Following the tradition of the well established Chromebook series, Acer unveiled earlier its newest addition to the “family” dubbed as the Acer Chromebook 11 model.
The lightweight device comes with impressive dimensions, as it weighs just 2.43 pounds and measures only 0.71-inches in thickness. It packs a 11.6-inch display (along with a 1366 x 768 resolution), dual stereo speakers as well as a high-dynamic range (HDR) camera.
The new Chromebook 11 packs a microSD slot along 4 USB ports for maximum portability and usability: two of the ports are compatible with the newer USB Type- C (3.1) standard while the other two are USB Type-A (3.0) ports. Acer is well known for producing quite energy-friendly devices, so this new model is presumably capable of operating for up to 10 hours off the back of a full charge, while connectivity comes in the form of support for 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2.
Acer Chromebook 11 – Main features
- 11.6-inch IPS display
- 1,366×768-pixel resolution
- 2GB or 4GB of RAM
- 16GB or 32GB of eMMC storage
- 10-hour battery life
- Two USB 3.1 Type-C ports
- microSD card reader
As you can possibly understand, it comes with full Google Play Store and Android apps support, making this an Android app-ready Chromebook from launch. According to Acer, the new Chromebook 11 will be available in two variants:
- a CB311-8HT model with touch display
- a CB311-8H model with a non-touch display
Each variant will be available in 2 storage options (16/32GB) and 4GB of RAM, along with a price tag of 249 Euros in the EMEA regions starting from March. It will also be available in the US from April, priced at 249$.