Acer TravelMate 4020 Accelerates Notebook Performance; Newest Centrino-based System Delivers Both Innovation and Value While Setting a new Price/Performance Standard

Acer TravelMate 4020 Accelerates Notebook Performance; Newest Centrino-based System Delivers Both Innovation and Value While Setting a new Price/Performance Standard

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Acer(R) America Corporation, one of the leading worldwide suppliers of IT solutions, today introduced the TravelMate(TM) 4020 series to its award-winning line of TravelMate notebooks. The Acer TravelMate 4020 incorporates the Intel(R) Centrino Mobile Technology in a feature-rich package to deliver a high-performance two spindle solution with abundant expandability options and multimedia power. Featuring Intel Centrino(TM) Mobile Technology with PCI Express(TM), this newest TravelMate notebook, designed for both SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) and Small and Medium Business (SMB) environments, boasts a thin and light design with the mobility demanded by professionals on the go while maintaining the performance capabilities of a desktop solution.

The TravelMate 4020 series offers an excellent balance between performance, connectivity and value featuring the powerful state-of-the-art PCI Express technology and Intel(R) Centrino Mobile Technology. In addition to the excellent performance guaranteed by the Intel(R) Pentium(R) M Processor 725, the TravelMate 4020 series also features a 15.4″ WXGA widescreen color TFT LCD, with picture resolution of up to 1280 x 800 pixels and Intel(R) 915GM integrated 3D graphics featuring an Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 900 and 64MB dynamically allocated video memory.

The TravelMate 4020 notebooks come with Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Professional pre-installed (with Recovery CD) in addition to a complete selection of useful utilities. These utilities include Acer eManager (ePresentation, eSetting, ePowerManagement and eRecovery) and Acer GridVista. The first offering provides rapid and intuitive access to a wealth of notebook management utilities, while the second allows up to four windows to be screened simultaneously, each associated with a different application.

Comprehensive Flexibility

The Acer TravelMate 4020 is an advanced, full-featured notebook, offering an Intel Pentium M processor, the latest Intel 915GM Express chipset and a 400MHz Front System Bus. Also featuring PCI Express (TM), a brilliant 15.4″ WXGA wide-screen display, 512 MB of DDR II upgradeable to 2048MB, and an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 video adapter with up to 64MB of dedicated DDR video memory for outstanding multimedia performance. In addition to wireless 802.11b/g and Bluetooth support, the TravelMate 4020 offers 3 USB 2.0 ports, 10/100 LAN connection, and a 56K V.92 modem.

This two-spindled notebook incorporates up to a 60GB hard drive as well as an integrated CDRW/DVD-ROM combo drive. Preloaded with Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Professional, and weighing just 6.5 pounds, the TravelMate 4020 guarantees excellent performance for even the most demanding mobile business applications.

Pricing

The TravelMate 4020 is available through Acer Authorized Resellers throughout North America starting at approximately $899.

TravelMate 4021WLCi

–Intel(R) Pentium(R) M Processor 725

–2MB L2 cache, 1.6GHz, 400MHz FSB

–Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Professional

–512MB (256/256) DDR2 400 SDRAM

–60GB hard drive

–CD-RW/DVD ROM Combo drive

–Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 900

–802.11b/g, WLAN, 10/100 LAN, V.92 Modem

–15.4″ WXGA (1280 x 800) LCD

–$899

About Acer America Corporation

Established in 1984 as a subsidiary of Acer Inc., Acer America Corporation designs and markets client and server solutions for professionals who require reliability, enhanced productivity and greater value of ownership. As one of the largest global suppliers of PC’s, more than 50 million Acer systems have been purchased throughout the world, solutions for living, learning and working. Acer America’s award-winning products include tablet PCs, desktop PCs, notebook computers, servers, displays and peripheral solutions for business, government, education and home users. The pan Acer Group employs 39,000 people supporting dealers and distributors in over 100 countries. For more information about Acer America, please visit the website at: www.acer.com/us.

(C) 2005 Acer America Corporation. All rights reserved. Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. TravelMate is a trademark of Acer America Corporation. Intel and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries, in the United States, and other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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