Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched

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Called HP Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5, the new models are said to cater to the education and enterprise markets.

The device is just 0.71 inches thin and weighs 2.43 pounds. As per a report, the new Acer ChromeBook 11 will be officially unwrapped at the venue of CES 2018.

Under the hood is 7th generation Intel Celeron N processors paired with 8GB of RAM. Although seeing how it charges over USB-C now, you may have one in your bag anyway.

Interestingly, the new Chromebook 11 is an Android App-Ready Chromebook.

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Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched

The Acer Chromebook 11 CB311 comes with the 11.6-inch display with still the HD resolution, i.e. 1366 x 768 pixels, just like its predecessor, i.e. the Chromebook C771. To be precise, a touch supporting display bearing CB311-8HT model, and another non-touch version which carries the model number CB311-8.

The Acer Chromebook 11 CB311 is equipped with dual USB 3.0 ports including dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports.

HP Chromebook 14 G5 sports a 14-inch screen and will be released in two resolution options - 1366x768p or 1920x1080p with both touch or non-touch screen variants on sale. There's two standard USB ports too, and a microSD card slot.

Availability wise, Acer has said that the Chromebook will appear in the European, Middle Eastern, and African markets in March where the base model will start at €249, before launching in the U.S. in April for US$249. It comes with 2GB or 4GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. The Chromebook will include Bluetooth 4.2, as well as 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and an HDR video conferencing camera. As far as its availability is on quest, the new Chromebook 11 is set to be launched initially in EMEA, most probably in coming March.

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