Acer TravelMate P6

Acer TravelMate P6 is packed with unique features, with impressive battery life and enough power to handle your daily workload.

As for the design, it has a strong, sturdy and elegant design at the same time, and it also features a bright and beautiful color screen.

Just a glance

This is Acer TravelMate P6 an ultra portable and a pretty stylish business laptop. 

it’s lightweight without compromising on durability and is packed with performance, added security features, and has a stellar battery life.

and the design is very cool, it’s made of a magnesium alloy to keep it both light and strong. 

it weighs in around 1.1 kilograms depending slightly on which exact model you choose, and measures in at 16.6 millimeters.

It’s 14 inch screen is set with narrow bezels, and it is a full HD IPS panel. It has a touch screen, and it’s so nice to keep this map panel even with the touchscreen. 

it has a battery life of up to 20 hours, which is crazy and outperforms.

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FOR

  • Lots of business features
  • Class-leading battery life
  • Solid plug and contact
  • Soft and comfortable keyboard
  • Powerful enough for most work tasks
  • Cheaper than many competitors

AGAINST

  • The screen is fine – but not great
  • Competitors have better performance
  • Best keyboards and trackpads available
  • Average build quality and dulled appearance

Specs

CPU1.8GHz Intel Core i7-10510U (4-core, 8MB cache)
GraphicsNvidia GeForce MX 250 2GB
RAM16GB DDR4
Storage1TB SSD
Screen14-inches, 1,920 x 1,080 60Hz IPS touchscreen
Ports1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C/Thunderbolt/DisplayPort, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 x HDMI, 1 x microSD, 1 x audio
ConnectivityDual-band WiFi 6, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 5.0
Camera1080p IR Webcam
Weight2.4 pounds (1.1kg)
Size0.62 x 12.7 x 9.1 inches, 16 x 325 x 230mm (H x W x D)
Specifications Table

Design

Acer TravelMate P6 has a unique design, as it is made of magnesium alloy and has a reasonably sturdy base.

But what bothered me a little was that the black metal was dull,

The edges of the screen were very wide and there were no neat touches,

as Dell and Apple devices had better build quality as well.

Acer TravelMate P6 Design

MIL-STD-810G is certified for high and low temperatures, drops, vibration, turbulence and humidity, so it is very suitable for business.

It’s also lightweight for business notebooks, weighing about 2.4 lbs (1.1 kg).

It also has good dimensions of 16 x 325 x 230mm (H x W x D), being lightweight and relatively compact.

Keyboard and Touchpad

As for the Acer TravelMate P6 keyboard, it is good and reasonable.

The Acer buttons are characterized by their fast, smooth,

and consistent movement, and it is characterized by softness, so you will feel more fragile when you use it.

Acer TravelMate P6 Keyboard and Touchpad

It also contains a double-rise return key and two separate keys, namely Page Up and Down.

As for the trackpad from Acer, it is also of medium quality,

but it is good for normal daily use and you will not feel any inconvenience, and it has sponge buttons.

Ports

In terms of ports, Acer TravelMate P6 has a single USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, and it also supports DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 3 and charging.

There are two full-size USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectors with slower transfer speeds,

and there’s an audio jack, Kensington lock slot, and microSD card reader.

And the HDMI 2.0 port supports 4K output at higher frame rates than the more popular HDMI 1.4 standard.

Battery Life

In terms of our battery life test, the Acer lasted for a little over ten hours,

and when playing the Gone Girl movie, the battery lasted for about fourteen hours, which is impressive and wonderful by all accounts.

And if you reduce screen brightness, and keep apps lit, the battery will last longer.

Performance

Acer devices are fast enough to handle daily computing, they have a smooth and responsive performance when switching between different Office applications and also when web browsers with loading tabs.

Acer features Nvidia GPU, but don’t expect much, because Acer used the weaker version of the MX250, which only has 2GB of memory.

As for the screen, the 14-inch Acer touch screen has a resolution of 1080p, which is very suitable for everyday work.

As it has a good screen, it has good angles and visibility.

And when we tested we found the contrast ratio of 1,374: 1, which is good enough to provide great depth in dark areas.

The Delta E of 2.48 degrees is reasonable and the color temperature of 6717 K is also great – so the colors are accurate, even though the device is not that bright.

As for the color gamut, the screen only provided 92.3% of the sRGB color gamut and 67.7% of the Adobe RGB color space.

The webcam has a resolution of 1080p, it is of good quality and has a privacy shutter and infrared support.

As for the speakers from Acer, they are characterized by a very decent level of sound, the medium range is relatively crisp, the bass is almost non-existent, and the upper end is small. It is suitable for occasional media use only.

Buy it for

Acer TravelMate P6 is characterized by many characteristics and features that make it well suited to the work environment, as it has great internal and external communication.

As for battery life, the test counted: Acer TravelMate P6 lasted for ten hours during the ergonomics test, and it lasted approximately fourteen hours when playing a movie.

As it can last for two days if used carefully, as it has a wonderful battery in all sizes.

You want decent performance, battery life, and features without spending a lot of money

It’s also not overpriced, so TravelMate costs $ 1,399, given the features and long battery life, and no more expensive competitor offers this long life and versatility.

Don’t buy it for

Although Acer TravelMate P6 design is strong and durable, but it does not look particularly elegant and the quality of its construction is somewhat modest, as we said, it is wonderful in various office uses.

For me, the Acer Core i7 processor is very well suited for the mainstream everyday work tasks, but some competitors offer much more power for just little money.

As for the keyboard, it is good, but not as ideal in use as the rest of the competitors, and also the trackpad is of medium quality.

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