Friday, July 17, 2009

Acer TravelMate 6493 3G

The TravelMate 6493 with 3G connectivity is ideal for highly mobile users requiring reliable performance and leading security while on the road. Based on the latest dual-core technology, the TravelMate 6493_3G features wide-ranging connectivity options, including cell phone-based 3G or anytime, anywhere connection convenience. A high-resolution 14.1" widescreen and up to 4 GB of system memory give ample performance for demanding business tasks. The TPM-based Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint security solution and enhanced DASP ensure data security, while the Acer Video Conference solution delivers user-friendly on-the-go video conferencing capabilities for exceptional versatility.

Enterprising performance
Integrated 3G wireless enables connection wherever there's a 3G signal available, for cost-effective Internet access without needing to set up each new AP. The groundbreaking platform features the latest dual-core processors and built-in Wi-Fi® functionality, delivering convenient, stable high-speed network connectivity. Integrated virtualization technology and advanced manageability standards ensure the Acer TravelMate 6493_3G is a fully-equipped business computer. The Acer TravelMate 6493_3G offers dependable power for demanding office applications and helps to increase business productivity.
Fingertip security
The TravelMate 6493_3G integrates a state-of-the-art Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security solution that reduces security risks and increases reliability by providing secure generation and management of personal cryptographic keys and data. Furthermore, the built-in Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader provides Pre-Boot Authentication to approve system or data access using bio-metric identification. To round out the security functions, the TravelMate 6493_3G includes a Smartcard reader and the PlatinumSecret™ software suite is available as an option.
Quality connectivity
The TravelMate 6493 matches leading performance with functional expandability. Support for the Acer ezDock II/II+ suits existing and next-generation peripherals, ensuring maximum efficiency and flexibility. The TravelMate 6493_3G is a complete communication instrument giving users different connectivity options: Wireless networking via 3G or 802.11a/g/Draft-N, built-in Bluetooth® 2.0 module with Enhanced Data Rate for easy connection to your personal area network, wired Gigabit LAN and an integrated modem. For real-time face-to-face video conferencing, the Acer Crystal Eye webcam is mounted on top of the LCD panel. The integrated Acer MediaBay facilitates hot-swapping between modules like a 2nd hard disk drive, an optical drive or weight-saver for greater portability.


Operating System
Processor & Chipset
  • Intel® Centrino® 2 Duo with vPro™ technology, featuring:
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo processor with up to 6 MB L2 cache, supporting Intel® 64 architecture and Intel® Virtualization Technology
  • Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset, supporting Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT) 4.0
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5000 Series (dual-band quad-mode 802.11a/g/Draft-N) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, featuring MIMO technology, supporting Acer SignalUp™ with Nplify™ wireless technology
  • DDR3 memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using dual soDIMM modules (dual-channel support)
  • * A 64-bit operating system is required to enjoy the ultimate performance of 4 GB memory.
  • S-ATA primary Hard Disk Drive with enhanced Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection)
  • Intel® Turbo Memory supported (on selected models)
  • Acer MediaBay hot-swappable 120/160/250/320 GB 2nd hard disk drive
  • Acer MediaBay for hot-swappable optical drive module: DVD-Super Multi Double Layer drive or DVD/CD-RW combo drive
  • 5-in-1 card reader supporting Secure Digital™ (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick® (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card™ (xD)
  • 14.1" WXGA high-brightness TFT LCD with white LED backlight, 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™
  • 16.7 million colours
  • Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500MHD (Intel® GMA X4500) with up to 1759 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 (64 MB of dedicated video memory, up to 1695 MB of shared system memory), supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 10
  • DualView™ support
  • MPEG-2/DVD acceleration
  • WMV9 (VC-1) and H.264 (AVC) acceleration
  • DVI-D (true digital video interface) with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) support
  • High-Definition audio support
  • Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers
  • MS-Sound compatible
  • Built-in microphone
  • 3 / 3.5 G connectivity with Tri-Band*) HSUPA (up to 2 Mbps), HSDPA (up to 7.2 Mbps) or UMTS – Quad-Band*) EDGE, GPRS or circuit switched data where 3G is not covered. Supporting receiver diversity and equalizing.
    *) Tri-Band refers to 850 / 1900 / 2100 (with Rx diversity) MHz - Quad-Band refers to 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Acer Video Conference featuring: Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology and optional Acer Bluetooth® VoIP phone (on selected models)
  • 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approval; Wake-on-Ring ready
  • Gigabit Ethernet, supporting Intel® AMT4.0, Wake-on-LAN ready
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5000 Series (dual-band quad-mode 802.11a/g/Draft-N) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, featuring MIMO technology, supporting Acer SignalUp™ with Nplify™ wireless technology
  • Bluetooth® 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) (on selected models)
I/O Interfaces
  • 1 x Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader
  • 3 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Fast infrared (FIR) port
  • 1 x External display (VGA) port
  • 1 x PC Card slot (Type II)
  • 1 x TravelMate SmartCard reader
  • 5-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD)
  • 1 x DVI-D port with HDCP support
  • 1 x Modem (RJ-11) port
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) port
  • 1 x Headphones/speaker/line-out jack
  • 1 x Microphone-in jack
  • 1 x Acer ezDock II/ II+ connector
  • 1 x DC-in jack for AC adapter
  • Enhanced Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP)
  • TravelMate TPM (Trusted Platform Module) solution supporting Acer eDataSecurity Management (on selected models)
  • TravelMate SmartCard solution
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution, featuring TPM-based security (on selected models), Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA), computer protection, Acer ProfileLaunch, Acer FingerLaunch, Acer FingerNav
  • BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords
  • Slot for Kensington lock
Power supply and battery
  • ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes
  • 79.9 W 4800 mAh 9-cell Li-ion primary battery pack, or 48.8 W 4400 mAh 6-cell Li-ion primary battery pack
  • 79.9 W 4800 mAh 9-cell Li-ion primary battery pack:
    • 4.3-hour battery life
    • 7.5-hour battery life with Acer MediaBay 6-cell 2nd battery pack
  • 48.8 W 4400 mAh 6-cell Li-ion primary battery pack:
    • 2.5-hour battery life
    • 4.5-hour battery life with Acer MediaBay 6-cell 2nd battery pack
  • 3-pin 65W AC Adapter
  • Energy Star 4.0
Keyboard & Special Controls
  • 88-/89-key Acer FineTouch™ keyboard with 5-degree curve, inverted "T" cursor layout, 2.5 mm (minimum) key travel
  • Dual navigation control, featuring Acer FineTrack™ with two FineTrack™ buttons and touchpad pointing device with 4-way scroll button
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function
  • 12 function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows® keys, hotkey controls, embedded numeric keypad, international language support, independent US dollar and Euro symbol keys
  • Empowering Key
  • Easy-launch buttons: email, Internet, programmable
  • Productivity keys: Lock, Presentation, Sync
  • Front-access switches: WLAN and Bluetooth® * / 3G
    * Active on models with Bluetooth only
Weight and dimensions
  • 338 (W) x 245 (D) x 33.6/44.5 (H) mm (13.3 x 9.65 x 1.32/1.75 inches)
  • 2.37 kg (5.23 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack and optical drive
  • 2.48 kg (5.48 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack and Acer MediaBay 6-cell 2nd battery pack
  • 2.53 kg (5.59 lbs.) with 9-cell battery pack and optical drive
  • 2.63 kg (5.81 lbs.) with 9-cell battery pack and Acer MediaBay 6-cell 2nd battery pack
Quality & Reliability Tests
  • Free drop test
  • Acoustics test
  • Weight and pressure test
  • Spillage test
  • Shock and vibration test
  • Electrostatic discharge immunity test
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) test
  • Hinge life test
  • Temperature & humidity test
  • Keyboard-switch life test
  • Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eDataSecurity, ePower, eRecovery, eSettings Management)
  • Acer Bio-Protection
  • Acer Crystal Eye (on selected models)
  • Acer GridVista™
  • Acer Launch Manager
  • Adobe® Reader®
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD®
  • NTI Media Maker™
  • NTI Shadow™
  • PlatinumSecret™ suite
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite 60-day trial version (or equivalent)
  • Microsoft® Office Ready 2007
  • Acer 3G Connection Manager
  • Acer ezDock II
  • Acer ezDock II+
  • Additional memory modules
  • Additional battery pack
  • Additional AC adapter
  • Acer Bluetooth® VoIP phone
  • Acer MediaBay 120 / 160 / 250 / 320 GB 2nd hard disk drive module
  • Acer MediaBay 2nd battery pack
  • Weight saver module
  • External USB floppy disk drive
  • Acer SmartCard
  • TCG 1.2
  • DMI 2.0
  • ACPI 3.0
  • Mobile PC2002
  • GS certification
  • Wi-Fi®
  • One-year International Travelers Warranty (ITW)

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