The Acer Travelmate TMP246 (NX.V9VAA.003) is a great performer for multitasking, thanks to a strong processor present. You can run the system for long hours as the battery backup is great. However, the absence of a dedicated GPU and a Full HD display is a disappointment in this budget.
Display and Configuration
The Acer Travelmate TMP246 (NX.V9VAA.003) comes with a 14-inch HD ComfyView LED display which has a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The system is driven by a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-4210U processor coupled with a 4GB of DDR3 RAM which is expandable up to 16GB. The laptop runs on Windows 7 Professional operating system floating upon 64-bit architecture.
Camera and Battery
For video calling and recording needs, there is a webcam present above the display screen. The user can enjoy video calling by installing apps such as SKYPE, Hangouts, ooVoo, Jitsi etc. Acting as an energy driver is a 6 cell Li-ion battery which renders a good amount of backup for long hours.
Body Looks and Input Devices
The laptop features a black coloured body which measures 345 x 249 x 30.4mm and weighs 2.3Kg. A touchpad with multi-touch gestures support, an Acer FineTip keyboard with numeric keypad and a DVD writer are the input devices present in the Acer Travelmate TMP246 (NX.V9VAA.003).
Storage and Connectivity
In terms of storage, the user can save files on a 500GB SATA hard disk which revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute. On the connectivity front, the Acer Travelmate TMP246 (NX.V9VAA.003) features a wide range of options such as Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and a microphone jack.