Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE

Chromebook Gaming Unleashed

Brace yourself for a whole new way to game with the Chromebook Plus 516 GE on a 2.5K display in 120Hz. Designed specifically for work and play on Chromebook, explore cloud gaming seamlessly and indulge in high-FPS gameplay with NVIDIA GeForce NOW on a Chromebook powered by the latest Intel® Core processor1.

Liberate Your Play

No installs. No downloads. No hassle—Immerse yourself in Cloud gaming with an RGB gaming keyboard, a crystal clear 120Hz high-resolution display, and enjoy the freedom of fast WiFi 6E to play your favorite PC games on NVIDIA GeForce NOW from anywhere. Stay connected and never drop out in-game with the stable RJ45 Ethernet LAN, boasting 2.5G fast speeds.


1,800+ GAMES

Over 1,800 games are supported, including 100+ free-to-play games. If you don’t own a supported game, simply purchase it from the game store of your choice and start playing2.


Experience Visually Stunning RTX games

GeForce NOW members can experience ray tracing in the cloud. You can play some of the most recent and visually stunning games with ray tracing


No Game Downloads

GeForce NOW provides members with instant access – no waiting for downloads, patches, or updates. You can spend less time waiting, and more time gaming.

The Power to do more

Performance is just the beginning with the new Chromebook Plus, powered by Intel® Core™ processors1. With a 2x faster Intel Core processor and up to double the memory and storage3, edit Google Docs, photos, and videos, while watching your favorite shows in 2.5K on a 1600p display. Plus, more power means faster gameplay.7


    Intel® Graphics


    Up to 16GB

    LPDDR4X memory1


    Up to 512 GB

    SSD Storage1

More Power, So You Can Do More

Do more with Chromebook Plus. Double the memory. Double the storage3. Plus AI-powered Google and Adobe apps to do more of what you love.


Pictures made perfect

Inspire your inner creator with the built-in Google Photos app on your Chromebook Plus. Get enhanced features like the AI-powered Magic Eraser that easily removes unwanted distractions and an HDR effect to enhance brightness and contrast. You can also make high-quality movies with a few easy clicks using movie creation tools.


Everything you need to get anything done

With built-in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, instantly dive in to write that novel, develop a home budget, or create amazing presentations.


Access Your Files, Online or Off

No Wi-Fi? No worries. With double the storage2, File sync on your Chromebook Plus keeps your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides always accessible, whether online or offline4, so you can create wherever inspiration strikes.

For Every Assignment to Every Adventure

Study hard, play harder on the 16” WQXGA 2560 x 1600 narrow bezel display in 100% sRGB colors1. Experience cinematic sounds with DTS® audio, delivered through the quad-firing speakers with unwanted sound vibrations eliminated by the active force-cancelling woofers.


    120 Hz / 9ms

    Frequency / Response time



    Screen-to-body ratio



    Aspect ratio


    350 nits


Game in Style Anywhere

From home, work, or gaming parties, with around 1.7kg1, this durable lightweight Chromebook is ready for you to take to any occasion.


RGB gaming keyboard

Get a winning edge with the Chromebook's RGB gaming keyboard. Vibrantly colored keys add excitement to your gameplay and the anti-ghosting feature helps you be fast and accurate with your input, so your keys can keep up with your fingers.


TwinAir Cooling

Enhanced TwinAir Cooling design delivers superior thermal performance, further boosted by improved fan design and the incorporation of dual heat pipes.


Designed for Sustainability

Featuring recycled materials, sustainable packaging, and energy-efficient design, and EPEAT registration5, this Chromebook Plus embodies the spirit of our Earthion initiative to reduce waste across the lifetime of the device.

Always Capture your good side

Chromebook Plus has a 1080p webcam1 and built-in AI-powered video call tools that enhance clarity and lighting, to look your best on any video call app.


    Acer TNR


    HDR Camera


    Auto Facial Exposure

Worry-free Security

Fortified with layers of built-in protection, Chromebooks help keep viruses out and prevent little issues from becoming big headaches. Stress free like security should be.

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MIL-STD 810G/H is a testing protocol conducted in controlled settings and does not guarantee future performance in all situations. Do not attempt to simulate these tests, as damage resulting from this will not be covered by Acer's standard warranty
Battery life may vary depending on model and configuration. Based on Google power_LoadTest. Actual battery life varies by model, configuration.

1. Specifications of this device may vary depending on model and/or region.
2. Performance and features vary by membership type. Please visit for more information.
3. When compared to top selling Chromebooks from July 2022 to Dec 2022.
4. You must be connected to the internet to set up this feature. Download required. Must have available storage space in Drive.
5. EPEAT® registration varies by country. See for registration status for each country.
6. Stable internet connection with at least 60mbps speed is required
7. Based on load times and frame rates observed during representative testing of Minecraft and NVIDIA GeForce NOW on Chromebook and Chromebook Plus devices.