All-metal and $299, Acer’s Chromebook 14 targets IT pros

Acer this week announced a new Chromebook that shows just how these machines keep getting better and better.

The eyebrow-raising feature of the Acer Chromebook 14 is its all-aluminium chassis — and a $ 299 price.

This latest Acer system is part of an emerging trend in the Chromebook world to build systems for business users, or people who just want something that feels substantial. From the specs alone, there’s a lot to like.

This Acer Chromebook includes 4GB memory; 32GB of eMMC storage, a lower cost memory typically used in tablets and smartphones; and 12 hours of battery life at full HD via the 1920 x 1080-pixel display.

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