Acer India has launched the Aspire Viro laptop in India on the occasion of World Environment Day. Eco-friendly design is its key pitch. So, if you want to do something for the environment whilst buying a laptop, then this may be worth considering. We will break down the pitch. However, even if that doesn’t encourage you, the laptop’s exchange bonus will attract you.
Acer Aspire Viro laptop: What’s so special?
Acer has used Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) material in making various components of Aspire Viro. For example, the chassis and screen bezel consists of 30% PCR plastic and keycaps are made of 50% PCR. Acer notes this choice of build cuts down CO2 emissions while ensuring durability.
Further, the laptop comes equipped with VeroSense power-saver modes that increase battery life and battery health. The company states this also reduces carbon footprint.
Finally, Acer highlights how everything from the packaging material to scraps from production is put to recycle and reuse. Some parts of the package can be doubled as a laptop stand.
Acer Viro’s unique design approach has been recognized by Reddot Design Award. You can pick it in two colours namely Marianna Blue and Cobblestone Gray.
Acer Aspire Viro specs and features
1. Acer has outfitted the Aspire Viro with a 14-inch full HD IPS display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and 80.01% screen-to-body ratio. It also features proprietary features like TNR (Technicolor Colour Certified) for close-to-life colours.
Another Acer in-house technology in use is PurifiedVoice which works to improve the audio and visual quality by AI Noise Reduction.
Beneath the screen, you get a backlit keyboard and an OceanGlass touchpad.
For connectivity, you are getting Thunderbolt 4 type C port. To sign into the laptop, there is Windows Hello and a fingerprint reader.
You can pick the Acer laptop with Intel Core i3-1315U and i5-1335U processors. This can be coupled with 16GB RAM, Intel UHD GPU and 512GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe storage, and Windows 11 Home software on top.
Acer Aspire Viro price and availability
The Aspire Vero starts at ₹49,999 for the Intel Core i3 processor. You can buy it from Acer E-store, Acer exclusive stores, Flipkart and Amazon starting June 5 to June 9, 2023. To sweeten the deal, Acer is offering an exchange offer and an additional discount of ₹5000 on the laptop.
Staying true to its commitment to sustainability, Acer says the laptops exchanged will be recycled and refurbished.