Acer’s new Chromebook Spin 512 (R853TA) and Acer Chromebook Spin 511 (R753T) feature the latest Intel Pentium Silver or Celeron processors and durable designs, ideal for the school Environment. Other features include a MIL-STD 810H4,5 rating, and an Antimicrobial1, 2 Corning Gorilla Glass touch display, which is a tougher cover glass created from an antimicrobial compound that resists the growth of odour and stain causing microorganisms and is scratch-resistant. The Acer Chromebook Spin 511 has a compact form factor and an 11.6-inch HD IPS5 display in a 16:9 format. The Acer Chromebook
Spin 512 has a productivity-boosting 3:2 aspect ratio HD+ IPS display that provides 18 percent more vertical space compared to an equally wide display. As a result, students can view more text, maps, photos and schoolwork before needing to scroll.
Both the new Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and Acer Chromebook Spin 511 have been made to be durable. The military standard (MIL-STD 810H4)-tested, impact-resistant body stands up to daily wear and tear. The shock absorbent bumper and reinforced design protects the device from drops as high as 122cm (48 in) and up to 60kg (132lbs) of downward force. Widened brackets provide additional support to help protect the panel, while the I/O ports have been reinforced with additional metallic plates to ensure they stay in place, even with frequent rough use.
Additionally, the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 includes a BPR & EPA-compliant silver-ion antimicrobial agent in the coating on the keyboard and surrounding surface that is proven to show a consistently high microbial reduction rate against a broad range of bacteria under the JIS Z 2801 & ISO 22196 test protocol.
Both Chromebooks feature mechanically anchored keys that are difficult to remove and easy to replace, ideal for education settings. The quickly serviceable keyboards are spill-resistant with a gutter system that routes up to 330ml (11 fluid ounces) of water away from internal components to be drained out the bottom of the chassis. The touchpads are also moisture-resistant, maintaining high standards of quality control.
The new Acer Chromebooks have been certified to meet two leading toy safety standards, the ASTM F963-16 and UL/IED 60950-1 6, meaning they’re also safe to share with younger children.
Powered by the latest generation Intel N4500 and N5100 Processors, both of the new Acer Chromebooks empower students with the capability to handle multiple tabs and demanding apps at once. The Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and Chromebook Spin 511 provide long battery life of up to 10 hours7, providing all-day support for students.
The new Acer Chromebooks both have 360-degree hinges that make four different usage modes possible, enabling students to do more with their device. Plus, they have up to an 8MP MIPI world-facing camera8 to capture images and also an 88-degree wide-field-of-view HDR webcam for online classes and chats. For privacy, the device includes a physical shutter that can be closed at any time.
The new Acer Chromebooks will be available with up to 64GB eMMC storage and up to 8GB RAM.
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