At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022) Acer unveiled three new Chromebooks: the Chromebook Spin 513, Chromebook 315, and Chromebook 314. The former one equips a MediaTek Kompanio 1380 CPU while the latter two are powered by the newest Intel processors. All the laptops come with FHD displays and support Google Play Store.
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Acer Chromebook Spin 513
The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 features a VertiView 13.5-inch display with 2256×1504 resolution and a 3:2 aspect ratio. It can transform between four different usage modes, such as tent mode for making the most of space-constrained spaces like trains or airplanes and tablet mode for use on the go. The Acer Chromebook is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processor and comes with MIL-STD 810H durability standards. In addition to this, there is a backlit keyboard for low-light areas and a USB Type-C port for connecting to peripherals, transferring data and charging mobile devices as well as Wi-Fi 6 for wireless connectivity.
In North America, the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) will be available in June for $599.99 (approx Rs 44,600). Starting in April, it will be offered in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) for EUR 649. (Approx Rs 54,600).
Acer Chromebook 315
Acer Chromebook 315 has a 15.6-inch FHD IPS anti-glare touchscreen (optional)display. While the keyboard has a dedicated numeric keypad. Additionally, there is an HDR webcam offering a wider FoV with flare-reducing technology and a pair of integrated microphones. It is powered by the latest Intel processors and Wi-Fi 6 and dual USB Type-C ports. There is provision for a microSD card as well as an eco-friendly OceanGlass touchpad which is made entirely out of ocean-bound plastic waste.
In North America, the Acer Chromebook 315 (CB315-4H/T) will be available in January for $299.99 (approx Rs 22,300 ). In EMEA, the smartphone will cost EUR 399 (approx Rs 33,600) and will be available in March.
Acer Chromebook 314
Acer Chromebook 314 comes with MIL-STD 810H durability and is designed for students and families with school-going children. The Acer Chromebook’s 14-inch FHD IPS touchscreen display features an anti-glare coating so it can be used even in brighter lighting conditions. Users can navigate Chrome OS via the optional multi-touch display, or by using the OceanGlass touchpad. Also, it offers up to 10-hours of battery life. While the Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) provides connectivity speeds up to 3x faster than Wi-Fi 5. It has two built-in microphones and a flare-reducing webcam with temporal noise reduction (TNR) technology for better video quality in low-light conditions.
In June, Acer will release the Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H/T) in North America for $299.99 (approx Rs 22,300). It will be available for EUR 369 in EMEA beginning April (approx Rs 31,100).
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