Acer Chromebook R13:

Starting at $400, the Acer Chromebook R13 is reasonably priced for all the features and specs it offers.  Equipped with a 360-degree hinge, it allows you to use the Chromebook 13.3″ HD multitouch display as a tablet. It also has a long-lasting battery life, plenty of ports and a sleek aluminum look to top it off. The Acer Chromebook R13 is perfect for teachers, administrators and business professionals for its versatile and lightweight design.

The Acer Chromebook R13 falls a little short in speed in comparison to the other higher-end Chromebooks, but unless you have over 10-15 open tabs you won’t be able to notice the difference.

Here’s a rundown of the top features for the R13:


  • 2.1GHz quad-core MediaTek M8173C CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB or 64GB flash memory
  • PowerVR GX6250 GPU

It features a USB Type-C for charging and for speed data transfer, as well as an HDMI port so you can share your screen to an external display without any problems.

  • Full-size USB 3.0 port
  • USB Type-C (no Thunderbolt 3 support)
  • HDMI port
  • MicroSD card slot

 The sturdy 360-degree hinge lets you choose between four different form factors to suit your personal work style.  With a 12 hours battery life, The Chromebook R13 is prepared to power through your workday.

Acer Chromebook C731T (N7 11):

Meeting multiple military standards, The Acer Chromebook C731T is a tough device designed to withstand the rigors of a day at school without any problems. With a 4GB of memory, a Celeron dual-core processor and up to 12 hours battery life, it is designed to last through a whole day of learning.


  • 1.6GHz Intel Celeron dual-core processor N3060
  • 4GB of memory
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • 16GB or 32GB for storage
  • 720p HD webcam
  • 2X USB 3.0 ports, SD card slot, HDMI output

Featuring an 11.6” HD IPS touchscreen display with a full 180-degree hinge to ensure that the display never gets damaged when trying to share your screen with your classmates. The keyboard is spill-resistant and the keycaps are recessed to keep them from being easily removed, making it the perfect Chromebook to survive the chaos of a classroom.