Acer announced the Aspire 5745PG Notebook, a 15.6" multi-touch compatible PC powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 mobile processors. The notebook has a native 16:9 aspect ratio and is designed for home entertainment with HDMI out, Dolby Home Theatre support and Blu-ray drive as an optional extra.
On the hardware side, its supports up to 16GB DDR RAM, boasts 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Gigabit LAN and optional Bluetooth 3.0 support plus integrated webcam with 1280 x 1024 resolution.
Acer's including their own TouchPortal to provide a variety of touchscreen apps including music and video player, photo slideshow, and weather app as well as clients for Flickr and Facebook. The portal is set to be installed on all touch-enabled Acer devices, including smartphones, all-in-one PCs and notebooks.