Along with the many other laptops that Acer announced today, they also their first Chromebooks that feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c compute platform, which include the the convertible Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513. Acer also introduced the Acer Book RS, which was designed in collaboration with Porsche Design.
Both the two new Chromebooks, that is the Chromebook Spin 513 and Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 feature the Snapdragon 7c compute platform with an 8 nm octa-core Qualcomm® Kryo 468 CPU. The laptops feature Corning Gorilla Glass protected 13.3-inch full HD IPS touchscreen display, up to 8 GB LPDDR4X SDRAM and up to 128 GB of storage.
The laptops have 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO technology and optional 4G LTE built-in, two full-function USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C ports with support for DisplayPort over USB-C and USB charging, a USB 3.2 Type-A port, and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. The Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 specifically has extra security and enterprise capabilities such as zero-touch enrollment for IT departments.
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS has an compact all-metal diamond-cut CNC-machined chassis with a 3k carbon fiber cover, and weighs in at 1.25 kg. For its internals, it has the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics and optional discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPUs, with 16 GB of RAM. It comes with a 14-inch FHD IPS touchscreen that is covered with a layer of Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass and it has a rated battery life of 17 hours.
Pricing and availability
- Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-1H) will be available in North America in February 2021 starting at $399.99 (Approx. Rs. 29,488)
- Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 will be available in North America in March 2021 starting at $699.99 (Approx. Rs. 51,606)
- Porsche Design Acer Book RS will be available in North America starting at $1,399.99 (Approx. Rs. 1,03,213)