Acer Intros the TravelMate 3200 Notebook

Offering Intel Centrino Mobile technology and up to 4 hours of battery life, the TravelMate 3200 includes ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700 graphics and an integrated optical drive for high-end multimediaflexibility. Aimed at professional users and “Road Warriors,” the TravelMate 3200 includes features busy professionals demand in a productivity tool — performance, efficiency and, at 1-inch thickand under 5 pounds, extreme mobility.

The TravelMate 3200 utilizes the latest-generation Intel Pentium M processors with 2MB L2 Cache, Intel 855GME chipset with 400MHz System Bus and Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG wireless. With system memory scaleable up to 2048MB and hard drives that begin at 60GB, the TravelMate 3200 is an ideal solution for professional users looking for a lightweight and stylish work tool that provides unlimited mobility, high performance, wireless connectivity and long-lasting battery life.

Desktop Performance in a Mobile System

The Acer TravelMate 3200 is a full-featured, thin-and-light notebook upgradeable to 2GB DDR333 SDRAM, a luminous 14.1″ XGA active matrix TFT display (1024×768), and an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700 graphics card with 64MB video memory and DualView(TM) support, allowing the LCD display and an external CRT monitor to be used simultaneously. In addition to wireless 802.11b/g and BlueTooth support, the TravelMate 3200 offers 2 USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire (IEEE 1394) port, 10/100 LAN connection, and a 56K V.92 modem.

This newest Acer TravelMate notebook incorporates up to a 60GB ATA/100 removable hard drive as well as an integrated optical drive with a choice of DVD-RW or DVD/CD-RW combo drive. A high capacity Li-ion battery delivers up to 4 hours of battery life and a 3-in-1 PCMCIA Multimedia reader for optional MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) card or Memory Stick support. Preloaded with Microsoft Windows XP Professional and weighing under 5 pounds, the Acer TravelMate 3200 provides a high-performance system suitable for mobile users and entertainment enthusiasts alike.

New Folio Design Concept

Acer’s newest notebook incorporates a new design that is based on a folio concept. Delivering soft curves and an inviting feel, Acer’s new industrial design (ID) concept is the result of in-depth global market research and customer surveys. This new ID also offers unique shades of metallic colors that present an elegant and sophisticated look to complement both home and business environments.

To further aid this new design, the TravelMate 3200 features front cluster access ports and controls, which maximize user friendliness while the integrated I/O ports and a sleek LCD screen and body configuration create a clean and streamlined effect. The addition of textured surfaces enhances the elegant feel and an inventive non-slip grip improves frequent handling for people on the move.

The TravelMate 3200 also features Acer’s unique eKey hardware feature. At the press of the eKey, Acer’s eManager, a friendly user interface is launched which combines frequently used settings such as ePowerManagement, eSetting and ePresentation. Acer eManager offers users the choice of recommended or customized PC configurations to maximize their battery life, improve security and productivity.

Pricing

The Acer TravelMate 3200 will be available through Acer authorized resellers throughout North America starting at approximately $1499.

Service and Support

All Acer Aspire notebooks have a standard one year parts and labor warranty, including Acer’s one year International Traveler Warranty. Additionally, all notebooks are backed by Acer’s toll free service and support call center. Online support is available via the web at www.acersupport.com.

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