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Acer Chromebook C85

Acer Chromebook C85 NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB 16GB Flash 13.3" Laptop

NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB 16GB Jun 2014
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Slip the Acer Chromebook into your bag and work from anywhere, without recharging, because it has enough battery life to last all day long on a single charge. Indulge your eyes and see everything... More
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9 Reasons For

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

The Acer Chromebook C85 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook C85 only have one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Acer Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Acer Chromebooks have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Acer.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a similar type and age to it. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Acer Chromebook C85 has a front camera.

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

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Very Long Battery Life

At 14 hours, the Acer Chromebook C85 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C85. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery lifes range from 3.5h to 14h.

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NVIDIA Tegra Processor Family

The Acer Chromebook C85 has an NVIDIA Tegra processor family which is better than the Intel Celeron processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

An NVIDIA Tegra processor family is actually the best processor family across all Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C85.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst processor family is Samsung Exynos.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on Chromebooks that are a similar age to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years only have one USB 3.0 port, however the Chromebook C85 has two USB 3.0 ports.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C85 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook C85 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 3.1GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook C85 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C85.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (£262.60) (4GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C85, the Chromebook C85 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to consider including the Acer Chromebook C720 which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.1GHz to 2.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.3 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C85 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Chromebook C85 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C85.

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C85

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C85 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C85.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo N20 Chromebook (2.16GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Acer Chromebook C85 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C85.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Chromebook C85 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C85.

Other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Toshiba CB35 which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook C85 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cb5311t24, cb5311t24a
Barcodes 04713147448623

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