The Chromebook market is getting extra and extra crowded, however Acer believes that its quad Chrome OS notebooks can nonetheless stand out, particularly the trade’s first 17-inch mannequin. The value of the brand new 2021 Chromebook ranges from US$269.99 to US$699.99, and additionally covers high-end merchandise, a few of which have obtained Intel Evo verification and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity.
Acer Chromebook 317: appropriate for giant screen followers
So far, the Chrome OS laptop computer Chromebook 317, the most important screen we have seen, regardless of having a bigger show, is surprisingly costly. The 17.3-inch panel runs at Full HD decision, which can clarify the aggressive pricing and the truth that Acer can contact even a webcam as an alternative of the usual configuration.
The keyboard will solely be backlit should you pay extra, though you do get a numeric keypad. There is an Intel Celeron processor and WiFi 6 (Gig +) inside, and a battery. Acer mentioned that the battery can final for 10 hours. Connectivity consists of USB 3.2 Type-C, one on all sides.
The Acer Chromebook 317 shall be accessible in June, with costs beginning at US$379.99.
Acer Chromebook Spin 713: Evo and Thunderbolt 4
Acer’s 2021 Chromebook’s precise flagship product, the Chromebook Spin 713 (and its Enterprise Spin 713 sibling product), is the primary Chrome OS laptop licensed by Intel Evo. The convertible is equipped with an Eleventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, and the 13.5-inch show runs at a regular decision of 2256 x 1504.
There are two USB Type-C ports, each help Thunderbolt 4, and have a quick charging battery that can be utilized constantly for 10 hours. Acer says that it may be used for as much as 4 hours after half-hour of insertion. There is an non-compulsory fingerprint reader and a MIL-STD 810H-compliant aluminum housing with a thickness of 16.9mm and a weight of three.02 kilos.
The Acer Chromebook Spin 713 shall be accessible in June at a value of US$699.99.
Acer Chromebook 514: Connectivity with out compromise
The Chromebook 514 is equipped with a 14-inch show, a MIL-STD 810H sturdy housing and a Gorilla Glass touchpad for better sturdiness. It has as much as Eleventh-generation Intel Core processors and as much as 10 hours of battery life, and, just like the Chromebook 317, has two Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C ports.
The keyboard is backlit and has an non-compulsory fingerprint sensor. WiFi 6 (Gig +) is additionally customary. The Acer Chromebook 514 shall be accessible in October, with costs beginning at $599.99.
Acer Chromebook 314: Chrome OS with a restricted finances
The Acer Chromebook 314 is essentially the most reasonably priced of those 4 new fashions. It maintains a 14-inch screen however begins at lower than $270. The panel is 1920 x 1080 LCD IPS, contact is non-compulsory.
Inside is equipped with MediaTek’s MT8183 processor and a battery. Acer mentioned the battery can final for 15 hours. You can nonetheless get USB Type-C (although not Thunderbolt), and the general weight is 3.31 kilos. The Acer Chromebook 314 will go on sale in July, with costs beginning at $269.99.