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Acer to unwrap Google Play Store featuring Chromebook 11 at CES 2018

Acer to unwrap Google Play Store featuring Chromebook 11 at CES 2018

The Chromebook 11 starts at just $249, but features fairly low-end specs to match.

Acer has launched a new version of its new Chromebook 11. They are all driven by Intel Celeron processors.

It claims to offer 10 hours of battery life in a single charge. But USB-C has remained rare in entry-level machines like the Chromebook 11. It has a fanless design that makes it quieter.

The HP Chromebook 11 G6 EE is quite similar to the Acer Chromebook 11 in terms of the specifications - It will feature a 11.6-inch screen with 1366x768p resolution with both touch and non-touch version on sale.

There are actually two USB-C ports, so you can use one to top up the battery and a second for copying files from a phone or memory stick.

Out of the box you'll have support for Android apps, along with the regular Chrome apps and extensions.

As with other recent Chromebooks, the Chromebook 11 supports the Google Play Store, so you get access to all the Android apps you could possibly want.

"The new Acer Chromebook 11 continues Acer's tradition of delivering strong performance with all the benefits of Chrome OS at an excellent value". It comes with 2GB or 4GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. 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.

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 United States in April for US$249. The notebook is equipped well enough for its price in the multimedia aspect as well with an HDR camera for Google Hangouts, dual stereo speakers, and an integrated microphone.


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