Acer has started selling its new rugged convertible Chromebook laptop for the professional and educational markets. The Chromebook Spin 311 combines an affordable price, a robust design and a battery life of 10 hours.
The new ultra-portable 2-in-1 hybrid Acer Chromebook Spin 311 (R721T) is convertible into a Tablet with its 11.6 inch IPS WXGA HD (1366×768) multi-touch touch screen that can be opened to 360 ° and protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass layer.
Rugged type, it is robust with resistance to falls up to 122cm and to liquids (up to 342 ml spilled). It is designed to withstand humidity levels of 59% -88%, temperatures between 32 ° and 49 ° and vibrations up to 7.7G. It complies with the American military resistance standard MIL-STD-810G .
This results in a thick chassis for this type of machine, with dimensions of 296 x 206 x 23.5mm for a weight of 1.5 Kg . The autonomy under the free system installed Google Chrome OS is good, announced at 10 am with the Li-Polymer 3 cell 4200mAh battery provided.
The robust Acer Chromebook Spin 311 (R721T) is built around an AMD Stoney Ridge A4-9120C processor very low consumption (6W) Dual Core with embedded graphics Radeon R4, 4 GB DDR4 of RAM and storage 32 GB eMMC.
On the connection side, there are Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless modules, a headphone / microphone combo audio port, 2 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1).
Also included are a microSD card reader, 2 speakers and a webcam with microphone.
For the moment, no tariff announced for the Acer Chromebook Spin 311 (R721T) rugged rugged but it murmurs a price around 200 dollars.
|Acer Chromebook Spin 311|
1.6-2.4 GHz, 1MB L2 cache
Radeon R4 Graphics
|RAM||4 GBl DDR4|
|Storage||32 GB eMMC|
|Display||11.6-inch 1366×768 IPS LCD|
|Dimensions||296 x 206 x 23.5 mm|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
|Battery||4,200 mAh Li-Poly, up to 10 hours
45 W USB-C Charger
|Ports||2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
|Other||Webcam, speakers, microphone array|
|Starting Price||~$200 (not confirmed)|