Acer TravelMate TM3002WTCi / 3002WTCi / 3000

Acer TravelMate TM3002WTCi
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Product Name: Acer TravelMate TM3002WTCi / 3002WTCi / 3000
Official Page:
Manufacturer: Acer, Inc.
Announced: Early/Mid 2005
Available: May 2005
Price: Originally @ $1300 – $1800 at retail
Markets: Worldwide


Related Laptops:
– Replaced by Acer TravelMate 3010
– Faster version of the Acer TravelMate TM3001WTCi
– Similar to Acer TravelMate 3004WTMi

– Weighs just over 3 pounds with 3-cell battery.
– Both a 3-cell and 6-cell battery are included (potentially 6 hours or more using the two back-to-back)

– Hard Drive/Memory modules can be accessed through bottom compartments – screws located mid-case for hard drive)

Manufacturer’s Description:
Although the TravelMate® 3000 includes a full complement of notebook features, it weighs a mere 3.1 pounds (with three-cell battery and without external optical drive). That’s because it’s been designed from the ground up to take the ultraportable concept to its most accomplished form. If you’re a highly mobile professional, don’t settle for anything less.

Acer TravelMate TM3002WTCi

CPU: Intel Pentium M 740 – 1.73GHz (2MB L2 Cache)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® 915 Express (Centrino)
Front-side Bus: 400MHz or 533MHz (not sure)
Memory: DDR2 SDRAM – 533MHz
Memory Capacity: 512MB to 2GB (2 slots) (initial memory: 2x256MB)

Display: 12.1″ TFT LCD
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 (GMA 900)
Graphics Memory: Shared (Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0)
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive: 60GB IDE/ATA 100
Optical: External CD-RW/DVD-ROM

Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g)
Modem: V.92 56Kbps* data/fax modem, PTT Certified, Wake-on-Ring
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Yes
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset:
Speakers: Stereo speakers
Audio I/O: Microphone/line in, Headphones/speakers line out, SPDIF
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x Type II CardBus
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS Pro), MultiMedia Card (MMC)
Other: Touchpad w/4-way integrated scroll button, ezDock port replicator, Fast Infrared (FIR)

Biometric/Fingerprint: No

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Software: Acer® eManager, Acer® GridVista, Acer® Launch Manager, Adobe® Acrobat® Reader, CyberLink® PowerDVD™, Norton AntiVirus®, NTI CD-Maker™
Warranty: One-year parts and labor limited warranty with concurrent International Traveler’s Warranty (see mfr website for details)

Options: Lithium Ion 3-cell battery or 6-cell battery (Both batteries are included)
Battery Life: CNET Asia got 1.8 hours with 3-cell, 4.3 hours with 6-cell

Width: 11.7 inches / 297.5mm
Depth: 8.3 inches / 210mm
Height: 1.3 inches / 32.5mm (3-cell battery)
Weight: 3.1 pounds / 1.44kg (with 3-cell battery), 3.4 pounds / 1.55kg (with 6-cell battery)

LAPTOP Magazine – Review, July 2005
PC World – Review
CNET Asia – Review – September 2005
PC Magazine – Review – June 2005
CNET Reviews – June 2005
CNET Video Review – June 2005 (page down)