Acer Chromebook 2021: Higher Build Quality, More Convertibles, and 11th Gen Intel Core


Chromebook de Acer

Acer today held its #NextAtAcer event in which it presented new models of some of its most popular devices, including of course the Chromebooks manufactured by the Taiwanese company, one of the most constant in this segment.

Specifically, Acer has presented four models, the new versions of the Chromebook Spin 314, Chromebook Spin 514, and Chromebook 515 in current and Enterprise editions, a new batch of the company’s Chromebook portfolio that we already gave you a few months ago and whose release to the market is imminent.

Acer Chromebook Spin 515

The Acer Chromebook 515 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 are the largest models of the entire launch, with an IPS screen of 15.6 inch FHD resolution (1920x1080p), available with optional multi-touch capability, with up to 512GB of PCIe NVMe storage and up to 16GB of RAM. Both models are built with an aluminum top cover and a reinforced design, Corning Gorilla Glass touch panel, backlit numeric keypad, and connectivity comprised of two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig +) Wi-Fi, HDMI and micro SD.

More information: Acer Chromebook 515, Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515

Acer Chromebook Spin 514

The Acer Chromebook 514 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise 514 lower their screen sizes to 14 inches and FHD resolution (1920x1080p), but keeping a ratio between the panel and the team body of 84%. Both stand out being convertible models without fans and include, like the rest, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C ports, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig +) Wi-Fi, HDMI and microSD.

Additionally there is a model premium The Acer Chromebook 514’s lightweight ultraportable design, an octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 828 processor, offers a battery life of up to 15 hours and can be quickly charged to 50% of battery capacity in just 30 minutes, all in 16.85 mm thick and 1.3 kg in weight.

More information: Acer Chromebook 514, Acer Chromebook Enterprise 514.

Acer Chromebook Spin 314

Finally there is the Acer Chromebook Spin 314, a “powerful, convertible and eco-friendly model made entirely from plastic waste that has been recycled into a glass-like texture to provide elegance and agile tactile response,” the company explains. It has a OceanGlass IPS touch screen and FHD resolution (1920x1080p) Narrow 6mm bezels and a 10-hour battery life that targets the education sector. For the rest, the connectivity consists of Wi-Fi 6 and 2 × 2 MU-MIMO, a USB 3.2 type C port, two USB 3.2 type A ports, HDMI and MicroSD.

More information: Acer Chromebook Spin 314

The common element of all this new batch of Chromebook from Acer is, with the exception of the model premium of the Acer Chromebook 514, the incorporation of processors Intel Core of 11th generation, although it is not the only option that Acer offers. In fact, it is not only possible to find these models with more restrained Intel processors, both Core and others; there are also AMD Ryzen, despite being the least common.

For more information, don’t miss our review of the Chromebook Spin 514 with Ryzen Mobile.

Prices and availability of the new Acer Chromebooks:

  • Acer Chromebook 515 (CB515-1W / T) will be available in Spain in October from 499 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 will be available in Spain in October from 799 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (CP514-2H) will be available in Spain in October from 799 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 514 will be available in Spain in October from 1,049 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-2H / T) will be available in Spain in November from 399 euros.
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 314 (CP314-1H / N) will be available in Spain in October from 449 euros.

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