Acer unveiled four new Chromebooks that combine the performance, portability and long battery life needed for family, student and small business owners.
Acer Chromebook 315
“Today we’re introducing four new Acer Chromebooks in three sizes to give customers the opportunity to choose exactly the Chromebook they want-with the screen size, features and technology that fit their lifestyle,” said James Lin, general manager of laptops at Acer’s IT Products division. – Today’s Chromebooks offer much more than just a fast, easy, and reliable way to browse the web. Users can now access applications that help with every aspect of their lives by allowing them to budget, stay connected, have fun and cope with other things”.
Two Chromebooks with large screens and anti-glare coating to help maximize performance
Two new large-screen Acer Chromebooks improve your productivity in a variety of situations. The Acer Chromebook 315 CB315-3H/3HT and Acer Chromebook 314 CB314-1H/1HT can be used in strong ambient light with their anti-glare screens that display text, photos and videos clearly and vividly.
The 15.6-inch Acer Chromebook 315 and 14-inch Acer Chromebook 314 screen both using IPS matrix2 are available in resolutions up to Full HD 1920 x 1080 , have wide viewing angles and are available in both touch-enabled and non-touch versions. The range has a new design with thin bezels that make the picture look even brighter and more appealing.
In addition, the Acer Chromebook 315 has a dedicated numeric block on the keyboard, making it a suitable choice for everyday users and small business owners who need a reliable device for online financial transactions such as bill payment, bill tracking, and more.
Acer Chromebook 311
Two compact 11.6-inch Acer Chromebooks combine performance and portability
Buyers looking for a more compact device that’s easy to use on the go, at school, or easy to move from place to place at home will find one of the two new 11.6-inch Chromebook variants — both shorter in length and width than an A4 sheet of paper 210 x 297 mm .
The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 CP311-2H features an HD touchscreen that swivels 360 degrees. Quad-mode for notebook, tablet, interactive presentation, or drawing board, bringing your family together in a single 1.2kg device for the ultimate freedom of use.
The screen is coated with Antimicrobal Corning Gorilla Glass3 anti-microbial protective glass, which is both harmless to health, and the durable glass guarantees scratch resistance. The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 can be purchased with an optional Wacom EMR stylus, allowing everyone in the family to draw and take notes right on the screen.
The Acer Chromebook 311 is the same compact size as its transformer counterpart, but in a traditional notebook form factor. Weight of just 1.06kg which makes it easy to carry in a bag or backpack. Its HD IPS screen can be touch CB311-9HT or regular CB311-9H .
Acer Chromebook 314
Quick connection to peripherals and network
All four new Acer Chromebooks feature two USB 3 ports.1 Type-C Gen 1 – one on the right and one on the left – to connect your Chromebook charging from the most convenient side. The ports can also be used to charge not only the device itself, but also other gadgets, for fast data transfer and connect to the HD screen. Also every new Chromebook has two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3 ports.1 and a microSD card reader for extra storage capacity.
All new Chromebooks feature a front-facing HD camera for video chatting and Google Hangouts. The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Transformer can also optionally be equipped with an external camera capable of 1080p video.
Users can stay connected to their network with Intel® Gigabit Wi-Fi and 802 antenna.11ac with 2×2 MU-MIMO in a prime location for fast and reliable wireless connectivity. What’s more, Bluetooth 5.0 enables easy wireless connection to peripherals.
Acer Chromebook Spin 311
Productivity and long battery life for all-day productivity and entertainment
All four new Acer Chromebooks deliver consistent all-day performance and support multiple apps and tabs, streaming video and more. Users will stay on top of social media, solve work and study tasks, and shop online quickly and securely with these devices featuring the latest Intel Celeron® N4000 dual-core processor or the latest N4100 quad-core processor. The Acer Chromebook 315 is also available with the Intel Pentium® Silver N5000 processor.
Acer Chromebook 315 can be equipped with up to 128GB eMMC memory and up to 8GB dual channel SDRAM memory. Acer Chromebook 314 and Acer Chromebook Spin 311 available with up to 64GB eMMC memory and 8GB dual channel SDRAM. Acer Chromebook 311 is available with up to 32GB eMMC memory and 4GB dual channel SDRAM memory.
What better way to enjoy your Acer Chromebook with confidence knowing your devices will run all day and all night. The Acer Chromebook 315 and Acer Chromebook 314 both offer up to 12.5 hours of battery life1. Acer Chromebook Spin 311 and Acer Chromebook 311 can last up to 10 hours1.
Cool and quiet
All new Acer Chromebooks feature silent cooling without the use of fans, making them ideal for common areas like the living room, library or coffee shop. They also feature a moisture-resistant touchpad that protects the device from water.
All 4 Acer Chromebooks feature Google Assistant4. Assistant lets you send emails, find documents, listen to music, access your calendar or manage smart home devices faster without switching screens. All the user needs to do to get started is say “Okay, Google”.
Easy to use, manage, and secure with Google Play™ support
Acer Chromebook models support separate login for multiple users to ensure data security. Family members can use the device together, each under their own account, and thus ensure their projects, Gmail accounts and data are protected from prying eyes, even if the Chromebook is damaged or stolen. Using “Google Drive5” securely protects your files, documents, and photos in the cloud and makes sure you always have the most up-to-date version. Chrome OS boots quickly in about 8 seconds . , and provides enhanced security with automatic updates to protect against ever-changing online threats such as viruses and malware.
The new Acer Chromebooks will support Google Play, so users will have access to Android and Chrome apps for entertainment, education and more.
Pricing and Availability
Acer Chromebook 315 will be available in Europe in October 2019, priced from 329 euros.
Acer Chromebook 314 will be available in Europe in October 2019, priced from €299.
Acer Chromebook Spin 311 will be available in Europe in October 2019 for prices starting at €329.
Acer Chromebook 311 will be available in Europe in October 2019, priced from €249.