Today, Acer has announced a new line of all-in-one PCs to compete with Apple (and others that have since followed in Apple's footsteps). According to ITProPortal, the all-in-one packages are designed to cater to business and enterprise users as well as those in the at home PC market.
The line will be called the Acer Veriton Z46xx, and is similar to the Veriton Z line, but with better performance and more storage space. It will ship in either the 21.5in or 23 inch model. Both come with HD two point touch screens and 5 millisecond monitor response. It will feature the Intel Core i3 processor with up to 8GB of RAM, an Intel HD Graphc card, up to 1.5 Terabytes of storage. Each also comes with 2 upgraded USB 3.0 ports.
The case will be in black and silver matte finish.
Acer will attempt to draw business users with the touch screen display and added security features. The Z46xx comes with Acer ProShield, Acer's security software and the option of selecting other software packages installed, including Backup Manager and Acer eRecovery Management. Both are designed protect and safely restore in the event of a crash.
So far this is just and announcement, with no prices or release date available. The Veriton Z series sells in the range of $650 to $850, so expect the Z46xx to be on the higher end or more for its increased performance.