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Introducing the first always connected Chromebook powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon, the Acer Spin 513

Oct 21, 2020

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As we continue to work, learn, and connect with colleagues and loved ones remotely, our laptops are playing an even more important role in our lives. Now more than ever, we’re proud to work with our customers to bring premium smartphone technologies to laptops and deliver rich, impactful computing experiences.

Acer is one of those customers building innovative, productive laptops with our foundational technologies. Today, Acer launched the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and the Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513, which comes with the business capabilities of Chrome OS unlocked. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c compute platform, this new convertible Acer Chromebook brings together performance and efficiency with optional 4G LTE connectivity to truly elevate what consumers and businesses alike can expect from their laptops.

Read on to learn more about the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and the Snapdragon compute platform powering it.

Performance and connectivity from virtually anywhere

Thanks to the powerful components inside the Snapdragon 7c compute platform, the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is optimized for all-day productivity. The 8 nm octa-core Qualcomm Kryo 468 CPU provides enhanced multitasking and responsiveness, so you can simultaneously take video calls, download large files, and more. There’s also the integrated Qualcomm Adreno 618 GPU, which boosts graphics performance for enhanced entertainment experiences, from video streaming to online gaming. What’s more, you’re equipped with up to 14 hours of battery life. That’s right — the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 can last for more than a full day of work or school.

Additionally, optional 4G LTE brings the best of the smartphone to your Chromebook with an always connected Chromebook experience. This means you can access your personal cloud, apps, extensions, and more from anywhere, even when you’re away from a trusted Wi-Fi connection.

Leveraging the efficient Snapdragon 7c compute platform, Acer has designed this convertible Chromebook to be ultra-portable, thin, and light enough to take and use anywhere. The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 weighs just 2.64 pounds and measures only 0.61 inches, with dimensions barely larger than a piece of paper. And with a 78 percent screen-to-body ratio, it’s easy to get immersed in your work, school, or entertainment.

Also announced today is the Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 available with the Chrome Enterprise Upgrade included, offering businesses a way to seamlessly manage devices at scale. With zero-touch enrollment, IT administrators can drop ship the Snapdragon 7c-powered Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513, automatically enrolling devices into enterprise administration and unlocking the full capabilities of Chrome OS for businesses. Comprehensive integrated security features, combined with renowned Snapdragon mobile platform efficiency, performance, and connectivity, creates a secure and productive solution for business environments.

We create technologies to help the world connect, compute, and communicate, and when we innovate, it enables our customers and moves the industry forward. We’re redefining mobile computing by combining the best technologies and experiences of a smartphone with the performance you expect from a laptop. The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is a perfect example of that kind of innovation and the first amazing Chromebook powered by the Snapdragon 7c compute platform.


Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Kryo, and Qualcomm Adreno are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.


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