Acer recently announced its very first Chromebook powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c compute platform with the latest innovations meant for smoother performance and efficiencies that nurture the vast range of benefits of the Chrome OS.
With employees and students switching to remote work, it was time that Acer responded to the rising demands with similar urgencies and solutions that meet the needs of the people. These Chromebooks are meant for all-day productivity and a highly secure connectivity virtually anywhere that you work from.
Acer Chromebook Spin 513
The first launch is the convertible Spin 513. Aside from the Snapdragon 7c compute platform that provides with smoother multitasking and responsiveness. The device is also integrated with the Qualcomm Adreno 618 graphics that enables smoother performance and seamless video streaming experience for the users.
The sleek design with the durable aluminum chassis further features a Corning Gorilla Glass display along with a responsive touchpad that prevents scratches and damage. The narrow bezels provide with 78% screen to body ratio for immersive visual experience.
The Chromebook Spin 513 is extremely lightweight and weighs less than 1.2kg and measures 15.55 mm in thickness. It also features an optional backlit keyboard for enhanced productivity.
The 360-degree hinge enables comfortable and flexible user experience. It allows you to use the device in four different modes, depending on your requirements. The device is also backed by 14 hours of battery life for unmatched productivity throughout the day.
As for storage and memory, the Spin 513 features 128GB SSD and 8GB DDR4 memory. It is equally functional with all the latest connectivity options including the USB Type-C and USB 3.2 Gen-1 and USB 3.2 Type-A ports. It also has enhanced wireless connectivity with 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO technology and Bluetooth 5.0.
Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513
Unlike the Spin 513, the Enterprise Spin 513 provides with enhanced security and capabilities helping businesses scale their growth at a budget-friendly price point.
The Chrome OS provides users with a more secure and productive environment for the smooth operations of the employees. This is especially devised for the IT professionals to experience a comprehensive security features into the Chromebook Enterprise.
It will also enable the IT administrators to further configure applications, ensure smoother upgrades and utilize the extensions and policies for better web-based management.
The device also features the zero-touch enrollment that converts the Spin 513 into the Enterprise Spin 513 once connected to the internet. It also simplifies the work management and powers cloud workforce for the better.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is going to be available at a starting price of $399.99 in North America from February 2021.
The Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 is going to be available at a starting price of $699.99 in North America from March 2021.