Acer expands its eco-friendly Vero lineup with the Acer Chromebook Vero 514

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The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 features a chassis made from 30% PCR plastic and 90% recycled paper packaging

Editor’s Summary

  • The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 builds on Acer’s Earthion mission and embraces the spirit of sustainability that leverages recycled and recyclable materials, packaging made primarily from recycled paper, and easy upgrades, repairs and recycling.
  • Delivers class-leading performance powered by the latest 12th Gen Intel processor® Heart processors and features a 14-inch Full HD touchscreen with 100% sRGB color gamut and 300 nits brightness.
  • Durable MIL-STD 810H design and 10-hour battery supporting fast charging
  • Acer Chromebook Enterprise Vero 514 is available with ChromeOS pro features unlocked

TAIPEI, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Acer today unveiled the new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 – the first Chromebook in its line of eco-friendly Vero devices that reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability by offering consumers and customers shopping malls more options that allow them to reduce their environmental footprint. The new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 (CBV514-1H/T) features a thoughtful design that takes the entire product life into consideration, as it is easy to upgrade, repair, disassemble and recycle. It also uses recycled materials in most areas of the product, including 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in the chassis and 50% PCR plastic in the keys, 100% ocean-bound plastic on touchpad surface and 90% recycled paper packaging. .

“The simplicity, security and speed of Chromebooks are the perfect complement to our Vero line’s focus on delivering powerful devices that keep tabs on the environment,” said James LinGeneral Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “The new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 is the next step in living our Earthion mission by developing more environmentally friendly products that have a positive ecological impact on businesses. , homes and schools of our customers.

Reduce Reuse and Recycle

The new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 largely incorporates the use of PCR plastic with 30% in its chassis and screen bezel, and 50% in keycaps and speakers. Additionally, the Chromebook helps reduce plastic waste in the ocean as it uses ocean-related plastics in its internal fan housing and on its OceanGlass. touchpad, which offers a smooth glass-like texture and responsive tactile feel.

The new Chromebook has been specifically designed for extended product life to minimize environmental impact. Memory and storage repairs and upgrades are now simplified with the use of standard screws on the bottom cover. The unique exterior features a paintless chassis with a cobblestone gray finish and a 99% recyclable display panel. The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 has a durable, shock-resistant exterior that meets MIL-STD 810H[1] test standards, a reinforced design that protects it from drops up to 122 cm (48 inches).

Acer Chromebook Vero 514 offers solid performance

Powered by the latest 12th generation Intel processor® Heart processors and integrating Intel® Iris® Xe graphics[2], the Acer Chromebook Vero 514 meets the needs of collaboration, productivity and entertainment. The fast-charging battery keeps customers powered longer throughout the day as the Chromebook can charge up to 50% of its 10-hour life.[3] in just 30 minutes.

The 14-inch Anti-Glare Full HD Corning Gorilla Glass display – available on the touchscreen option – boasts 300 nits of brightness and a wide 100% sRGB color gamut, delivering a more vibrant and compelling viewing experience. The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 sports a thin-bezel design that delivers an impressive 88% screen-to-body ratio. The glare-reduced Full HD webcam and DTS audio with smart amplifier deliver high-quality video conferencing on the new Chromebook.

Built to create and connect, the Acer Chromebook Vero 514 features fast, reliable Wi-Fi 6E and connects to a range of devices and displays. It also offers charging capabilities through its selection of ports, including two USB Type-C, USB 3.2 Type-A, and HDMI.

Acer Chromebook Enterprise Vero 514

The Acer Chromebook Enterprise Vero 514 offers enterprise users various ChromeOS business features, allowing employees of environmentally conscious organizations, call centers, healthcare organizations and other businesses to improve their operational efficiency and productivity. The Chromebook Enterprise Vero 514 comes with the business features of ChromeOS unlocked, including advanced security, reporting and insights, scalable cloud-based management, and zero-touch enrollment.

Recyclable packaging further reduces environmental impact

The packaging uses recyclable materials to help minimize environmental waste. The box is made from 90% recycled paper, while the laptop bag and keyboard sheet are made from 100% recycled plastic. The adapter sleeve is made from paper, instead of using the traditional plastic bag. Once the Chromebook is ready to use, the device’s interior packaging can be transformed into a versatile triangular laptop stand or used for other home or office functions[4].

Full range of Acer Vero Eco-Minded products

The new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 is the latest addition to Acer’s Vero lineup which includes Aspire Vero laptops, Veriton Vero All-In-One, Vero monitors, Vero projector and Vero-branded accessories, including a mouse and keyboard.

Acer Earthion

The Vero product line was launched as part of the Earthion initiative, Acer’s mission to leverage its strengths, supply chain partners, customers and employees to develop innovative and integrated solutions to help solve environmental problems for a more sustainable future. Earthhion’s goals include Acer’s RE100 commitment to source 100% renewable energy by 2035, more environmentally friendly product designs, and reducing the supply chain’s carbon footprint. supply from Acer.

Price and availability

The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 (CBV514-1H/T) laptop will be available in United States in October, from $499.99; in the EMEA region in November from 599 euros.

Exact specifications, pricing and availability vary by region. For more information on availability, product specifications and pricing in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

[1] Sand and dust test based on MIL-STD 810F. MIL-STD 810G/H is a test protocol performed in controlled environments and does not guarantee future performance in all situations. Do not attempt to simulate these tests, as any resulting damage will not be covered by Acer’s standard warranty.

[2] Specifications may vary by model and region. All models subject to availability.

[3] Battery life may vary by model and configuration. Based on Google power_LoadTest. (http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testing). Actual battery life varies by model, configuration (including storage capacity, RAM capacity, processor used, display type and resolution, etc.), applications, power management settings, operating conditions, and features used.

[4] Suggested for static use (such as video conferencing, watching videos, etc.).

About Acer

Founded in 1976, Acer is one of the largest ICT companies in the world with a presence in more than 160 countries. As Acer evolves with the industry and changing lifestyles, it is focused on creating a world where hardware, software and services will merge with each other, creating ecosystems and opening up new possibilities for consumers and businesses. Acer’s 7,500 employees are dedicated to researching, designing, marketing, selling and supporting products and solutions that break down the barriers between people and technology.

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