Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is the new spearhead of the ChromeOS devices range proposed by the Taiwanese manufacturer and dedicated to the consumer world. It is also available in the Enterprise version for companies and professionals, the unpublished Chromebook has been designed within the Project Athena program and bases its computing power, performance and connection speed on the 10th generation Intel Core processors.
The new Spin 713 is a high-end convertible with the latest Comet Lake processors, a high-resolution 13.5-inch display, and Project Athena certification. Chromebooks are particularly successful now globally, especially since the platform is becoming more and more universal when it comes to app selection and soon in addition to Linux and Android, Windows Applications also can start.
If you want high-end specs, you might find what you are looking for in the new Acer Chromebook Spin 713, which, in addition to the private user version, will also come with a Chrome Enterprise Upgrade for managed environments.
With Intel’s Comet Lake processors of the 10th core generation and a 13.5-inch IPS display in 3:2 format and 2,256 x 1,504 pixels resolution, it shows that there is a lot of power in it. Acer will sell the Spin 713 with 4, 8, or 16GB RAM and various storage variants from the more leisurely 64GB eMMC 6 to the high-performance 256GB PCIe SSD. The integrated battery should last 10 hours and since Acer Project Athena certification advertises, this should be a really relevant 10 hours in everyday life.
Project Athena also explains why the Chromebook Spin 713 wakes from hibernation in less than a second, the weight of 1.37 kg was not a record for a convertible that is also shockproof according to the MIL-STD-810G standard quite a good average. Two USB-C ports, as well as USB-A and HDMI ports, are available at the connections, further details can be found in the spec sheet below.
Price and availability
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (CP713-2W-5874) is now available to buy via the Bestbuy.com store for $629 for the version with 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10210U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD.
If you’re not familiar with the Chromebooks or looking for a higher-end device, then we have the Acer Nitro 5 – 2020 version (REVIEW). It comes to a new appearance, Intel Core i5 Gen 10 H series CPU, powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB graphics card, and up to 4 heat sink slots.