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Acer Chromebook CB5
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Acer Chromebook CB5 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Jul 2013
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Highlights - First 15.6 Chromebook - perfect if you prefer a larger work space - Fast web-based computing is ideal for students or working away from the office - Nine hour battery life lets you... More
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Unboxing: Acer Chromebook CB5 (NVIDIA Tegra K1)
The Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 32GB  greatest

8 Reasons For

Best Seller

The Chromebook CB5 is a popular choice of notebook PC according to Amazon sales data.

Good Brand

On average Acer Chromebooks have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by Acer.

Very Big Screen Size

Across all the Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 11" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". When compared to other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB5, the Chromebook CB5's screen size of 15.6 inches is one of the biggest.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Chromebook CB5 has more headphone out ports than most of the laptops of this age and spec. This portable PC is a three point five headphone out port portable PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB5 which only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook CB5 that we have assessed, the Chromebook CB5's display diagonal of 39.624 centimeters is one of the biggest. The display diagonals of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook CB5 range from 32cm to 40cm, and the average display diagonal is 35cm.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 320GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB. With a total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Chromebook CB5 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook CB5.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 32GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus Chromebook C300MA[plb_2329602_price] is also worth considering.

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10 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £48.70

The price of the Chromebook CB5 increased by £48.70 in the last month.

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Chromebook CB5 does not have a front camera. Most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 do have a front camera.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a front camera including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook CB5 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Heavy

The lightest portable PC that was launched more than two years ago is 1kg heavy and the heaviest is 2.2kg. When compared to other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 that we have checked the weight of, the Chromebook CB5's weight of 2.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Chromebook 14[pl_1545235_price] (1.8kg), the Chromebook 14[pl_1545160_price] (1.8kg), or the Chromebook 14[pl_2350765_price] (1.9kg) all from HP.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Chromebook CB5 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to consider including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6GB. The Acer Chromebook CB5 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 2,000 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook CB5 the processor clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the Chromebook CB5 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Chromebook CB5.

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Thick

With a height of 24.2 millimeters, the Acer Chromebook CB5 is one of the thicker notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The heights of laptops that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB5 range from 16mm to 230mm, and the average height is 28mm.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook CB5 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11g WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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Very Wide

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook CB5 the widths range from 200mm to 390mm. When compared to other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5, the width of the Chromebook CB5 of 383 millimeters is one of the widest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Chromebook CB5 over three years ago.

Average Battery Life

The Acer Chromebook CB5 has a fairly typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an intel celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Chromebook CB5 has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5.

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Average Internal Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook CB5 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook CB5.

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Expert Reviews

(8)
22 April 2015

Glorious HD screen makes you temporarily forget you're using a $350 Chromebook. Combine that with some great sound from the speakers and you have the best movie-watching experience the Chromebook... Read more…

30 March 2015

Over the past few months I've had the opportunity to review two laptops. Both of them being? rather beefy: the Chromebook Pixel and the Dell M3800. These two machines are powerhouses ? sporting... Read more…

26 April 2015

Poussée de croissance. Pour la première fois, Acer propose un Chromebook de 15,6 pouces qui nous a favorablement surpris...

19 April 2015

Har växt upp. För första gången introducerar nu Acer en Chromebook med en skärm på 15,6 tum. Enheten bjöd på en hel del positiva överraskningar...

9 December 2015

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15 6 Full HD
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User Reviews

(111)
Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Chel2

Very fast internet connection which is mainly what we wanted...

Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Anonymous

This is an excellent product and I suspect a view of the future to come. I have been working with the computer for just a couple of days and have to explore the full possibilities. The computer... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Fungirl4

Bought with JLP price promise - that all went smoothly. Have LOVED this machine so far - haven't yet found anything we cant do - and with 3 teens its used a lot!! Screen is a bit sim compared to... Read more…

Reviewed 23 April 2016 by Ceee
Ceee would recommend the Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T

So far so good. This unit meets all of my expectations...

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Jerry65

Very quick and easy to use. No need to worry about viruses and malware as it has its own protection. Good keyboard. It does not take discs like a laptop but it actually works! No waiting for... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxmunek009, NX.MUNEK.009, acer nxmunek009

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