Acer adds the company's first convertible Chromebook to its line-up, the Acer Chromebook R 11. The all-new convertible Chromebook is showcased at IFA 2015, Berlin.
The new Chromebook is packed with the latest technology and features for a faster, more productive and flexible user experience.
Following the success of Chromebook line since Acer entered the space in 2011, the Chromebook R 11 is the company's first convertible notebook. It easily transitions between four usage modes: laptop, pad, display and tent modes, letting customers enjoy the Chromebook in a variety of settings.
The Chromebook R 11 is equipped with Acer's patented 360 degrees dual-torque hinge design, enabling customers to manipulate the display to any degree that is most comfortable for the setting. The dual-torque hinges keep the display secure and stable during touch control and while switching between the modes. Always smart, the audio channel output automatically reverses as the display changes orientation.
At just 19.2 mm thin and weighing less than 1.25 kg, the new Chromebook is designed to slip into book bags and backpacks effortlessly. This lightweight computer also packs a huge punch with Intel Celeron processors, ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless connection, USB 3.0 port, and fast boot time.
The Chromebook R 11 packs style as well as substance. The premium aluminum top cover is imprinted for a uniquely textured metallic finish using Acer nano-imprint technology.
The 11.6-inch HD screen at 1366x768 pixels resolution with wide viewing angle is complemented by an HD webcam with HDR imaging, alongwith a crisp and vibrant touch screen display.
The Acer Chromebook R 11 will be available in North America in October with prices starting