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...
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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 spec and age to it.
We checked 1,714 expert and owner reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its Chromebooks.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Acer Chromebook C83 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C83 which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Acer Chromebook C83 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Samsung XE303C12 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
The Chromebook C83 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. This laptop also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of portable PC is 802.11a.
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Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C83 have weights of between 1kg and 2.2kg. The Acer Chromebook C83 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C83 (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
The Acer Chromebook C83 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 750 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook C83 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C83 range from 11" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". The Chromebook C83 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C83.
If this portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel (12.85") which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Chromebook C83 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.
Very Small Processor Cache
The average processor cache of laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C83 is 1.7MB. The Chromebook C83 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst Chromebooks of this age.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Chromebook C83 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 3,220 milliamperes * hour) amongst Chromebooks of this age. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C83 is 2,500mAh, the biggest is 5,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.
5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C83
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this Chromebook was released.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C83 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Google Chromebook Pixel (2.4GHz) which is also higher rated.
Average Battery Life (max)
The Acer Chromebook C83 has a fairly standard battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C83.
We compared all the other 8h battery life notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook is also worth considering.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook C83 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.
If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel (16GB) which also has a higher rating.
Intel Celeron Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago.