Acer's 514 Chromebook Plus is part of the new Chromebook Plus scheme, a badge of quality for Google ChromeOS laptops.
The Chromebook Plus 514 has a starting price of £399.99 in the UK and $399.99 in the US.
It features a 14-inch, 1,920 x 1,200 display, a two-tone texture design, and meets MIL-STD-810H7 military-grade durability standards.
The keyboard has backlighting and the trackpad is large and responsive.
Connectivity options include HDMI, USB Type-A, USB Type-C, and support for Wi-Fi 6E.
The review model has an AMD Ryzen 5 7520C processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.
Performance is adequate for web-based and app tasks, including multitasking and media streaming.
Battery life lasts around 3-6 hours depending on usage.
The laptop has upward-firing speakers, runs on ChromeOS, and supports Android apps.
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