Acer TravelMate 8331 Notebook Technical specifications

TravelMate 8331Sleek and slim at about 1″ thin and weighing just a little over a kilo, the TravelMate 8331 is great for your on-the-go business lifestyle. This petite-yet-robust workhorse features an LED-backlit 13.3″ widescreen, dependable processor and built-in wireless connectivity, delivering competent performance to help you get the job done faster on the road or in the office. And with its smart, professional design, the TravelMate 8331 keeps you on top of your game.


Everyday computing efficiency

No matter how heavy or intense your workload gets, the TravelMate 8331 can tackle the rigors of daily computing. Manage spreadsheets, documents and presentations with ease, thanks to a competent processor, speedy DDR3 memory, long battery life and large-capacity hard disk drive. When the heat is on, Acer Thermal Comfort technology keeps your notebook cool to touch even after prolonged use.

Broad business networks

In this time and age of borderless economies, extensive mobility is a must. Connect to business contacts, stay informed, and be at the forefront of business developments anywhere in the world you may be, via Wi-Fi® or Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. What’s more, you can engage in crisp and clear video conferences using the Acer Crystal Eye high-def webcam and built-in microphone.

Easy management

The TravelMate 8331 protects your business data and enhances mobile usability. The optional Acer Bio-Protection solution secures the system and protects your data using advanced system security and data protection using cutting-edge biometric technology. Enhanced Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection) technology cushions the hard disk from daily shocks, protecting your data and investment even more. The multi-gesture touchpad lets you scroll, zoom and navigate more conveniently while the Acer EasyPort IV connector eliminates cable management problems and simplifies expansion capabilities.

Do more, save more

While you’re on the road, the TravelMate 8331 saves up to 40 percent more power than typical notebooks. And with the Acer PowerSmart adapter, you get up to 66 percent power savings while your notebook is plugged in and in sleep mode.

Acer TravelMate 8331 Notebook Technical specifications:

Operating System
  • Genuine Windows Vista® Business
  • Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium
Processor & Chipset
  • Intel® Celeron® processor with 1 MB L2 cache, supporting Intel® 64 architecture
  • Mobile Intel® GS45 Express Chipset
  • Dual-channel DDR3 SDRAM support
  • Up to 4 GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, upgradeable to 8 GB using two soDIMM modules for (for 64-bit OS)
  • One S-ATA Hard Disk Drive with enhanced Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection) or
  • One SSD
  • Multi-in-1 card reader, supporting Secure Digital™ (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick™ (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card™ (xD)
  • 13.3″ WXGA HD 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, high-brightness (200-nit) Acer LED-backlit TFT LCD, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™
  • 16.7 million colours
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Super-slim design
  • Mobile Intel® GS45 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD (Intel® GMA 4500MHD) with up to 1759 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 (64 MB of dedicated video memory, up to 1695 MB of shared system memory*), supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 10
    (* depending on size of system memory)
  • Dual independent display support
  • MPEG-2/DVD decoding
  • WMV9 (VC-1) and H.264 (AVC) decoding
  • High-definition audio support
  • MS-Sound compatible
  • Built-in microphone
  • Acer Video Conference, featuring:
    • Integrated Acer Crystal Eye high-def webcam, with 640 x 480 @ 30fps resolution image capture, supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology
    (manufacturing option)
  • WLAN: Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology
  • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready, ASF 2.0
  • WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
    (manufacturing option)
I/O Interface
  • Acer EasyPort IV connector
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader
    (manufacturing option)
  • Multi-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD)
  • 3x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1x external display (VGA) port
  • 1x Headphones/speaker/line-out jack
  • 1x Microphone-in jack
  • 1x Ethernet (RJ-45) port
  • 1x DC-in jack for AC adapter
  • Enhanced Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection)
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution, featuring Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA), computer protection, Acer ProfileLaunch, Acer FingerLaunch, Acer FingerNav
    (manufacturing option)
  • Slot for Kensington lock
  • BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords
Power Supply & Battery
  • 48.84 W 4400 mAh 6-cell Li-ion battery pack:
    • 6-hour battery life
  • ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes
  • 65 W AC adapter
Keyboard & Special Controls
  • 88-/89-/93-key keyboard with inverted “T” cursor layout
  • Multi-gesture touchpad pointing device, supporting:
    • Circular-motion scrolling
    • Pinch-action zoom
    • Page flip
  • 10 function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows® keys, hotkey controls, embedded numeric keypad, international language support
  • Acer PowerSmart key
  • Easy-launch keys: Acer Backup, Communication®, touchpad lock
Weight & Dimensions
  • 323.6 (W) x 228 (D) x 26/ 29.4 (H) mm (12.74 x 8.97 x 1.02/1.10 inches)
  • ~ 1.65 kg (<3.75 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack
Quality & Reliability Tests
  • Temperature & humidity test
  • Free drop test
  • Acoustics test
  • Weight and Pressure tests
  • Spillage test
  • Shock and Vibration tests
  • Electrostatic discharge immunity test
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) test
  • Hinge life test
  • Keyboard-switch life test
  • Acer Backup Manager
  • Acer Crystal Eye
  • Acer GridVista™
  • Acer Assist
  • Acer Bio-Protection
  • Acer PowerSmart Manager
  • Acer Launch Manager
  • Acer eRecovery Management
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite 60-day trial version
  • Adobe® Reader®
  • Adobe® Flash® Player
  • Google™ Toolbar
  • Google™ Desktop
  • eSobi
  • Office Ready
  • Windows Live Essentials
  • Acer EasyPort IV
  • Memory expansion modules
  • Additional battery
  • Additional AC adapter
  • External USB SuperMulti optical disk drive
  • External USB 56K modem
  • Wi-Fi®
  • ACPI 3.0
  • Mobile PC 2002
  • DMI 2.0
  • EPEAT Silver
  • GS certification
  • One-year International Travellers Warranty (ITW)

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