Acer Aspire Timeline 1825PT netbook launchesAcer AS1825PT has tablet mode and touchscreen

20 May 2010

Acer Aspire Timeline 1825PT

Acer has launched its latest netbook - the 11.6-inch Aspire Timeline 1825PT - with touchscreen, rotatable display and tablet mode.

Acer claims the Aspire AS1825PT has unsurpassed versatility. It features a screen that can be folded into tablet mode or turned around to view videos. This means the AS1825PT can be used as a laptop, a photo frame, a presentation tool or a notepad, according to Acer. 

The Aspire AS1825PT is available now at a price of £699.99. 

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Acer Aspire 1825PT netbook

The Aspire 1825PT has an 11.6" LED backlit display and comes with a Intel Core 2 Duo processor, up to 8GB of Ram and integrated 3D graphics. There's a full-size Acer FineTip keyboard and multi-gesture touchpad for easy navigation.

According to Acer, it offers more than 8 hours of battery life and the latest wireless technology. The Acer Aspire 1825PT is available in three colours, described by Acer as Sapphire Blue, Diamond Black and Ruby Red. 

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AS1825PT flexible screen options

This touchscreen netbook comes with the Acer TouchPortal, which the manufacturer describes as being a full suite of applications for fun and entertainment. Users can view pictures or play music and videos by dragging them onto a virtual wall. It also includes a touch-optimised web browser and the ability to jot down notes with your fingers using TouchMemo.

The display on the Aspire 1825PT can also be folded into tablet mode, which Acer claims makes it easier to share and explore information. The rotatable screen can also be turned for making presentations, having group discussions or offering more comfortable viewing when playing a video. 

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