Acer today announces the Aspire E 14 and E 15 notebook series built with time-tested technologies ideal for users who require everyday productivity and infotainment at an affordable price. In addition, a variety of fashionable colors are available to accentuate users' personalities. A complete range of viewing options is available to satisfy differing customer needs with the choice of Touch/Non-Touch, Full HD/HD, and glare or matte display. Optimized touch experience for extra productivity The 10-point multi-touch screen allows users to tap, swipe and pinch with their fingertip to swiftly browse through content. The smooth navigation experience is further complemented with the Precision Touchpad that supports six core Windows 8.1 TouchPad gestures, reducing un-intended tap and cursor motions on the touchpad and improving pinch-to-zoom, smoother scrolling and screen navigation. The Acer chiclet keyboard offers deeper keystrokes and well-spaced keys that provide solid tactile feedback while maintaining a quiet typing experience. The optional M-DISC Ready Drive stores up to 4.7 GB data on M-DISC media to provide safe data storage for several decades and protects those priceless photo memories or data. Zero Air Gap technology increases the display's contrast ratio and improves panel visibility even in bright environments, such as under sunlight. Ultimate portability in its class Designed for users who want portability, productivity and entertainment in a trendy and affordable package, the Acer Aspire E 14 and E 15 series provide up to 7 hours of long battery life for value-oriented notebooks. The Aspire E 15 with built-in optical drive is one of the slimmest form factors in this size and product segment. Users can enjoy the convenience of having content right at their fingertips. The built-in AcerCloud automatically syncs data across multiple devices, permitting information sharing among laptops, mobile phones and tablets.AcerCloud allows access to remotely stored photos, music, videos and documents via the Internet. Simply click the icons for Acer Photo, Acer Media, Acer Docs, Acer Remote Files and get access to the remote files anytime, anywhere. Thoughtful placement of the I/O ports on the left and right sides enable the Aspire E 14 and E 15 series to conveniently connect with other peripherals. Enhanced multimedia experience The Aspire E 15 is Skype Certified offering one of the best voice over IP (VoIP) experiences. Built-in digital microphone and high quality speakers enhance bass band audio performance and allow authentic Skype communication. The Aspire E Series notebooks with Windows 8.1, up to 16 GB memory and 1 TB hard disk, incorporate the latest NVIDIA GeForce 800M series or AMD Radeon R-Series discrete graphics for an exceptional cinematic or gaming experience. The 2014 AMD A-Series accelerated processors or 4th Generation Intel Core processors boost performance and power efficiency for a full day's work. Movies and multimedia content are vivid and crisp on the optional Full HD LED display delivering a truly cinematic experience. Or connect to high definition TV for even larger viewing through the HDMI output. A wide choice of colors is available for users to express their individual flair. The Aspire E 14 (14 inches) is available in six colors - Piano Black, Pearl White, Glossy Copper, Ruby Red, Topaz Blue, and Jade Green - with a geometric pattern on the cover. While the Acer Aspire E 15 (15.6 inches) offers five colors - Midnight Black, Titanium Silver, Tiger's Eye Brown, Sapphire Blue, and Garnet Red with an elegant hairline pattern. Pricing and availability The Acer Aspire E 14 series will be available in Pan America and Europe, Middle East and Africa in June with prices starting at US$299 and €349.- respectively; in China from the end of May with prices starting at RMB 3999. The Acer Aspire E 15 series will be available in Pan America in June with prices starting at US$299; in Europe, Middle East and Africa mid-May with prices starting at €299.-; in China from the end of May with prices starting at RMB 3999.