Acer unveils new Chromebooks for families, students, and hybrid workers

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Acer has unveiled three new Chromebooks designed for consumers needing a secure, easy-to-use, and affordable device for productivity, entertainment and communication.

These new Chromebooks come in three sizes and form factors, and are furnished with everything consumers need, plus exceptional audio and video technology for entertainment and video conferencing.

“This new trio of Acer Chromebooks offers the best of several worlds; they deliver solid performance capabilities, have great extra features, and give users the latest technology while staying within budget,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc.

Acer Chromebook Spin 513 — Sleek Design with Productivity-Boosting VertiView Display

With a svelte design and a durable aluminum case, the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) is the ideal Chromebook to take on-the-go for school, passion projects, work, and more.

Powered by the new super-fast MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processor with eight cores for enhanced multitasking, it lets users stay productive all-day with exceptional performance and up to 10 hours of battery life. A productivity-boosting VertiView 13.5-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio gives users 18% more vertical screen space so they can see more content before needing to scroll.

DTS ® Audio and a pair of upward-facing speakers deliver high-quality and distortion-free sound, whether it’s on a video call for work or school, or while enjoying streamed entertainment.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) will be available in North America in June 2022 starting at $599.99; and in EMEA in April 2022 starting at EUR 649.

Acer Chromebook 315 — Large 15.6-inch Anti-Glare Display and OceanGlass Touchpad

The Acer Chromebook 315’s huge FHD IPS [ 4 ] 15.6-inch display is anti-glare, so it can be enjoyed on the patio, balcony or garden as well as throughout the home and office. Plus, an optional touch-screen display allows for easy navigation, while the large keyboard has room for a dedicated numeric keypad, a bonus when working on home finances and schoolwork.

DTS Audio delivers rich sound with deeper bass, ideal for video calls as well as enjoying games or streamed content, while the latest Intel ® processors and Wi-Fi 6 provide reliable performance and connectivity. On top of 10 hours of battery life, users will also appreciate two USB Gen 2 Type-C ports, one on each side, and the ability to easily transfer videos and photos thanks to a MicroSD card reader.

The Acer Chromebook 315 (CB315-4H/T) will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at $299.99; and in EMEA in late Q1 2022 starting at EUR 399.

Acer Chromebook 314 — Budget-friendly and Portable with an OceanGlass Touchpad

Designed for students and families with school-age children, the Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H/T) is powered by the latest Intel ® processors for solid everyday performance and features MIL-STD 810H durability. Users can expect up to 10-hours of battery life [1] , plenty long enough to make it through the entire school-day, while Intel ® Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) provides connectivity speeds up to 3x faster than Wi-Fi 5.

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.

The Acer Chromebook 314 provides an excellent remote-learning experience with two built-in microphones and a flare-reducing webcam with temporal noise reduction (TNR) technology for better video quality in low-light conditions.

The Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H/T) will be available in North America in June 2022 starting at $299.99; and in EMEA in April 2022 starting at EUR 369.