A few months ago, Acer debuted a new 14-inch, all-metal Chromebook and it certainly turned heads. At just $299 the Acer Chromebook 14 brought a premium hardware experience down to a very affordable price point. In the months since the release, however, we haven’t seen anything new for this device. Though now, It does seem that Acer has quietly revealed a new gold variant of the Chromebook 14, and it’s coming soon.
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This new “Luxury Gold” variant was first spotted on Acer’s website by a Reddit user (via Chrome Story) but was further revealed once images were uploaded. This new variant takes up the model number CB3-431-C6ZB and comes with the same specifications as the standard model. That includes a 14-inch display, 12 hours of battery life, and that full aluminum body.
The Acer Chromebook 14 has everything you’d expect and then gives you more. For one thing, it’s completely encased in aluminum alloy. Then you get a bigger 14-inch anti-glare HD or Full HD screen, up to 12 hours of battery life and enhanced wireless speeds. And did we mention it’s absolutely stunning?
Unfortunately, this model does come at a premium. The standard silver version starts at just $299 and is even on sale right now for $30 off. Alternatively, the “Luxury Gold” option will run $349 according to Acer’s website and confirmed by both TigerDirect and CDW. It’s unclear why Acer is charging a premium here, but if you’re interested in picking up this new variant it looks like it will be available soon.