At CES 2020, Acer also seized the opportunity to introduce new ConceptD products – the ConceptD 7 Ezel Series. The series consists of a convertible notebook, and a powerful workstation.
ConceptD 7 Ezel Series
As its name suggests, the ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro and ConceptD 7 Ezel utilises Acer’s Ezel hinge, letting the laptops be used in multiple modes. These machines were made for content creators, so they do include Wacom’s EMR pen. Users can choose to use the Ezel series laptops via:
- Sharing Mode
- Floating Mode
- Stand Mode
- Pad Mode
- Display Mode
The Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel Series has 4K IPS touch displays (3840 x 2160 resolution), protected by Gorilla Glass 6 and works well with the Wacom EMR pen (no battery required). With a 400-nit high-brightness rating, they have color correction technologies integrated, calibrated to reproduce PANTONE Matching System Colors. That’s not all, the display also has a 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and a color accuracy of Delta E <2. Acer’s ConceptD Palette User Interface.
The ConceptD 7 Ezel features up to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processor coming soon, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX GPUs, up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB PCIe SSDs. There is also an optional version of the ConceptD 7 Ezel that has Intel Xeon™ processor, NVIDIA Quadro RTX™ GPU, ECC memory support running on Windows 10 Pro.
The ConceptD 7 Ezel series joins NVIDIA’s RTX Studio program. Purpose-built for today’s creators, RTX Studio products adhere to stringent hardware and software requirements to empower creativity at the speed of imagination. These select systems receive the RTX Studio badge, allowing creators to easily identify the right system to power their workflows. Capable of powering over 40 of the world’s top creative and design applications with RTX acceleration, the ConceptD 7 Ezel series also comes with NVIDIA Studio Drivers to ensure maximum performance and stability.
As for its IO ports, both the ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro and ConceptD 7 Ezel has two Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, an SD card slot, one DisplayPort 1.4 port, one HDMI 2.0 port and a glass touchpad. The power button also doubles as a fingerprint reader that’s compatible with Windows Hello.
ConceptD 700 Workstation
The ConceptD 700 Workstation however features an Intel Xeon E processor and up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 graphics. It can pack up to 64GB of 4x DIMM 2666 MHz DDR4 memory, and fast storage options like an on-board PCIe M.2 SSD. It has four internal storage bays that support both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDDs.
Apart from having three cooling fans on the front and a pop-out headset cradle, the top also features a wireless charger to charge your smartphones. Customers can also monitor system statuses and do simple troubleshooting using the ConceptD Palette.
Pricing & Availability
- ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro – North America, starting at USD 3,099
- ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro – EMEA, starting at EUR 2,999
- ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro – China, starting at RMB 21,999
- ConceptD 7 Ezel – North America, starting at USD 2,699
- ConceptD 7 Ezel – EMEA, starting at EUR 2,499
- ConceptD 7 Ezel – China, starting at RMB 19,999
- ConceptD 700 – EMEA in March, starting at EUR 1,699