Acer’s new Chromebook Spin 713 goes down $ 80 at Best Buy
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Acer Chromebook Spin 713, one of our latest favorites for Chrome OS, is on sale at Best Buy. The seller lowered the laptop by $ 80, marking one of the first times we’ve seen it on sale since it came out . With the discount, the Spin 713 is currently $ 619 instead of $ 699. The model that Best Buy is selling features an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. It also comes with many ports, including two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 connectors, a microSD slot, as well as an HDMI slot and headphone jack.
Engadget and Spin 713 a when we reviewed it last month. Part of what makes it stand out in the crowded market of Chrome OS is that it features a screen with a 3: 2 aspect ratio. Most Chromebooks display 16: 9 screens, making them convenient for watching video content, but less than ideal if you need to do any work on them. The screen on the Spin 713 is also bright and sharp with a pixel density of 200 pixels per inch. The longer screen also means you get a more generous trackpad than you will find on your average Chromebook. Combine it with a solid keyboard, a capable processor and exactly the right amount of RAM for Chrome OS and you have a device that is solid. Aside from the average battery life, one of the few complaints we had with the Spin 713 was the asking price. At $ 619, that’s a better value.
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