The Acer R13 Chromebook Is Here – Get Specs and Pricing

The Acer R13 Chromebook is here- get specs and price.

The first Chromebook to use a chipset that’s never been used before is here. That’s the Acer Chromebook R13- powered by MediaTek’s MT8137C Quad-Core ARM Cortex processor. That’s a mouthful of words. If you’re not familiar with Chromebooks, or computer processors parts in general, Intel is the most popular brand on the planet. And Chromebooks … Read more

The Acer R13 Just May Be the Best Convertible Chromebook

The Acer R13 may be the best convertible Chromebook.

The Acer R13 Chromebook really just may be Acer’s best convertible Chromebook ever. (That is…if the MediaTek chipset works and performs as expected and doesn’t bottleneck the Chromebook.) In a previous article I wrote about Acer premiering the MediaTek chipset in a Chromebook (it’s the first time any Chromebook has used a MediaTek chip), the … Read more

Acer Chromebook R13 Will Use a MediaTek Chipset – Not Intel

The Acer Chromebook R13 will feature a MediaTek chip.

A new chipset is in the works for Acer’s new Chromebook R13. Guess what chipset it uses? By chipset, I mean processor. It’s not ARM. It’s not Intel. It’s MediaTek. Specifically, the MT8173. Haven’t heard of them? Neither have I. After doing some research, the only information I could find is that they’re used in smartphones- … Read more