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Acer announces refresh of Z series in anticipation of Computex

As we get closer to the first day of the global technology expo, Computex, being held in Taipei, Taiwan, companies are starting to jump the gun and announce their newest products ahead of schedule to get consumers excited about what we’ll see on the show floor next week.

Not one to be left out of the party, Acer has announced the upcoming refresh of its Aspire Z Series all-in-one PCs, featuring the 19.5-inch ZC-700, and the 23.8-inch Aspire Z3-710. Both will feature a standard 1920×1080 LED display, and will ship with Windows 8.1 installed, though Acer has assured us the option to upgrade to Windows 10 will be free of charge when it eventually drops sometime this July, as it is with all systems running registered copies of Windows 7 or 8.

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Improvements to the ZC-700 model will include stereo speakers with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater technology, a feature that will also come built-in with the Z3-710. Other than that, specifics about the upgrades for the ZC-700 are still pretty scarce, though Acer says we can expect more details to come forth as we lead up to its Q3 2015 release.

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A bit more information was available about the Z3-710 however, including a choice of Intel Core, Pentium, or Celeron processors, upwards of 8GB of onboard RAM, as well as a maximum of 2TB of available storage space. All of this will be packed into a shell that’s just 36mm deep, a profile which makes the Z3 a full 15mm thinner than similar offerings from Apple and its iMac line of all-in-ones.

Both PCs will go on sale at some point in Q3 of this year, though Acer is still being coy with exact dates for now.