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Acer Chromebook C83

Acer Chromebook C83 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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The Acer Chromebook is a super portable laptop with enough power to last all day on a single charge. Its fast wireless connection delivers smooth web-based media on its brilliant high-resolution... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Acer has good average ratings for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 313 megahertz, the Chromebook C83 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C83 range from 100MHz to 320MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 260MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C83, the Acer Chromebook C83 has a front camera.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook CB3.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C83 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C83.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think because of it's better review score, the Chromebook CB3, and the Chromebook C910 both from Acer is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 4GB. With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C83 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook C83 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most Chromebooks that are a similar age to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This Acer portable PC also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C83.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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Very Light

The weights of similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 1.1kg to 2.2kg, and the average weight is 1.5kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Acer Chromebook C83 is quite light compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released one year ago.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Chromebook 11 (£189.00) (1.3kg).

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Very Thin

At only 18.7 millimeters, the Acer Chromebook C83 is quite thin compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for more than a year. The heights of Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C83 range from 16mm to 25mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Chromebook C83 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst Chromebooks of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C83 is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,000MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Chromebook C83 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Chromebook C83 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to look at including the DELL Chromebook 11 (£154.80).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C83

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Chromebook C83 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook C83.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebook C910 (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Chromebook C83 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook C83.

If this Chromebook battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 (9h), or the Samsung Chromebook 2 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Chromebook C83 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C83.

If this Chromebook screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Expert Reviews

4 January 2016

Acer Chromebook 11 è il nuovo portatile dell'azienda che ha venduto più Chrome OS negli ultimi anni. Rinnova la generazione precedente ( CB3-111 ) e con una componentistica hardware più... Read more…

Lightweight
LowCost
Silent
Good keyboard
Good battery life
Low maximum screen brightness
Plastic looks cheap
Not a 'designpiece'
Screen's vertical viewing angles are too narrow
Will, at times, feel sluggish

User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Angela
Angela would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-111

Wonderful this is what my daughter needed for school...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Lacks Power
Slow
Doesn't Support Npapi

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cb3111c8, cb3111c8x, cb3111c8xp
Barcodes 04713147516445

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Chromebook C910 vs Chromebook C83

Acer Chromebook C910 vs Acer Chromebook C83
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2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Chromebook C83
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 294.59
1 Newer Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Much Better User Reviews
Eight More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Significantly Bigger Processor Cache
Heavier
6.7mm Thicker

Chromebook 15 vs Chromebook C83

Acer Chromebook 15 vs Acer Chromebook C83
Acer Chromebook 15
2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Chromebook C83
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 419.47
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Vastly Bigger Processor Cache
Eight More PCI Express Lanes (max)
8GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Chromebook 11 vs Chromebook C83

DELL Chromebook 11 vs Acer Chromebook C83
DELL Chromebook 11
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 11.6"
Acer Chromebook C83
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 199.88
Slightly Better User Reviews
Two USB 2.0 Ports
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