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Acer Debuts Two 12-Inch Chromebooks & TravelMate B114-21 for Classroom Use

Acer today debuted its first 12-inch Chromebooks, the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and Acer Chromebook 512, for students and education customers. The new Chromebooks feature a 3:2 aspect ratio display — a ratio that falls between the ratio used in books and mobile media, and similar to using pen and paper.

The convertible Acer Chromebook Spin 512’s (R851TN) 360-degree hinge lets students use the Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla®Glass2,3 display in four modes: clamshell, tablet, display and tent. An included dockable Wacom electro-magnetic resonance (EMR) stylus allows note-taking and sketching. The Acer Chromebook 512 (C851/C851T) features a traditional notebook design with touch and non-touch options.  Other features include:

  • 3:2 aspect ratio screens for more vertical viewing
  • The latest Intel® processors with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Sturdy and safe for young students; compliant with stringent U.S. Military Standard (MIL-STD 810G)[1] and two toy safety standards: ASTM F963-16 and UL/IED 60950-1
  • Acer convertible Chromebook Spin 512 has 360-degree hinges and Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass display
  • Acer Chromebook 512’s keyboard is difficult to tamper with and easy to fix
  • World- and user-facing webcams let students capture more images

Acer  also is launching its TravelMate B114-21 for the Education Market at BETT 2019. Features include:

  • Compliant with the stringent U.S. Military Standard MIL-STD 810G
  • Durable design with a rubber bumper and an impact-resistant body
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • 802.11ac wireless and an RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • 180-degree hinge