Acer TravelMate Spin B3, a notebook with military training for classrooms

Acer TravelMate Spin B3, a notebook with military training for classrooms

Anyone who has been in a classroom will know that computer equipment intended for school use is exposed to a treatment that is not always ideal. Hence some manufacturers like Acer have a special line of equipment designed for educational use. Today the well-known manufacturer has expanded its line of TravelMate laptops with two new devices : the TravelMate B3 laptop and the TravelMate Spin B3 convertible . Both feature an 11.6-inch screen , improved performance, and a rugged design to protect against the vicissitudes of school life.

Both the TravelMate Spin B3 and the TravelMate B3 are devices designed with the needs of education in mind. They incorporate the latest Intel Pentium and Celeron processors , thus offering correct performance for work in the classroom.

On the other hand, they comply with the MIL-STD 810G military standards . This means that they are sufficiently resistant to bumps and spills, something common in the life of the student. They feature a pressure-resistant shell, a shock-absorbing rubber palm rest, and reinforced corners. In addition, these laptops can last a whole day of work at school thanks to a range of up to 12 hours on a single charge.

The Acer TravelMate Spin B3 offers greater flexibility

new Acer TravelMate Spin B3 tablet mode

The new Acer TravelMate B3 arrives in two versions. In addition to the "normal" laptop design model, Acer has also launched a convertible version.

The Acer TravelMate Spin B3 is a flexible device that has four modes of use: laptop mode, screen mode, tent mode and tablet mode . With portable mode, students can comfortably type using the keyboard. In screen mode you can watch videos or lessons more easily. The store mode will allow them to leave more space on the desk without losing sight of the content and with the tablet mode they can write by hand in math or art class.

And speaking of writing, the TravelMate B3 Spin makes use of Wacom AES technology to offer a natural writing experience and comes with a dockable pen.

new Acer TravelMate Spin B3 store mode

The Acer TravelMate B3 Spin also has a front camera on the keyboard that allows you to take photos and videos in tablet mode. In terms of connectivity, both the Acer TravelMate Spin B3 and TravelMate B3 include an Ethernet port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, an HDMI port, and a USB Type-C port (select models only). The latter is fully functional, that is, it allows charging, data transfer of up to 5 GB / s and connection to external devices.

Finally, comment that both devices also include a variety of functions that will make life easier for educators and computer technicians in schools . They have an optional pilot on the front that allows teachers to see which student laptops are low on battery power. In addition, the devices have anchored keys that are very difficult to remove and an easy-to-fix keyboard, which when making an arrangement makes it easier for computer technicians to manage.

Price and availability

new Acer TravelMate Spin B3 laptop mode

The new Acer notebooks aimed at the education sector will arrive in Spain from April. The Acer TravelMate B3 will start at 240 euros , while the Acer TravelMate Spin B3 will start at 330 euros .