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Acer Chromebook Spin 11 with 360-degree hinge, USB Type-C port announced for $349: Specifications, features

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 will take on the likes of Google PixelBook.

  • Published: January 23, 2018 5:35 PM IST
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Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 at The Bett Show in London. The two models, the CP311-1H and the CP311-1HN, will be priced at $349 (Rs 22,200 approximately) and will go on sale in the US starting March. The company says that the Chromebook is targeted at families and students. Acer Chromebook Spin 11 features a convertible design with a 360-hinge and 11.6-inch touchscreen. It can be used in four versatile usage modes.

Acer Chromebook Spin 11

The Chromebook Spin 11 features an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel IPS touchscreen display and a 360-degree hinge. It will be available in March with a starting price of $349 for a model with an Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of eMMC storage.

But Acer will also offer models with up to a Pentium N4200 quad-core processor, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of storage. It also features all-day battery life and two USB 3.1 Type-C ports for charging and hasWi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and a microSD card reader.

Acer is also introducing a new Chromebook 11 C732 laptop and Chromebox CXI3 desktop that is said to be focused on the educational market. It features a semi-rugged MIL-STD 810G tested case with IP41 water resistance, a spill-resistant keyboard, and a body that can survive a fall from up to 4 feet.

The laptop has a 180-degree hinge, a fanless design, two USB 3.1 Type-C ports and two USB 3.0 ports. Acer says the Chromebook will last up to 12 hours of battery life. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2. The notebook measures about 0.84-inch and is priced at $300 (Rs 19,000 approximately), while non-touch versions start at $280 (Rs 17,800 approximately).

Acer’s Chromebox CXI3, on the other hand, comes with an 8th-gen Intel Core processor, integrated Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Acer, however, not revealed pricing details for the new desktop yet.

  • Published Date: January 23, 2018 5:35 PM IST