Acer TravelMate P243 Laptop with Ivy Bridge; Specs and Price
Acer has an addition to its laptop series and this time the company has brought a complete business PC with more security features and powerful processor under the hood targeting at those who are looking for comparatively affordable business laptop. The new laptop is on its TravelMate series named Acer TravelMate P243.
The Acer TravelMate P243 powered by Intel’s 3rd generation Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor with Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology packs a 14-inch Acer “ComfyView LCD LED backlit display with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio, 4GB of DDR3 memory upgradeable to 8GB and a SATA hard disk with up to 500GB of capacity.
The Acer TravelMate P243 also features high-def webcam, built-in microphone and WiDi technology for connecting your device wirelessly with high definition display. Connectivity features include Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, and Wifi.
In terms of security, the Acer TravelMate P243 has got multi-level Acer ProShield Security with BioProtection Fingerprint protection and Acer ProShield pre-boot authentication (PBA), which “protects the notebook from the BIOS level all the way to the application level.” There are also Acer Backup and Acer eRecovery Manager along with Acer Office Manager for small businesses with the ability to deploy security policies, schedule maintenance tasks, and monitor IT assets from one application.
The Acer PBA lets your create a Personal Secure Drive (PSD) that can be accessed remotely from anywhere. The PSD stores encrypting data and makes sure your files are secure even if the laptop is stolen. Remote accessibility lets you delete all the files if you need and you’ve got a File Shredder utility at any time if you need to remove files permanently.
The new Acer TravelMate P243 laptop release date is in August and will be available authorized Acer resellers across the USA. The Acer TravelMate P243 laptop price starts at $699 and if you want the device with more affordable price, you can have the device with Intel’s second Generation Core i3 processor for $599.99.