The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 LTE is very light and reasonably well-built. After using it as my daily driver for the last week, is it worth the $699 price tag? Read my Acer Chromebook Spin 513 LTE review to see.
I regularly hear from readers that want an LTE Chromebook. Sadly, you’re likely disappointed in the choices for an LTE Chromebook, but here you go.
After a few hiccups with Chrome OS 91 last month, Google released the Chrome OS 92 Stable Channel update on Monday. Here’s what you need to know about this release for Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices.
A small update to the Dell Chromebook 3100 for education can make a big difference. At CES 2021, Dell announced integrated LTE as an option to this classroom staple.
The first Chromebook running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c compute platform is the Acer Chromebook Spin 513, starting at $399. It will offer optional integrated LTE in a thin and light package.
HP has noted business workers increased reliance on cloud-based apps and has three new Chromebooks for enterprise workers, including one built to Project Athena specs with optional integrated LTE.
Best Buy is now showing an April 6 release date for the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook. Interestingly, Samsung’s own product page adds another surprise tidbit: LTE connectivity for this 2-in-1 Chromebook.
Holding out for another Chromebook with integrated LTE? Chrome OS code suggests that the Sarien and Arcada devices in progress will offer connectivity when away from Wi-Fi.
Aside from the Samsung Chromebook Plus v2, there aren’t any recent Chrome OS devices with integrated LTE. Based on code commits, these new devices running on Intel’s Whiskey Lake CPUs may include this connectivity option.
Until today, you officially needed a Google-branded Android phone and Chromebook to use the Instant Tethering feature for connectivity when you can’t find a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now, the feature is expanding to partner devices with more in the coming months.
For $599 you can enjoy an integrated LTE connection in the newest Samsung Chromebook Plus. It’s possible that the device can be used with networks other than Verizon, or you can lock yourself into a 2-year service contract to save $100 on the Chromebook.