Acer has recently hit the Chromebook market with four new models that are sure to catch your attention. To make things more interesting, the company has also announced that it will launch new Chromebook accessories specifically designed to work with Chrome OS.
The new Chromebook series is aimed at a variety of users with lightweight, low-powered models for students and consumers and more powerful Intel Core devices for power users, business types and those living the hybrid work style. Acer has long been the “king of Chromebooks” in our eyes simply because of the company’s diverse in-room offerings, and these new devices will further strengthen Acer’s Chrome OS portfolio in the enterprise and consumer markets. “
The first laptop in Acer’s new collection has the Acer Chromebook Spin 514. This laptop has a 14-inch FHD touch screen and depending on your configuration. You can get one with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM, 512 GB of storage and Intel Iris Xe graphics. The most affordable option will have a Pentium Gold processor and it starts at $ 700, while the maximized version starts at $ 900. The maximized version will be available in the US from December, while the most affordable variant will make you wait for January 2022.
Next in line is the Acer Chromebook 515, which features a larger 15.10-inch FHD screen with optional IPS touch. You also get up to 512 GB of storage, 16 GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor in the maximized variant. This model has a large glass trackpad and a fingerprint sensor for safe and fast access to your laptop. In addition, you also get two USB-C readers, a MicroSD card reader and an HDMI port. If you want one, wait until January 2022 and get ready to pay $ 650 for one.
Acer Chromebook 514 drops Intel to pack MediaTek’s MT8192 processor. You can get yours with up to 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage space and its ARM processor makes this laptop give you up to 15 hours of battery life. You’ll also be able to choose to get touch input or not on its 14-inch FHD screen, and another extra you can also add to the package includes a backlit keyboard. This is one of the most affordable variants as it starts selling for $ 400 in December.
Finally, the Acer Chromebook 314 comes with a 14-inch FHD IPS display, and you’ll be able to configure yours to get 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and an Intel Pentium Silver N6000 processor if you get completely stuck. You can get yours for only $ 500 as soon as November if you are interested. You’ll also find a new eco-friendly wireless mouse and a KM501 Bluetooth mouse and keyboard combination that work perfectly with your new Chromebooks. However, there was no information on the possible price and availability of these peripherals, but we will keep you updated as soon as we get more information.
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