Acer introduces a new Chromebook Spin 513 with Snapdragon 7c
As part of its official presentation, Acer unveiled the new Chromebook Spin 513, which became the first Chromebook on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c chipset, which was shown last year. This chipset includes 8 Kryo 468 cores and an Adreno 618 graphics adapter. There will be an optional LTE modem, paired with the chipset will be 8 GB of RAM, the internal capacity will be 128 GB. Autonomy, according to the company, should be about 14 hours.
Acer Chromebook Spin 513 Features
The main feature of the Chromebook Spin 513 is portability. The laptop weighs less than 1.2 kg (2.6 pounds) and can rotate the screen 360 degrees. It has an IPS display with a diagonal of 13.3 inches and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The model is equipped with two USB-C 3.2 Gen connectors.
The company also presented a new smart speaker Acer Halo with support for Google Assistant. The new column differs in terms of design from all solutions presented on the market. There is an LED backlight and color display, as well as a separate, LED display hidden under the cover, which can display time, weather, and personal messages. There are physical buttons to control the microphone, volume, and playback. The new speaker will be available next year for $109.
Acer also unveiled new solutions for its Swift, Spin, Aspire, and TravelMate series. The new Swit 3 and Aspire 5 laptops will feature Intel Iris X Max and 11th generation Intel Core graphics. The Acer Spin 3 will feature a 13.3-inch 16:10 display, and Spin 5 buyers can get the optional Gorilla Glass. The TravelMate lineup will support eSIM LTE, MIL-STD-810G, and Thunderbolt 4.
Acer Chromebook Spin 513 Laptop Price and Availability
In Europe, the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 laptop will go on sale in February 2021, at a price of 700 Euro. Acer Chromebook Spin 513 will go on sale in March for the US at a price of $400 US.