For some time the Acer Chromebook R11 has held a unique place as one of the original 3 Chrome OS devices to receive Android Apps on the Stable channel. The 11.6″ convertible is a formidable device that, when properly equipped, can handle Android Apps with ease and perform to the needs of the moderate user.
Amazon has listed the Acer Chrombook R11 for $262. That’s $38 off retail and for your dollars you’ll be getting some pretty impressive specs. Here’s a rundown.
- Intel Celeron N3150 Quad-Core Processor 1.6GHz
- 11.6″ HD 1366 x 768 resolution, high-brightness, LED-backlit IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology with integrated 10-point multi-touch screen.
- 4GB DDR3L Onboard Memory.
- 32GB Internal Storage.
- Intel HD Graphics.
- Two Built-in Stereo Speakers.
- 802.11ac WiFi featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz).
- Bluetooth 4.0.
- 1 – USB 3.0 Port.
- 1 – USB 2.0 Port.
- 1 – HDMI port with HDCP Support.
- HD Webcam (1280 x 720).
- 3-Cell Li-Ion Battery (3220 mAh).
- Up to 10-hours Battery Life.
Not too shabby. 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and a higher tier Intel Braswell SoC. This little Chromebook is great for anyone on the go and has enough horsepower to handle most daily tasks, streaming video and of course, Android Apps. You grab one today at the link below. Amazon Prime members can take advantage of free, two-day shipping.
Update: As of this evening, Mar 25th, the Acer R11 has been discounted even more. You can now pick one up for $245. That’s over $50 of retail! At this price the sale probably won’t last long.