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

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Sep 2014
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The 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 brilliant high-resolution... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 1,714 owner and expert reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its Chromebooks.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 11 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Samsung XE303C12 which has better reviews.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Chromebook 11 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. In addition, this Acer laptop have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Chromebook 11 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 11. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 11 the weights range from 1kg to 2.2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Chromebook 11 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 750 megahertz) amongst Chromebooks of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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 890MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook 11 is 3.5h, the longest is 4,000h, and the average battery life (max) is 87h. At only 8 hours, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 11.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 5.3GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 11 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 do not have a touchscreen. The Chromebook 11 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Laptops of this type and age have battery capacitys of between 2,500mAh and 5,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 3,220 milliamperes * hour, the Chromebook 11 has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 11 is 2.4GHz. The Acer Chromebook 11 has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.41 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 11

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the Chromebook 11 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11.

If this Acer portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel (2.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 11.6 inches, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook 11.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel (12.85") which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Chromebook 11 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar 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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