Acer Ferrari 1000 / 1004WTMi

Acer Ferrari 1000
Summary: May 2006, 12.1″ Widescreen, AMD Turion 64 X2

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Product Name: Acer Ferrari 1000 or Ferrari 1004WTMi
Official Page:
Manufacturer: Acer
Announced: May 2006
Price: Check
Markets: Worldwide, Professional

Related Laptops:
– Being replaced by the Acer Ferrari 1100

Ferrari 1000-5123 (LX.FR60U.051) : Windows Vista, 2GB Memory
Ferrari 1004WTMi (LX.FR606.041) : Windows XP Professional, 1GB Memory

– Acer OrbiCam webcam mounted in the top of the display
– Acer® DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection)
– Carbon Fiber lid
– May come with carrying bag with Ferrari logo
– May come with wireless mouse with Ferrari logo
– May come with Bluetooth VoIP phone

Manufacturer’s Description:
Ideal for those image-sensitive professional users who desire compactness and vanguard performance, the Ferrari 1000 adds style and distinction to everyday’s mobility. Powered with AMD Turion 64 X2 processor, the Ferrari 1000 delivers the best performance output for users longing for an exclusive ultramobile notebook with long battery life.

Acer Ferrari 1000 1004WTMi

CPU: AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-56 (1.8GHz, 2x512KB L2 Cache)
Chipset: ATI® Radeon® Xpress 1150
Front-side Bus:
Memory: DDR2 667MHz SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 2GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1-inch Acer CrystalBrite
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Integrated ATI® Radeon® Xpress 1150 graphics
Graphics Memory: Up to 512MB “Hypermemory”
Other: VGA, S-Video Out, Possibly HDMI

Hard Drive: 160GB Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Drive (possibly another non-SATA option), 5400rpm
Optical: External Super-Multi DVD Writer (Possibly Firewire)
Other: – Acer® DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection)

Wireless: Acer® InviLink 802.11n wireless LAN (Probably Broadcom based on past comments)
Modem: 56K V.92 Modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit (Broadcom)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 2.0 + EDR (enhanced data rate) wireless PAN
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Realtek High Definition Audio
Speakers: Integrated Microphone, Stereo Speakers
Audio I/O: Headphone-out (S/PDIF support), Microphone-in
USB: 4x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x Type II PC Card
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 5-in-1 Card Reader – MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital card (SD), Memory Stick® (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro) or xD-Picture Card
Other: Acer OrbiCam webcam mounted in the top of the display, ezDock port/docking station, FIR (fast infrared)


Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Professional
Other Software: Adobe Reader, Norton AntiVirus and CyberLink PowerDVD/CyberLink Power Producer, Acer GridVista and Acer Arcade Software Suite.
Warranty: 1 year Carry In (International travellers warranty – ITW) – 3 year coverage available through Acer Advantage service (covers accidental damage)
Drivers: – North/South America Support

Options: 3-cell and 6-cell
Battery Life: Some reviewers said just over 3 hours with 6-cell battery

Width: 11.9 inches (302.3mm)
Depth: 8.7 inches (221.3mm)
Height: 0.8 – 1.4 inches (20.8mm – 34.5mm)
Weight: 4 pounds (1.8kg) with 6-cell battery, 3.7 pounds (1.7kg) with 3-cell battery

Microsoft Gives away Acer Ferrari 1000 laptops – December 2006 (“Unauthorized Microsoft Weblog)
LAPTOP Magazine – Review, November 2006 – Review – October 2006
TrustedReviews – Review, August 2006
Acer Press Release – May 2006