Acer’s latest Chromebook is the company’s first with a 13 inch display and also the first Chrome OS laptop from any device maker to feature NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 processor.
The Acer Chromebook 13 has a starting price of $279 and while details about the laptop have been leaking for weeks, it looks like the Chromebook 13 should hit the streets in September.
Acer will offer 4 different configurations, priced from $280 to $380:
- 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 1366 x 768 pixel display for $280
- 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 1920 x 1080 pixel display for $300
- 4GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 1366 x 768 pixel display for $330
- 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 1920 x 1080 pixel display for $380
The $330 model is aimed at the education market while all of the other models should be available for pre-order at Amazon and/or Best Buy shortly.
Acer says you should get up to 13 hours of battery life with models featuring a 1366 x 768 pixel display or up to 11 hours of run time from the full HD models.
Both versions of the laptop measure about 0.7 inches thick, weigh about 3.3 pounds, and feature NVIDIA’s quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor with 192-core Kepler graphics. They also pack 802.11ac WiFi, USB 3.0 and HDMI output.