Acer releases TravelMate P243 notebooks
The Taiwanese Acer has released a new line of TravelMate notebooks this time aimed at people working at home and small and medium enterprises. The new TravelMate P243 notebooks combine powerful hardware with low prices.
The TravelMate P243 is based on the latest third generation Intel Core i3/i5 processors also known as Ivy Bridge. The CPUs provide the graphics – Intel HD 4000 – but in case you want something better you can get the NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M dedicated graphics card as well. As to storage the P243 provides hard drives with capacities of up to 750 GB as well as up to 8 GB of RAM, speakers, a web-camera, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet as well as Wake-on-LAN. Finally you also get a 14-inch display working at 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.
The Acer TravelMate P243 will be commercially available in late August with the base model expected to cost approximately 500 USD.