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Acer Chromebook C910

Acer Chromebook C910 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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The Acer Chromebook 15 C910 is the biggest thing to happen to the Chromebook. It has some unique and defining features it's the first Chromebook with a 15-inch Full HD1 wide viewing angle display,... More
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Two Industry Awards

This notebook PC received a "Recommended Product" award from Digitaltrends.com, confirming their endorsement and it received a Hardbloxx.de "Value for Money" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com the average expert rating of this Acer notebook PC is 77%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, Chromebook C910 owners rated this portable PC as excellent. Users think this Acer laptop is one of the better notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec.

Good Battery Life

Several people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. M D White wrote “Chrome, instant on, quick between pages, great battery life”. Alphr.com mentioned “Good battery life” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910 but even so they only scored it 3 stars. Alphr.com also mentioned “Trackpad, great speakers, capable performance, even with heavy multitasking, cool and quiet operation, commendable battery life, dedicated HDMIout port”.

Robust

Several Acer Chromebook C910 reviewers said that the product was well made. Coling said on Amazon “Proper full-size Chromebook with fast performance and quality build” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910. Coling also mentioned “Well made Laptop from Acer running the much improved Chrome operating system”. A few weeks ago Paul Nicholas Dawe said in his review on Amazon “The machine is well built” nonetheless he gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

Some Acer Chromebook C910 owners who purchased the Acer Chromebook C910 reckoned that it was strong and durable. Last year Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar “The Acer Chromebook 15 C910 is a durable workhorse that will reward you for looking past its size in favor of its performance”. In December Alphr.com said in their review of this laptop “Attractive and durable build” however despite that they only scored this laptop 3 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Acer Chromebook C910 owners said in their reviews that the product was cheap. Cnet.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on expert review site CNET.com last year “Mac computers mainly because they're inexpensive, relatively secure” in their Acer Chromebook C910 review. In December last year expert website Pcmag.com rated this laptop 4 stars and said “The entire Chromebook category has evolved, with inexpensive 10- and 11-inch systems selling for less than $300” in their review of this laptop. Alphr.com said “Not significantly less expensive than Windows notebooks” however despite that they only gave the Acer Chromebook C910 a score of 3 stars.

Two Acer Chromebook C910 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Silverwave rated this laptop as excellent and said in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910 on Amazon “Pick this one! Got mine for £348.25 really good value for money”. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review “It starts at an affordable $250” and gave the Acer Chromebook C910 a rating of 4 stars.

A number of people who bought it thought it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Theverge.com said in December last year “The image that comes to mind for most people is a small, cheap, basic computer” in their Acer Chromebook C910 review. This month Alphr.com mentioned “Plastic finish feels cheap” in their review of this laptop.

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Easy to Use

A number of Acer Chromebook C910 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. M D White mentioned “I'm disappointed by the shortfall on it being a pleasure to use” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910 but despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100. Paul Kingswood said in his review of the Acer Chromebook C910 “Once you have this you can just turn the Chromebook on and it is ready to use”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Coling mentioned in their Acer Chromebook C910 review on Amazon “Keyboard is certainly above average with a longer travel soft feel, that make it comfortable to write on all day”.

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Good Connectivity

Some Acer Chromebook C910 reviewers who bought the product said that it was wifi compatible. Coling mentioned in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910 on Amazon “With a good Wi-Fi connection”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “TP-Link travel router ($19) A Chromebook is used best with Wi-Fi” in their review of this laptop and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who bought this laptop thought it had email functionality. In December Paul Nicholas Dawe wrote “The Celeron processor is more than adequate for general browsing / emailing etc”.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Hardbloxx.de highlighted in their review that this Acer notebook PC provided a good bang for your buck.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some people who reviewed the Acer Chromebook C910 reckoned that it was quiet. Kestral said in their review “Impressive and so quiet” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One Acer Chromebook C910 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Kestral wrote “It also doesn't make any noise which was unnerving being used to noise the fan in my last laptop made! Nice smooth keyboard.” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C910 and gave it a very good review score.

One person said that it was good looking. Expert website Notebookreview.com mentioned “It's beautiful” in their Acer Chromebook C910 review.

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Good Product Quality

Some Acer Chromebook C910 owners agreed that the product was good quality. Alphr.com said this year “Excellent sound quality” but even so they only rated it 3 stars. Alphr.com also wrote “Bulky and heavy compared to other Chromebooks, build quality could be better, elements on screen can be uncomfortably small”.

Large Storage Capacity

One person thought the Acer Chromebook C910 had good storage.

Good Size

A few Acer Chromebook C910 reviewers who bought it wrote that it was lightweight. Itpro.co.uk mentioned “All of the Chromebooks we've seen to date have been lightweight ultra portable models with screens measuring 13in or smaller” and scored the product 4 stars. Expert website Notebookreview.com said in their review “Most Chromebooks bank on being lean, lightweight travel devices.”.

One person who bought it reckoned that it was thin. In December Paul Nicholas Dawe wrote on Amazon “Has very narrow viewing angles, (frankly a very poor quality 720p” yet he only gave it a score of 2 stars.

One Acer Chromebook C910 owner who reviewed the Acer Chromebook C910 concluded that it was easy to carry around. Last year expert review site Computerworld.com mentioned “Would you rather have a Chromebook that's small, sleek and easy to carry or one that's large” in their review of this laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Chromebook C910 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. This laptop is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C910 which only have between 4 and 11 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 2,666 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its portable PCs. Acer also has good ratings specifically within its Chromebooks range.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Acer Chromebook C910 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C910.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Chromebook C910 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook C910 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Acer Chromebook C910 has a full-size keyboard.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.9GHz. The Chromebook C910 has a very fast processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C910.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Chromebook C910 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most Chromebooks that were launched more than a year ago. This Acer notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Chromebook C910 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average screen size of Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C910 is 13".

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 900 megahertz, the Chromebook C910 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C910.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook C910 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Acer laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. In addition, this notebook PC have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C910.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Four Processor Threads

Most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than a year ago only have between two and three processor threads, however the Acer Chromebook C910 has four processor threads.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of this spec and age is 1.6MB. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed the processor cache of, the Acer Chromebook C910's processor cache of 3 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C910 range from 2.1GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.5GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the Chromebook C910 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C910.

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32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Chromebook C910 has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C910. This notebook PC is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop compared to most of the Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C910 which only have between 16 and 31 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C910 is 19GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C910 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook C910.

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4 Reasons Against

Heavy

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Acer Chromebook C910 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C910. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C910 the weights range from 1.1kg to 2.2kg, and the average weight is 1.5kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 (1.4kg) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Chromebook C910 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C910 the heights range from 16mm to 25mm. The Chromebook C910 is one of the thicker laptops that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C910 (24 millimeters) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Wide

Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C910 have widths of between 200mm and 390mm, and the average width is 320mm. The Acer Chromebook C910 is quite wide (383.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C910.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C910

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Chromebook CB30, or the Chromebook CB30 both from Toshiba or the DELL Chromebook 11 (£199.88) which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

The Acer Chromebook C910 has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook C910 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C910.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(32)
8 January 2016

If you've been tempted by the simplicity and hassle-free nature of Chrome OS, but need or want a bigger screen, the Acer Chromebook 15 is for you. I do wish Acer had been more ambitious, opting...

15in screen
Good battery life
Plenty of ports
Responsive touchpad
Cheap
Soso keyboard
Dim screen
Bulky and heavy
Priced more like a Windows laptop than a Chromebook
Not the prettiest Chromebook we've seen
22 December 2015

It's not any faster, longer-lasting or cheaper, but if you value screen size above all else then this is the Chromebook for you...

30 October 2015

The Chromebook 11 C740 is perfect for students on a budget or anyone needing a small and light machine they could take with them anywhere. But Acer has a much more powerful Chromebook in its... Read more…

Chromebooks, filled with Google-derived software and relying on ubiquitous Wi-Fi, continue to sell, especially in educational markets (Android and iOS tablets help fill students' hands as well).... Read more…

With its 15.6-inch display, the Acer Chromebook 15 looks and feels more like a traditional Windows laptop than a Chromebook. But if its extra size might be a blessing, its $449 price tag might be...

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User Reviews

(13)
Reviewed 16 August 2015 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 C910

I bought this chromebook less than an hour ago.I'm not very"tech savvy",but I'm amazed how simple it is to use.If I can do it,anyone can. Love it! We'll see about battery life later.Right now, I'm... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Popotispankie
Popotispankie would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 C910 (Verified Purchase)

I think this laptop is an excellent quick task solver for the web. Battery life is above average and is very mobile, however a bit too wide for me to carry around for my liking. Something that is... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2016 by Paul Nicholas Dawe
(Verified Purchase)

Beware purchasing this item. It is advertised as having an Hull HD1 screen. This is not 1080p however, and has very narrow viewing angles, (frankly a very poor quality 720p). According to Acer UK... Read more…

Reviewed 15 January 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with my goods...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Daniel
Daniel would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 C910 (Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my grandparents so they could surf the web and write letters...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c91054m1, C910-54M1, acer i55200, acer i55200u
Barcodes 00888863096855

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