The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 combines the latest Intel Core CPU with fast and light Google ChromeOS. Want a laptop that offers instant startups, fast processing, and long battery life? The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 ticks all the boxes.
Now, you can get an Acer Chromebook Spin 714 with 12th Gen CPU (Opens in a new tab) For $579 at Best Buy. Usually, it retails for $729, which is $150 in savings. This is the lowest price we’ve seen of any 12th-gen Intel laptop. It’s also one of the best Chromebook deals out there.
The Chromebook Spin 714 offers the same high-end specs found in Windows laptops at a lower price. You get an impressive 14″ (1920 x 1200) touchscreen for immersive viewing in both laptop and tablet modes. Under the hood is a 3.3GHz Intel EVO Core i5-1235U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and Intel Iris Xe graphics. Meanwhile, the 256GB solid-state drive provides ample storage space for important files.
In our Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review, we liked its great screen, sturdy build, and powerhouse performance. We were also impressed with the 10½ hours of battery life on the Laptop Mag battery test. We’ve given the Chromebook Spin 713 a rating of 4 out of 5 stars and an Editor’s Choice award.
Our review of the Intel Core i5-10210U 4-core CPU had no problems with multitasking simultaneously. We hit it with over 20 tabs open in Chrome – some playing YouTube and Facebook videos while many apps are running in the background. So she did not flinch.
The laptop in this deal has an Intel Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU with an upgraded 3.3GHz. With more than twice the processing cores, we expect it to surpass its predecessor in performance tests.
Average ratings for the Acer Chromebook 714 are 4.2 out of 5 stars at Best Buy. Customers speak well of the great battery life, versatility, and great operating system. Although it lacks an SD card reader, it makes up for it with ample connectivity options. It has 2 USB Type-C ports, 1 USB Type-A port, 1 x HDMI, and a headphone jack.
If you are looking for a flexible alternative for Mac or Windows, the Acer Chromebook Spin 714 is a wise choice.