Iridescent Gemstone Blue Design
The leading edge in a new era of notebook design, the Aspire Gemstone Blue is dynamic and sophisticated, with eye-catching features like multi-layered 3D depth, a shimmering finish, contrasting textures, a chic blue-black-silver color scheme, and interior/exterior lighting effects.
- The Holographic 3D cover radiates true elegance. The Starlit backlight shines below the Floating Acer logo, the focal point of the iridescent, Midnight sapphire sub-layer, which sparkles with varying gradations of black and blue when viewed from different angles.
- The Enlightener power button flashes to life with a sharplooking line of bright blue neon light when the notebook is turned on, along with the CineDash media console. This ultra-slick, CE-like media control delivers an easy-to-use look and feel.
- The intricate texture of the NeoWeave palm rest signifies refined taste and exacting technical prowess, while providing a comfortable area for placing your hands.
- A shining vestige of the original Gemstone design, the DiamondBlack eKey flaunts the classic appeal of precious stones and forms the gateway to a world of empowering technologies.
Advanced CineCrystal Clearness
The wide-aspect 18.4" Full HD CineCrystal LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio and 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution boasts 24% more screen space than 17", 16:10 displays - empowering users with full native widescreen resolution.
16:9 is the perfect cinematic aspect ratio for the latest Blu-ray Disc format. Enjoy the latest movie just as they should be with every single bit of the picture shown, as perfectly intact as the original creation.
Ensuring perfect, pixel-for-pixel reproductions of entertainment created in the 1080p format, the CineCrystal Full HD display is 1920 x 1080 resolution captivates attention with its precision.
18.4" displays with WCG+ (Wide Color Gamut Plus) present 100% more color range intensity than today's typical notebook panels, making all the details, flesh tones and imagery more attractive than ever. Plus, the vivid color display allows more gradation in darker scenes.
8 ms high-def response time diminishes ghosting in fastmotion gaming and smoothly displays all the lighting-quick action scenes from the latest blockbuster movies.
The Aspire 8930G is ready for Full HD content with HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), the first and only interface designed to support the transmission of audio and video between a range of audio/video devices such as projectors, monitors, DTVs, etc.
- Delivers crisp high-quality visuals and high-fidelity audio using only one cable.
Acer GridVista simultaneously shows up to eight windows on dual displays and automatically resizes open application windows to fit the screen, resulting in speedy multitasking for superb convenience and efficiency.
Get Into The CineSurround Audio
The legacy of 2007 Aspire notebooks continues with this year's full line of Dolby Home Theater2 equipped notebooks. A host of superior Dolby2 technologies make the most of high-def acoustic sources, with True5.1 surround sound and a complete range of ultraclear tones, from high to low.
2008's Aspire notebook line hosts 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater2 with powerful audio technologies optimized to complete the CineReal Sensation. These unique technologies include CineSurround, the Tuba CineBass booster, and True5.1 output potential.
The Aspire 8930G is the world's first notebook to feature actual, built-in multi-speaker True5.1 surround sound through six speakers. True5.1 surround sound that each of the five channels gets a dedicated, builtin notebook speaker, and the sixth, point-one channel, produces low-frequency effects via the Acer Tuba CineBass subwoofer.
Acer CineSurround with six speakers inside pumps out over 10 W of earthshaking surround sound experience, making the Aspire 8930G ideal for Full HD movies and gaming. Get right into the middle the action!
Acer eAudio Management is a single, convenient interface for the notebook's considerable sound capability, providing centralized access and specialized modes for movies, music and games.
- Acer eAudio Management eases control of the enhanced sound effects of Dolby Home Theater2 on Aspire notebooks. Audio playback is only two clicks away with support for internal speakers, S/PDIF, True5.1 output and HDMI.
Touch-n-play CineHD Performance
The glossy-smooth white and blue CineDash media console on the left side the keyboard is a touch-sensitive entertainment interface with CE-style control, including slide-action volume/menu selection and instant access to Acer Arcade Deluxe.
Finger movement is minimized when enjoying multimedia because navigation and menu selections are integrated for increased efficiency.
Complete media control provides an exciting new way to launch and manage entertainment!
Operating System Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
Processor and Core Logic Intel Centrino 2 processor technology
Intel Core2 Duo processor T9400 (2.53GHz Processor), supporting Intel 64 architecture
Intel PM45 Express chipset
System Memory 4GB of DDR3 RAM
Display/Graphics 18.4" Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, Acer CineCrystal TFT LCD, two lamps, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista
16:9 aspect ratio
nVidia GeForce 9700M GT (512MB of dedicated GDDR III VRAM), supporting nVidia PureVideo HD technology, OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 4.0, Microsoft DirectX 10
Dual independent display support
WMV9 (VC-1) and H.264 (AVC) decoding
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) support
Acer Arcade, featuring Acer CinemaVision and Acer ClearVision technologies
Storage Subsystem 640GB hard disc drive
6-in-1 card reader, supporting Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD)
Media Drive 2X Blu-ray Disc/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
Power Subsystem ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes
71 W 4800 mAh 8-cell Li-ion battery pack:
- 2-hour battery life1
Acer QuicCharge technology:
- 80% charge in 1 hour
- 2-hour rapid charge system-off
- 3-hour charge-in-use
3-pin 90 W AC adapter
ENERGY STAR 4.0
Keyboard and Pointing Device 105-/106-key keyboard with inverted "T" cursor layout, 2.5 mm (minimum) key travel
Touchpad pointing device with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader, featuring Acer FingerNav 4-way control function
12 function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows keys, hotkey controls, embedded numeric keypad, international language support, independent Euro and US dollar sign keys
Easy-launch buttons: WLAN, Bluetooth, email, Internet, programmable
Acer CineDash media console capacitive human interface device, including:
- Acer Arcade
- Volume meter (volume up/down)
- Menu navigation (enter/back/left/right)
- Media control (play/pause, stop, previous, next, fast forward, rewind)
- Mute and hold keys
Audio Optimized 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater audio enhancement, featuring Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Natural Bass and Dolby Sound Space Expander technologies
Two built-in stereo speakers and one Acer Tuba CineBass booster supporting low-frequency effects
True 5.1-channel surround sound output
High-definition audio support
S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers
Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones featuring beam forming, echo cancellation, and noise suppression technologies
Communication Interface Acer Video Conference, featuring:
- Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam, supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite technology
- Acer PureZone technology
Modem: 56K ITU V.92 with PTT approval, Wake-on-Ring ready
LAN: Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready
WLAN: Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 (dual-band quad-mode 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED network connection, featuring MIMO technology, supporting Acer SignalUp with Nplify wireless technology
WPAN: Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
Privacy Control Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution, featuring Windows logon, computer protection, FingerLaunch, ProfileLaunch, MusicLaunch, Password Bank, MyLaunch, Acer FingerNav
BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords
Kensington lock slot
Software Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eAudio, ePower, eDataSecurity, eRecovery, eSettings Management)
Acer Arcade Deluxe featuring Cinema, Album, Music, Acer HomeMedia
Acer InstantOn Arcade
Acer Crystal Eye
Acer Launch Manager
Acer Video Conference Manager featuring Video Quality Enhancement (VQE)
CyberLink PowerDirector Trial Version
McAfee Internet Security Suite
NTI CD Maker