#IFA2017 – Acer has launched a new Chromebook 15 at IFA 2017 in Berlin today. The Chromebook gets a new aluminum design coupled with a large display and long battery life. Acer says that this combination makes the notebook a good option for entertainment use.
It’s packaged inside a new aluminum top cover and palm rest which provides a premium touch and feel to the device. Its powered by the latest Intel dual core Celeron and quad core Pentium processors with up to 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
The 15.6 inch display is the largest in the Chromebook industry and is available in touchscreen and non-touchscreen configurations. It’s complemented by two full-sized upward-facing speakers that have support for high definition audio and deliver enhanced volume and audio range.
With its backlit keyboard, the new Chromebook 15 weighs in at 2.79 pounds and measures 378 x 256 x 18.9 mm. 802.11ac Wi-Fi is onboard alongside two USB 3.1 Typc-C ports, two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, Bluetooth 4.2, and a SD card reader.
Prices for the Acer Chromebook 15 start at $399. It will be available in North America this October from the Acer Store and Best Buy.