The official note confirming availability for September in Europe (and in Italy) but not the starting price. Until a few days ago, it was thought that the notebook would have a cost of 480 € but it will not be so: “Acer TravelMate X349 will be available with prices starting from 899 € (+ VAT), ie almost 1 100 EUR with taxes included .
We do not know what is due premium that – on balance – is almost twice, but probably Acer will bring in our market only the premium SKUs, more equipped and powerful family. And if so, would be a great disappointment to those who hoped to take home with less than 500 euro a business notebook, reliable and handsome.
Acer TravelMate X349
First in the series, the TravelMate 14-inch X349 features a modern design and advanced technology, for those who need a reliable and stylish notebook offering high performance, portability and security. Encased in a sleek aluminum chassis with a brushed finish, the Acer TravelMate X349 is designed to be extremely portable, with a weight of only 1.53 kg and a thickness of less than 18 mm. The sixth-generation Intel Core processors, up to 8 GB DDR4 memory and solid state disk up to 512 GB, ensure not only excellent performance but also an incredible battery life of up to 10 hours, to ensure productivity in travel.
Acer TravelMate X349 also uses Windows 10 Pro can offer safety and productivity to meet any business need. The 14-inch monitor of the TravelMate X349 has a full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and comes with IPS technology that provides a clear display of documents and web pages even with wide viewing angles. In addition, the display reclines 180 degrees becoming perfectly flat for flexible use such as content sharing in small workgroups. The TravelMate X349 also boasts a backlit keyboard LED to maintain maximum productivity in low-light situations like on planes and trains. The island keys provide excellent tactile response for precise typing and Precision touchpad is wider to ensure a comfortable and dynamic use. For users who also offsite contact regular suppliers and partners, the notebook is certified Skype for Business, which ensures sharp images and without delays, thanks to the high quality 720p HDR webcam for video conferencing.
For immediate access to a docking, the TravelMate X349 is equipped with a Type-C USB port can be utilized for example with the USB Dock Acer Type-C (sold separately) that allows you to connect up to two 4K display, and provides l ‘ access to a variety of devices through a single cable. In addition to its premium design, the TravelMate X349 is designed to exceed expectations when it comes to software and security. The integrated fingerprint sensor supports Windows Hello, for fast and secure access, unlocking the device with one touch. It is also equipped with the Trusted Platform Module chip (TPM) 2.0, which increases the integrity of the platform and provides hardware protection for passwords and encryption keys. The TravelMate X349 also features Acer ProShield Manager, a suite of tools for the management and security of sensitive data, and Acer Office Manager, which allows IT professionals to rapidly deploy security policies, and monitor the activities of interface easy to use.