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Acer Chromebook 13 4 Core NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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4 NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB Oct 2014
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8 Reasons For

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Chromebook 13 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Acer Chromebooks have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Acer.

Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 13.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price].

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 3.5h to 14h, and the average battery life is 8.5h. At 11.5 hours, the Chromebook 13 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (12h) which also has a higher rating.

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NVIDIA Tegra Processor Family

The Chromebook 13 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an NVIDIA Tegra processor family, whereas most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Celeron processor family.

An NVIDIA Tegra processor family is actually the best processor family across all laptops that came out around the same time as the Chromebook 13.

The worst processor family amongst comparable types of notebook PC is Samsung Exynos.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 13 only have one USB 3.0 port, however the Chromebook 13 has two USB 3.0 ports.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Chromebook 13 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 13 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago, the Chromebook 13 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook 13 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 13.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 13

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Chromebook has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebook 13 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 13.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the HP Chromebook 14[plb_1545160_price] (SSD).

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Average Screen Size

The Chromebook 13 has a fairly average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Chromebook 13 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 13.

There are a number of alternative 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price].

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 13 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 13.

Alternative 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 13 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
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Expert Reviews

(58)
8 May 2015

Acer has come out swinging with the Chromebook 13, an Nvidia Tegra K1-powered beast that is easily one of the most powerful Chromebooks out there ? and yet it still only costs $299.While... Read more…

19 March 2015

Acer knows how to make good, solid, reliable Chromebooks, and this model is no exception. Performance was always decent, the screen size is a welcome addition, and the long battery life makes it a...

23 February 2015

T here's a party going on and its name is Chromebook. Acer's newest entry comes via the Chromebook 13 ? a 13-inch portable that ticks a lot of boxes and won't leave standing on the wall, idly by,... Read more…

16 January 2015

Is the Acer Chromebook 13 the best Chromebook on the market? That's a tough one. I can't claim to have tried them all, but I'll admit I was impressed. So is the 1920 x 1080 version the model to...

26 December 2014

The Acer Chromebook 13 isn't the best looking notebook, but it fares well compared with other Chromebook offerings. It won't replace your desktop, but you can get some near desktop like experience...

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User Reviews

(128)
Reviewed 30 October 2014 by Samuel
Samuel would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311

This is a modest chromebook, but it has everything done right, which makes it a great product in it's class (low-mid range chromebooks)...

Reviewed 18 December 2014 by Slim
Slim would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311

I purchased 3 different chromebooks. 1 for each member of my family. HP 14" for my wife, acer 11.6" for my 11 year old daughter, and the acer 13 cb5-311 for myself and have put all three through... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2014 by Sisu
(Verified Purchase)

When I enlarged the font so it was more readable it lowered the resolution. I Thought the 1080 resolution for movies would be so much better than most Chromebooks at 1366 by 768. I returned this... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2015 by Neatalia
Neatalia would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311 (Verified Purchase)

This Chromebook works great for watching videos, web surfing, and most things relating to school, since most schools use Chromebooks for student accounts. Easy to finish and submit homework and... Read more…

Reviewed 13 August 2015 by Dave2041
Dave2041 would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for our training / conference room because it has HDMI output. When hooked to our projector everything worked flawlessly. I can't say the same for other expensive laptops that... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers cb5311t7, cb5311t7n, cb5311t7nn
Barcodes 00887899658297, 00887899725340, 04713147516414, 05054629651612

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