Acer launches new thin, light, and durable commercial notebook

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Acer today announced the launch of new thin, light, and durable commercial Windows 10 Pro notebook, TravelMate P614-51 that is built to withstand life on the road and support heavy workloads. The new powerful notebook with up to 20 hours of battery life targeted at professionals that travel frequently or work mostly in the field.

The Acer TravelMate P614-51 sports a premium quality magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis that is stronger and lighter than standard aluminum alloys at the same thickness. It also gives the laptop a sleek and modern aesthetic. Weighing just 2.4 pounds (1.1 kg) and measuring only 0.6 inches (16.6 mm), it’s easy to take on the road. With up to 20 hours of battery life, professionals can stay productive on transcontinental flights or work through two full days on the go without having to recharge. This high-performance notebook can also be charged up to 50 percent in less than 45 minutes.

Powerful, the new Windows 10 Pro notebooks are packed with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, up to 24GB DDR4 memory, up to NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics [Optional], and up to 1TB of responsive Gen 3 x4 PCIe SSD using NVMe technology for speeding through editing large spreadsheets, and creating presentations. The TravelMate P614-51 makes sharing and collaborating easy with a 180-degree hinge design, enabling it to lay flat for sharing the display with others.

“We’re excited to bring our professional customers a thinner and lighter version of our popular Acer TravelMate P6 series with an exceptionally long battery life,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “We’re confident they’ll appreciate the ability to work for two days without having to recharge, in addition to the notebook’s even more durable chassis and enhanced security.”

The TravelMate P614-51’s 14-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS[ All brands and product names mentioned herein include trademarks of their respective companies and are used solely to describe or identify the products.] display delivers accurate color with 170-degree wide viewing angles. Full-sized and back-lit, the keyboard provides comfortable typing and enables travelers to work in low-light areas, such as in airplane cabins and on trains. A damage-resistant, ultra-responsive Corning Gorilla Glass NBT touchpad enables precise gesture controls and swiping. Compared to traditional mylar, Corning Gorilla Glass is tougher, more resistant to scratches, and easier to clean.

Skype for Business-certified, the TravelMate P614-51 delivers crystal-clear videoconferencing via a four-mic array that picks up vocals from up to 6.5 feet away. Users can use the Cortana personal digital assistant to send voice commands for staying organized, playing music and managing the home remotely.

Professionals can maintain a reliable, high-speed wireless connection with eSim-enabled, 4G LTE and 802.11ac 2×2 MU-MIMO technology. Intel Thunderbolt 3 delivers blazing-fast data transfers up to 40Gbs to USB Type-C-connected devices. Customers can connect a cable from the USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port to a Thunderbolt 3-enabled device and get four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other port type while also supplying power and support for up to 8K displays. Other ports include MicroSD card and smart card readers, and NFC4 (Near Field Communication) for sharing content or making mobile payments.

An optional Acer USB Type-C Dock II expands workspace via a USB Type-C port and meets productivity needs for 4K UHD video, data, and wired network while delivering stable power to the notebook. This dock also provides USB 3.1 Type A and Type C, DisplayPort, HDMI, audio in/out options and support for up to three 4K displays.

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