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Acer Chromebook 11 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 16GB Flash 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Mar 2015
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The Ideal ChromebookThe 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... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Acer Chromebook 11 of 313 megahertz is one of the fastest. Chromebooks that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 320MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 240MHz.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer laptops and also specifically for Acer Chromebooks and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

This laptop has a Flash storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on Chromebooks that were released around the same time as 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

The Chromebook 11 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook 11.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2961001_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11, the Chromebook 11 has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Chromebook 11 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. This Acer laptop also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11.

Across similar types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Light

At only 1.1 kilograms, the Acer Chromebook 11 is very light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 1.5kg, and the weights range from 1.1kg to 2.2kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Acer Chromebook 11 of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 850MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Chromebook 11 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 750 megahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 11. The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 750MHz to 860MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year, the Acer Chromebook 11 does not have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touchscreen and we think the Acer Chromebook C85[plb_2854176_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 is 2GB and the biggest is 4GB. The Acer Chromebook 11 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 2 gigabytes) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and type the battery capacitys range from 45mAh to 4,000mAh. At only 3,220 milliamperes * hour, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 11.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 11

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Chromebook 11.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the Acer Chromebook C910[plb_2860373_price] (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.5 hours, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If this Acer laptop battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Chromebook CB30[plb_2729661_price] (9h and higher rated), or the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u[plb_2717495_price] (10h and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer Chromebook 11 has a pretty typical display diagonal (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Toshiba Chromebook CB30[plb_2729661_price] (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook 11.

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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(26)
9 April 2016

The Acer Chromebook 11 offers just enough features and performance needed for work and play, and nothing extra...

8 April 2016

The Acer Chromebook 11 offers just enough features and performance needed for work and play, and nothing extra...

17 February 2016

With solid build quality, a versatile convertible design, an IPS touch screen, full-size media ports, and strong performance, the Acer Chromebook R 11 still manages a very affordable price...

PC Mag

18 September 2015

The Acer Chromebook 11 makes things more interesting with an actual Intel Celeron processor (dual-core 2.16 GHz, with 2 GB of RAM as well as Intel HD graphics).There's also some surprising I/O.... Read more…

10 August 2015

The Acer CB3-111-C670 Chromebook comes with some very high level specs. It is these high level specs that make this laptop very different and unique from the rest of the laptop crowd on the... Read more…

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User Reviews

(152)
Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Fern
Fern would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-111

I got this devices to have around the house for quick web browsing when I need to have something with a solid keyboard. So far it's worked out great! The battery has been really good and it's... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Bud99
Bud99 would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-111

Much better then I expected. Not a desktop replacement but great for email & browsing the internet Good keyboard feel & bright screen...

Reviewed 26 September 2016 by Wendy
Wendy would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-131

Only had this for a short time but really impressed with it! Was really fed up with the speed of my laptop when using the internet - and the constant need to press escape button to get rid of the... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2016 by Kersyd
Kersyd would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-131

My last Acer chromebook has become unreliable after two years due to charger jack issues... but it has been great and I've replaced it with the same model (I'm hoping the charger issue has now... Read more…

Reviewed 21 September 2016 by Maggie
Maggie would recommend the Acer Chromebook 11-inch CB3-131

Small, quick, almost idiot proof, does everything a laptop can but does not have a disc drive...

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