Acer is launching several new laptops on the market. ( dpa )
The TravelMate 4720 comes equipped with a 14.1 inch display with WXGA resolution. The 999 dollar computer achieves a battery life of up to 3.5 hours, the manufacturer reported through its Hamburg offices.
The TravelMate 5720 is somewhat larger and has a 15.4 inch WXGA display. While the 4720 model is available with an integrated graphics chip, the TravelMate 5720 can also be equipped with various graphics processors from ATI. The base version costs 849 dollars.
Both models offer Core 2 Duo processors from Intel with up to 4 gigabytes (GB) of RAM. The hard drive can hold up to 160 GB of data. Also available are a PC card slot, a 5-in-1 card reader and one Firewire and four USB 2.0 ports. The TravelMate 5720 can also be outfitted with a DVI port, presuming the proper graphic card is used.