Go for the Acer Travelmate TMP246M (NX.VA9SI.001) if you are looking for a laptop for standard computing without spending much. It lacks any user friendly OS which is okay in light of its price.
Display and Design
The Acer Travelmate TMP246M (NX.VA9SI.001) sports a 14-inch ActiveMatrix TFT Colour LCD LED backlit display which offers moderately sharp viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The simply designed black coloured casing has a thickness of 30.3mm and tips the scale at 2.3kg. The thickness might be an issue as it wonÂt fit easily anywhere.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the Acer Travelmate TMP246M (NX.VA9SI.001) is packed with a 2.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the fourth generation series. The laptop handles multitasking with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 16GB via two unused DIMM slots. For better handling of intensive games and videos, it depends on the inbuilt Intel HD 4600 GPU. It is devoid of any preloaded user friendly OS.
Camera and Storage
The laptop is equipped with an Acer CrystalEye webcam which provides quality video calling experience and records HD videos. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a SATA hard disk of 500GB. The presence of DVD Writer allows you to transfer files through disks smoothly.
Battery and Connectivity
Packed with a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the Acer Travelmate TMP246M (NX.VA9SI.001) renders uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 4.5 hours. Connectivity and networking features come in the form of Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot, VGA port and three USB 2.0 slots.