Acer took the wraps off the TravelMate X349 laptop under its new TravelMate series of ultraportable laptops to take on its competitors. The new laptop is the company's flagship product that comes with 8GB of RAM and Windows 10 OS. Here we take you through the key specs and features of the laptop.
Metal body laptop with 14-inch 1080p screen:
Acer TravelMate X349 is a mid range laptop that dons a metal body design, unlike most of the other laptops that have plastic bodies. It weighs 1.5Kg and measures in at 18mm. It flaunts a 14-inch full-HD IPS screen that reclines to a 180 degree angle. The aforementioned details suggest that the laptop would be light to travel easy and should be a visual treat. Also, it features an LED backlit keyboard and a fingerprint scanner.
Intel i6 chipset with 8GB of RAM:
The laptop is powered by sixth-generation Intel processors paired with a combination of 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of SSD, which should handle processing smoothly, without performance glitches. The laptop has battery life of up to 10 hours, as per company claims.
Goodness of Windows:
Speaking of the software, the Acer TravelMate X349 is a Windows OS laptop that will ship with Windows 10 Pro. Windows brings Microsoft's office suite and other services on board. Moreover, its fingerprint scanner supports Windows Hello to let users securely unlock their laptops using their finger impressions.
USB Type C Connectivity port:
In terms of connectivity, the laptop features a USB Type-C reversible port for charging and data transfer. The port supports Acer dock. Also, it comes with standard connectivity features such as a USB 3.0, HDMI, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Price and availability:
As far as the pricing and availability of the Acer TravelMate X349 laptop go, company has revealed that it will be available in Europe and the Middle East in September, with price starting from EUR 480 (around Rs. 36,000), and in North America from October, starting at $649.99 (around 44,000). In China, the laptop will cost CNY 5,999 (around Rs. 60,500). As for its India pricing, the company has not revealed its price and availability.