Acer: three Chromebooks for students and professionals in smartworking

Acer has presented three new Chromebooks to meet the needs of students and professionals who may again be forced to smart working

Acer today unveils three new Chromebooks designed for consumers seeking a safe, affordable and easy-to-use device for productivity, entertainment and communication. They come in three sizes and form factors, are packed with all the features users demand, and feature exceptional audio and video technology for entertainment and video conferencing. James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, of Acer Inc., comments:

This new trio of Acer Chromebooks offers the best in many ways: performance, features and advanced technologies in an affordable package. Today’s users are looking for a reliable, easy-to-use device to stay productive and connected, and to enjoy entertainment when at home; the new Acer Chromebooks perfectly meet these needs.

Acer Chromebook Spin 513: Elegant design and VertiView display for increased productivity

With its sleek design and solid aluminum case, the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) is the ideal Chromebook for school, work and personal use. Based on the new, ultra-fast MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processor with eight cores for advanced multitasking, it allows users to stay productive all day with outstanding performance and up to 10 hours of battery life. The 13.5-inch VertiView display with an aspect ratio of 3: 2 gives users 18% more vertical space allowing them to view more content in documents without having to scroll down, for the benefit of productivity. Furthermore, the 2256 × 1504 resolution of the panel and thin bezels 7.7 mm are used to enhance the brightness of the screen.

The convertible design of the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 makes it the ideal choice for those who always carry their device with them when on the go. The device can be transformed into four modes of use, such as the tent mode which allows use in confined spaces such as the table of a train or an airplane, and is particularly robust thanks to compliance with MIL-STD 810H military specification. When using the device on the go, the Wi-Fi 6 helps maintain reliable connections to networks and hotspots. Additionally the Chromebook features a backlit keyboard for use in low light conditions and a porta USB Type-C to connect peripherals, transfer data and charge mobile devices.

The DTS Audio and a pair of upward facing speakers deliver high-quality, distortion-free sound, whether it’s a business or school video call, or enjoying streaming entertainment content. A pair of upward facing microphones completes the package by offering users the best possible conference call experience.

Acer: three Chromebooks for students and professionals in smartworking

Acer Chromebook 315: large 15.6-inch display with anti-glare treatment and OceanGlass touchpad

Leader in the Chromebook industry with large display, Acer introduces the Chromebook 315 (CB315-4H / T), which is an affordable choice for users looking for an effective and easy-to-use multitasking device. This Chromebook helps users stay connected, collaborate and enjoy entertainment content wherever they are, at home or outdoors. The big display 15.6 inch FHD IPS Acer Chromebook 315 is equipped with anti-reflective treatment that allows it to be used even outdoors and in bright lighting conditions. In addition, the optional touch screen display allows for easy navigation and the large keyboard has enough space for a numeric keypad, a great advantage for those who use spreadsheets frequently.

Complementing the large display size, Acer Chromebook 315 includes technologies for clear and reliable video conferencing. When working or studying in hybrid mode, users will appreciate the wide angle HDR webcam with flare reduction technology and the pair of integrated microphones. DTS Audio delivers rich sound with deeper bass, ideal for video calls and to fully enjoy the immersive atmosphere of video games and streaming content, while the latest Intel processors and Wi-Fi 6 ensure reliable performance and connectivity. In addition to a battery life of up to 10 hours1 the Acer Chromebook 315 also offers due porte USB Gen 2 Type-C, one on each side, and the ability to transfer photos easily thanks to the MicroSD card reader.

Acer Chromebook 315 also features the exclusive touchpad ecologica OceanGlass made entirely of plastic recovered from the seas and recycled to form a material with a glassy consistency that gives a pleasant and reactive response to the touch, but above all helps to reduce the amount of plastic discharged into the oceans.

Acer: three Chromebooks for students and professionals in smartworking

Acer Chromebook 314: affordable and portable with OceanGlass touchpad

Designed for users and families with school-age children, the Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H / T) is based on the latest Intel processors that deliver high performance in a robust body compliant with MIL-STD 810H specifications. Battery life is up to 10 hours1, more than enough for a full day of school, while the Intel Wi-Fi 6 connectivity (802.11ax) offers up to three times the speed of Wi-Fi 5.

Il display touch F14-inch HD IPS features anti-reflective coating that allows use even in bright conditions, while the thin 8.1 mm bezels allow you to stay focused on the screen while helping to keep the dimensions of the Chromebook compact. Users can navigate the Chrome OS via the optional multi-touch display, or by using the touchpad OceanGlass which gives a pleasant touch experience and helps reduce the discharge of plastic materials into the seas.

Chromebook 314 offers an excellent remote learning experience thanks to the two built-in microphones and the webcam with flare reduction and TNR technology (temporal noise reduction) for better video quality in low light conditions. DTS Audio delivers full, high-quality, distortion-free sound. A pair of USB Type-C ports completes the package by offering users a convenient means to connect to a wide range of peripherals.

Acer: three Chromebooks for students and professionals in smartworking

Chrome OS and App support

The new Acer Chromebooks use Chrome OS to ensure times of faster startup, safety and longer battery life. They support apps on the web and on Google Play allowing users to access all the applications they need for productivity, school, creativity and more.

Prices and availability

  • Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) will be available in EMEA in April 2022 with indicative pricing starting from 649 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook 315 (CB315-4H / T) will be available in EMEA towards the end of Q1 2022 with indicative pricing starting from 399 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H / T) will be available in EMEA in April 2022 with indicative pricing starting from 369 euros.

Detailed specifications, prices and availability are available on the official website www.acer.com. That’s all from the hardware section, keep following us!

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