Acer Debuts Two New Military Grade Chromebooks with Taller Display

Acer booth at BETT 2019. Photo courtesy of @FdosSoftware

Today at the BETT show, Appsevents Premier Summit Partner, Acer, launched two new durable 12-inch Chromebook models — the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and Acer Chromebook 512.

These new Acer Chromebooks boasts a display aspect ratio of 3:2 which give users, 18% more vertical space compared to an equally wide 16:9 display. This means, students and educators can get more content on their screen in a single viewing. A real productivity-boosting feature!

Acer Chromebook Spin 512

Acer Chromebook Spin 512
Acer Chromebook Spin 512 

Features at a glance:

  • 360-degree hinge 
  • Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla®Glass scratch-resistant display
  • Four display modes: 
    • Clamshell 
    • Tablet 
    • Display 
    • Tent
  • Dockable Wacom electro-magnetic resonance (EMR) stylus 
  • Dual-webcams: 
    • 8 MP auto-focus world facing camera
    • 88 degree wide-field-of-view HDR webcam
  • 12 hour battery life
  • 1366 x 912 IPS display
  • U.S. MIL-STD 810G military standards compliant
  • ASTM F963-16 and UL/IED 60950-1 toy safety standards compliant
  • Spill-resistant keyboard
  • Moisture-resistant touchpad
  • Intel Wireless-AC 2×2 802.11ac MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output) connectivity for a fast and reliable Gigabit Wi-Fi connection.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 
  • 2x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 ports
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports 


Acer Chromebook 512

Acer Chromebook 512

Features at a glance:

  • Traditional notebook design with touch and non-touch options.
  • Can be opened a full 180 degrees to lay flat on a desk for sharing with other students during classes or for school projects.
  • Mechanically anchored keys that are both difficult to remove and easy to replace, making them ideal for shared classroom environments.
  • 8MP world-facing webcam on the cover, while the clamshell version has an optional 5MP.
  • U.S. MIL-STD 810G military standards compliant
  • ASTM F963-16 and UL/IED 60950-1 toy safety standards compliant
  • Spill-resistant keyboard
  • Moisture-resistant touchpad
  • Intel Wireless-AC 2×2 802.11ac MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output) connectivity for a fast and reliable Gigabit Wi-Fi connection.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 
  • 2x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 ports
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports 

More information can be found here.

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