Acer Aspire One 756, the Cool College Companion

September 7, 2012

The slim, lightweight Acer Aspire One 756 is a modern on-the-go laptop with classic design appeal, rock-solid performance, and eco-savvy efficiency.

MANILA, Philippines—College life is about to become so much cooler as tech pioneer Acer launches the b, a slim and lightweight laptop designed to meet the modern demands of today’s young minds.

The newest addition to the popular Aspire One (AO) series of subcompact notebook computers, the Acer Aspire One 756 features a beautiful 11.6-inch LED-backlit screen, powerful Intel® dual-core and HD graphics options, a cutting-edge trackpad with advanced image sensor technology, ENERGY STAR®-certified performance, and a range of stylish color choices set to make you stand out in and around the campus. The AO 756 also boasts of high-speed connectivity features, highlighted by the Acer Crystal Eye HD Webcam with integrated Acer Video Conference Manager.

A modern on-the-go tech companion with classic design appeal, the Aspire One 756 sports a smooth, rounded chassis that’s easy to look at, carry around, and fall in love with. It comes in four color options: Dewdrop Silver, Ash Black, Ladybug Red, and Feather Blue—each less than an inch thin and weighing only 1.38 kg (lighter than a six-pack of Coke). The slim, ultra-portable form factor also includes a gorgeous semi-matte top cover, which brings a fresh, youthful vibe to the series, all while protecting the netbook’s rock-solid components.

Even more attractive is the impressive hardware set packed under the Aspire One 756’s sleek surface. The laptop’s 11.6-inch LED-backlit screen with HD 1366 by 768 resolution pleases the eyes, while the full-sized chiclet keyboard delivers unparalleled levels of comfort and ease as you type, browse, chat, and create. Acer also equipped the Aspire One 756 with a spacious multi-gesture trackpad engineered with advanced image sensor technology—thus improving accuracy, increasing productivity, and bringing control right where it should be: your hands.

Operating the Aspire One 756 is so easy because its specs are so smart. The latest Intel® dual-core and HD graphics options keep you on top of everything, while high-speed Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and optional Bluetooth 4.0+HS technologies help you stay connected. No more dead spots and dropped connections: wherever you are—classroom, cafe, condo—and whatever you’re doing—extreme multi-tasking, casual gaming, on-demand browsing—the Aspire One 756 guarantees seamless connectivity and 24/7 reliability. The built-in Acer Crystal Eye HD Webcam with Acer Video Conference Manager makes the deal even sweeter, letting you connect face-to-face with friends and loved ones on the other side of the world.

Acer, which has established a green supply chain while continuing to break barriers between people and technology, incorporated key eco-friendly features in the newest Aspire One. The slim Acer MiniGo adapter, for example, delivers power-saving performance, while also weighing 40 percent lighter than previous-generation 30W adapters. The processes, materials, and technologies used by Acer to build every Aspire One 756 also meet the highest sustainability standards, earning the netbook ENERGY STAR® certification and recognition for compliance with the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directives.

All these make Acer’s new ultra-portable laptop the perfect mobile computing platform for a flourishing college life. With its classic style, solid performance, and eco-savvy efficiency, the Aspire One 756 is set to make school cooler than ever.

For a Computer Science major, blogger and gamer, the Acer Aspire One 756 is my kind of perfect powerful laptop on the go ♥

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About Acer

Since its founding in 1976, Acer has broken barriers between people and technology, enabling users to explore, create and grow. Acer ranks No. 2 for notebook PCs globally (Gartner data 2011). The Acer Group employs 8,000 people across the globe, and revenues for 2011 reached US$15.7 billion.

Acer’s channel business model is instrumental to the company’s success, while its multi-brand approach integrates Acer, Gateway, and Packard Bell brands in worldwide markets. Acer designs environmentally friendly products and, with its vendors, has established a green supply chain.

Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement. That includes supporting the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  1. I have a feeling this won’t be playing any serious/multiplayer games with its stock specs. Simpler games, ‘possible’, but the specs would have to be toned down, I think. Still, a solid value for students IMO 🙂 My first laptop was an Acer and they’re built to last!

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