Acer to Auction Star Trek Themed Aspire R7 Ultrabook


Acer and Paramount Pictures have partnered to announced the release of a limited edition Aspire R7 Ultrabook. The announcement coincides with the theatrical release of Star Trek Into Darkness, which starts this week (South Africa). Acer will produce only 25 such models, of which one lucky Star Trek will be able to walk away with the Ultrabook by means of winning a bid on eBay. All proceeds from the bid will go toward two charitable organisations; Save the Children and The Mission Continues.


The Ultrabook itself has a stainless steel Star Trek logo, is touch-enabled, has a 15.6-inch Full HD 1080p display, Core i5 processor, 500GB HDD and 24GB SSD, complete with Windows 8. The recipient of this limited edition Aspire R7 will also receive a film poster, which will be signed by the cast, movie soundtrack, official video game, and other Star Trek Into Darkness content, all with a certificate of authenticity. If you’re interested, the bidding starts on 14th June through to 24th June. You can visit the eBay site for more details in the meantime.

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