Acer’s expected to launch a new Chrome OS laptop with a 13 inch display and an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor soon. Wondering why you’d want a Chromebook with an ARM-based chip when there are plenty of cheap Intel-powered Chrome laptops which offer 8 hours of battery life?
Because the Acer CB5 Chromebook will get up to 13 hours of run time.
Acer still hasn’t officially launched the new CB5 Chromebook yet, but details about the laptop showed up in a product brochure lat month. Now Notebook Italia has posted a promotional video for the device.
The Acer CB5-311 features a 13.3 inch screen, 802.11ac WiFi, HDMI, USB 3.0 ports, and HDMI output. Acer will offer models with 1366 x 768 pixel or 1920 x 1080 pixel display options
and there’s also an option for a touchscreen.
Update: The Acer Chromebook 13 is official, and it should ship in September for $280 and up.
It also features NVIDIA’s ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor with 192-core Kepler graphics.
While most of these features showed up in the product brochure, the new video gives us a better look at the CB5 Chromebook in action.
What we still don’t know is how much the laptop will cost or when it will be available for purchase.