PC brand Acer announced the latest addition to its TravelMate P6 series, the P6 and Spin P6, a line of Windows 10 Pro notebooks designed for professionals who work frequently on the go. According to Acer, these notebooks are built to survive life on the go – and now include a convertible option with a Corning Gorilla Glass touch display that can be rotated 360 degrees for presentation, tablet, notebook and tent modes. You also have a dockable Acer Active Stylus that works with Windows Ink to take notes and draw. Additionally, new traditional clamshell models have been updated with 11th generation Intel Core i7 vPro processors, making collaboration easier by leveraging a 180-degree hinge design that allows devices to lie flat for easy content sharing.
The Acer TravelMate P6 (TMP614-52) will be available in North America in December starting at $ 1,299.99 in EMEA in September from 999 EUR; and in China in August from 6,999 RMB.
The Acer TravelMate Spin P6 (TMP614RN-52) will be available in North America in December starting at $ 1,399. in EMEA in October from EUR 1,199; and in China in August from 7,499 RMB.
Acer TravelMate P6 and Spin P6: Features
The notebook has a 14-inch 16:10 FHD + display (1920 x 1200) with narrow bezels. An IPS panel with 100% sRGB color gamut delivers accurate colors at viewing angles of up to 170 degrees. Limited to 90 degrees by activating the integrated Acer PrivacyPanel. A Corning Gorilla Glass touchpad should support precise gesture control. The TravelMate Spin P6 (TMP614-52) and TravelMate P6 (TMP614RN-52) measure 16.8 mm (0.6 in) and start at just 1.0 kg (2.2 pounds) and 1.1 kg ( 2.4 pounds). The chassis is made from a magnesium-aluminum alloy that is said to be stronger and lighter than standard aluminum alloys of the same thickness.
The latest TravelMate P6 models are equipped with the latest 11th generation Intel Core i7 vPro processors and up to 32 GB DDR4x memory. From there, users can keep all of their work in one place with a 1TB PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD with NVMe technology.
With a claimed battery life of up to 20 hours on the TravelMate P6, professionals can work all day without plugging in or charging – and when the time comes, fast charging can increase the battery by up to 80% in an hour, so the claim Acer.
All new models have two speakers for video conferencing, while a four-microphone array supposedly picks up vocals from up to 6.5 feet away. The laptops are equipped with a built-in smart amplifier.
The TravelMate P6 series complies with US military standards MIL-STD 810H and can withstand the vagaries of airport security, accidental falls, and other mishaps, according to the laptop maker.