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Deal | Acer Nitro 5 and Chromebook 15 get discounted for Back to School season

The Acer Nitro Core i5 gets discounted for the Back to School season.
The Acer Nitro Core i5 gets discounted for the Back to School season.
Acer is announcing discount offers for its Nitro 5, Chromebook 15, and Chromebook R11 for the Back to School season. The limited period offer gives up to US$50 discount on select models of the Nitro 5 and first-gen Chromebook 15, and Chromebook R 11. Acer is also offering US$100 discount on the second gen Chromebook 15.

The Back to School season is a usually good time for notebook shopping and Acer is offering discounts on select Nitro 5 and Chromebook notebooks. 

Acer Nitro 5

The new Acer Nitro 5 with Intel 8th generation 'Coffee Lake' Core i7-8750H earned a respectable 83% rating in our review. The Core i5 version is also expected to offer good performance for those looking at an affordable gaming laptop. The Core i5-8300H-powered Acer Nitro 5 comes in two variants —

AN515-53-52FANVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1 TB HDD for US$669.99

AN515-53-55G9NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and 256 GB SSD for US$749.99

Now, both these models can be availed at a US$50 discount for US$619.99 and US$699.99 respectively. This offer is available from August 12 through August 18 via Best Buy only.

Acer Chromebook 15 and Chromebook R11

The Acer Chromebook 15 comes in CB3 and CB5 variants. The CB3-532-C474 model is powered by the Intel Celeron N3060 dual core CPU with 2 GB RAM that originally retails for US$199 while the CB5-1HT-C2AE is a slightly more premium offering with the Intel Celeron N3350 dual core CPU, 4 GB RAM, and a FHD display that retails for US$349.99. For Back to School season, the offers include —

Chromebook 15 CB3-532-C474 now available at Walmart for US$149 (US$50 discount).

Chromebook 15 CB5-1HT-C2AE now available at Target for US$249.99 (US$100 discount).

Those looking at a convertible Chromebook can have a look at the Chromebook R11 that is now retailing for US$239 (US$50 discount) on Walmart.

All Acer Chromebook deals are valid from today through September 20.

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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2018-08-13 (Update: 2018-08-13)
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam - News Editor
I am a cell and molecular biologist and computers have been an integral part of my life ever since I laid my hands on my first PC which was based on an Intel Celeron 266 MHz processor, 16 MB RAM and a modest 2 GB hard disk. Since then, I’ve seen my passion for technology evolve with the times. From traditional floppy based storage and running DOS commands for every other task, to the connected cloud and shared social experiences we take for granted today, I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed a sea change in the technology landscape. I honestly feel that the best is yet to come, when things like AI and cloud computing mature further. When I am not out finding the next big cure for cancer, I read and write about a lot of technology related stuff or go about ripping and re-assembling PCs and laptops.