The Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel may be the Surface Laptop Studio alternative you're looking for

Ezel Family
Ezel Family (Image credit: Acer)

What you need to know

  • Acer's ConceptD 3 Ezel is getting the RTX 3050 Ti treatment.
  • It's Acer's 2-in-1 convertible laptop offering, which happens to share a form factor with the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio.
  • It's coming to EMEA territories in October, starting at 2,099 euros, as well as China for 13,999 RMB.

Acer has a series of products hitting shelves soon, including items in the Predator line for gaming enthusiasts and environmentally friendly (well, friendlier than most of the competition) laptops such as the Aspire Vero. But among its lineup of Windows 11 machines is one that strikes a remarkable similarity to the recently debuted Surface Laptop Studio.

The latest iteration of the ConceptD 3 Ezel packs refreshed specs and maintains its convertible form factor, allowing you to slim it down or fold it up however best suits your needs. And this time it's coming packed with the latest operating system from Microsoft.

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CategoryConceptD 3 Ezel
Operating SystemWindows 11
Display15.6" IPS display, UHD (3840 x 2160), 16:9
Processor11 Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
Memory16GB (up to 32GB)
Storage512GB SSD / 1TB, PCIe Gen4
ConnectivityIntel Wireless WiFi 6 AX201
Wireless LAN
Dual Band
2x2 MU-MIMO Technology
Bluetooth 5.1
AudioDTS X:Ultra Audio
Battery13-17 hours (config dependent)
Dimensions358 (W) x 249 (D) x 18.7/20.99 (H) mm

You can get the ConceptD 3 Ezel via standard methods such as Newegg if you're a U.S. shopper, though Acer's website will also point you in the direction of other retailers if and when applicable. For those in the EMEA territories, expect purchase options to be available in October for 2,099 euros (or more, depending on your config). China also gets the Concept 3 Ezel in October starting at 13,999 RMB.

Acer announced a lot more than ConceptD refreshes at its 2021 Global Press Conference. Check out the rest of its lineup in case you want eco-friendly PCs or even a new gaming desk.

Robert Carnevale

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