Highlights of this notebook include the steel body, US military grade MIL-STD 810H durability certification, and AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series processors.
The computer will be available in several formats, in addition to the Commercial Edition, Enterprise Edition, which powers the Enterprise version of Chrome OS.
According to Acer, the new Chromebook Spin 514 models are powered by AMD’s Ryzen 7 3700C and Ryzen 5 3500C processors with AMD Radeon Vega Graphics.
It can be purchased with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage.
The case features a 14-inch IPS LCD touch screen with FHD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass protection, with edges 6.1mm side profile and 78 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Given that the product is convertible, it can also be used as a tablet running Chrome OS as it can run Android applications, which can be installed from the Google Play Store.
Buyers can also choose an optional backlit keyboard model.
The laptop is characterized by a metal structure, weighs about 1.55 kg, and has a thickness of 17.35 mm, and the company claims that the computer provides up to 10 hours of battery life.
As for the ports, it comes with two USB Type-C ports that support charging and DisplayPort, two USB Type-A ports, one of which supports charging when the power is off and a MicroSD reader, and some models also feature an HDMI port.
In terms of connectivity, the laptop features support for WiFi 5 dual-band and Bluetooth 5.0, moreover, it is equipped with dual speakers and dual microphone with support for Google Assistant and a high-resolution webcam.
The case can be purchased either in silver, gray or green, and the Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is available in the United States starting in February at a starting price of $ 479.99.
Likewise, the Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Enterprise Edition is available as of March in the US, starting at $ 749.99.