Acer announces 2 new entry-level 11 inch ultraportables based on a Gemini Lake Refresh processor, the Acer TravelMate B3 and Acer TravelMate Spin B3 convertible into a Tablet.
The Acer TravelMate B3 is a new ultraportable screen 11.6 inch WXGA HD (1366×768), which weighs 1.4 kg and measures 295 x 216 x 20.3 mm .
It is built around a very low consumption Intel Gemini Lake Refresh processor (TDP 6W), with the optional Pentium Quad Core Silver N5030 (1.1 GHz) with integrated graphics part Intel UHD 605, Celeron Quad Core N4120 (1.1 GHz, Intel UHD 600) and Celeron Dual Core N4020 (1.1 GHz, Intel UHD 600).
The Gemini Lake Refresh is combined with a 4/8 GB DDR4 welded RAM and 64/128 GB eMMC storage or 128/256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD.
This new entry-level ultraportable has Wi-Fi ac (2×2, Intel Wireless-AC 9560), Bluetooth 5.0, HDMI, Headphone / Mic combo audio, Gigabit Ethernet and 2 USB 3.0 connections. USB 3.1 Type-C point therefore.
It also has a microSD card reader, 2 Acer TrueHarmony speakers and a 720p HD webcam with microphone.
As an option, a battery indicator can be present on the hull , aiming to facilitate the work of teachers and technicians working in schools.
Because it is above all to the educational world that this ultraportable is intended.
The Acer TravelMate B3 which runs on Windows 10 with a 48Whr battery offering a announced autonomy of 12 hours is announced for April from 239 dollars.
Its colleague Acer TravelMate Spin B3 , robust because it complies with the military resistance standard MIL-STD-810G like the TravelMate B3, is expected from 329 dollars.
It stands out by the fact that it can open 360 ° to transform into a Tablet thanks to the multi-touch touch technology of its 11.6 inch screen provided with a Full HD definition option (1920×1080). A Wacom AES stylus is provided.
In addition, this ultra-portable 2-in-1 weighs 1.49 Kg and benefits from 1 USB 3.1 Type-C in addition to the 2 standard USB.