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Acer Chromebook Spin 514 announced with metal build and AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series processors


Ahead of CES 2021, Acer has announced a new Chrome OS laptop called Acer Chromebook Spin 514. The highlight of this notebook includes metal build, U.S. MIL-STD 810H certification, and AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series processors. It will be available in multiple variants, in addition to Enterprise Edition models.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Specifications and Features

According to Acer, the new Chromebook Spin 514 models are powered by AMD Ryzen 7 3700C and Ryzen 5 3500C quad-core processors with respective built-in AMD Radeon Vega Graphics. It can be bought in up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage version.

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It flaunts a 14-inch FHD IPS LCD panel with support for touch input and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The display features 6.1mm side bezels and a 78% screen-to-body ratio. Since the product is a convertible, it can be also used as a Chrome OS tablet as it can run Android apps, which can be installed from the Google Play Store. Also, buyers can opt for an optional backlit keyboard model.

As mentioned in the beginning, the laptop features

a metal build and weighs about 1.55Kg and measures 17.35mm in thickness. As for ports, it comes with 2 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 1) with support for DisplayPort and charging, 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) with one of them supporting power-off charging, and a MicroSD reader. Some variants also feature an HDMI port.

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On the connectivity front, the notebook features dual-band WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0. Further, it sports a dual-speaker, dual-microphone with support for Google Assistant, and HD webcam.


Last but not least, it can be purchased in either Pure Silver, Steel Gray, or Mist Green color version.

Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Pricing and Availability

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (CP514-1H) will be available in the US from February starting at $479.99. Whereas, it will hit the shelves in Europe in March for a starting price of €529.

Similarly, the Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Enterprise Edition (CP514-1WH) will be available from March in both the US and Europe, starting at $749.99 and €799 respectively.

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