Notebooks, PCs, tablets and wearable tech unveiled at New York event

Acer reveals Liquid Leap fitness band, new Iconia and Aspire devices

Acer has entered the wearable tech market with the Liquid Leap fitness band.

Unveiled at a press event in New York, the device is a 17mm-thick band with an integrated display and motion sensors to record things likes the number of steps the wearer takes.

It also comes with Bluetooth so users can transfer data to their smartphones.

The Leap will come in five colours. There’s no word on UK pricing yet.

As well as the fitness band, Acer also unveiled a number of tablets, all-in-ones and notebooks, including:

Aspire E 14 and E 15 notebook
Specs: 7-hours battery life, built-in AcerCloud, Windows 8.1, up to 16GB memory, 1TB hard disk, Nvidia GeForce or AMD Radeon graphics, full HD LED display.
Pricing: From €299

Aspire U5 series All-in-One
Specs: 23-inch ten-point touchscreen display, 1080p webcam, front-facing hi-fi speakers, front-facing dual array microphone, 4th gen Intel Core processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics, 1TB hybrid drive with 8GB cache.
Pricing: From €899

Iconia Tab 7 and Tab 7 HD
Specs: 7-inch display, 3G, quad-core processor, Android 4.4 KitKat, MicroSD.
Pricing: From €149

Iconia One 7 tablet
Specs: 7-inch tablet, Intel Atom Z2560 processor, LED-backlit HD display with IP technology, 1280×800 resolution, 7 hours battery life, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Pricing: From €139

Aspire V 11 and E 11 notebooks
Specs: 11.6-inch display, up to 1TB of storage, Windows 8.1, Intel Pentium Quad Core and Intel Celeron CPU, up to 8GB of memory, 1366×768 pixel resolution, full-sized keyboard, USB 3.0, HDMI, SD car slot, AcerCloud.
Pricing: from €299

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