About three months ago, the Acer TravelMate P243 was introduced in the UK and now the company has finally announced its arrival in the US. This notebook meant for business professionals is loaded with reliability, security as well as manageability features and has already been released in India.
The laptop is fueled by the third generation Intel Core i5 processor featuring Intel Turbo Boost technology to facilitate faster boot-ups and low power consumption. It is fitted with a 14-inch ComfyView LCD LED backlit HD display of 1366 x 768p resolution, a spill-resistant keyboard, a webcam and a microphone. The device supports up to 8GB DDR3 RAM and can accommodate a SATA hard drive of up to 500GB capacity.
“Today’s mobile business executive needs a PC that is robust enough to run intensive business applications, while still fitting into strict budget guidelines. The TravelMate P243 notebook is an important addition to our professional notebook portfolio, as it combines everything today’s road warrior requires, including exceptional performance, enterprise-level security, durability and manageability for a best-in-class mobile experience,” quoted Gregg Prendergast, vice president of commercial sales for Acer America.
The notebook’s wireless communication options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and it is even embedded with an Ethernet port. Acer ProShield Security with PBA and BioProtection Fingerprint solution eliminate the possibility of unauthorized access in order to protect data saved in it. Moreover, Acer Office Manager, Acer Backup and Acer eRecovery Manager have been loaded into the system as well.
The Ivy Bridge-powered Acer TravelMate P243 price is tagged at $699.99. This laptop can be picked up with the second generation Intel Core processors for $599.99. Also, it is backed by a two-year warranty.