As expected, Acer, well-know one of pioneer computer producers, has officially introduced a new Chrome-based laptop. It is called the Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, which has several models, and of course, also their prices. This machine is Acer’s first Chromebook compliant with Google’s Chrome for Work. Meanwhile, it is aimed at professional and corporate users but computer is also suitable for everyone who need an affordable laptop with better performance.
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work is boasted by either of Intel’s 6th-generation Celeron and Core processors. It offers either of 8GB, 4GB or 2GB of dual channel LPDDR3 SDRAM, and either of 32GB or 16GB eMMC storage. This laptop has 14-inch display with a choice of 1366 x 768 HD or 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution options. New Chromebook 14 for Work is also the first laptop to feature Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass. That’s providing a durable glass finish and can be customized with various images.
Its spill-resistant keyboard fits the rugged MIL-STD 810G military standard that ensures protect against drops, dust, temperature and humidity. This keyboard of laptop is also coming with protection against spills of up to 11 fluid ounces (330ml). Moreover, Acer Chromebook 14 for Work provides an unique gutter system under the keyboard and touchpad drains liquid through two drain holes to route water away from internal components and out the bottom of the chassis. The Acer Chromebook 14 for Work is still survive even withstand up to 132 pounds (60kg) of downward force and drops of up to 48 inches (122cm).
As connectivity options, the new Chromebook machine is equipped with dual-band WiFi 802.11ac (two to three times faster than older wireless technology), two USB 3.0 ports, and HDMI output. Aside SD card slot available, there is also a USB 3.0 Type-C connection that creates a full desktop solution. Thanks to the optional docking port, it brings a single cable for additional displays, speakers and up to five more USB devices. Acer Chromebook 14 for Work has dimensions of 330.9 x 227 x 22.4 mm and weighs only 1.45kg.
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work will be available for purchase in May and lands in several models with price starting at $349.
Press Release (1)
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work: Business-Class Performance, Military-Grade Reliability
Press Release (2)
Acer’s Chromebook 14 supports growing businesses with performance and cost savings