Acer India, a leading vendor in the notebook space, has beefed up its product portfolio in the commercial segment and announced the launch of its new notebook range under the TravelMate series – the Acer TM P243. Featuring Acer’s unique suite of security and manageability solutions, the TM P243 offers consumers with the highest level of data protection through its Acer ProShield Security, Acer Office Manager (AOM) and eRecovery Manager. The Acer TM P243 starts at a price tag of Rs. 36,000 onwards.
Acer's new series for the SOHO segment
With Acer’s ProShield Security feature, the user’s resources are protected so that even if the laptop is stolen or lost the information cannot be utilized; while the Acer Backup/eRecovery solution copies all the users’ information to secure the data and offers need basis data recovery. Targetted to meet the diverse needs of consumers in the SMB and SOHO segment, the TM P243 offers enhanced multi-tasking capabilities. Powered by the 3rd generation Intel Core-i processor with Turbo Boost Technology, the TM P243 notebook will provide faster performance, flexibility of use and will meet the complex computing demands of users while ensuring maximum security and reliability.
Built for long lasting use, the Acer TravelMate series have undergone a series of reliability tests. Acer’s TM P243 industry-changing build quality makes it sturdy and durable. Enclosed in a simple yet highly practical design with steel hinges that offer 20,000 iterations of hinge cycling, the notebook has been designed to execute demanding tasks and boost productivity. On the notebook’s 14" high-definition LED backlit display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, business professionals can enjoy great viewing and can deliver presentations with excellent clarity.
The LED backlit screen consumes less energy and saves more than 30 percent of power in comparison to the traditional display.
Multi-level Acer ProShield Security features pre-boot authentication (PBA) with BIOS/HDD password that will help in protecting the notebook. It allows creating a Personal Secure Drive (PSD) to seamlessly store and encrypt all critical files, so that even if the notebook is stolen or lost the data cannot be accessed. Unwanted files or folders can be permanently removed beyond recovery thanks to the File Shredder utility. Finally, it offers the automated solution to manage IT assets remotely on the go. Another layer of security offered by Acer is the Backup/eRecovery Manager to backup all valuable data and media library. Acer eRecovery Manager provides recovery on demand.
The TravelMate P243 comes with an option of Acer Office Manager (AOM), a manageability solution which allows SMBs to deploy security policies, monitor IT assets, and schedule maintenance tasks in one simple manageability package. Since graphics and multimedia is an essential requirement of every working professional, Acer has packed the TM P243 with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics card that provides astonishing graphics capability. The notebook also has an HDMI port, so users can conveniently utilize a single cable connection to deliver video and audio to an external source. In addition, the notebook also comes with the USB 3.0 port that enables quick charging of mobile devices via USB even when powered off.
The notebook offers EPEAT Gold compliance that maintains the most stringent energy standard for greater energy saving and longer battery life. Acer wholly supports the EU legislation of Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) and the TM P243 conforms to the guidelines set by the RoHS and contributes to better the global environment. The Acer TM P243 comes with the Acer FineTouch keyboard for accurate and comfortable typing experience to boost productivity. The keyboard is also spill-resistant featuring a water drainage design which allows for accidental spills to seep through the notebook without damaging any of the internal components. The multi-gesture touchpad supports quick browsing and enables superior control.