Acer America Announces Availability, Pricing for 13-inch Premium Chromebooks for Businesses
New Chromebooks will be available in September in robust configurations starting at $ 649.99; Ideal for professional environments, Chromebooks are fast, secure, simple and easy to manage
San Jose (August 2, 2018) – Acer America today announced its two new premium Chromebooks: the Acer Chromebook Spin 13 and Acer Chromebook 13: both will be available through the channel for commercial customers in North America starting in September. The Chromebook Spin 13 is priced from $ 749.99 and the price of Chromebook 13 starts at $ 649.99.
Both models were designed for commercial customers and feature an elegant and durable aluminum design with a Full HD + 13.5-inch display in a 3: 2 aspect ratio. The new Chromebooks provide the speed, simplicity and safety required in professional environments In addition, they foster collaboration and are easy to implement, share and manage by IT staff.
"These new Chromebooks are ideal for commercial and educational customers that focus on security, manageability and ensure a strong return on investment," said Philip Burger, Senior Director of the US Channel for Acer. "Acer Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13 will surely inspire colleagues to share ideas, keep teams in touch and help co-workers collaborate on the go."
Chromebook convertible Spin 13 Availability and price  The Chromebook Spin 13 (CP713-1WN) is a convertible model with hinges that allows it to open in full 360 degrees, so the touch screen can be used in four versatile modes. Includes a Wacom EMC styler to take notes, draw and interact with the screen. After use, the pen can be safely stored in the storage slot of the Chromebook Spin 13.
It will be offered to the channel's customers as of September in various configurations:
- The CP713-1WN-385L has an eighth-generation Intel Core i3 -8130U, 8GB LPDDR3 memory and 64GB eMMC storage for $ 749.99 and $ 1,029.99 CAD.
- The CP713-1WN-55HT has an Intel Core i5-8250U 8th Generation processor, 8GB LPDDR3 memory and 64GB eMMC storage for $ 849.99 and $ 1,149.99 CAD.
- The CP713-1WN-59KY has an Intel Core i5-8250U 8th generation processor, 16GB LPDDR3 memory and 128GB eMMC storage for $ 949.99 and $ 1,299.99 CAD.
Chromebook 13 Availability and Price
Acer Chromebook 13 (CB713-1W) has a traditional notebook design for heavy keyboard tasks . Will be offered in various configurations to channel customers as of September:
- The CB713-1W-36XR has an 8th generation Intel Core i3-8130U processor, 8GB LPDDR3 memory and 32GB eMMC storage for $ 649.99 USD and $ 899.99 CAD.
- The CB713-1W-56VY has an 8-generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor, 8GB LPDDR3 memory and 32GB eMMC storage for $ 749.99 and $ 1029.99 CAD.
High resolution 3: 2 display boosts productivity
Both the new Acer Chromebook Spin 13 and Acer Chromebook 13 feature a 13.5-inch Full HD + IPS display with a resolution of 2256×1504 to enjoy applications, documents and video in 3.3 million vibrant pixels. The 3: 2 aspect ratio of the screen adds 18% more vertical space compared to an equally wide 16: 9 screen, so customers see more on their screen.
Premium Aluminum Chassis
With a professional and modern look, the Chromebook Spin 13 and the Chromebook 13 each have an all-aluminu Design m with attractive diamond-carving effects. Matte, sand-blasted aluminum cases are durable and comfortable to hold. In addition, they feature a Corning® Gorilla® Glass touchpad that provides smooth navigation when you browse the web and use applications.
The Chromebook Spin 13 and Chromebook 13 come with a variety of ports, including a USB 3.1 Type C port on each side for charging, transferring data and connecting an external display. Customers can continue to be productive with a long battery life of up to 10 hours (1) and remain connected thanks to 2×2 Mimo 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2. (See full details of the product in the original press release, see also the photos here.)
Ideal for work environments
Fast, easy to use and safe, the new Chromebooks use Chrome OS to Enable your computers to create, connect and share with others. They are fully compatible with Android applications through Google Play, so customers can access Chrome applications and more than two million Android applications for productivity, connectivity and more.
The new Acer Chromebooks are the right choice for environments where employees share their computer work: they can simply log in to their Google account to access Gmail, Google Docs, applications, extensions, bookmarks and more. In addition, the files can be stored in Google Drive (2) that protects files, documents and photos securely in the cloud and ensures that the most current version of the file or document is always available and secure, even if the Chromebook is lost or Stolen. In addition, Chrome OS is regularly updated to provide more features and multiple levels of security to protect against constantly changing online threats.
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- Battery life is based on Google's power_LoadTest test for the non-touch model (http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testing). The actual battery life varies depending on the model, configuration, applications, power management settings, operating conditions and functions used.
- More information about Google Drive on Chrome devices: https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/2703646? p = driveoffer & rd = 1