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New Acer Chromebook 15 with Aluminum Design Makes Entertainment More Enjoyable with Large Display and Long Battery Life

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Editor’s Summary

 15.6-inch full HD IPS 1 display lets media enthusiasts, families with school-age children, and
anyone who wants immersive entertainment see and do much more; wide viewing angles
make it great for sharing
 Extra-long battery life of up to 12 hours 2 delivers day-till- night power for apps,
entertainment, media streaming, social media, school work and more
 Aluminum top cover and palm rest provide a premium touch and feel
 Fanless design provides for quiet operation
 Upward-facing speakers surrounding the keyboard deliver premium sound to complement
the spacious display for a great multimedia experience

Acer, the world’s leading Chromebook brand 3 , announced a new model in its award winning
Chromebook 15 line – the only Chromebook in the industry with a 15.6-inch display – with a new
stylish aluminum design and long battery life of up to 12 hours.

In addition to having a large Full HD IPS 1 display available in touch-screen and non-touch
configurations, the new Acer Chromebook 15 (CB515-1H/1HT) delivers solid performance and up to 12 hours 2 of battery life for all-day media consumption, game play, and app enjoyment. “The new Acer Chromebook 15’s huge display is a visual feast,” said James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Movies, apps, games and websites are immersive and the stunning display pairs beautifully with an aluminum design, quiet performance and up to 12 hours of battery life. The Chromebook 15 continues Acer’s legacy of delivering the most innovative Chromebooks in the industry and in the widest range of sizes.”

The Chromebook 15 will support Android apps via the Google Play ™ Store when it is launched, so
customers will have access to more than two million Android apps to let them have more fun, be
entertained, stay connected and remain connected.



Large, Vibrant Display Boosted by Speakers, HD Web Cam

The vibrant 15.6-inch display lets users enjoy websites, video and games, and also increases
productivity by providing more room for multiple tabs and apps. The Full HD display has a 1920 x
1080 resolution that ensures sharp visuals.

To complement the large display, the Acer Chromebook 15 has two full-sized upward-facing
speakers that support high-definition audio and deliver enhanced volume and audio range. The
full-sized keyboard and large touchpad are comfortable to use and give customers greater
freedom when navigating.

The HD webcam has a wide 88-degree field of view to accommodate more participants in video
chats at home and work. Also, audio and video are clear and crisp thanks to high dynamic range
imaging and the built-in microphone.



Industry-Leading Battery Life; Quiet, Fanless Design

The new Acer Chromebook 15 delivers industry-leading battery life of up to 12 hours 2 , so it can
be used for a full day of work or school plus streaming and fun. The fanless design allows it to
run quietly, making it great for shared spaces such as in a family room, library or coffee shop.
The latest dual-core Intel ® Celeron ® and quad-core Intel ® Pentium ® processors deliver great
performance for apps and the web. Models in the line will be available with 32 GB or 64 GB of
eMMC storage as well as 4 GB or 8 GB of RAM.



Aesthetic, Thinner Aluminum Design

The Chromebook 15’s new design features an aluminum top cover and palm rest, giving it a
stylish and modern design that is comfortable to touch and type on, and is also thinner and
lighter than previous generations. It features a backlit keyboard allowing greater usability and
weighs 1.72 kg (3.79 pounds) while measuring 378 W x 256 D x 18.9 H mm (14.88 W x 10.08 D x
0.74 H inches).



Staying Connected with Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Port

The Acer Chromebook 15 keeps customers connected with fast Intel ® Wireless-AC (802.11ac)
wireless featuring 2x2 MIMO technology. Customers have the fastest way to transfer data,
stream video and connect to an external display with the system’s two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
ports. The USB Type-C adapter can also charge the unit. Also, customers can connect
peripherals to the Chromebook 15 via Bluetooth 4.2, two USB 3.0, an HDMI port and a combo
headphone/speaker jack. The SD card reader supports up to 128 GB SDXC for transferring and
saving files.


Easy to Share, Manage

The Acer Chromebook 15 supports multiple user sign-on to keep data safe. Family members can
share the system and log onto their unique accounts to ensure their projects, Gmail accounts
and information are kept way from prying eyes, even if the Chromebook is damaged or stolen.
Storage on Google Drive 4 protects files, documents, and photos safely in the cloud, and ensures
that the most current version is always available.

Price and Availability

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about
availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest
Acer office via www.acer.com.ph.

The Acer Chromebook 15 was unveiled at the next@acer press event at IFA in Germany, where
the company announced a range of new devices and solutions. For more information, visit
acer.com/nextatacer.
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