Acer South Africa has unveiled the new Acer TravelMate 5730, a professional notebook that offers the flexibility, performance and security needed in the most demanding environments.

"The TravelMate 5730 is the ideal tool for people on the go who are looking for a notebook that offers the perfect balance between manageability and connectivity, autonomy and security," says John Geypen, business development manager at Acer South Africa. "and represents yet another major step forward in ergonomics, design and performance."
Designed to meet the needs of the most demanding business applications, the TravelMate 5730 features the Mobile Intel GM45 Express chipset and offers an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with up to 4GB of dual channel DDRII memory.
Depending on the model, the TravelMate 5730 also offers the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 advanced graphic solution with full support for Microsoft DirectX, to deliver an exceptional high-definition multimedia experience.
A 15.4-inch WXGA wide screen lets users view 30% more information on screen, thereby allowing them to see spreadsheets, charts and email in native widescreen resolution.
A spacious hard disk (up to 320Gb) offers ample space for data and applications. The TravelMate 5730 also features a multi-in-one card reader and a DVD-Super Multi optical drive.
The TravelMate 5730 boasts a range of connectivity options, from WiFi (802.11a/g/n) supporting Acer SignalUp with Invilink Nplify wireless technology, through to Gigabit Ethernet LAN and modem connections, as well as 3G/GPRS/EDGE connectivity in selected models.
Showcased in a magnesium alloy casing, the TravelMate 5730 also sports the Acer EasyPort IV connector that eliminates cable management problems, and offers simplified expansion through quick connection to external devices.
On selected models, the TravelMate 5730 is bundled with the Acer Video Conference Manager Pack that, together with the integrated Acer CrystalEye camera, enables one to easily set up videoconferences.
The TravelMate 5730 also offers a range of security tools and technologies for enterprise users. The Acer Bio-Protection digital imprint reading solution which supports Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA) is one of the most secure control programs available for mobile platforms, while Acer FingerLaunch offers a secure way to launch programs or authenticated documents with a simple touch.
Acer DiskAnti-Shock Protection combines innovative hardware and software solutions to protect the notebook hard disk from hits and falls.