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Acer Chromebook CB5
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Acer Chromebook CB5 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Jul 2013
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Highlights - First 15.6 Chromebook - perfect if you prefer a larger work space - Fast web-based computing is ideal for students or working away from the office - Nine hour battery life lets you... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Acer Chromebooks have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Acer.

Very Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB5, the Chromebook CB5's display diagonal of 15.6 inches is one of the biggest. The average display diagonal of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 is 13".

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Outputss

Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 only have between one and three headphone outputss, however the Chromebook CB5 has three point five headphone outputss.

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Very Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The Chromebook CB5 has a very big display diagonal (metric) (39.624 centimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook CB5. The smallest display diagonal (metric) of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook CB5 is 32cm, the biggest is 40cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 35cm.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB5 range from 16GB to 320GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB. With a total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook CB5 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer Chromebook CB5 does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 do have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook CB5 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook CB5 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed, the weight of the Chromebook CB5 of 2.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB5 range from 1kg to 2.2kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB5 do not have a touchscreen. The Chromebook CB5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook CB5 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 2,000 megabytes, the Acer Chromebook CB5 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook CB5 range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the Chromebook CB5 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB5.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Chromebook CB5 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook CB5.

Across similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the Chromebook CB5.

Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Chromebook CB5 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook CB5.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 9h battery life laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung Chromebook 2[plb_2698401_price] is also worth considering.

If this Acer notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (12h) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an intel celeron processor family, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Chromebook CB5 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook CB5 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook CB5.

If this Chromebook internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 October 2014 by Samuel
Samuel would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311

This is a modest chromebook, but it has everything done right, which makes it a great product in it's class (low-mid range chromebooks)...

Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Chel2

Very fast internet connection which is mainly what we wanted...

Reviewed 18 December 2014 by Slim
Slim would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311

I purchased 3 different chromebooks. 1 for each member of my family. HP 14" for my wife, acer 11.6" for my 11 year old daughter, and the acer 13 cb5-311 for myself and have put all three through... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2014 by Sisu
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When I enlarged the font so it was more readable it lowered the resolution. I Thought the 1080 resolution for movies would be so much better than most Chromebooks at 1366 by 768. I returned this... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2015 by Neatalia
Neatalia would recommend the Acer Chromebook 13 CB5-311 (Verified Purchase)

This Chromebook works great for watching videos, web surfing, and most things relating to school, since most schools use Chromebooks for student accounts. Easy to finish and submit homework and... Read more…

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