3: 2 IPS screen, rugged: Acer releases Chromebook 712 (C871) notebook
Only at the CES conference was the Hummingbird Swift 3 with a 3: 2 aspect ratio screen. Now Acer has officially released a 3: 2 screen Chromebook notebook-Chromebook 712 (C871), equipped with a tenth-generation processor. It also has good durability, but the biggest selling point is the 12-inch 3: 2 screen. It has a good experience in browsing the web and office.
The design is relatively mediocre, the body is made of non-metallic material, the size of the body is 297 x 228 x 22.8mm, and it weighs about 1.4 kg. It is equipped with a 12-inch 3: 2 aspect ratio IPS screen, which has a larger viewing area than the conventional 16: screen. However, the screen border is wide and the resolution is only 1366 x 912. The previous hummingbird Swift 3 has a resolution of 2256×1504. If there is a need for resolution, hummingbird Swift 3 is recommended. In addition, the touch version is also available. It comes with a rugged 180 ° metal hinge, which has less damping and can be used to unfold the screen with one hand.
Because its positioning is in the field of student education, the entire machine is protected and reinforced inside and outside. It conforms to the US MIL-STD 810G standard certification. It has good durability, can withstand a 1.2-meter vertical drop impact, 59 kg gravity pressure, and the child accidentally falls. Or step on without worrying. In addition, the keyboard and touchpad are waterproof and splash-proof.
The internal configuration is not high. Based on Intel’s 10th generation Comet Lake family, optional Intel Celeron 5205U, Pentium Gold 6405U and i3-10110U processors can be equipped with 4GB / 8GB DDR4 memory and 32GB / 64GB eMMC storage.
In other aspects, it has WiFi 6 dual-band wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, and expansion on both sides: dual USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, dual USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, card reader and 3.5mm headset jack. In addition, the front 720p camera and microphone do not have fingerprint recognition and face recognition functions.
It is reported that Acer Chromebook 712 (C871) is scheduled to go on sale in March this year. The price starts from 349 Euros (about 2670 yuan). There is a demand for durability, and friends who like the classic 3: 2 screen can pay attention.