Acer introduces TravelMate P243 laptop for SMBs, starting Rs. 35,000

By Digit NewsDesk | Updated 13 Jul 2012
Acer introduces TravelMate P243 laptop for SMBs, starting Rs. 35,000

Acer India has launched a new notebook range in its TravelMate series, the Acer TM P243, features a suite of security and manageability solutions, designed for optimum user experience and a high level of data protection, with such software as Acer ProShield Security, Acer Backup Manager, Acer Office Manager (AOM) and eRecovery Management.


The Acer TravelMate P243 features a 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor (Ivy Bridge) with the choice of dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 630M GPU. It has a 14-inch LED-backlit display with a 16:9 aspect, which reportedly uses 30% less energy. Storage and memory options extend up to a 750 GB HDD, and 8GB of RAM.

Other features of the Acer TravelMate P243 include Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet and USB3.0 (with power-off charging) connectivity, as well as Acer’s SignalUp wireless technology.


Acer TravelMate P243 features Acer’s Acer FineTouch keyboard, which is spill-resistant, with a water drainage design. It also comes with a multi-gesture touchpad. The notebook also offers a 25,000-cycle recharge, supposedly making it extremely sturdy and powerful for SMB users. The Acer TM P243 is a perfect blend of effective manageability with truly reliable security features, with prices starting from Rs. 35,000 (exclusive of taxes).

Mr. S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India, spoke on the launch of the Acer TM P243: “Machine specs, astounding visual graphics with multimedia capabilities, modern software solutions etc are a given in this era. We have consciously made an effort to redesign the entire range of Acer products keeping in mind the key aspects that are important for the SMB segments such as Security and Durability. The TravelMate P243 boasts of Acer’s own dynamic security technology solution that takes care of Data Protection. At the same time, we also believe that the TM P243 is one of the sturdiest notebooks in the market.”


The Multi-level Acer ProShield Security features pre-boot authentication (PBA) with BIOS/HDD password that will help in protecting the notebook. It allows creating a Personal Secure Drive (PSD) to seamlessly store and encrypting all critical files, so that even if the notebook is stolen or lost the data cannot be accessed. It also offers the automated solution to manage IT assets remotely on the go.

Another layer of security offered by Acer is the Backup/eRecovery Manager to backup all valuable data and media library. Acer eRecovery Manager provides recovery on demand. The TravelMate P243 also comes with an option of Acer Office Manager (AOM), a manageability solution which allows SMB to deploy security policies, monitor IT assets, and schedule maintenance tasks in one simple manageability package.


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