Acer TravelMate B117 Notebook coming to U.S. in March for $229

Acer TravelMate B117 Notebook coming to U.S. in March for $229

It’s the first day of TCEA 2016 and Acer is announcing its new TravelMate B117 notebooks tailor-made for education are coming to the United States in late March with prices starting at $229.99 (ESP).

The TMB117-M-C578 includes these features, for a price starting at $229.99:

  • Intel® Celeron® N3050
  • 2GB DDR3L
  • 32GB e-MMC storage,
  • matte 11.6 (1366x768) display
  • integrated Intel® HD Graphics
  • 802.11ac WLAN 2x2
  • Bluetooth® 4.0, webcam
  • 12 hours battery life

The TMB117-M-C0DK includes these features for a price starting at $249.99:

  • Intel® Celeron® N3050
  • 4GB DDR3L
  • 32GB e-MMC storage
  • matte 11.6 (1366x768) display
  • integrated Intel® HD Graphics
  • 802.11ac WLAN 2x2
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • webcam
  • 12 hours battery life

The notebooks are powered by Windows® 10 Pro and support Acer TeachSmart that offers tools and cloud-based services to distribute, collect and monitor class materials and assignments digitally. Designed for students and classrooms, the TravelMate B117 features a ruggedized frame with a rubber strip framing the chassis, a weight of 2.9 pounds and measuring 0.8 inches thick. A solid hinge which opens to 180 degrees can take up to 25,000 swings, while the cover can withstand up to 132 pounds of pressure. The spill-resistant keyboard has a water drainage design that protects against accidental spills.

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