Acer Chromebook Spin 11 — Screen When it comes to Chromebook displays, my hopes always fall flat. Anyone who uses a laptop full-time will tell you that connection options are important, even if some companies making them don't agree. Kids are great, and I just melt around them like a big old softie. Final thoughts The Acer Chromebook Spin 11 just inspires rugged confidence with its hardware. The Spin 11 is hands-down the best Chromebook I've ever used for a youngster. Dirty laptops still work, but a small sheet of thin glass would make this a non-issue.
These are fairly average specs for the category, and the Spin 11 sweetens the pot by including a pretty decent stylus and carrying case. For one, the dual speakers are positioned on the bottom, so any sound is immediately muffled by your desk or crotch in standard laptop mode. On paper, the keyboard would seem shallow, with just 1. Thus, the internet access is easy, fast and uninterrupted. If you still have a fairly recent Chromebook, it may not yet be time for you to upgrade. It ignored the abuse and kept going, so we splashed a glass of water on the keyboard, then except for wet fingers continued typing this paragraph as if nothing had happened.
Acer has announced a new Chromebook called the Spin 11, a convertible design with a 360-hinge and 11. The Spin 11 gives off a budget vibe from the instant you clap eyes on its plastic lid with simple linear pattern. Jan 7, 2019 Connectivity The Chromebook from is provided with 802. The device supports to uch input complemented by a 360-degree hinge enabling four modes: Laptop, tent, stand, and tablet. So I guess that is praise on some level. We knew we would be seeing with Intel's new Apollo Lake processors, and seeing one of the first to ship be an education-focused model was a great surprise.
A second camera centered above the keyboard takes pretty good 2,592-by-1,944-pixel snapshots in Tablet mode, using the screen as a viewfinder, though it's awkward to hold the Spin in one hand while tapping the shutter button with the other. In general, this pen experience is hindered by not having somewhere to store the stylus on-device. In my mind, spill and drop-proofing are not an enthusiast spec, but rather one that many people will take advantage of in the long run. Acer has even added a volume rocker to the side, in addition to the dedicated media controls above the keyboard. You'll need to adjust the angle, move your head or find a new spot to sit outside in the sun. I can;t heap any extra praise on it, but it just worked without me grumbling or making any adjustment to the way I type. These allow you to quickly navigate through webpages and apps, change the screen brightness and so on.
The model we tested came with a dual-core Celeron N3350 clocked at 1. For starters, here are the specifications for the Chromebook Spin 11: Screen size: 11. Processor Type: Celeron Processor Model: N3350 Processor Manufacturer: Intel Operating System: Chrome Screen Size: 11. The Acer Chromebook Spin appears to have gone above and beyond in this department. At this rate, buyers are not just getting a fast and secure laptop, but also a great tablet-esque experience with their Chromebook.
Like many touch screens, the panel is plagued by reflections, so the bezel and dark areas are like looking at a mirror, but the 360-degree hinges let you tilt the display back as far as it takes to minimize the effect. The keyboard is not back-lit. However, in a post- world, do they still fill the same role? It's a fairly fluid experience; the action on the display keeps up well with most of your penmanship, but you can make it choppy if you get a little excited. Proof of purchase from the original purchaser found on the invoice is required. For example, settings featured ridiculously tiny touch targets and switches. Chromebooks are built to do the things most people do on a laptop very well, but if you need specialized software for an office or industrial work you'll probably not be able to use it on a Chromebook. Acer A Wacom stylus helps the Chromebook Spin 11 stand out from the crowd.
Mainly, that flexible design which allows you to transform the device into a tablet, with zero fuss. The Spin 11 is built to take that sort of abuse. You get a pair of cameras with the Spin 11: one positioned above the screen, and another housed just above the keyboard which faces outward in tablet form. While most people will not spend too much time in settings, this too has been optimized following the Material redesign. Nothing notable to the extent specs are concerned, however the Spin 11 is shockingly capable with regards to dealing with distressing outstanding tasks at hand. Chromebooks simply just age well with the baseline of specs that power them.
A workday here means 10 or more tabs open in the browser, Google Docs, Gmail, and Twitter open all day, along with the Slack Android app at a minimum. It's built from polycarbonate both top and bottom with a rubberized bumper that rings the bottom shell. These are things you don't expect to find in an education-focused Chromebook because they tend to add to the already high prices that we're used to seeing for models built for the school system. Kids can be curious and fearless, which means fingers in places where they shouldn't be. That means you will appreciate the performance, too. Acer often touts its patented 360 degree dual-torque hinge on its convertibles that allows four viewing modes.