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Acer Chromebook C85
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Acer Chromebook C85 NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB 16GB Flash 13.3" Laptop

NVIDIA Tegra 2.1GHz 2GB 16GB Jun 2014
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Slip the Acer Chromebook into your bag and work from anywhere, without recharging, because it has enough battery life to last all day long on a single charge. Indulge your eyes and see everything... More
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Chromebooks manufactured by Acer have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just Chromebooks) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Flash storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to 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 Acer Chromebook C85 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C85 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the Samsung XE303C12 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of this type and age is 3.5h, the longest is 4,000h, and the average battery life (max) is 87h. The Chromebook C85 has a very long battery life (max) (14 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C85.

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NVIDIA Tegra Processor Family

The Acer Chromebook C85 has a better processor family than most Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer portable PC has an NVIDIA Tegra processor family, whereas most Chromebooks that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Celeron processor family.

This laptop's processor family (NVIDIA Tegra) is actually the best processor family amongst all laptops that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C85.

The worst processor family amongst similar types of laptop is Samsung Exynos.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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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 comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Acer Chromebook C85 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C85 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 3.2GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook C85 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C85.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook C85, the Acer Chromebook C85 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C85 is 2.1GHz, the fastest is 2.6GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.4GHz. At only 2.3 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C85 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C85.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Chromebook C85 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C85.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C85

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Chromebook C85 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebook C85 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Chromebook C85 has a relatively typical display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Chromebook C85 has a fairly standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C85.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.5kg heavy laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba CB35 is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook C85 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C85.

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Specification

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Compatible Memory Cards
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Flash Memory
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
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Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
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Expert Reviews

27 July 2015

Ideen bag Chromebooks er lidt anderledes end normale bærbare computere, for oprindelig var de tiltænkt at fungere som tynde klienter, hvor alle programmer blev afviklet i skyen. Det er stadig... Read more…

Stylish design
Two USB 3.0 ports and 802.11ac WiFi
Pretty good keyboard
Silent operation
Barely heats up
Slightly pale and dim display
Less than blazing performance
Viewing angle dependent screen
White plastic chassis shows every scuff and smudge
Laggy media streaming

User Reviews

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Reviewed 9 January 2015 by Banksy
Banksy would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311 (Verified Purchase)

Easy to set up. Nice computer for the price, but limited, as all Chromebooks are right now. Don't expect a macbook or even a laptop experience and you will be happy. More like a glorified tablet -... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Battery life
Nice Design
Adequate Storage
Limited Use
Bh Does Not Allow Return
Choppy Video Playback
Freezes When Opening Tabs
Slow

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cb5311t24, cb5311t24a
Barcodes 04713147448623

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