Refreshed Acer Spin 714 could be world's most powerful Chromebook yet

Acer Chromebook Spin 714
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Acer has unveiled its latest Chromebooks models aimed at fulfilling the needs of consumers, families, and businesses alike. 

The two new Acer Chromebook Spin 714 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 models feature 13th Gen Intel Core processors, providing up to 10% performance improvement over the previous generation as well as a 10-hour battery life with fast-charging.

The new devices also feature a 360-degree convertible mode, quick-charging USI stylus, and Intel vPro technology for businesses that require additional manageability and security controls.

Spinning into productivity

The Acer Chromebooks provide vivid displays and high-quality video conferencing with its WUXGA (1920x1200) displays, 100% sRGB coverage, and built-in QHD 2K webcam, surrounded by thin bezels and equipped with Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.

The Chromebooks support web-based and Google Play apps, providing access to productivity, creativity, work, and school apps. They run on ChromeOS and utilize ChromeOS's built-in business capabilities like fast boot times, ease of use, and advanced security.

In keeping with Acer's commitment to positively impacting the environment, both new models support its Earthion mission, boasting several eco-friendly features including containing post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics and feature energy-efficient designs. The Chromebooks' packaging is made entirely of recycled materials, including molded pulp packaging from recycled paper, cardboard, and other natural fibers.

The new Chromebooks stay connected via Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and to additional devices via a range of ports, including HDMI and two Thunderbolt 4 ports.

"The new Acer Chromebook Spin 714 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 have the performance and productivity-boosting features that make them ideal for executives and mobile professionals, as well as consumers and students taking on more advanced apps such as coding and video editing," noted James Lin, Acer General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 will be made available in the month of May and will cost $699.99 USD. However, specifications, proper date of availability, and pricing may vary by region. 

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