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Acer Launches Revo Base Mini PC at IFA Berlin

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  • Stylish, space-saving mini PC that’s perfect as a home entertainment and content hub
  • It features up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors, and up to 8GB of DDR3L system memory, to ensure that it runs smoothly when handling intensive tasks such as decoding top-quality multimedia content
  • Supports up to two monitors, has speedy Wi-Fi connectivity, and is a perfect multimedia hub

BERLIN, GERMANY (August 31, 2016) Acer today launched the Revo Base, a compact yet powerful addition to the company’s award-winning Revo mini PC line-up. The stylish 1-liter unit delivers smooth everyday computing in a space-saving design, ideal for use as a multimedia hub in homes where space is at a premium.

“With digital content delivery becoming the norm, a compact home entertainment hub offers users the convenience and storage space that laptops or tablets just can’t offer,”Jeff Lee, General Manager, Stationary Computing, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “The Revo Base is designed as a dedicated entertainment, browsing and content-serving device that addresses theperformance and expandability needs of today’s consumers, while also taking into consideration the space constraints of modern living rooms.”

Down with Size and Up with Power

The Acer Revo Base encapsulates surprisingly powerful performance into a compact 1-liter chassis.At just 5.3cm in height with a 14cm x 14cm footprint, it features up to Intel® Core i7 processors, and up to 8GB of DDR3L system memory, ensuring that it runs smoothly when handling intensive tasks such as decoding top-quality multimedia content. The Windows 10-powered Revo Base comes with integrated Intel® HD graphics and high-definition sound.

The Revo Base allows for simultaneous connection of up to two displays through HDMI and DisplayPort, while storage and other peripherals can be connected via its four USB 3.1 Gen. 1 ports. The Revo Base alsosports 802.11ac wireless technology, which offers up to 3x faster[1] speeds than the previous standards, allowing users toenjoy smooth streaming and seamless browsing without a LAN cable. A VESA-compatible mount allows it to be tucked out-of-sight in even more constrained spaces.

For content playback, the Revo Base is the ideal home entertainment hub for all the pictures, music and videos you already have. It provides plentiful storage with up to 2TB HDDs or optional 256GB SSDs, while an SD card slot lets the user add up to 256GB of external storage. For even more storage space, the unit can be easily upgraded with larger HDDs and additional RAM.

Pricing & Availability

The Acer Revo Base will be available in the UK from Q1 2017 at prices starting at £379.--

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

The Revo Base was unveiled today at the next@acer press event at IFA in Germany, where the company announced a range of new devices and solutions for families, students and professionals. For more information, visit acer.com/nextatacer.

About Acer

Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's product offerings include PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets, smartphones and wearables. It is also developing cloud solutions to bring together the Internet of Things. Acer is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016 and is one of the world’s top 5 PC companies. It employs 7,000 people worldwide and has a presence in over 160 countries. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.

[1] Based on IEEE 802.11ac draft specification. An 802.11ac wireless equipped computer requires an 802.11ac router to work properly. Actual speed will vary based on range, connection rate, site conditions, size of network and other factors. Up to three times faster comparing 802.11ac with 802.11n.