Acer Debuts Prestige AL1931 LCD Monitor

The exclusive design of the AL1931, which features a metallic bezel with silver accents, DVI-D support and lighting fast response times, will add form and functionality to any SOHO, government,education or SMB environment.

Priced starting at $669, the AL1931, a member of Acer’s new Prestige line of LCD monitors, delivers a high, 700:1 contrast ratio and brilliant colors for photo-like image quality. Three video inputs (VGA, AV and DVI-D) give users the flexibility to combine the AL1931 with either analog graphics solutions or new digital systems. The AL1931 displays a sharp and clear resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and a response time of 25 milliseconds for superior clarity of moving images. The AL1931 and other Acer Prestige LCD’s feature premium contrast ratios for sharp colors, wide viewing angles for easier viewing, fast response times to run and view DVD’s and video games and brightness levels that result in brilliant images and rich colors.

“Acer’s new Prestige line of LCD’s incorporate great performance in a sleek industrial design,” said Maarten de Haas, vice president, Notebook/Monitor Business Unit, Acer America. “This new offering, much like Acer’s line of notebook PCs, continues our efforts to provide high-performance solutions for small-to-medium businesses through our channel partners at a price that is accessible to everyone.”

Additional features of the Acer AL1931 include:

— 1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz Native Resolution

— 300 cd/m2 Typical Brightness

— 700:1 Contrast Ratio

— 16.7 Million Display Colors

— VGA, DVI-D and AV Video Input

— 25 Millisecond Response Times

— 55W Power Consumption

— 1W x 2 Speakers

— 170 degrees (H) x 170 degrees (V) Viewing Angle

— Kensington Lock Slot

— 100mm VESA Mounting

Acer offers a complete range of 15-, 17-, 19- and 20-inch LCD monitors, from entry level to high-end product offerings. Acer’s LCD product lines demonstrated wide market acceptance across Europe in the first quarter of 2004(1) where Acer ranked number one, with 14% market share, in units shipped in Western Europe, including leading marketshare in Austria, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. Acer’s market share in Switzerland and Italy reached 31.4% and 35.2% respectively, showing Acer’s clear dominance in the LCD market.

Pricing

The Acer AL1931 is available through Acer authorized resellers throughout North America starting at approximately $669.

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