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Rugged Acer Chromebook Spin 11 for education and much more

Dale Davies |
Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) designed for the classroom, but very capable to serve you on the go.

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The rugged convertible Chromebook comes with a stylus powered by Wacom EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology, and features four versatile usage modes that are ideal for modern learning environments. The Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) will provide additional capabilities thanks to support for Android apps via the Google Play Store out-of-the-box. In addition, the touch display of the Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) is protected by Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.

One of the most impressive features of the new Chromebook is the 360° dual-torque hinge design, which ensures users can enjoy a wobble-free, optimized touch experience in any mode. Tent Mode is ideal for places where space is restricted (such as fold-down tray tables on bus journeys, or small classroom desks), this mode is great for displaying video content and provides a strong base for touchscreen interactions with apps and webpages.

Tablet Mode is the most mobility-friendly mode, the thin body folds over itself to make for a light and easy to hold unit – great for passing around during group-work and great for field trips and class lessons outdoors. This mode is also perfect for art and design projects with the Wacom enabled stylus. A second Acer HD wide view webcam located above the keyboard allows the user to shoot photos and videos just like they would with a tablet.

Display Mode is great for displaying instructional video content during classes that require hands on work – like cookbook recipes in a home economics class – or for apps that don’t need much touchscreen interaction. Notebook Mode is traditional laptop mode for typing and interacting with apps via a full keyboard. Adhering to the stringent U.S. MIL-STD 810G military standard2, the Chromebook Spin 11 is tough and can withstand daily knocks and drops. That makes it a welcome companion to all professionals working in demanding environment.

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