Acer’s new TravelMate 5730 notebook is powered by Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology with Intel’s new Santa Rosa GM45 chipset and features 15.4-inch TFT display, integrated WiFi 802.11a/b/g network connection, integrated Webcam with internal microphone, Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR and internal 8X DVD writer.
Available for Rs. 39,499 in India, the new Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC is powered by 2.0 GHz Intel Core2 Duo Processor T5870 with 2-MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB and it features Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset, 2048-MB (2-GB) DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (upgradeable to 4-GB using dual soDIMM modules), 320-GB Serial-ATA hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) technology and internal 8X DVD-Super Multi double layer DVD writer.
The Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC’s durable aluminium cover is tough enough for your rough handling, while the latch-less design makes it easy to open and operate.
The Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC is equipped with 15.4-inch (39.1 cm) WXGA TFT CrystalBrite Widescreen Display which delivers maximum resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with 16.7 million colours having 16:10 viewing ratio capable of multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista technology using Intel’s latest integrated graphics media accelerator chip, the GMA X3100 which has 8-MB of dedicated video RAM and it can dynamically use up to 358 MB of system memory to deliver stunning graphics for business and games applications alike. The Intel’s new X3100 integrated graphics chip deliver about 50% faster performance than Intel GMA950.
Acer GridVista technology used in Acer 5730 notebook PC automatically resizes open application windows, permitting more efficient multi-tasking and document comparisons up to 8 windows at once, on dual displays while Acer Empowering Technology adds efficiency to your notebook and your work.
More details about the Acer GridVista technology can be found at: http://www.acer.co.th/product/travelmate/AcerGridVista.htm.
Widescreen Acer 5730 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) and comes with integrated 1.3 megapixels digital webcam and built-in microphone.
Environment and energy standards compliant Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC has 1.3 MP resolution Crystal Eye webcam in a fixed position lacking swivel option, and is located on the top side of the display. The webcam also lacks automatic face-tracking and zoom features.
For high quality audio, Acer 5730 notebook PC comes with 2 built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers supporting Sound Blaster Pro and MS-Sound compatible audio output using Realtek high defination autio hardware and it offers built-in stereo microphone with Aver PureZone technology, three highspeed USB 2.0 ports, eSATA/USB combo port, ExpressCard/34 slot, a Type II PC Card slot, IEEE 1394 port and HDMI digital out port.
HDMI port allows easy output of notebook’s audio and video to a compatible home TV or LCD monitor and eSATA/USB (external Serial ATA) combo port allows transfer of data to any external hard drive at much faster rate then even faster USB 2.0 port.
Powered by Integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network connection (dual-band tri-mode 802.11a/b/g) for wireless connection, the new Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC features Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate which provides wider profile coverage and a transmission range of up to 3 meters and notebook also sports integrated 10/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet and a 56kbps V.92 modem.
The Acer PCI Express ezDock connector features one plug connectivity to 24 expansion ports and jacks for both current and legacy devices, transforms Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC into a full function desktop computer and lowers total cost of ownership.
Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium preinstalled Acer 5730 notebook PC also offers a Enhanced Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (hard disk), and Kensington lock slot for security.
Software packaged with system includes Acer Video Conference Manager, Acer Bio-Protection, McAfee Internet Security Suite, NTI Media Maker (OEM), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Acer Empowering Technology, Acer Launch Manager, Acer GridVista, Corel WinDVD, and Acer Crystal Eye webcam software.
The Acer 5730 is equipped with 4800 mAh 6-cell Li-ion battery pack capable of providing upto 2.5 hours battery life without WiFi or 1-hours with WiFi connection. Acer QuicCharge technology allows 80% charge in 1 hour, 2-hour rapid charge system-off, 2.5-hour charge-in-use.
Ports for connection to various devices:
- 3x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 eSATA/USB combo port
- ExpressCard/34 slot
- Type II PC Card slot
- 5-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
- IEEE 1394 port (4-pin)
- Fast infrared (FIR) port
- External display VGA port
- S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port
- Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support
- Microphone/line-in jack
- RJ-45 Ethernet port
- RJ-11 modem port
- 124-pin Acer ezDock connector
The Acer 5730 notebook PC weight about 2.8 Kgs with 6-cell battery power pack and it comes with genuine Microsoft Windows Vista - business edition preinstalled.
Acer TravelMate 5730 Notebook PC Features
- Intel Core2 Duo Processor T5870, 2.0 GHz
- 2-MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB
- Supporting Intel 64 Architechture
- Mobile Intel Santa Rosa GM45 Express chipset mainboard
- 2-GB DDR2, 667 MHz RAM Memory, upgradeable to 4-GB using dual soDIMM modules
- 320-GB Serial ATA hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP), 5400 rpm
- 8X SuperMulti Drive Double Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer
- 15.4-inch (39.1 cm) WXGA TFT CrystalBrite Widescreen Display
- Maximum resolution 1280 x 800, 16.7M colours
- 16:10 viewing ratio, multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista
- Intel GMA X3100 Graphics, 358 MB VRAM, supporting Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and PCI Express
- 5-in-1 card reader: supporting Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) and xD-Picture Card (XD)
- Integrated 1.3 Megapixel webcam
- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual band tri-mode 802.11a/b/g) Wireless Connection
- Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
- IrDA Infrared
- Integrated 10/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready
- 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approval; Wake-on-Ring ready
- S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) support
- Realtek High Definition Audio Hardware
- Built-in Stereo Microphone with Acer PureZone technology
- Built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo
- HDMI v1.3 Digital Port
- Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
- Enhanced Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (hard disk), Kensington lock slot
- 4800 mAh 6-cell Li-ion battery pack, 2.5-hour battery life
- Dimension – 366 x 274 x 33.6 mm
- Weight – 2.8 Kgs with 6-cell battery power pack
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5870 powered new Acer TravelMate 5730 notebook PC featuring 15.4-inch WXGA display, HDMI port and internal DVD writer is available for the price of Rs. 39,499- (plus local taxes) which includes 1-year limited local and International Traveller’s (carry-in) Warranty. Visit www.acer.co.in for more details.