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Acer's newest Chromebooks turn into tablets and feature Intel's newest 13th Gen processors

By Kenny Yeo - on 24 Apr 2023, 5:42pm

Acer's newest Chromebooks turn into tablets and feature Intel's newest 13th Gen processors

The new Acer Chromebook Spin 714 (Image source: Acer)

If you like using Chrome OS and Chromebooks, Acer's new Chromebook Spin 714 is one of the most powerful you can find because they are powered by Intel's newest 13th Gen Core processors.

With the latest Chromebook Spin 714, users can get up to a Core i7-1355U processor and up to 32GB of memory in their Chromebook. Maximum storage is a 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD.

Enterprise users will be happy to know that an enterprise version called the Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 comes with a Core i7-1365U processor that supports vPro technology.

The Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 714 features a Intel vPro processor. (Image source: Acer)

All versions will feature a convertible design so it can be turned into a tablet and a 14-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels. The display is protected by antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.

Common to all versions is support for Wi-Fi 6E, DTS Audio, and a 56Wh battery that is claimed to be good for up to 10 hours of use. 

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 can turn into a tablet or be used in a "tent" mode. (Image source: Acer)

The Chromebook Spin 714 is 18.05mm thick and weighs 1.37kg. It's designed to meet the MIL-STD 810H standard of durability.

As for ports, these Chromebooks have two USB-C ports, a USB-A port, and an HDMI port.

And in keeping with the times, the notebook is partially made using post-consumer recycled plastics. It ships with packaging that is made from recycled paper and cardboard.


Pricing and availability

There's no word yet on local availability and pricing but Acer says the Chromebook Spin 714 will be available in North America in May with prices starting at US$699.99 (~S$934).

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