The Acer Chromebook Plus are here. After Google ‘s announcement of the requirements for its new category of laptops , the first references of these optimized ChromeOS devices are beginning to arrive .
Acer Chromebook Plus, much more than productivity
The Acer company is one of the first to show its Chromebook Plus references . And at the outset the assembler offers you two models: 515 and 514 . One powered by Intel technology and the other by AMD . Obviously, both work with the ChromeOS operating system , but thanks to the best hardware they offer you superior performance . Due to their features and affordable cost, they are an excellent option for students and the home environment .
Acer Chromebook Plus 515
The 515 series will have up to 13th generation Intel Core i7 processors and a good 15.6-inch FullHD screen with anti-reflective coating. Variants of this product with touch panels are expected. The manufacturer has made an effort to present a stylized device with an appearance that does not indicate such a reasonable cost.
Priced from 499 euros , and scheduled to go on sale during this month of October 2023, the 515 stand out for their good autonomy that lasts up to 10 hours . In addition, they boast fast charging . Its connectivity is first level: Wi-Fi 6E connection ; Bluetooth 5.1 ; more HDMI and USB 3.2 Type C ports . Without forgetting a good sound section with DTS technology .
Acer Chromebook Plus 514
For enthusiasts of the AMD platform , the manufacturer has the 514 series . Equipped with a Ryzen 7520 C series processor, with Zen 2 architecture with 4 cores and 8 threads, they offer a 14-inch 16:10 WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels) screen. They have lower consumption, which stretches their battery up to 12 hours .
Like the range powered by Intel , it has DTS audio and great Wi-Fi 6E plus Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity . The respective HDMI ports , first-generation USB 3.2 type A and a pair of USB 3.2 type C are also missing . This range starts at 479 euros .