Acer unveils Chromebook 14 for Work

During a press event held in New York on Thursday, device manufacturer Acer unveiled its new laptop --- Chromebook 14 for Work. The company claims that the device is the fastest Chromebook ever manufactured.

Announcing the new Chromebook 14 for Work laptop, Acer said that the rugged device -- with a special anti-spill keyboard and touchpad, as well as military grade toughness -- will be priced at $349. It will be available for purchase by enterprise users in May.

The forthcoming Chromebook 14 for Work laptop will come in two display options -- 1366x768 HD or 1920x1080 Full HD -- with Corning's new Vibrant Gorilla Glass. It will be powered by an Intel Core i5 Skylake processor. The processor can be paired with an option of 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM.

Some of the other noteworthy specifications of Acer’s new, 3.5-pound Chromebook 14 for Work laptop include a 720p webcam with a wide angle lens; a USB Type-C port, three USB 3.1 ports, a DisplayPort, an audio jack, and an HDMI port.

According to Acer, the battery life of the HD model of the Chromebook 14 for Work laptop will be 12 hours; and for the Full HD model, the battery life will be 10 hours. The laptop will be available in 16GB or 32GB storage options.