As we know, with the revolutionizing of the tech industry also comes the increasing competition in the market. A few days ago rumors came that Asus is going to be the first to introduce the 17-inch Chromebooks in the industry but Acer seems to be quite quick and so made the announcement of Acer Chromebook 317 – which is the industry’s first-ever 17-inch Chromebook – along with three other models – 14-inch Acer Chromebook 514, 314 and a refreshed version of its highly popular Chromebook Spin 713.
We must say that by making this announcement Acer has landed a big blow to Asus’s plan of bring first ever 17-inch Chromebook in the market.
Specs and Features of 17-inch Acer Chromebook 317
- A 17.3 inches display with full HD resolution
- Its display has an anti-glare coating and a narrow bezel with an option for a touch screen
- Powered by the latest Intel Celeron processor like Intel’s Pentium Silver N6000, the Intel Celeron N5100, the Intel Celeron N6100
- Provides 10 hr battery in a single charge
- Support WiFi -6 and USB 3.2 via Type-c
- Has optional 82-degree webcam and equally optional dual mics
- Max configuration top out at quad-core Pentium N6000, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB of storage
- Accommodates a full-size keyboard with a numeric keypad (backlighting optional)
Acer Chromebook 317 has a starting price of $379.99 and will be available in June.
Acer Chromebook 317 has some eye-catching specs and features but the other models were also nonetheless.
Specs and Features of Acer Chromebook Spin 713
- A 13.5 inches display with a 2256×1504 resolution
- Powered by the latest 11-gen Intel Core Processor and is said to be the world’s first Intel Evo platform-verified Chromebook
- 5 different configurations available by using Intel’s Evo chipsets ranging from Core i3- 1115G4 to Core i7-1185G7
- Depending on the model, RAM will be up to 16GB
- Integrated Iris Xe Graphics for best AAA games
- Offers 10 hrs of Battery life in a single charge
- Features Thunderbolt 4 for fast data transfer and has a fingerprint sensor
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 has a starting price of $699.99 and will be available in June.
Specs and Features of 14-inch Acer Chromebook 314 and 514
Acer Chromebook 314
- Has a 14-inch Full-HD IPS panel with a 1920 x 1080 resolution
- Features a MediaTek MT8183 octa-core processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 64GB of eMMC storage
- USB-C port and offers 15 hrs of battery life in a single charge
Acer Chromebook 314 has a starting price of $270 and will be available in July.
Acer Chromebook 514
- Has a 14-inch multi-touch IPS panel with a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio
- Powered by Intel’s 11th-gen processors
- Up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of NVMe storage
- Dual USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4, and offers 10 hrs of battery life in a single charge
- Have useful features like the fast wake from sleep and quick-charging
- the machine is verified to provide MIL-STD 810H military-grade durability
- A backlit keyboard, and an optional embedded fingerprint reader
Acer Chromebook 514 has a starting price of $600 and will be available in August.
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