Acer has officially announced their latest notebook offering, the TravelMate P243. The notebook has been announced for the US market and will be available beginning this month. More specifically, the TravelMate P243 has been announced for the US-based “business professional” market. But that aside, the TravelMate P243 is a 14-inch notebook and comes with a starting price of $699.99. The features include a 14-inch ComfyView LCD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1366 x 768, 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processors with Turbo Boost Technology, up to 8GB of RAM (4GB standard) and up to 500GB of hard drive space. Some of the other perks include a spill-resistant keyboard, a fingerprint scanner, Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a hi-def webcam and built-in microphone with the Acer Video Conference solution. That being said, those interested will be able to find the TravelMate P234 notebook with authorized Acer resellers. Lastly, those willing to grab last years model in an effort to save a few bucks, the TravelMate P243 with 2nd generation Intel Core i2 processors can found for $599.99.