There’s a little rumor going around that planet Earth can only provide so many resources, and people have tried their best to chow them all down like an uninhabitable Pac-Man.
This has resulted in a move towards sustainability in the technology sector, and Acer wants to position itself at the forefront of this movement. To that end, the company has just announced a few new Vero laptops designed with eco-friendly materials.
First up is the Acer Chromebook Vero 514. This computer is made of various recycled plastics (up to 50 percent for some components) and emphasizes increased durability, as it is better for the environment to hold on a computer than to buy continuously. new ones. Acers says this Vero model meets MIL-STD-810H military grade standards, allowing you to stuff it in a backpack without worry, even if you get caught in the rain.
The specs don’t take a back seat to environmentally friendly materials, however. The Vero 514 starts with an Intel i3 CPU but goes up to a 12th generation Intel Core i7 processor. The laptop has an accurate color-enabled display, RAM options up to 16GB, and SSD options up to 256GB.
Acer also announced a sibling laptop aimed at professionals, the Enterprise Vero 514. This Chromebook has all the features of the consumer-oriented version but puts more emphasis on enterprise-based software applications.
They also made some interesting announcements regarding the future of the company. Acer has pledged to rely 100 percent on renewable energy by 2035, with a pledge to build all products released with at least 30 percent recycled plastic by 2025. The giant’s packaging has received a complete eco-friendly overhaul technology too.
As for the new laptops, prices start at $500, with availability sometime in mid-October.
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