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Acer Aspire Timeline

Price: $699 to $899

Release date: Unknown

OS: Windows Vista Home Premium

Screen size: 13.3, 14.0 or 15.6in

Weight: unknown

Why you'll love it: The Acer Aspire Timeline is all about improved battery life and awesome graphics. It comes with either an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.40GHz CPU or the Intel Core 2 Solo 1.30GHz processor, and is expandable to 8GB of DDR3 1066MHz RAM.

The screen has a 1366X768 resolution with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Storage is not a problem, with hard-drive options for 160GB, 250GB, 320GB or 500GB; a solid-state drive is also available.

The Timeline includes three USB ports, a five-in-one card reader (SD Card, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, and XD Picture Card), an Acer Crystal Eye Webcam, and built-in Wi-Fi and WiMax support. Acer says the Timeline is eco-friendly, too, as it consumes 66 percent less power than Energy Star standards require.

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