Acer’s newest Chromebook is the Chromebook Spin 713, the company’s replacement for the 2018 Spin 13 laptop. This is a premium 2-in-1 aluminum that has a 10th generation Intel processor and starts at $ 629.99.
Specifications include a 13.5-inch, 2256×1504 IPS LCD touchscreen with a 3: 2 aspect ratio, a 10th generation Intel processor, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 256GB of SSD (NVMe or eMMC) storage and “10 hours “battery life. At the base price of $ 629.99, you’ll get an Intel i5-10210U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB eMMC SSD.
The touchscreen and touchpad have Gorilla Glass covers, and the hinge rotates 360 degrees. On the sides, you get two USB-C ports, a full-size HDMI port, a headphone jack, a USB 3 Type-A port, and a MicroSD card reader. Both USB-C ports support charging, 5Gbps transfers, and USB-C DisplayPort. There’s a backlit keyboard, bottom stereo speakers, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5. The laptop is 16.8mm thick and weighs 1.37kg (3.02lb).
Acer promises that the all-aluminum chassis is somewhat durable, saying that “the reinforced design and shock absorbing bumper can withstand drops from heights of up to 122 cm (48 inches) and withstand up to 60 kg (132 pounds) of downward force” .
The laptop launches in North America in July. Meanwhile, the version that will arrive in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in June will cost € 699.
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