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Acer’s newest Chromebook Spin 513 features a rugged 2-in-1 design



It’s fitting that one of the first laptops announced at CES 2022 will be an Acer Chromebook, the latest in a long line of Google-powered laptops that have been among the most sought-after tech products in the new work. and learn from. era of the house. The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) boasts a distinctive and durable 2-in-1 design, MediaTek processing, and surprisingly robust ancillary features, making it a potentially attractive option for virtual learning. and online work.

Designed to deliver a day’s battery life and a higher level of durability than the average Chromebook, the new Spin 513 features a slim aluminum chassis that is more than rugged: it features MIL military grade durability ratings. -STD 810H. Whether you’re using it in the classroom or on the road, this 2-in-1 Chromebook should handle whatever throws at it.

With a 360 degree hinge, the Spin 513 has several modes of use.

With a deluxe aluminum chassis and reinforced 360-degree hinges, the Chromebook Spin 513 leans toward the higher end of the Chromebook spectrum, but it also has specs to match. The sleek 2-in-1 has 8 GB of DDR4 memory and 128 GB of local storage, which can be supplemented with a microSD card inserted in the included slot.

The Spin 513 features a MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processor, a new eight-core processor that promises fast performance and power efficiency for a day’s battery life. Acre estimates 10 hours of battery life on the slim system, which combines with the laptop’s 2.84-pound weight to provide great portability.

With a mix of ARM processing and an integrated graphics solution, the new processor is uniquely suited for multitasking and the kind of flexible use that a multimode laptop offers. Kompanio processors are designed to handle functions ranging from Wi-Fi management to HDR cameras, making them ideal for use in tablet and laptop mode.

The Chromebook also has a larger screen, with a 13.5-inch screen in 3: 2 aspect ratio, providing more vertical viewing space to read pages with less scrolling. With 18% more screen space than other 13-inch displays, the panel’s 2,256 by 1,504-pixel resolution should provide plenty of detail for web browsing and media streaming. And the design uses a slim 7.7-millimeter bezel, which keeps annoying bezels to a minimum.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 513 in laptop and tablet modes.

Acre Chromebook Spin 513 in laptop and tablet modes

Acer has also equipped the Chromebook Spin 513 with other handy features, such as DTS Audio and a pair of upward-facing speakers, as well as a pair of microphones for speaking clearly during video calls. A USB Type-C port can handle a range of modern peripherals and adapters, while Wi-Fi 6 offers fast networking.

There’s obviously a lot we still don’t know about the new Hybrid Chromebook, including its performance, but we do know it’s coming this summer. The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) goes on sale in June, retailing for $ 599.99.

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