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Acer Singapore together with their local distributor Metropolitan Office Pvt Ltd launched the Acer Aspire P3 Ultra book, Aspire R7, ICONIA A1 – 810 tablet and ICONIA W3- 810 tablet in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (2nd). The launch was held at the Solis hotel in Matara.
Managing Director of Acer Singapore Ping Gek , Country Manageress for Sri Lanka at Acer Singapore Regina Lee and Product Manageress of Acer Singapore Li Shi were in Matara for the launch.
“These new models launched today permits the user to explore beyond limits. The Acer Aspire R7 has a multi-touch display that can ‘float’ over the keyboard at various angles .The display can also be rotated to face away from the user. It sports a 1.80GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor alongside a 2GB RAM. It comes with a 1 TB hard drive.
Its connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HDMI. The A1- 810 tablet has a 7.9 inch multi touch TFT screen and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean. It has a Media trek Quad -core processor and has a 1GB Ram and 16GB MMC. It also has a 5Mega pixel camera.
Acer Iconia W3-810 runs on Windows 8 software. It has an 8-inch Multi Touch TFT HD display and is powered by an Intel processor and has 32 GB Memory. Other features include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support .
Acer Aspire P3 comes with a 11.6-inch multi-touch IPS Technology HD LED display and is powered by a third-generation 1.40GHz Intel Core i3 processor alongside a 60GB Solid State Drive (SSD )storage and connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI and VGA,” disclosed Li Shi product manageress at Acer Singapore.
“It is technology that defines the growth of our economy and Metropolitan is proud to be making way for this newest technology to reach the regional economies through the branch network across the island from Jaffna to Matara. The regional customer can now experience the exciting and latest range of Acer at our Metro Hubs in the island” said Taslim Rahaman, Director / CEO of Metropolitan Office Pvt Ltd.
Metropolitan is the sole authorized distributor for the Acer range of desktops, notebooks, and tabs in Sri Lanka.
The Acer range and accessories can be purchased from Metropolitan’s branches in Matara, Galle, Kurunegala, Kandy, Ratnapura, Trincomalee, Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Gampaha Kalutara, and Badulla.

Source: By PRIYAN DE SILVA Daily News


Singer Sri Lanka (PLC), national distributor for Huawei, has launched the much anticipated Ascend W1, and also simultaneously launched the Huawei Ascend G510 and Y300 smartphones in the local market.
Packed with enticing features, including a 4-inch display, 1GHz dual core possessor, a 5-megapixel AF dual camera with flash and 4GB onboard storage (with expandable storage up to 32GB), the Ascend W1 also has a powerful battery which gives users up to 470 hours of standby time, considered the longest among all smartphones in its class and considered extremely practical for users on the go.
“The Windows 8 mobile platform is considered the most intuitive and streamlined interface, placing focus on ease of use with the introduction of its innovative Modern UI, a key feature of which is the user’s ability to multi-task efficiently,” stated Asoka Pieris, CEO Singer Sri Lanka PLC. “The Ascend W1 is a smart and stylish alternative for consumers looking for great technology at a competitive price.”
“The Ascend W1, powered by the intuitive Microsoft Windows 8 operating system and featuring cutting-edge design, ensures that this is a smartphone geared for productivity and functionality to complement the consumer’s lifestyle,” explained Daniel Sun, CEO Huawei Technologies Lanka Ltd. “Seamlessly integrating Windows applications and tools from the familiar desktop Windows operating system, users will find that the Ascend W1 is akin to a personal computer in the palm of their hand.”
The Ascend G510, which was also launched with the Ascend W1, possesses great functionality; equipped with 1.2GHz dual-core CPU together with 512MB of RAM and 4GB internal memory, the smartphone boasts outstanding specifications in a smart and stylish package. In addition, the Ascend G510 also comes with a 4.5-inch 850×450 IPS display, 5-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel front camera and is powered by a 1750mAh battery utilising HUAWEI’s leading battery optimization technology, thus giving users 30% longer standby time. A key feature of the Ascend G510 is the NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities. Huawei’s Ascend Y300, targeted at youth, brings users the very best technology and smartphone experience in its class. The smartphone has a 4-inch screen, a 1730mAh battery, five megapixel camera with auto-focus, flash, panorama function and video record at 30 frames per second.
The Ascend Y300 runs Android 4.1 Jellybean, giving users access to hundreds of thousands of apps via the Google Play store. Face Detection is a new and exciting feature of Jelly Bean products which can be enjoyed by consumers in both the HUAWEI Y300 and G510 models. “We are excited about the introduction of this range of HUAWEI smartphones to the local market and to see our strong partner, Singer brings the Windows Phone 8 experience through the HUAWEI Ascend W1 to more Sri Lankans,” noted Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Country Manager – Microsoft Sri Lanka who was a special guest at the event.
The range of smartphones will be made available at Singer Mega, Singer Plus and Sisil World stores and dealers island-wide and are available with a two year warranty. Singer Sri Lanka PLC is exclusive distributor for the Huawei range of smartphones and devices in the country. With a 161 year tradition of service excellence, Singer is recognised for its diverse multi-brand product portfolio.
The company has a strong presence and expansive network island-wide in order to make Singer’s range of products easily accessible, and presently stocks a range of world-renowned Huawei devices.  Singer is the No. 01 destination for smart phones, stocking the world’s leading brands which are made available at over 390 Singer Mega, Singer Plus and Sisil World stores island-wide and offers the best range and value for money.

Source: Huawei Ascend G510 and Y300 simultaneously launched in the country DailyFT