Acer has launched a new Chrome OS-based notebook that brings 14-inch screen size. It is dubbed Acer Chromebook 14, which utilized an Intel Celeron Braswell processor. This machine looks like a mid-range Chromebook with a few special features.
Company plans to release the Chromebook 14 with a range of configuration such as 4GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC storage, an Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core CPU, and a full HD display. All will arrive sometime in April 2016 and asking price of $300.
The base model of Acer Chromebook 14 provides 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 1366 x 768 pixel display. There is a model with quad-core Celeron N3160 processor.
Acer Chromebook 14 has adopted an all-metal (aluminum) chassis, which is company’s first Chromebook to use it. Coming in 0.67 inches thick, it has about 3.4 pounds of weight. This laptop packs a IPS display to ensure wide viewing angles. Users can enjoy the notebook for up to 14 hours of battery life (HD model), while the Full HD version offers only 12 hours. There are also two USB 3.1 ports and take advantages of fanlass case.
Acer Chromebook 14 specifications
- 14″ Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) / HD (1280 x 720 pixels) ComfyView Widescreen IPS LED-backlit 16:9 display
- Intel Celeron N3060 Dual-Core / Quad-Core Processor 1.6GHz (Intel Burst Technology up to 2.48GHz) with Intel HD Graphics
- 2GB / 4GB LPDDR3 SDRAM Memory
- HD Webcam (1280 x 720 pixels) with 88 degree wide angle lens supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR)
- Aluminum Chassis
- Google Chrome OS
- 16GB / 32GB Internal Storage
- Two Built-in Speakers
- WiFi 802.11ac Dual-Band MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB 3.0 Ports, HDMI port with HDCP Support
- 3-Cell Li-Polymer Battery (3950 mAh) with p to 12-hours (Full HD) / 14-hours (HD) Battery Life