Acer announced, this Thursday (27), the Aspire Vero notebook, which is produced with post-consumer recycled plastic (PCR), which is reprocessed domestic or commercial waste. In addition to the sustainable proposal, the company claims that the computer was built with longevity in mind.
According to Acer, the Aspire Vero combines sustainability with design. The device does not have any additional surface treatment, that is, no coating paint was used. The PCR plastic is 50% of the raw material of the keyboard and 30% of the chassis.
On the inside, the promise is that the device can be easily updated with new pieces of RAM and storage, all to allow you to not have to change PCs in a short time. Screws are also standardized for easy disassembly.
“It’s a computer for people who care about the environment like us. And together, we can make the Earth a better place,” defended Henry Huang, director of Acer, during the [email protected] 2021 event, which was broadcast online.
The computer also comes with packaging made from 80% recycled paper and printed with soy-based ink. The laptop bag and keyboard paper are made from 100% recycled industrial plastic.
In terms of specifications, the Acer Vero is equipped with the 11th generation of Intel Core i7 processors. The graphics card is an Iris Xe, which guarantees good performance in everyday activities. The screen of the electronic is 15 inches.
The PC also has SSD of up to 1TB of type M.2. RAM memory options were not reported by Acer.
The machine has a hinge design that when lifted, the notebook allows for a better and more ergonomic typing experience. It has noise suppression for video calls, one USB-C port, two USB-A 3.2 ports, one HDMI 2.0, Wi-Fi 6 and digital reader.
The computer is Acer’s first product to integrate the Earthion platform, a company mission that is committed to efforts to promote sustainability and the protection of planet Earth.