Computex 2024: Acer’s latest TravelMate laptop series and Chromebook Plus Enterprise Laptops

Hitting the ground running!

Even before Computex 2024 had its official curtain-raiser, major tech companies have already started unveiling their latest devices and innovations. Acer, for one, has jumped into the spotlight with its latest TravelMate laptops packed with AI smarts and fueled by Intel Core Ultra 7 processors sporting Intel vPro Enterprise branding. Not stopping there, the brand has also showcased the fresh Chromebook Plus Spin models, featuring Intel Core 7 CPUs and MIL-STD 810H certification.

Acer's lineup of TravelMate P series models come with the Intel Core Ultra 7 processors along with Intel graphics and 64GB of RAM. However, standing out from the pack, the TravelMate P4 14 comes armed with up to AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 8840U processors and up to AMD Radeon 780M graphics.

The Acer TravelMate P6 14 comes with its 14-inch WQXGA (2,880x1,800 pixels) OLED screen, while its counterpart, the TravelMate P4 Spin 14, features a 14-inch WUXGA (1,920x1,200 pixels) IPS screen. On the other hand, the TravelMate P4 14 and TravelMate P4 16 feature 14-inch and 16-inch IPS displays, respectively, both offering a sharp WUXGA (1,920x1,200 pixels) resolution.

The laptops come equipped with up to 65Wh batteries and a claim for 14 hours of use on a single charge. The devices also offer the latest in connectivity with up to Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3. As for ports, come with a range of ports including two Thunderbolt 4, and an HDMI 2.0 port. Storage-wise, the devices support up to a speedy 1GB of NVMe storage.

The Chromebook Plus Enterprise 515, as per Acer, is tailored for data-heavy workloads, featuring a 15.6-inch display and a dedicated numeric keypad. On the other hand, the convertible Chromebook Plus Enterprise Spin 514 comes with a 360-degree hinge and touch display. Both models are MIL-STD 810H certified, ensuring durability, and incorporate eco-friendly materials such as OceanGlass touchpads crafted from ocean-bound plastic waste.