Acer Launches New ConceptD
ConceptD is a new brand of workhorse desktops, laptops, and monitors designed for creators who require a device with color accuracy and high performance.
Acer’s new portfolio is distinguished by its timeless design language, quietened performance, and very colour-accurate displays. ConceptD laptops come with up to 4K IPS Pantone® Validated displays, 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and an impressive color accuracy as high as Delta E<1. The ConceptD 500 desktop comes with NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics card in a minimalist design chassis. As for the 27-inch monitors, ConceptD 7271K P and ConceptD CP3271K P feature a Pantone® Validated 4K UHD display with Delta E<1 color accuracy.
“ConceptD devices are designed for creative needs as the high-performance processors and graphics cards can handle extreme workloads yet stay quiet. The power-packed performance is presented in a minimalist design to inspire creators to let their creative juices flow freely. The range of devices under this brand is set to carve out its niche and break new ground in the creative industry,” said Chan Weng Hong, General Manager of Products, Sales and Marketing at Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd.
ConceptD Series Laptops – ConceptD 3 Pro, ConceptD 5 Pro, ConceptD 7, ConceptD 7 Pro, ConceptD 9 Pro
The ConceptD 9 Pro comes with 32GB RAM and 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD. Packing an NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX5000, the ConceptD 9 Pro powers through demanding 3D work. Its 17.3-inch Pantone® Validated 4K UHD touch IPS display features 100% Adobe® RGB and 100% sRGB color gamut with a color accuracy of Delta E<1. ConceptD 9 Pro also features Ezel Aero Hinges, allowing creators to adjust the display according to how they work.
With 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, the ConceptD 9 Pro supports sketching with a Wacom EMR pen, which can also be magnetically attached to the laptop.
Meanwhile, the ConceptD 7 and ConceptD 7 Pro are powerful laptops that can render videos or create 3D animations quick and smooth, thanks to its NVIDIA graphics card and 16GB RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD. The ConceptD 7 and 7 Pro also feature a 15.6-inch Pantone® Validated 4K UHD touch IPS display with 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and a color accuracy of Delta E<2.
Next up is the mid-range ConceptD 5 Pro that’s aimed at those who are more mobile. With color accuracy of Delta E<2, the Pantone® Validated 4K UHD IPS display is able to deliver 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut. The customizable ConceptD 5 Pro is configured with up to Quadro® RTX3000 graphics and up to 17.3-inch screen options. All variants of the ConceptD 5 Pro come with 16GB RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD.
Also, ConceptD made sure to come up with a model that could cater to the entry level. This is where the ConceptD 3 Pro comes in. It is packed with an NVIDIA® Quadro® T1000 graphics card and a Pantone® Validated 15.6-inch FHD IPS display featuring Delta E<3.
ConceptD Series Desktops – ConceptD 500
The ConceptD 500 high-end desktop features NVIDIA® Quadro® P2000 professional graphics card, enabling high-end visual effects rendering, complex 3D modeling, simulations, as well as AI and deep learning development. Paired with Intel® Core™ i7 9700K processor, 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, the ConceptD 500 desktop is specifically made for video editors, graphic designers, animators, 3D artists, photographers and broadcasters alike.
Beyond the aesthetics of the ConceptD 500 desktop, the PC also comes with rational features such as the Qi wireless charger, high-speed connection ports, a headset cradle that can be stowed away, and a proper cable management system at the back.
The ConceptD Palette allows creators to monitor their system CPU, GPU and memory usage while the System Health Indicator sends a warning light through the power button and amber LED light simultaneously to alert potential malfunctions for preventive troubleshooting. The system also comes with intrusion alarm to prevent unauthorized access.
ConceptD Series Monitors – CP7271K P / CP3271K P
The ConceptD CP7271K P is a 27-inch monitor that is equipped with Pantone® Validated, Delta E<1, and 93% DCI-P3 display. This display is calibrated to reproduce true-to-life color accuracy according to the Pantone Matching System (PMS) Colors. Colour accuracy is also rated to be 99% in reference to the Adobe® RGB gamut. As for HDR, its quality is guaranteed by VESA’s Certified DisplayHDR™ 1000. Not to mention, with the G-Sync® Ultimate® display, the monitor’s refresh rate is able to be overclocked to 144Hz.
As for the ConceptD CP3271K, it is a 27-inch monitor with VESA-Certified DisplayHDR™ 400, 4K UHD display and a wide color gamut of 90% DCI-P3 color space. Besides that, it is also G-Sync® Compatible® with up to 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. Both these monitors also come with the Ergostand that is capable of tilt, swivel and height adjustment to find the ideal viewing position. With the light shielding hood, a shaded environment is created to allow creators to concentrate and focus on the tasks at hand.
Pricing and Availability
How much do they cost?
ConceptD 9 Pro (Customisable) – RM18,999
ConceptD 7 Pro (Nvidia RTX3000) – RM8,699
ConceptD 7 Pro (Nvidia RTX5000) – RM12,999
ConceptD 7 (RTX2060 + 6GB RAM) – RM9,999
ConceptD 5 Pro (Nvidia Quadro T1000 + 15.6-inch Display) – RM6,999
ConceptD 5 Pro (Nvidia Quadro RTX3000 + 15.6-inch Display) – RM7,999
ConceptD 5 Pro (Nvidia Quadro RTX3000 + 17.3-inch Display) – RM8,699
ConceptD 3 Pro (Quadro T1000 + 15.6-inch Display) – RM5,999
ConceptD 500 (3 years onsite warranty) – RM7,999
CP7271K P – RM6,999
CP3271K P – RM3,399