It is usually tougher tracing the variations between previous and new Chromebooks given their wild launch schedule. For Acer’s half, the all-new Chromebook Spin 514 is ready to go to market alongside the Spin 513 — the corporate’s first with Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c silicon — however towing AMD’s Third-gen Ryzen cell processors as a substitute.
Acer hasn’t made clear how it’s configuring the processor and reminiscence SKUs, however we do know that it will provide the Spin 514 with the quad-core Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chipsets together with AMD Radeon Vega or RX Vega Cell graphics. We do know, although, that it’s going to value at $480 and up — a $80 premium on the Snapdragon-powered Spin 513.
The contact show that may swivel 360° will get nudged from the 13.3″ to the 14″ format, fronted by Gorilla Glass 3 and supported with an aluminum construct with MIL-STD 810H sturdiness. Whereas it is good to know that testing has licensed that the Spin 514 can face up to drops of as much as 4 ft (1.2m) and utilized weight of as much as 132 kilos (60kg), we do not suggest freely testing these limits. Sand and dirt infiltration had been examined on the decrease 810F commonplace.
There’s additionally all the trimmings of Chrome OS like quick boots and a battery adequate for a 10-hour day. Fleet managers seeking to deploy this machine to their workforce can make use of zero-touch enrollment — all workers must do is join their Enterprise Spin 514 to the web and so they’ll be immediately enrolled into the executive backend.
As with the Spin 513, the 514 is getting out to U.S. clients beginning subsequent month and within the EMEA markets in March beginning at €529. The Enterprise Spin 514 will likely be accessible worldwide in March from $750 or €799.