Acer Chromebook Spin 512

Your Adaptable Classroom Companion

The convertible Acer Chromebook Spin 512 features a 12" IPS 3:2 touch display, a serviceable keyboard, and a webcam with a privacy shutter that allows students to engage in unique classroom scenarios to make it a great Chromebook for kids.

See More, Do More

Equipped with Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass1 on a Chromebook 3:2 screen, you’ll be able to read more while scrolling less with 18% more vertical screen space than 16:9 displays.

Caring for Your Eyes6

The TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light (Hardware Solution) certification simplifies things for IT procurement professionals and parents looking for a display that prioritizes the health of your eyes.

Rugged Durability

This student laptop features MIL-STD-810H certification7, a spill-resistant keyboard, reinforced IO ports, widened brackets that protect the LCD panel, and a shock-absorbent bumper that protects from drops of up to 122cm.

Powering Your Studies

The latest Intel® processor gives you extra performance to make classroom projects run smoother, so tasks finish quicker. The 12 hours2 of long battery life gets you through a full day’s worth of flipped classroom learning without needing your power adapter.


Dockable USI Stylus

This 2-in-1 Chromebook ships with an optional stylus pen, allowing artists to shade, write, and paint as naturally as if they were using an actual pencil.


World Facing Camera3

With up to an 8 MP MIPI world-facing camera3 and the 75º wide-field-of-view webcam, students can easily take high-quality photos for more engaging school projects and activities.


Blazing Network Speed

The extra boost of network performance makes classroom projects run smoother so that tasks can be performed quicker with Wi-Fi 6E and optional 4G LTE technology.

Serviceable Keyboard Design

The serviceable keyboard design with mechanically anchored keys protects from accidental key removal while also allowing quick keyboard replacement with the removal of just two screws.

Chrome Education Upgrade & Zero-touch enrollment

Chrome Education Upgrade with zero-touch enrollment leverages your Chromebook’s full capabilities to mitigate rising teacher workloads and simplify device enrollment into school domains.

Designed for Sustainability

Featuring recycled materials, sustainable packaging, an energy-efficient design, and EPEAT registration4, this laptop for blended learning embodies the spirit of our Earthion initiative to reduce waste across the lifetime of the device.


Less Plastic Waste in the Ocean

We use recycled ocean-bound plastic in this laptop’s OceanGlass™ touchpad. The touchpad gives you a sleek, glass-like tactile feel as your fingers scroll across its surface.


Conserve Natural Resources

Our molded pulp packaging uses recycled paper, cardboard, and other natural fibers, offering greater sustainability benefits than traditional plastic and Styrofoam packaging.


TCO Certified5

Configurations of this laptop in some countries come TCO Certified, the world-leading sustainability certification for IT products. This certification reflects Acer's commitment to improving the environment with more eco-friendly designs and business models.

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1 All antimicrobial solutions, including Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass, do not protect or provide users any direct or implied health benefits.
2 Battery life may vary depending on model and configuration. Based on Google power_LoadTest. ( Actual battery life varies by model, configuration (including storage capacity, RAM capacity, processor in use, display type and resolution, etc.), applications, power management settings, operating conditions, and utilized features.
3 Specifications vary depending on model and/or region.
4 EPEAT® registration varies by country. See for registration status for each country.
5 Model(s) with model numbers starting with R856T-TCO, R856TN-TCO, R856LT-TCO, and R856LTN-TCO are TCO Certified. For more information on our TCO Certified devices, please contact your local sales representative.
6 Children should use a Google Account managed with the Family Link parental control app when using their ChromeOS device.
7 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.