Acer at CES: AMD Powered Acer Chromebook 315 Introduced
On the CES 2019, Acer has introduced the Acer Chromebook 315, which is apparently powered by AMD, however not by Ryzen. As a substitute, the Chromebook 315 consists of the AMD A6-9220C or A4-9120C processors with Radeon graphics on this cost-conscious Chromebook.
The Acer Chromebook 315 is a 15.6-inch pocket book that provides both a 1366×768 TN or a 1920×1080 IPS show, however not like the a lot pricier Acer Swift 7 that you’ve introduced, it doesn’t the brand new design of the skinny bezel, however extra typical design, which factors to the goal value section.
ChromeOS has confirmed to be economical with efficiency, which might be a great factor, for the reason that AMD A-Sequence APUs included with the Chromebook 315 should not AMD's latest and quickest chips. The A6-9220C APU is a dual-core processor with a 1.Eight GHz base and a couple of.7 GHz enhance, primarily based on AMD Stoney Ridge and with 28nm excavator cores. It gives AMD Radeon R5 graphics. The essential provide of this pocket book is the AMD A4-9120C with 1.6 / 2.Four GHz and Radeon R4 graphics. The laptop computer comes with Four or Eight GB DDR4 RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB eMMC reminiscence.
Acer Chromebook 315
1.Eight-2.7 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache
Radeon R5 Graphic
1.6-2.Four GHz, 1 MB L2 cache
Radeon R4 graphics
Twin channel DDR4 Four-Eight GB
32-64 GB eMMC
15.6 inches 1366 x 768 Acer ComfyView
15.6 inches 1920×1080 Acer ComfyView IPS
15.6 inches 1920×1080 Acer CineCrystal IPS Excessive Brightness
380.54 x 256.28 x 19.95 mm
14.98 x 10.09 x zero.79 inches
1.Eight kg / three.97 lbs
802.11ac 2×2 MU-MIMO
54 Wh Li-Ion, as much as 10 hours
45W USB-C charger
2 x USB-C Gen 1
2 x USB-A three.zero
Acer claims that the Chromebook 315 with 54 Wh battery capability can ship as much as 10 hours of battery life, which isn’t unhealthy contemplating the 28nm CPUs on board. Acer gives USB-C charging with a 45W PD adapter.
The Chromebook is a reasonably sturdy 19.95 mm thick unit that weighs 1.Eight kg or simply below Four lbs.
Given the vary of low-priced elements, it's not shocking that the Acer Chromebook 315 will likely be accessible in February for $ 279.99.