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DELL Chromebook 11 2955u

DELL Chromebook 11 2955u 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB Jun 2014
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Optimized for today's students: The lightweight, easy-to-use Dell Chromebook 11 helps turn education into exploration without the worries of safety or security. Long-lasting value: Priced to make... More
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18 Reasons For

Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most of the other laptops of this age and type only use two displays supported by on-board grap, however the Chromebook 11 2955u uses three displays supported by on-board grap.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has one of the faster maximum processor memory bandwidths (25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst Chromebooks of this age. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u is 23GB/s.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL Chromebooks and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

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

Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago only have one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port, however the Chromebook 11 2955u has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 8GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Chromebook 11 2955u has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 830MHz. The DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Chromebook 11 2955u has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Acer Chromebook CB3[plb_3012594_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 2955u, the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Chromebook CB3[pl_3012594_price], and the Chromebook C910[pl_2860373_price] both from Acer which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook 11 2955u supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to 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 comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a L3 processor cache which is better than most Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have a L2 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is actually the best processor cache level amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst processor cache level is L2.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of this type and age. This DELL laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Chromebook 11 2955u is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Chromebook 11 2955u is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook 11 2955u only have one USB 3.0 port.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a quite big processor cache (2 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Chromebook 11 2955u. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u the processor caches range from 1MB to 3MB, and the average processor cache is 1.6MB.

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Narrow

At only 294.64 millimeters, the Chromebook 11 2955u is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u. The widths of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u range from 200mm to 390mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Chromebook 11 2955u has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11 2955u. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 260MHz.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11 2955u the internal memory range from 2GB to 4GB, and the average internal memory is 3.3GB.

If this DELL laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2717499_price] (4GB), or the Lenovo 11e[plb_2936238_price] (4GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebook 11 2955u has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u. The average processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 1.9GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.3GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Chromebook 11 2955u does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 11 2955u also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2864982_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Thick

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have checked, the height of the Chromebook 11 2955u of 24.6 millimeters is one of the thickest. The heights of Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u range from 16mm to 25mm, and the average height is 21mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u

Released Over a Year Ago

This Chromebook has been on the market for over a year.

SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the HP Chromebook 14[plb_2353301_price] (SSD), or the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price] (SSD).

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Average Battery Life

At 10 hours, the Chromebook 11 2955u has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u.

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Average Screen Size

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a pretty typical screen size (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Chromebook CB30[plb_2729661_price] (13.3" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 1.3 kilograms, the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2717499_price] (1.3kg), or the HP Chromebook 11[plb_2446622_price] (1.3kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Chromebook 15[pl_2734533_price] (32GB), the Chromebook 15[pl_2796361_price] (32GB), or the Chromebook C910[pl_2805139_price] (32GB) all from Acer.

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Maximum 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
Aspect Ratio
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
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Cable Lock Slot
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Warranty Card
Cable Included
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User Reviews

(87)
Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Krzysztof
(Verified Purchase)

I bougt this lovely notebook year ago and its realy good.recomended for everyone who looking for long lasting battery device for basics usage...

(Verified Purchase)

Had this for a couple of years now and it's still going strong. The battery lasts incredible well (8hrs easily), it's really portable and the performance is excellent. Downsides: Fans can be a bit... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Terryshead
(Verified Purchase)

My granddaughter loves it...

(Verified Purchase)

My daughter has only had this for a few months and it is already falling apart and doesn't work at all without the lead. Given that it is supposedly under warranty, that should be fine but don't... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Touchpad is a bit rough and the device has surprisingly loud fan. Replaced with an Acer C720p which has a great track pad, is almost silent under all conditions, and has a touchscreen too for the... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Mad Hatter
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for son for school - loves it...

(Verified Purchase)

If you need a laptop for the soul purpose of web browsing then this is for you! If you are looking for something that will operate like a windows or apple laptop this is not for you! It performs... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2016 by Ginny
(Verified Purchase)

Love my laptop its so simple to use n has a web can...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Claire Elizabeth Mithell
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely computer with every thing I need, however it is very difficult to use the mouse pad.

Reviewed 31 December 2015 by NuancedInsight
(Verified Purchase)

Have owned this device for the best part of a year, and it has taken that long to form a clear enough view of it to write a review. Let me say upfront - it's a great machine, and at the moment I... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 115544
Barcodes 05054629476123, 05397063615544, 05397063615551

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2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 11.6"
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