Applications on each of the screens, Multi-tasking
6. HDMI Output
7. 3G Mobile Broadband
Furthermore, the computer maker is developing a software to support touch-based interactions with applications, such as the Acer Ring, a Gesture Editor, a Window Manager, and a Device Control Console.
For the virtual keyboard to be displayed, a user needs to place both palms on the lower display which rolls out a full-size QWERTY layout, with a numeric keypad, a touch pad, and predictive text input.
Acer did not reveal any pricing or release dates for the Acer Iconia.
via [PC MAG]