Montevina based laptops announced by Acer

By Koushik Saha on 4.11.08

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Acer has announced the availability of a new laptop line up based entirely on the Intel Montevina platform.

"Acer as usual has been the first to launch the full line up on Intel Montevina platform worldwide & in India across both the Pentium Dual core & Core2Dou platforms continuing the trend of being at the forefront in supporting the latest Notebook technologies that enhance customer experience in the market, as was in the case of the Tablet PC, the Ultra portable and Centrino based Notebooks to name a few. The new range of Acer - Intel Montevina Notebooks is now available in the market for consumer to buy", said Rajendran Chief Marketing Office, Acer India.Among the new machines introduced is the Aspire 4730z, which is powered by Intel Montevina Pentium dual core T3200processor (2.0 GHz / 1 MB L2 Cache / 667 MHz FSB) with Mobile Intel GL40 Express chipset. The Aspire 4730z is equipped with 2 GB of RAM and has a 160 GB HDD, comes in versions with Vista Home Premium, Vista Home Basic and Linux versions. It also comes equipped with a 14.1" WXGA Acer Crystalbrite wide screen with 16ms response time and an Acer Crystal Eye web camera. The Aspire 4730z is available at an MRP of Rs 38,000 . It is also available in the OS pre loaded variant.

The Acer Aspire 6930 is powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Montevina Processor (2.0 GHz/2MB L2 Cache/800 MHz) and is available with a system memory
of 3 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory which is upgradeable to 4 GB. The Aspire 6930 is priced at Rs. 51,000 and delivers cutting-edge graphics with a Full HD CineCrystal LCD, 8ms response time and native 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.

The Acer Aspire 4930 notebook also uses the T5800 (2.0 GHz / 2MB L2 Cache / 800 MHz FSB) with Mobile Intel GM45 Express chipset and Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link network solution for speed and performance. It has a 160 GB HDD and is priced at Rs. 43,500.