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Acer launches Chromebook 15




Earlier at the IFA in Berlin, Acer launched the Chromebook 15, a 15.6-inch Chromebook with upward-facing speakers.

Acer’s new Chromebook 15 has some changes over its previous models. It has a 15.6” Full HD IPS display with wide-viewing angles. Processor options are either a dual-core Intel Celeron or a quad-core Intel Pentium, you can get up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of eMMC storage. The device has two upward-facing speakers that feature high-definition audio.

There will be two variants of this model: a touch-screen and non-touch configuration. The laptop has an aluminum design and boasts a battery life up to 12 hours. The Chromebook 15 will support Android applications via Google Play Store.

Chromebook 15 (CB515-1H/1HT) specs:

15.6-inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution

Dual-core Intel Celeron/ Quad-core Intel Pentium

32GB/64GB eMMC storage

4GB/8GB RAM

Touchscreen (CB515-1HT) / Non-Touchscreen (CB515-1H)

HD webcam with 88-degree field of view

USB 3.1 port

USB 3.0 port

HDMI port

Gen 1 Type-C ports

Headphone/Earphone jack

SD card reader (up to 128GB)

Wireless-AC (802.11ac) with MIMO technology

Metal Chassis

Aluminum Design

378mm  x 256mm  x 18.9mm

1.72kg

The Acer Chromebook 15 is priced at €499 (~Php30547.89) in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and $399 (~Php20489.8) in North America. The laptop will be available this October.

Source: Acer



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2 Responses

  1. Paul says:

    When is Acer or any manufacturer going to make chromebooks available for retail in the Philippines?

  2. Amber says:

    @Paul,

    According to Acer Philippines, Acer Chromebook 15 is only available for commercial sale – bulk orders from corporations or schools – but not for individual consumers.

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