Planet Earth can only provide so many resources and humans manage to pick them all up like a broken Pac-Man.
This has led to a shift towards sustainability in the technology sector, and Acer wants to position itself at the forefront of this movement. To that end, the company has announced two new Vero laptops designed with eco-friendly materials.
First up is the Acer Chromebook Vero 514. This computer is made from a variety of recycled plastics (up to 50 percent in some components), and it’s better for the environment than buying a computer all the time, making it more sustainable. New ones. Acer says this Vero model meets MIL-STD-810H military-grade standards, allowing you to pack it in a bag without worry even if it gets rained on.
The list of environmentally friendly materials does not take a back seat. The Vero 514 starts with an Intel i3 CPU but goes up to a 12th generation Intel Core i7 processor. The laptop comes with a touch-enabled color accurate display, RAM options up to 16GB and SSD options up to 256GB.
Acer has announced the Vero 514, a laptop sibling aimed at professionals. This Chromebook contains all the features of the consumer-oriented version but focuses more on enterprise-oriented software applications.
They also made some surprising announcements regarding the future of the company. Acer has committed to 100 percent reliance on renewable energy by 2035. It has pledged to build every product with at least 30 percent recycled plastic by 2025.
As for the new laptops, prices start at $500 and will be available in mid-October.
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