A new trio of Asus Chromebooks for students are coming

It looks like Asus isn’t waiting until January’s Consumer Electronics Show to debut new devices. There are three new Asus Chromebooks for students, likely to go on sale soon.

Hello big boy! An upgraded 17.3″ Acer Chromebook 317 now available for $499

The 17.3″ Acer Chromebook 317 is now available in an upgraded, higher-end configuration from the base model. For $499, you get a newer quad-core Intel Pentium Silver N6000 CPU and 8 GB of memory.

Snapdragon 7c Chromebook test: “roughly equivalent to the Pentium Silver N5030”

Results from the first performance test of a Snapdragon 7c Chromebook compare favorably to Intel Celeron devices. But in a head-to-head against a Pentium it’s much closer.

Acer debuts four rugged Chromebooks for education: Two with Intel and two with ARM inside

All four of Acer’s new Chromebooks for education are built to be tough in the classroom. Two run on Intel chips, while one uses the same capable MediaTek CPU as the Lenovo Duet Chromebook and another is powered by a Snapdragon 7c.

Updated Acer Chromebook 314 landing in May with Pentium Silver N5030 CPU and 8 GB of memory

Want a 1080p Chromebook with 8 GB of memory and 64 GB of storage for around $400? Hold out for the updated Acer Chromebook 314, due soon with a new Pentium Silver CPU for $429.99.

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