Acer Introduces Premium Convertible Chromebook and Chromebook Tablet

Acer has introduced new Chromebooks with the latest performance updates and durable MIL-STD 810H designs, especially for businesses, consumers and families. The added features allow Acer Chrome OS customers to get the most out of their device for things like telecommuting, entertainment and staying productive on the go.

“Acer continues to lead the industry in premium Chromebooks, which are highly advanced, rich in features and deliver exactly the Chromebook experience our customers want,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “As new generations increasingly rely on their Chromebooks to do more in their connected world, whether for work or personal use, Acer’s innovation is the foundation of a productive and enjoyable experience.”

Acer Chromebook Spin 714 – Premium technology, state-of-the-art convertible design

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 (CP714-1WN) and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 are at the center as the company’s latest premium Chromebooks. This Intel Evo platform-approved devices use the 12th generation of Intel nuclear processors (up to Core i7) to deliver a 20% performance improvement over previous generations for demanding tasks such as coding, video editing and gaming. The new Chrome OS device is always ready to use; it wakes from hibernation in seconds and delivers up to 10 hours[[i] battery life or up to four hours of use on a 30-minute fast charge.

The 14-inch touch screen delivers a vibrant 100% sRGB color gamut and comes in two resolution options: WQXGA (2560 × 1600) and WUXGA (1920 × 1200), both with antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass that protects against stains and odor-causing bacteria[[ii]† The 16:10 higher aspect ratio gives students and professionals extra screen space for sketching and notes and access to apps using the USI pen with 4,096 levels of touch sensitivity.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 is optimized for video conferencing and features a Full HD MIPI webcam with transient noise reduction technology and a dual-array microphone, while the two upright speakers with DTS Audio and smart amplifier deliver high quality full sound without distortion … Acer The Chromebook Spin 714 offers plenty of connectivity and convenience, including WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, a backlit keyboard and a variety of ports, including an HDMI port and two Thunderbolt 4 ports. The optional fingerprint reader allows users to log in quickly and securely.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714’s high quality and convertible design allows users to take full advantage of its many features. The sleek aluminum housing is of military quality (US MIL-STD 810H[[iii]† [[iv]) and offers damage and fall protection, and the 360-degree rocker hinges allow you to adapt the device to a variety of settings and applications.

Acer Chromebook Tab 510 – Ultra-durable tablet with optional LTE

Acer has unveiled the new Acer Chromebook Tab 510 (D652N / D652NL), with a durable and portable design for efficient performance to take the Chrome OS on the go in a convenient tablet form factor. The Acer Chromebook Tab 510 offers an excellent conferencing experience with a 10.1-inch IPS 16:10 WUXGA (1920 x 1200) Full HD display, a 5-megapixel user-facing MIPI webcam for video calling and an 8-megapixel MIPI camera on the back to take pictures.

The device is powered by Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute platform that allows users to always stay connected with optional 4G LTE functionality without relying on WiFi. With a battery life of 11 hours[1] The Acer Chromebook Tab 510 is optimized for on-the-go use, making it the perfect companion for a busy day.

The Chromebook tablet is built to withstand even the most challenging days and is MIL-STD 810H compatible[3]standards with a shockproof housing, shock-absorbing corner bumpers and a reinforced design that protects it from falls of up to 122 cm. In addition, the tablet is equipped with antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass on the surface of the touch screen to reduce the growth of odor and stain microorganisms[2]

The Acer Chromebook Tab 510 has a dockable USI pen with 4,096 sensitivity levels that allows you to work directly on the screen and feel like a pen on paper. An optional Keyboard Folio Case is available that allows you to use the device as a laptop.

Acer Chrome OS Enterprise devices

For business users, the Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Tab 510 provide the business capabilities of Chrome OS to give employees a modern experience with devices that stay fast, have built-in security, deploy quickly, and reduce total cost of ownership. Devices with Acer Chrome OS relieve IT of routine repetitive administrative tasks, facilitate collaboration, and provide secure access to data and apps for those working in the cloud.

Chrome OS and app support

The new Acer Chromebooks run on Chrome OS and offer fast boot times, ease of use, security and longer battery life. Chromebooks support web apps and apps from Google Play, giving users access to all the apps they need for productivity, schoolwork, creativity and more.

Prices and availability

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 (CP714-1WN) will be available in the Benelux from August at a suggested retail price of € 879.

The Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 will be available in the Benelux from September with a suggested retail price of € 979.

The Acer Chromebook Tab 510 (D652N / D652NL) will be available on request in the Benelux from August.

Precise specifications, prices and availability vary by region. For information on availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office at www.acer.com.

Visit the Acer press kit for product images and specifications, or visit our press room to see all announcements.

About Acer

Acer was founded in 1976 and is now one of the world’s leading IT companies and is represented in more than 160 countries. Acer focuses on the future and a world where hardware, software and services will merge to create new opportunities for consumers and businesses. From service-oriented technologies and the Internet of Things to games and virtual reality. Acer’s 7,500+ employees are dedicated to research, design, marketing, sales, product support and solutions that break down barriers between people and technology. For more information, visit www.acer.com.

1 Battery life may vary depending on usage. Actual battery life depends on product specifications, computer settings, and open applications or active features. The maximum power of all batteries decreases with time and usage. Based on Google power_LoadTest. (http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testing).

2 All antimicrobial solutions, including antibacterial Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass, and silver ion based antimicrobial technology do not claim to protect users or provide any direct or implicit health benefit.

Tested by qualified third-party laboratories using certain test procedures according to MIL-STD 810H (Oct 2008) for environmental conditions such as high and low temperatures, humidity, vibration, mechanical shock from fall, rain, dust and sand. MIL-STD 810H is a test protocol performed in a controlled environment and does not guarantee future performance in other situations. Do not try to imitate these tests. Damage resulting from this is not covered by Acer’s standard warranty.

4 Sand and dust test is based on MIL-STD 810F.

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