Acer has announced the Aspire AS5738PG notebook with a multi-touch 15.6-inch display, Intel’s CPU, and Windows 7 OS.
According to Acer, customers can touch anywhere on the AS5738PG’s screen using one or two fingertips to play movies, zoom in and out on websites, edit photos and video, handwrite notes, resize windows, launch entertainment applications and more.
The first touch-screen Aspire model available will be the AS5738PG-6306, featuring the Core 2 Duo T6600 2.2GHz processor, the ATI Radeon HD 4570 512MB dedicated graphics, 4GB of DDR2 memory, a 320GB SATA hard drive, and a DVD burner. The display has a resoltion of 1366×768 pixels and uses LED backlight.
The laptop also sports stereo speakers, a built-in web camera, 802.11n WiFi, an HDMI output, and four USB ports.
Acer’s notebook weighs 6.16 pounds with its 6-cell battery.
The AS5738PG-6306 was available starting October 22. It was priced at around $800.