We unbox the laptop made for patriotic individuals
For the Aspire 6, Acer decided to dress it up to make it fit for The Captain of the Avengers team. Keeping things subtle like Captain America, the Swift 3 comes with a brushed aluminum lid decked in navy blue, along with a silver-colored star logo that will remind you of Captain America’s patriotism in saving earth from galactic villains like Thanos.
Before we go into the unboxing, here’s a recap of the specs:
Acer Aspire 6 Captain America edition Specs
- Intel Core i5-8250U processor
- 4GB of DDR4 RAM
- 15.6-inch Full HD IPS Display with ComfyView; 1920×1080 resolution
- 1TB HDD
- NVIDIA GeForce MX150 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
- 1280 x 720 Webcam
- Two speakers with Acer TrueHarmony
- 1X USB Type C 3.1, 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, Ethernet Port, SD Card reader, HDMI port, Headset jack
- 4-cell 3220 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
- 65W adapter
Packaging and contents
Staying true to the theme, the Aspire 6 Captain America edition arrives in a black box with a photo of Captain America’s vibranium shield on the front.
Upon opening the box, you are greeted with a red Marvel logo, along with the laptop wrapped in a special Avengers’ themed sleeve.
Inside the box, you get the usual accessories, which include documentation and a 65W power adapter.
Upon opening the laptop, you get a sleek keyboard cover with a photo of Captain America’s vibranium shield on it.
Initial impressions: A laptop fit for a captain
While it may sound like a typical Aspire 6 for the non-Marvel fan, this laptop is dressed up to befit avid fans of Captain America. The lid is made from brushed aluminum and has Captain America’s star logo placed right at the center, with the Marvel logo neatly placed at the edge of the lid.
Customized lid aside, the Aspire 6 Captain America edition comes with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with Acer’s ComfyView anti-glare finish. Being a special edition laptop, you get an Avengers: Infinity War bootup image instead of the usual Windows logo.
You also get a customized trackpad that is etched with a special design depicting Captain America’s trademark star logo.
Let’s get into the ports. For the left side, you have a Kensington slot, an ethernet port, a USB Type-C port, an HDMI port, a USB 3.0 port, and an SD card reader.
On the right side, you have your power adapter port, LED indicator lights, two USB 2.0 ports, and a combo headphone jack.
Aside from the sick Captain America-themed trackpad, the Aspire 6 Captain America edition has a LED backlit keyboard, which is very useful if you are working in a dim environment.
Powering the Aspire 6 Captain America edition is an 8th-generation Intel i5 Processor paired with 4GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive. The Aspire 6 Captain America comes with an NVIDIA MX150 graphics card with 2GB DDR5 VRAM, making it highly capable of photo and video editing, along with light gaming. Such specs should help you conquer every daunting task on a daily basis, but we will have to put it to the test to see if it lives up to its name.
That’s it for our unboxing of the Aspire 6 Captain America edition. Head over to the site in a few days to know if this patriotic laptop is good enough to conquer daily tasks. If you are a big fan of The Captain, expect to pay Php 54,999/$1,058 for the Aspire 6 Captain America edition.