New Acer Chromebook with a 14-inch Full HD IPS screen announced at IFA 2018

Aurel Dragan 03/09/2018 | 13:58

Acer launches a new Chromebook with metallic chassis , illuminated keyboard, 12-hour battery life and a narrow frame for the 14 inch Full HD IPS screen. Announced at IFA 2018, the Chromebook will cost around EUR 350.

Acer consolidates its leadership position in the Chromebook market by unveiling details about the availability of the new Chromebook 514 at IFA 2018. Acer focused on technology-lovers, young professionals and students, Acer’s focus on the rising market of Chromebooks, PCs gaming and ultraportable is a successful strategy.

Continuing record-breaking history in bringing top-class Chromebooks to market, the new Acer Chromebook 514 incorporates stamina, durability and sleek appearance in a powerful, lightweight metallic chassis. The 6 mm narrow frame allows a 14 “Full HD IPS screen and a wide viewing angle. An optional touch screen makes it easy to navigate and control video content at a 1920×1080 resolution and a 2,303,600 pixel display.

Top performances and easy productivity

Quick start-up speeds, ease of use, high security and 12-hour battery life are just some of the benefits of the Chrome OS. Quick start-up, simplified interface, integrated malware and energy efficiency give users the ability to enjoy productivity for the entire day without the need for extra power. With Chrome OS, users can still use their favorite software, as traditional office productivity programs, such as Microsoft Office and Skype, have versions for Chrome.

Tap, swipe, scroll, and zoom are lighter than ever. The Corning Gorilla touchpad offers a smoother feel than a regular plastic touchpad with the ability to withstand scratches, so it will continue to look like the day it was bought.

Increased camera clarity and comfortable keyboard

The HDR webcam delivers crisp images so the subjects are always displayed in brilliant detail, while the “day or night” illumination keypad not only looks good, but allows users to conveniently type in poorly lit environments.

A connector is used for ultra-fast data transfer, video streaming and battery charging. USB 3.1 Type-C reversible ports are easy to use and with a transfer rate of up to 5Gb / s are 10 times faster than USB 2.0.

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