Acer announces their latest 11″ Chromebook ahead of CES 2018


Acer has made a bevy of pre-CES 2018 announcements today including their latest 11″ Chromebook line. Acer says these new Chromebooks are perfect for everyday use with their super portable design and up to 10-hours of battery life. The model numbers for these new devices are CB311-8HT and CB311-8H and they both offer up an 11.6″ display. The design also comes without fans, which should keep things nice and quiet. Both models come with two USB 3.1 Type-C ports which can be used for a variety of things.

The new Chromebook 11 device includes two USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 ports, which can be used to charge the device as well as other products, transfer data quickly and connect to an HD display. Plus, customers can use the MicroSD card reader to access and transfer content. The Chromebook 11 also includes two USB 3.0 ports and Bluetooth 4.2. Customers can stay connected to their network with fast and reliable 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless connectivity.

The Acer Chromebook 11 provides access to the Google ecosystem including Google Drive, Gmail, and a variety of useful Chrome apps and extensions. These new Acer Chromebooks will fully support Google Play at launch, so customers will have access to millions of Android apps on Google Play to let them have more fun, be entertained, stay connected and remain productive.

“The new Chromebook 11 continues Acer’s tradition of delivering strong performance with all the benefits of Chrome OS at an excellent value,” said James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Chromebooks are widely known as a fast, easy and secure way to work and play both online and offline. Customers can play games, stay productive, enjoy content and do even more with the new Chromebook 11 thanks to its support of Google Play.”

4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage configurations will be available
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life for all-day use
  • Quiet, reliable fanless design makes it great for shared spaces
  • Two USB 3.1 Type-C ports for fast data transfer, charging, display output
  • Available with touch or non-touch display
  • Google Play is fully supported at launch
  • 4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage configurations
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 1366×768 display resolution

Several models in the Acer Chromebook 11 line (CB311-8HT/CB311-8H) will be available in North America in April with prices starting at $249USD, and in EMEA in March with prices starting at €249. Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer via

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Last Updated on January 9, 2018.


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