Acer today announced the launch of its new Chromebook Spin 11 that’s specialized for classroom use. It’s a rugged, convertible Chromebook that features a Wacom EMR stylus, making it a good fit for the classroom. Acer promises military grade durability for this product and extra features aimed at students.
It comes with a Wacom Electro-Magnetic Resonance stylus which enables students to write and draw directly on the display as if they were using a pen and paper. The Chromebook itself can be used in four different modes thanks to its 360-degree dual-torque hinge design. Tent, Tablet, Display, and Notebook mode are all designed to help out students in different scenarios.
Acer Chromebook 11 Spin features an 11.6 inch HD IPS touchscreen display and can be configured with an Intel Celeron quadcore processor N3450 or an Intel Celeron dualcore processor N3350 with up to 8GB Of RAM and up to 64GB of storage.
Additional specs include 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 USB Type-C ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports, and a microSD card reader. The Chromebook weighs in at 1.4kg and promises up to 10 hours of battery life.
Acer is unable to share pricing and availability information for the North American market at this point in time but does say that these details will be announced at a later date.