Acer has just announced a slew of Chromebooks and laptops, and personally the most exciting of the bunch is the new Acer Chromebook 317– the world’s first 1
From revamping its flagship Acer Chromebook Spin 713 to the budget-friendly 17-inch beast mentioned above, Acer basically has a Chromebook for everyone.
The new Acer Chromebook 317 is made for those who want to multitask and stream on the largest Chromebook ever released. Featuring a massive 17.3-inch thin bezel screen, upward firing speakers, and an optional LED backlit keyboard, all from $ 379.
The Acer 317 has a full HD webcam, dual microphones, a battery life of 10 hours and WiFi 6 support. However, for such a low price, you don’t get the latest processors from Intel, and instead it is powered by the Intel Celeron series. However, for Chrome OS, that’s more than enough and may be a great option for working from home or for college students. It will be available in the US in June.
Acer has also updated its high-end Chromebook Spin 713, but there aren’t many changes from the previous generation. Buyers will benefit from improved performance thanks to the new 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processors. The Spin 713 has a sleek military-grade design with a 13.5-inch Quad-HD display, 10 hours of battery life, Thunderbolt 4 connectivity and DTS audio support.
The fancy Spin 713 goes on sale in June for $ 699, making it one of Acer’s most expensive Chromebooks to date. The company also confirmed an Enterprise version for those in need.
In addition, Acer took a moment to announce two other more traditional Chromebooks with 14-inch displays. The Acer Chromebook 314 is made for college students, costs $ 269 and will be available in July, just in time for next school year. It has a compact design that manages to fit that 14-inch screen while still delivering 15 hours of battery life.
The latest model is the new Chromebook 514, which is available in both a regular option and an Enterprise edition for business users. It costs $ 599 and offers a bit more power with an 11th Gen Intel processor, a robust design for hybrid workers, and a decent 10-hour battery life.
All four of these new Acer Chromebooks will hit shelves in June and July, giving users more options than ever.