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Computing giant Acer has announced a slew of laptops, notebooks, monitors and more at the company’s Global Press Conference.

During the conference, Acer put their laptop range front and center. The Swift 1 combines a slim 15mm design with a full HD IPS 13.3-inch display.

Meanwhile, the Swift 3 gives the package a little more grunt, courtesy of an at-this-time unspecified Nvidia graphics card.. Like any Acer laptop, there’s a bevy of RAM, ROM and processor configurations available – as well as two screen sizes (14- and 15.6-inches). If you need a laptop that both packs a punch and slips into your bag with ease, this looks like it’ll fit the bill.

The company are even making a bid for the smartwatch market, called Leap Ware. It’s got a heart rate sensor and while it won’t run on Android Wear (instead using a proprietary OS solution) it does come IP67 certified against water and dust damage.

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Acer are also looking to branch outside their comfort zone with the Holo 360 – an LTE-enabled 360-degree camera capable of connect right into your social media networks or photo apps.

There’s also a new addition to the all-in-one side of things called the Acer Aspire U27. Acer are talking up the fan-less unibody design, “LiquidLoop” cooling system and support for facial recognition log-on. Spec-wise, the U27 will come in with a next-generation Intel processors and up to 32GBs of RAM.

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On the tablet side of things, Acer is looking to follow up last year’s Acer Switch 12 Alpha with the new Switch 3. It’s got a similar detachable keyboard and hybrid design found in the Alpha but some key technical changes. Trading out the Intel processor found in it’s predecessor, The Switch 3 features a low-power Pentium chipset.

The Switch 5 polishes these specs a little further and adds an auto-retracting kickstand and fingerprint sensor into the mix.

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Like many of it’s competitors, Acer is also looking to ramp up its efforts on the gaming side of things.

To start with there’s the Nitro 5, a casual gaming laptop featuring a seventh generation Intel processor and Nvidia 1050. For those looking for something a little beefier, there’s the Helios 300. It packs an Nvidia 1060 but promises to keep things cool with Acer’s own AeroBlade 3D fan tech in the mix.

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Finally, there’s the creme de la creme of Acer’s gaming division: the Acer Predator Triton 700. Boasting top-tier specs and a pretty slim form factor (for a gaming laptop), the Triton packs a mechanical keyboard and pushes the touchpad above the keyboard to achieve a more streamlined design.

The other pillar of Acer’s gaming efforts comes in the HDR-enabled and 4K ready Predator X27 gaming monitor. The pitch here is that this is the monitor that “has it all”. It’s true 4K, packs a hefty 144Hz refresh rate and channels Quantum Dot technology to combine the same kind of bright HDR-results you’ll find in a high-end TV with the low-latency performance of a dedicated gaming display.

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Australian availability and pricing for Acer’s 2017 range has yet to be confirmed.

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