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
Touchscreen (CB515-1HT) / Non-Touchscreen (CB515-1H)
HD webcam with 88-degree field of view
USB 3.1 port
USB 3.0 port
Gen 1 Type-C ports
SD card reader (up to 128GB)
Wireless-AC (802.11ac) with MIMO technology
378mm x 256mm x 18.9mm
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.