Acer Aspire 5720 is powered by Intel Core 2 Duo processor with clock speeds in range from 1.8GHz to 2.4GHz and 800MHz front side bus. Acer’s new consumer notebook comes in two versions: the first feature Intel GM965 chipset and integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100, while the second has PM965 chipset paired with the recently announced ATI Mobility Radeon HD X2300 or DirectX 10-ready HD X2400 XT video card. As same as the similar 5920 with nVidia’s graphics, the Aspire 5720 has 15.4-inch high-brightness (220-nits) CrystalBrite TFT LCD with 1280×800 resolution and 8ms response time. The notebook’s sound is powered by Dolby-certified surround system and two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers.
The 5720 supports up to 4GB of main memory, when used with 64-bit operating system, since the 32-bit OS supports only up to 3GB. This laptop comes with SATA hard drive and DVD burner, but there is also an optional HD DVD optical drive.
Regarding communications, Acer Aspire 5720 provides 802.11a/b/g wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, a 56k modem and an optional Bluetooth. For audio/video conferencing there is Voice and Video over Internet Protocol (VVoIP) support via Acer CrystalEye web camera and an optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone.
The Aspire 5720 has three USB ports, ExpressCard/54 slot, a 5-in-1 card reader, and Firewire port. For external monitor and TV, there are a DVI-D port with HDCP support on models with dedicated graphics, a VGA out and an S-Video out.
Acer Aspire 5720 weigh starting at 6.17lbs with 6-cell battery and comes with Windows Vista Home Premium or Home Basic.
Currently there is no information on pricing and availability date.
Acer Aspire 5720