Acer has recently introduced its TravelMate 3242 NWLCi notebook PC in India that is powered by Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology and features integrated Intel PRO/Wireless network connection.
The new Acer TravelMate 3242 NWLCi notebook PC is powered by 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo Processor T2300 (2-MB L2 Cache, 667MHz FSB) and it features Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset, 256-MB DDR2 RAM (upgradeable to 4GB using dual soDIMM modules), 60-GB Serial-ATA hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) technology and a DVD/CD-RW optical drive (8x DVD & 24x CDWriter).
The new Acer 3242 NWLCi notebook PC is equipped with 14.1-inch widescreen WXGA TFT LCD screen, providing maximum 1280 x 768 pixel resolution with 16.7 million colors with 16:10 viewing ratio. The graphics of the notebook is powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 which uses shared system memory. The Acer 3242NWLCi notebook PC is capable of supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista.
Widescreen Acer 3242 NWLCi notebook PC provides option for 5-in-1 card reader supporting Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) and xD-Picture Card (XD).
For high quality audio, Acer 3242 NWLCi comes with 2 built-in speakers supporting Sound Blaster Pro and MS-Sound compatible audio output and the notebook has a Built-in microphone.
Powered by Integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network connection (dual-band tri-mode 802.11a/b/g) for wireless connection, the new Acer 3242NWLCi notebook PC is Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) enabled and has integrated 10/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet and a 56kbps V.92 modem built-in.
Acer 3242NWXCi Notebook PC
Acer 3242NWLCi notebook PC is powered by a 3.3 W 4800 mAh Li-ion battery pack (6-cell) which provides 3-hour battery life with 6-cell battery and ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics. And its Acer QuicCharge technology allows 80% charge in 1 hour, 2-hour rapid charge system-off, 2.5-hour charge-in-use.
Measuring 334 (W) x 243 (D) x 28/35 (H) mm, the Acer 3242NWLCi weight just about 2.35 Kgs without battery and it comes with Free Linux OS with limited fucntionality.
Acer 3242NWLCi offers following ports for connection to various devices:
- 3 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x ExpressCardï¿½/34 slot
- 1 x Type II PC Card slot
- 1 x 5-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
- 1 x IEEE 1394 port (4-pin)
- 1 x Fast infrared (FIR) port
- 1 x External display VGA port
- 1 x S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port
- 1 x Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support
- 1 x Microphone/line-in jack
- 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port
- 1 x RJ-11 modem port
- 1 x DC-in jack for AC adapter
Acer TravelMate 3242 NWLCi Notebook PC Features
- Intel Core Duo Processor T2300, 1.66 GHz
- 2-MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB
- Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset
- 256-MB DDR2 RAM Memory, upgradeable to 4GB using dual soDIMM modules
- 14.1-inch (35.81 cm) WXGA TFT Widescreen Display,
Maximum resolution 1280 x 800, 16.7M colours
- 60-GB S-ATA hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP)
- 5-in-1 card reader: supporting Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) and xD-Picture Card (XD)
- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with Shared Memory
- DVD/CD-RW Combo Optical Drive (8x DVD & 24x CDWriter).
- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g) Wireless Connection
- Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
- Integrated 10/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready
- 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approval; Wake-on-Ring ready
- 6-cell mAh Li-ion battery pack, 3-hour battery life
- S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) support
- Built-in Microphone
- built-in Two Speakers
- Linux OS with limited functionality
- Dimension – 334 (W) x 243 (D) x 28/35 (H) mm
- Weight – 2.35 Kgs
The new Acer TravelMate 3242 NWLCi notebook PC is available in India at the price of Rs. 42,499/- (plus local taxes) which includes 1-year limited local and International Travellerï¿½s (Carry-in) Warranty.