Why the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is the ultimate eco-friendly laptop upgrade

Acer will plant 100 trees for every laptop sold

Acer Chromebook Spin 513
(Image credit: Acer)

With Christmas fast approaching and the nights starting to draw in, there has never been a better time to treat yourself to a new laptop. By upgrading to the Acer Spin 513, an affordable and eco-friendly Chromebook device, you could supercharge your virtual family get togethers, ensure you’re always connected on in-person visits, and have the perfect device for watching movies on a cosy winters’ night. 

The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is one of the most feature-packed laptops on the market. For starters, it’s powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 7c Compute Platform, which delivers a superior PC experience to even the smallest of devices, helping keep you equipped with more than enough processing power to get you through the day no matter where you take it. 

Qualcomm’s innovative platform also equips the Acer Spin 513 with optional 4G LTE. This means you’re no longer limited to the range of your home Wi-Fi, as the laptop provides you with extra personal bandwidth to keep you connected and ensure you always have access to your data and apps, and can host an impromptu video call no matter where you are. 

The Acer Spin 513’s stunning 13-inch FHD IPS touchscreen is another standout feature, and the device’s innovative convertible design means it’s comfortable to use in any position. Not only the high-resolution display perfect for watching Christmas movies and binging series’ on Netflix, but it’s also surrounded by a tiny bezel that allows for an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 78%. 

Acer Chromebook Spin 513

(Image credit: Acer)

You’ll never be caught short when immersing in content away from your power adapter, either, as the Acer Spin 513 delivers up to 14 hours of battery from a single charge.

As if that wasn’t enough to convince you that it’s time for a laptop upgrade, the Acer Spin 512 also features a HD webcam and two built in microphones for crystal-clear video calls and a bunch of connectivity options; there’s support for Wi-Fi 5 and both a USB Type-C port and a USB 3.2 Type-A port for extra versatility to deal with everyday challenges.  

Despite all of these features, the Acer Spin 513 is one of the thinnest and lightest laptops on the market. Weighing less than 1.2kg, this convertible Chromebook is not only extremely light but slips easily into any compact bag or backpack. In fact, at just 0.61-inches thick, it’s barely bigger than a piece of paper.

Speaking of paper, for every Acer Spin 513 sold, Acer has announced that it will plant 100 trees in each customer's name. This initiative was inspired by the laptop’s own eco-credentials; a recent study found that the Acer Spin 513 is 84% more energy efficient then a legacy desktop. 

The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is available now from £349, with the 4G LTE version priced at, and it’s available to buy from Amazon, AO, John Lewis, Currys PC World, and other high street retailers. 

* Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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