Acer South Africa has unveiled the Acer TravelMate 3270, a powerful notebook for professional users that is based on the latest Intel Centrino Duo mobile platform.
This new notebook features Intel Core 2 Duo processors that affords processor speeds capable of 2.33 GHz, up to 4 MB L2 cache, and a front-side bus equipped to handle 667MHz. The processor architecture also supports Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T), giving memory-intensive applications access of up to 4GB of memory.

The Mobile Intel 945GM Express chipset featured in the TravelMate 3270 offers an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 that boasts up to 224 MB of shared system memory and supports Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and PCI Express.
A 14,1-inch WXGA screen displays sharp images and delivers 30% more information on screen compared to 4:3, 15-inch displays. Acer's GridVista technology organises up to eight application windows on two screens for simultaneous work on multiple tasks and document comparison.
"This notebook offers a range of connectivity options," says Stephen Morony, notebook product manager at Acer SA. "Users have a choice between Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802.11a/b/g) or 3945BG (dual-mode 802.11b/g) network connections, which support the Acer SignalUp technology to speed up and stabilise wireless Internet connections. The Acer TravelMate 3270 also sports a fast Ethernet port, a 56K ITU V.92 modem and support for Bluetooth 2.0 EDR."
The 3270 can be equipped with communications tools such as Acer Video Conference featuring Voice and Video over Internet Protocol (VVoIP), the Acer OrbiCam and the Acer Bluetooth VoIP phone.
With up 160Gb of hard drive space, the Acer TravelMate 3270 provides plenty of storage space for data and applications. A DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive allows for comprehensive DVD compatibility and lets the user burn up to 8,5Gb of data per disk for easy backup of work data.
"Additionally, this notebook has up to three hours of battery life with a six-cell battery and Mobile Intel 945GM integrated graphics," adds Morony.
"The Acer TravelMate 3270 brings together processing power, high-end graphics and flexible connectivity to give professionals a notebook that offers mobility with no compromise on performance. It is a perfect fit for the needs of mobile professionals who need a solution that can multitask smoothly and cater for the most demanding business applications," concludes Morony.
The Acer TravelMate 3270 retails from a recommended retail price of R9 999.00 including VAT.