Acer is expanding its Vero line of green products to include new PCs and accessories made from recycled plastics and packaged in recyclable materials.
The announcement of these products, which is part of the company’s global Next @ Acer event on Wednesday, follows the recent release of the Aspire Vero laptop, which was announced at the latest event. Acer Global in May, and that coincided with the launch of Windows 11.
It is available today in France from € 999. Acer has also announced a laptop recycling program that could get you up to $ 150 for the purchase of an Aspire Vero laptop by bringing in its old model.
Acer Aspire Vero
One of Acer’s first Windows 11 laptops features an attractive eco-friendly design and all the performance needed for everyday use. It’s also Acer’s first laptop made from recycled plastic. It comes in packaging made from recycled materials which are also 100% recyclable.
The Aspire Vero comes with the TravelMate Vero Laptop and Veriton Vero Mini Desktop PC. The TravelMate Vero is a professional version of the Aspire Vero made from 30% recycled plastic and delivered in 100% recyclable packaging. Available early 2022 from € 769 excl.VAT in black instead of the gray chassis of the Aspire, the 15.6-inch laptop can be configured with an 11th generation Intel Core i7, 16 GB of memory, an SSD of 1TB and Windows 11 Pro. Acer also includes tools for commercial use like a BIOS that can be locked or canceled, a discreet TPM and an all-in-one security tool, Acer ProShield Plus.
The Veriton Mini Desktop PC is made from 25% PCR plastics and comes in a 100% recyclable box. It will be available with a wide array of component options and come in three sizes – each small enough to slip into a backpack or secure to the back of a display.
Speaking of displays, Acer also showcased the Vero BR277, a stand-mounted Full-HD monitor with tilt, swivel, and height settings and adjustable brightness. The monitor housing is made of 50% PCR plastic. We will have to wait until March 2022 and spend € 299.
Acer has also announced a series of Vero accessories that will arrive in February 2022, including mice (€ 24.90), mouse pads (€ 19.90) and laptop sleeves (€ 24.90). .
Article from Cnet.com adapted and enriched by CNET France