Today, at Acer’s [email protected] 2021 event, the Taiwanese OEM announced a lot of products for consumers. This includes the new Acer Chromebook 515 (CB515-1W/T) and Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515, with 15.6-inch displays these are new additions to the company’s best-selling 15.6-inch Chromebook line.
Acer has now promised a premium design and look, advanced durability and the ultimate 11th Gen Intel® Core™ performance.
“Acer’s expansive line of Chromebooks means that we’re well-equipped to meet any sort of customer need—from the display size, processors, durability, connectivity and more,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Whether a customer needs a device for work, school or entertainment, we’ve got a Chromebook with exactly the features they’re looking for.”
Acer is confident that its new Chromebooks including this Chromebook 515 will meet a range of customer needs, ranging from home and business users to hybrid workers and students. Equipped with the latest processors and sought-after features such as reliable Wi-Fi 6, video conferencing technology and durable designs, the new Acer Chromebooks keep customers connected, productive and entertained.
Acer Chromebook 515 – Performance and Conferencing with a Large 15.6-inch Display
If you are someone who always like bigger displays on laptops, the new Acer Chromebook 515 with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display is the one you should grab hold of, also you have the optional multi-touch capability.
The Chrome OS running makes things very easy for workers, students, teachers and a lot of people who need a simple operating system. The Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515, on the other hand, is ideal for businesses utilizing cloud technology and for IT administrators to deploy, manage and secure their cloud workforce.
The new Chromebooks are powered by up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors and Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, plus up to 512 GB PCIe NVMe storage and up to 16 GB of RAM, delivering responsive performance and allowing the Chromebook to wake from sleep in less than a second.
On the audio front, it is complemented by DTS Audio for high-quality surround sound and built-in smart amplifiers for louder, clearer audio. Advanced conferencing technology helps to keep employees connected whether working from the office or home, further enhanced by dual microphones that help users’ voices to come through clearly, while a webcam shutter protects their privacy when the video conference is done.
Boasting military-grade (U.S. MIL-STD 810H) durability, the Chromebook 515 and Chromebook Enterprise 515 have an aluminium top cover and a reinforced design that is both protective and stylish. A smooth Corning® Gorilla® Glass touchpad ensures that tapping, swiping and scrolling are smooth and accurate, while a numeric keypad further enhances its backlit keyboard.
Additionally, these new 15.6-inch Chromebooks feature best-in-class connectivity with two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports (one on each side) for data transfers, power delivery and sharing video and audio to external displays. They also connect wirelessly with Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and include HDMI and microSD.
Chrome OS, Chrome Enterprise and App Support
Acer Chromebook Enterprise devices provide employees with a modern experience and devices that stay fast, have built-in security, deploy quickly, and reduce the total cost of ownership. Acer Chromebooks with Chrome Enterprise Upgrade unlock the built-in capabilities of Chrome OS, allowing IT to deploy, orchestrate, and power the cloud workforce securely and effectively from anywhere.
The new Acer Chromebooks all support apps via Google Play and web-based apps, so users will have access to all the apps they love for productivity, creativity and more.
Pricing & Availability
The Acer Chromebook 515(CB515-1W/T) will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 499. While the Acer Chromebook Enterprise 515 will be available in North America in January 2022 starting at USD 649.99; and in EMEA in October starting at EUR 799.