Acer has announced a new Chromebook with AMD-based processors at the CES 2019. The latest Acer Chromebook 315 is powered by latest 7th Generation AMD A6-9220C or A4-9120C processors with Radeon graphics for smooth and responsive web experiences. This Chromebook is ideal for work and entertainment with as it comes with a 15.6-inch display and up to 10 hours of battery life.
The Acer Chromebook 315 flaunts a Full HD 15.6-inch IPS vibrant display with 178-degree viewing angle for streaming video, web games and apps, and it’s available in touch-screen and non-touch configurations. One of the main advantages of the Chromebook is the ability to run Android Apps, the Acer Chromebook 315 supports millions of Android apps on Google Play for entertainment, productivity, connectivity and more. Further, the Chromebook packs in an HD webcam with a wide 88-degree field-of-view to accommodate groups. In addition, audio and video are crystal clear thanks to high dynamic range imaging and the built-in microphone. It also houses two full-sized upward-facing speakers that flank the keyboard and they support HD audio and deliver enhanced volume and audio range. This Chromebook comes with a full-sized, backlit keyboard on touch-screen models and a large touchpad.
On the connectivity front, there are 2 USB Type-C Gen 1 ports, one on each side of the device for data transfers, charging and display output. It features fast WiFi 802.11ac wireless featuring 2×2 MIMO technology. Other options include Bluetooth 4.2, 2 USB 3.0 ports and the combo headphone and speaker jack. The Acer Chromebook 315 weighs 1.72 kgs and is thick at 19.95mm. Pricing and Availability
The Acer Chromebook 315 will be available with either a touch screen display (CB315-2HT) or non-touch display (CB315-2H) with up to 8GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. It will be available in North America in February, starting at $279.99, and in EMEA in April, starting at €349.
“The 15.6-inch Chromebook has been one of the cornerstones of the Acer Chromebook line,” said James Lin, General Manger, Commercial and Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “The Acer Chromebook 315 builds on the line’s core attributes — a huge 15.6-inch display, great speakers and a stylish design — to now include new AMD processors and Radeon graphics that will effortlessly power the growing selection of Chrome and Android apps that have been embraced by so many students, families and business users.”
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