Six months ago, Acer announced the launch of its new Revo RL100 media center, but unfortunately to Asian countries only. Now, the company announced that it has started shipping the player to the United States.
Seen as a ‘digital hub’, the device consists of a dual-mode wireless touchpad / keyboard as well as the company’s own clear.fi streaming technology. United States consumers will get two models of the device, one that supports Blu-ray and another that does not.
The entire device measures in at 1- x 11.81- x 7.09-inches and consists of an HDMI port at the back that will take care of the bulk of all data transmission requirements.
The Revo RL100 also boasts with an internal NVIDIA Ion graphics chip, which will take care of 1080p video playback. It also consists of a 1.3GHz AMD Athlon II K325 CPU, a 750GB SATA hard drive, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, three USB 2.0 ports, a multi-card reader, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and an Ethernet socket. It will run on Windows 7 Home Premium.
The device will be priced at $499.99 without BD capabilities and $569.99 with it.