Rumors confirmed: after the image and the first technical specifications, Acer Aspire One has officially CloudBook. It ‘a low-cost notebooks with Windows 10, which will be available in the US since August: the 11.6-inch version will have a starting price of $ 169, while the 14-inch model will cost $ 199.
It is not the first time I set foot in Acer laptops cheap: its offer already includes a range of Chromebook and some notebooks with Windows 8 with prices above $ 200, but the CloudBook Acer are the first designed for Windows 10 (the OS it will be pre-installed) with even lower costs. In practice, the Acer Aspire One CloudBook is the alternative to a Windows Chromebook with Rockchip SoC; the two have the same starting price, but the hardware platform and software forces users to a stark choice between power / productivity and ease / safety.
Acer CloudBook 11 has a screen 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768 pixels) and a battery of 4200 mAh for autonomy of 7 hours, while 14 CloudBook has a 14-inch HD display (1366 x 768 pixels) and a 4780 mAh battery for up to 6 hours of battery life. The rest of the technical specifications is in common and we find an Intel Celeron N3050 (Braswell), with 2GB of RAM and 16-32GB of ROM expandable with a microSD card slot, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0 , a USB 2.0, HDMI and audio jacks. Obviously, on board it is pre-installed with Windows 10 a year subscription to Office 365 Personal. Sorry the presence of a TN panel (and not IPS), but we recommend the integration of two microphones for canceling noise in voice calls and commands to Cortana.
There are no models with more than 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, after all the CloudBook arise as a low-cost notebooks, and there is even the possibility to upgrade / expand the memory. For all we know, at least initially, Acer will make two CloudBook 11 16GB and 32GB respectively 169 and $ 189 and a 32GB CloudBook 14 to 199 dollars. The smallest model measures 292.1 x 201.93 x 17.8 mm and weighs 15.1 kg, while the larger one measuring 339.3 x 235 x 17.8 mm and weighs 1:59 kg