Acer Launches Chromebook 13 With Tegra K1 Processor, Long Battery Life

Acer Incorporated (TPE:2353) announced the availability of its new Chromebook 13, a family of laptop designed for budget and performance-oriented consumers. The company is offering the device to consumers in different price points.

Acer Launches Chromebook 13 With Tegra K1 Processor, Long Battery Life

Among the first with Tegra K1 processor

Acer Incorporated (TPE:2353) is among the first Chromebooks in the industry to use the Tegra K1 processor from NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). With the Tegra K1 processor, the Chromebook 13 offers a great graphics performance with 13-hours battery life. The device is also capable of delivering a fast multi-tasking performance.

The Chromebook 13’s battery life is 50% longer compared with the average top-selling Chromebooks available in the market. The Tegra K1 processor keeps the device cool without a fan, making Chromebook’s system completely silent.

Acer Launches Chromebook 13 With Tegra K1 Processor, Long Battery Life

Chromebook 13 features and pricing

Acer Incorporated (TPE:2353) is offering the Chromebook 13 in two different screen resolutions—the base mode with 1366×768 pixel and 1920×1080 full HD resolution for the top-end model. According to the company, both screen resolutions are integrated with its ComfyView anti-glare coating to reduce light reflection and provides a wide range of color and contrast.

The Chromebook 13 with 1366×768 screen resolutions comes with a 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage. The Chromebook 13 with full HD resolution comes in two configurations: 2 GB of RAM with 16 GB of storage or 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. The base price for the full HD model is $299.

Acer Incorporated (TPE:2353) said the Chromebook 13 light as it only measures 0.71 inches thick and weighs 3.21 pounds. The device has a full-sized keyboard and two USB 3.0 ports full HDMI port, SD card slot and stereo speakers. It also sports a 720p HD video camera and microphone. It also comes with a Bluetooth 4.0, and it connects via WiFi.

Acer Incorporated (TPE:2353) is offering the entry-level model of the Chromebook 13 for $297 during the mid-range model for $299. The high-end model costs $379. Consumers will be able to place a pre-order for the device through, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY).

The Chromebook 13 will be available in the market on September.