Acer recently hit the Chromebook market with four new models that are definitely going to grab your attention. To make matters even more interesting, the company has also announced that it will be releasing new Chromebook accessories designed specifically for Chrome OS.
“The new Chromebook range caters to a wide variety of users with lightweight, low-power models for students and consumers, and more powerful Intel Core devices for power users, business people and people who live a hybrid work lifestyle. In our eyes, Acer has long been the “King of Chromebooks” because of the company’s diverse offering in this area, and these new devices will further strengthen Acer’s Chrome OS portfolio in the corporate and consumer markets. “
The first laptop in Acer’s new collection is equipped with the Acer Chromebook Spin 514. This laptop has a 14 inch FHD touch display and depending on the configuration. You can get one with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and Intel Iris Xe graphics. The cheapest option comes with a Pentium Gold processor and starts at $ 700, while the maxed version starts at $ 900. The full version will be available in the US from December, while the cheapest option will have to wait until January 2022.
Next up is the Acer Chromebook 515, which offers a larger 15.10-inch FHD display with an optional IPS touch. You also get up to 512 GB of memory, 16 GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor in the maxed-out version. This model has a large glass trackpad and a fingerprint sensor for safe and quick access to your laptop. You also get two USB-C readers, a MicroSD card reader and an HDMI port. If you want one, you’ll have to wait until January 2022 and prepare to pay $ 650 for it.
The Acer Chromebook 514 foregoes Intel to pack MediaTek’s MT8192 processor. You can get yours with up to 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and its ARM processor that gives you up to 15 hours of battery life. You can also choose whether or not to get touch input on the 14-inch FHD display, and another extra to add to the package is a backlit keyboard. This is one of the cheapest variants as it will go on sale for $ 400 in December.
Finally, the Acer Chromebook 314 comes with a 14-inch FHD IPS display, and you can configure yours to get 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and an Intel Pentium Silver N6000 processor if you give it your all. You can get yours as early as November for just $ 500 in case you’re interested. You’ll also find a new eco-friendly wireless mouse and KM501 Bluetooth mouse and keyboard combo that works perfectly with your new Chromebooks. However, there was no information on possible prices and availability of these peripherals, but we will keep you updated as we get more information.
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