Alongside their new Chromebooks, Acer has also revealed a new set of inexpensive Windows laptops aimed at students. Powered by Intel’s Gemini Lake SoCs, Acer’s TravelMate B3 will be available in clamshell and convertible form-factors to satisfy different needs. Acer’s TravelMate B3 machines use a rugged chassis made of plastic that is said to be impact resistant and therefore tough enough for educational environments. The mobile PCs are equipped with a 11.6-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio IPS display, with Acer offering either a 1366x768 or 1920x1080 resolution panel depending on SKU. Meanwhile, with a 20.95 mm z-height and at up to 1.49 kilograms weight the computers are clearly designed for longevity and durability over portability. As noted above, the TravelMate B3 machines will be available in two...
Acer’s TravelMate X514-51: A 14-Inch Commercial Laptop under 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
Acer has introduced its new thin-and-light commercial notebook aimed at small and medium businesses. Outfitted with a 14-inch display and based on Intel’s Core i5/i7 processors, the TravelMate X514-51...19 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019
Acer Launches TravelMate Spin B1: Apollo Lake Convertible with Windows 10 S for $299
Acer on Tuesday launched its new low-cost PC, the TravelMate Spin B1. The new entry-level mobile computer comes in a convertible form-factor and is powered by Microsoft’s newly-announced Windows...23 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2017
Acer TravelMate 8481T-6873: Remarkable Road Warrior
With all of the noise Intel and some of the OEMs are making about ultrabooks, it's easy to forget that as PC users we've already enjoyed thin-and-light and ultraportable...52 by Dustin Sklavos on 12/11/2011