Acer today launched a new Chromebook which it claims to be the first product of its kind to offer 14 hour battery life. The Acer Chromebook 14 is also the company’s first model with a 14 inch display and an all-aluminum body. Like all Chromebooks, it’s powered by the cloud-based Chrome OS from Google.
Acer Chromebook 14 features 4GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage aside from its 14 inch 1920×1080 pixel resolution display. Under the hood, it has an Intel Celeron N3060 processor and weighs just 3.42 pounds. Customers can also purchase this device with 2GB RAM, the Intel Celeron N3160 processor, 16GB storage and a 14 inch HD display with 1366×768 pixel resolution.
The Chromebook 14 also has a 720p webcam with support for HD audio and video recording. It features a wide field of view and High Dynamic Range imaging as well as an integrated digital microphone and dual stereo speakers to further improve the video conferencing capabilities of this Chromebook.
This is Acer’s first Chromebook with two USB 3.1 ports. Other supported connectivity options include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and an HDMI port.
Multiple Acer Chromebook 14 models will be available for purchase starting next month, the top-of-the-line model with the full HD display, 4GB RAM and 32GB storage will cost $299.99 and is now available for pre-order via Amazon. It will be available from Best Buy starting April.