Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T-3721: Extreme Mobile PerformanceThe next-generation of Acer's popular "all day computing" lineup, the 11.6-inch Aspire TimelineX 1830 (model AS1830T-3721) is an ultra-portable powerhouse that weighs just over 3 pounds yet packs in a full-size keyboard and ultra-low voltage Intel Core i5 dual-core processing.The Aspire TimelineX 1830 measures just over 1 inch thin
The TimelineX 1830 provides up to 8 hours of battery life thanks to a combination of Intel's Core processing technology and the LED-backlit display, which enables a 22.2 percent power savings compared with other notebook displays. You'll be able to remain productive as you work remotely from 9 to 5 without ever stopping to plug in and recharge, or keep yourself entertained throughout an entire coast-to-coast flight without worrying whether you'll make it to the end of your movie.
Housed in premium, black brushed aluminum, the sleek TimelineX 1830 notebook measures just over 1 inch thin--making it extremely easy to carry, maneuver, and store while you're out and about but without sacrificing usability. And with a full-size keyboard for more accurate and comfortable typing and a multi-gesture touchpad for mouse-less, fingertip convenience, this ultraportable notebook functions like a much larger one.
Burn through the hottest new digital media, content creation and advanced 3D gaming with the breakthrough performance of the Intel Core i5 ULV processor--with 4-way multitasking processor power to work on four tasks simultaneously.
A Multi-Gesture Touchpad enables you to pinch, flick and swirl your fingers across the touchpad for more natural photo and video viewing as well as intuitive navigation of websites. An integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam delivers smooth video streaming and high quality images for online chats and business video conferences, even in low-light situations.
The convenient Backup Manager software lets you easily select and protect your irreplaceable digital files through regular scheduled backups or on an as-needed basis. Data can be backed up to an external hard drive, flash drive, thumb drive, or to a secure hidden partition on their PC.
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
Note that this laptop does not include an optical drive, but you can use optional external DVD/CD drives that connect via USB.
The Acer Multi-Gesture Touchpad
A Multi-Gesture Touchpad allows you to pinch, flick and swirl your fingers across the touchpad for more natural photo and video viewing as well as intuitive navigation of websites. The Multi-Gesture Touchpad enables you to scroll, zoom in and out and flip through Web pages, photos, spreadsheets and more.
The TouchPad can also be disabled with a one-touch button, eliminating accidental cursor movement with palms and wrists when using an external mouse.