According to James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business at Acer, “Every aspect of the new Acer Chromebook 712 was designed from the ground up with the educational environment in mind. In addition to meeting several durability and safety standards, we’ve also provided extras such as a student-friendly keyboard and the latest processing and Wi-Fi technology, giving students and teachers a powerful tool that will enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.”
The laptop has been designed to meet MIL-STD 810G specifications. It also sports a spill-resistant keyboard with mechanically anchored keys, and also offers ASTM F963-16 and UL/IEC 60950-1 child safety certifications.
As for its specs, we’re looking at a 12-inch 3:2 display where it can be configured to be powered by Intel’s 10th Gen Core i3 processors, up to 12 hours of battery life, and there will be configurations of 4GB or 8GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of eMMC storage. The Acer Chromebook 712 will be priced at $329.99 and will be available for purchase this March.