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Acer Introduces New TravelMate Notebook PCs

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    Acer America, part of the world’s third largest PC company, today introduced two new notebook PC platforms – TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 – designed for the mobile professional. The new TravelMate notebook series, available now in the U.S. commercial channel, offers robust, secure and powerful PC solutions for corporate and small-to-medium (SMB) business customers. The TravelMate notebook PC platforms are ideal productivity tools for efficient connectivity and smart portability. The 15.4-inch TravelMate 6593 and the 14.1-inch TravelMate 6493 notebook PCs offer the superior performance, fast and reliable internet connectivity, videoconferencing and robust security features that mobile professionals require.

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    Professional performance, communication and security
    The TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 are equipped with Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology and utilize the Intel integrated 3D Graphics Media Accelerator X4500MHD for superb graphic performance and video processing. Both the 14.1-inch TravelMate 6493 and the 15.4-inch TravelMate 6593 offer WXGA high-brightness TFT LCD panels with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista, a handy business tool to accommodate up to eight display windows on one screen at once, allowing users increased productivity while delivering a natural cinematic view.

    To improve versatility and mobility, the TravelMate 6593 and 6493 notebook series integrates the Acer MediaBay hot-swappable solution that offers a choice of an extra hard disk, a second battery or an optical drive with either a DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive or DVD/CD-RW combo. For speedier response times and multitasking and productivity demands, the TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 can rely on up to 4 GB of DDR3 800/1033 MHz memory, which can significantly increase data bandwidths.

    For videoconference needs, the TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 notebook PCs come with Acer Video Conference solution – including the Acer Crystal Eye webcam and Acer Video Conference Manager software – enabling a user to set up videoconferences in any environment. Added security features include Acer Bio-Protection digital imprint reading solution, one of the most secure control programs for mobile platforms on the market and Acer FingerLaunch, which offers a secure way to launch programs or authenticated documents with a simple touch.

    Acer ezDock II/II+ commercial docking stations
    For added expansion, the TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 notebook PCs can be incorporated with Acer ezDock II and ezDock II+ docking stations. The smart one-size-fits-all commercial docking stations are designed to support all TravelMate form factors and models, providing increased return-on-investment for businesses. The highly efficient commercial docking stations feature an innovative plug-n-play solution allowing instant connection of multiple devices in one simple operation and the ability to dock TravelMate notebooks without having to reboot. The Acer ezDock II and ezDock II+ also increases desk real estate and enhances safety by correctly routing and securing cables in place at the user’s workstation.

    TravelMate 6593 specifications:
    • Intel Centrino 2 Processor with vPro Technology
    • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9500
      (6MB L2 Cache | 2.53 GHz | 1066MHz FSB)
    • 15.4" WXGA Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD (1280 x 800)
    • 4GB DDR3 1066 MHz Dual Channel Memory
    • Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 MHD
    • 250GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
    • DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive
    • 5-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
    • 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
    • Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
    • Windows Vista Business
    • MSRP $1499

    TravelMate 6493 specifications:
    • Intel Centrino 2 Processor with vPro Technology
    • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T8400
      (3MB L2 Cache | 2.53 GHz | 1066MHz FSB)
    • 14.1" WXGA Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD (1280 x 800)
    • 3GB DDR3 1066 MHz Dual Channel Memory
    • Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 MHD
    • 250GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
    • DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive
    • 5-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
    • 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
    • Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
    • Windows Vista Business
    • MSRP $1099 - $1299

    Availability
    The Acer TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 notebook PCs, along with ezDock II and ezDock II+ commercial docking stations are available now via Acer’s authorized resellers. The TravelMate 6593 and TravelMate 6493 come with a three-year limited warranty.

    Source: Acer
     

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