tmP255-M/MG product sheet

Acer recommends Windows 8.
P255-M / P255-MG
Efficient, reliable and green computing
 Smart performance
 Robust security and manageability
 Eco-friendly
Acer recommends Windows 8.
TravelMate P255-M / P255-MG
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Operating system1, 2
Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
Windows 8 64-bit
CPU and chipset1
Intel® Core™ i5-4200U processor
Intel® Core™ i3-4010U processor
1, 3, 4
Power button
Kensington lock slot
VGA port
Gigabit Ethernet port
HDMI® port with HDCP support
USB 3.0 port
Combo audio jack compatible with phone headsets
Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam
15.6" HD 1366 x 768 Acer ComfyView™ display
Chiclet keyboard
Multi-gesture touchpad
SD Card reader
Two USB 2.0 ports
Optical media drive
DC-in jack
Dual-channel low-power DDR3L SDRAM support:
 Up to 4 GB of DDR3L system memory, upgradable to 8 GB using two soDIMM modules5
15.6" HD 1366 x 768 resolution, high-brightness Acer ComfyView™ LED-backlit TFT LCD
AMD Radeon™ HD 8750M with 2 GB of dedicated DDR3
VRAM (for P255-MG model only)
High-definition audio support
Card reader: SD Card
Hard disk drive:6 320 / 500 / 750 GB / 1 TB 2.5-inch 5400 RPM
8X DVD SuperMulti double-layer drive
M-DISC Ready™ Drive
Optical media drive1
16:9 aspect ratio
AMD Radeon™ HD 8670M with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3
VRAM (for P255-MG model only)
Two built-in stereo speakers
Mercury free, environment friendly
Intel® HD Graphics 4400 with 128 MB of dedicated
system memory (for P255-M model only)
MS-Sound compatible
Built-in microphone
Video conferencing
 Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam with 1280 x 720 resolution and 720p HD audio/video recording
 Acer Video Conference Manager software with Video Quality Enhancement (VQE) technology, supporting online video calls 7
and networking1
WLAN:8, 9
 Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN
Acer ProShield Security Manager including:
 Facial Recognition Login
 Data Protection: File Encryption & Decryption, Personal Secure Drive
 Data Removal: File Shredder
BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords
Kensington lock slot
and weight1, 10
Dimensions: 381.6 (W) x 256 (D) x 12.07/25.3 (H) mm (15.02 x 10.08 x 0.48/1 inches)
Weight: 2.35 kg (5.18 lbs.) with 4-cell battery pack
Power adapter
and battery1
Power adapter: 3-pin 65 W AC adapter
Input and control
Keyboard: 103-/104-/107-key FineTip keyboard with independent standard numeric keypad, international language support
Touchpad: Multi-gesture touchpad, supporting two-finger scroll and pinch. Swipes access charms, application commands and previous applications.
Media Keys (printed on keyboard): play/pause, stop, previous, next, volume up, volume down
Store Apps12
ISP & Communications
 Skype™
Desktop Apps12, 13
 Microsoft Office trial
 Corel® WinDVD
 Nero BackItUp 12 Essentials
 Acer Registration
Options and accessories
37 Wh 2500 mAh 14.8 V 4-cell Li-ion battery pack
System compliance
One-year International Travelers Warranty (ITW)
and reliability tests
Temperature and humidity
Hinge life
 Bluetooth® 4.0+HS
 Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR
 Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready
Battery life:11 4 hours
Battery: 37 Wh 2500 mAh 14.8 V 4-cell Li-ion battery pack
 Evernote®
 Skitch
 Acer ProShield
 McAfee® Anti-Theft shortcut
 McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial
 McAfee® Virus Definitions
 Norton™ Online Backup
 Starsoftcomm ZDL shortcut
Weight and pressure
3-pin 65 W AC adapter
Free drop
Specifications vary depending on model.
64-bit software is required to enjoy the advantages of 64-bit processing.
Shared system memory may be allocated to support integrated graphics, depending on system memory size and other
factors. Actual system memory available to the operating system will be reduced by the amount of dedicated and shared
system memory utilized by the graphics solution and resources required by the operating environment.
Memory speed may vary, depending on the CPU, chipset or memory fitted.
A 64-bit operating system is required to enjoy the ultimate performance of 4 GB or higher memory.
1 GB is 1 billion bytes, 1 TB is 1000 GB. Actual formatted capacity is less and may vary depending on preloaded materials
and operating environment. Acer Recovery Management utilizes up to 10 GB of the stated hard disk capacity as dedicated
backup space.
Two VQE-enabled Acer notebooks with dual-core processors are required to enjoy the exclusive benefits and added
performance of VQE.
 Acer Identity Card
 Acer Instant Update Utility
 Acer Office Manager Agent
 Acer Office Manager Console
 Acer Power Management
 Acer Recovery Management
 Acer Updater
 Device Fast-Lane
Web links
 Acer Accessory Store
320 / 500 / 750 GB hard disk drive
Shock and vibration
Electrostatic discharge immunity
2 / 4 GB DDR3 soDIMM module
Keyboard-switch life
MTBF (mean time between failures)
Actual throughput may vary depending on network conditions and environmental factors such as network traffic or
overhead, building construction, and access point settings.
9. Subject to availability.
10. Weight may vary depending on product configuration, vendor components, manufacturing variability, and selected
11. The listed battery life is based on MobileMark 2012® productivity mode testing with wireless on. Details of MobileMark
2012® testing are available at Battery life rating is for comparison purposes only. Actual battery life
varies by model, configuration, applications, power management settings, operating conditions, and utilized features. A
battery's maximum capacity decreases with time and use.
12. Bundled software may vary depending on hardware configuration, OS and regional availability.
13. Trial periods vary depending on the geographic region and specifications: 365-day trial for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
and Singapore (Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese OS models); 60-day trial for other regions.
As a phenomenon known to thin-film transistors (TFTs), liquid crystal displays (LCDs) commonly exhibit a small number of discoloration dots, as so-called "non-conforming pixels." This phenomenon is a limitation of TFT LCD technology, not a product defect,
and as such is not covered by Acer's warranty. In a continuing effort to improve the quality of our products, information in this document is subject to change without notice. Images shown are only representations of some of the configurations available for
this model. Availability may vary depending on region.
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