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Acer brings Stunning 4K Ultra High-Definition Display to its Powerful V Nitro Black Edition Notebook PCs
SAN JOSE, Calif. (2014-11-04)

Editor’s Summary:

  • The V Nitro Black Edition Series now includes a model with a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra High Definition LED backlit IPS display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160, providing super crisp visual details and ultra-vivid colors.
  • Beginning Nov. 3, consumers who purchase a qualifying(1) V Nitro Black Edition notebook PC will receive a code for a free digital download of Ubisoft’s Assasin’s Creed® Unity PC game.

Acer today announced the expansion of its V Nitro Black Edition Series of powerful notebook PCs, adding a configuration featuring a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) display. With a resolution of 3840 x 2160, the UHD display delivers four times the pixels of a 1080p Full HD display, delivering brilliant imagery with stunning clarity and crystal clear details.

“The addition of an Ultra High Definition display to the V Nitro Black Edition Series makes it one of the most compelling yet affordable high-performance notebooks on the market today,” said Eric Ackerson, senior product marketing and brand manager.

Ideally suited for graphic intensive applications, including gaming, photo and video editing and 3D modeling, it also features a host of powerful technologies including a 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ Quad Core processor, Nvidia® GeForce® GTX860M graphics, dual wireless antennas supporting both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies for speedy Internet connections, 16GB of memory, a 256GB(2) SSD and a 1TB(2) hard drive.

Recently introduced, Acer’s powerful V Nitro Black Edition notebook PCs offer superior performance and a host of multimedia and entertainment features in a sleek and elegant design. The V Nitro’s workstation class capabilities make it a great tool for work or play, and its sleek and elegant design allows it to fit into a professional work environment. Lightning fast processing, cutting-edge graphics, brilliant displays, four built-in speakers (8W total output) and Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater™ deliver powerful surround sound for gaming, movies and music. It is the ultimate platform for any power user.

In addition, Acer’s Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) is also included, so users can use the storage capacity on their notebook as their own personal cloud storage device, for ultimate privacy and security. With BYOC Apps, users can sync wirelessly to other devices and get access to their digital files anytime, anywhere.

Assassin’s Creed Unity, free digital download with purchase of qualifying models
Beginning November 3, 2014(3) and while supplies last, Acer will offer a code for a free digital download of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated PC game, Assassin’s Creed® Unity. Assassin’s Creed® Unity is the next-gen evolution of the blockbuster Assassin’s Creed franchise. It is a historical action-adventure game set within Paris during the French Revolution. Customers who purchase qualifying Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition notebooks with a Full High Definition display (1920 x 1080) from participating partners(1),, and, will receive the code for the complimentary digital download, while code supplies last.

Pricing and Availability

The new V Nitro Black Edition model featuring the 15.6-inch 4K Ultra High definition Display will be available from Amazon,, Newegg and Tiger Direct in the U.S. in November. The MSRP is $1,499.99.

Additional V Nitro Black Edition configurations featuring 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Full High Definition displays (1920 x 1080) are available at Amazon, Newegg and Tiger Direct, and are eligible for the code for the complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity digital download(4). Prices begin at $1099.99.

About Acer
Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's product offering includes PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones — tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience more. Acer employs 7,400 people and ranks No. 4 for total PCs globally (IDC 2013). Revenues for 2013 reached US$12.02 billion. Please visit for more information.

  1. Offer for the free digital download of the Assassin’s Creed Unity game is open to US residents who purchase select Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition Series Notebook PCs in the US from, or (“Participating Vendors”) November 3, 2014 through December 31, 2014, or while download code supplies last. See Participating Vendors for eligible models and complete offer terms and conditions. Download code redeemable on the Ubisoft Uplay online store. Assassin’s Creed Unity game release date is November 11, 2014.
  2. Accessible capacity varies: (MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes).
  3. The Game is ESRB Rated M. The Game is available November 11, 2014. Any redemption of the Download Code prior to the Game’s November 11, 2014 release date will be reflected as a pre-order on the UBISOFT® Uplay online store.
  4. Specifications vary depending on model.

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