Acer announces Travelmate laptops with Intel Tiger Lake CPUs

Acer announces three new TravelMate laptops. The new models include Tiger Lake CPUs from Intel. The laptops can optionally be equipped with a separate MX-GPU from Nvidia. The models will be released in Europe in November.

Acer comes with the TravelMate Spin P4, which is equipped with a 14 “-IPS screen that can be tilted 360 degrees. The screen has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and is touch-sensitive. Acer does not mention any further details about the screen. For example, the maximum brightness is not mentioned, but the company does mention the presence of a stylus.

The Acer website currently has two variants, which respectively have an Intel Core i5-1135G7 and Core i7-1165G7 CPU with Xe GPU. A model with Nvidia MX350 video card is not listed separately as yet, although this option is mentioned on the Spin P4 web page.

The Acer TravelMate Spin P4 (left) and TravelMate P4. Images via Acer

The laptop comes with up to 32GB of DDR4 sodimm memory and a 1TB PCIe SSD with M.2 form factor. The basic model is equipped with 8GB memory and a 256GB SSD. The laptop will get a Thunderbolt 4 connection and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-A connectors. Furthermore, the Spin P4 has a Micro SD card reader, an HDMI connection and an RJ45 connector for gigabit ethernet. The P4 also has an IR camera for face recognition and a fingerprint scanner. Optionally, the laptop can be equipped with 4G support via eSIM.

The Spin P4 will be released in Europe in November and has a suggested retail price from 999 euros. Acer is also coming with a TravelMate P4 laptop. This is broadly the same as the Spin P4, although the screen cannot be tilted 360 degrees. The screen is also no longer touch sensitive and the stylus is missing. The regular P4 should also appear on the market in November and will receive a suggested retail price from 899 euros.

Furthermore, Acer shows a lower positioned TravelMate P2 laptop. According to Acer, that laptop can be equipped with a Tiger Lake Core i7 CPU. However, these models are not yet separately listed on the website; In an overview, only TravelMate P2 laptops with Comet Lake CPUs or older are mentioned. The new P2 model with Tiger Lake CPU could optionally also be equipped with a GeForce MX330 GPU from Nvidia. Furthermore, the P2 gets a maximum of 32GB of DDR4 memory and a 1TB SSD and HDD.

The P2 also has a VGA and HDMI connection, and appears to have three USB type-A connectors. The laptop also has a Thunderbolt 4 connection. Acer also provides the P2 with a fingerprint scanner and IR camera for Windows Hello. The TravelMate P2 will be released in November from 759 euros.

The Acer TravelMate P2. Image via Acer