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DELL Chromebook 11 2955u

DELL Chromebook 11 2955u 4GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

4GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Apr 2015
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Fast: Chromebook 11 is easy to use, boots in seconds and comes with your favorite Google apps.Secure: Built in multiple layers of security to help keep users safe from viruses and malware. In... More
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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this laptop is 90% based on 87 owner reviews. If all the portable PCs that have been around for more than a year are ranked by average owner review score then this notebook PC is in the top 1%.

Easy to Use

Several DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owners wrote that it was easy to use. Diana Armstrong gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and she said two years ago “It was mainly designed to use with it”. This month Ginny said on Amazon “Love my laptop its so simple to use n has a web can” in her review. Two years ago Mark rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned “Easy to use with a good solid”.

A number of customers said that this laptop was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Foxy9212 gave it a score of 5 stars and said “Restoring the OS to its original settings is, apparently, very simple to do should this ever become necessary” in their review of this laptop. John Ryan mentioned in his review of this laptop on Amazon “ In fact if you have a modern smartphone, just click “Settings —> Personal Hotspot””.

One DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. One person concluded that it had a good interface.

One customer concluded that the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u was easy to setup. Rob Morphet said “Easy to set up, cracking battery life” in his DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed this laptop concluded that it was noisy. Buckley said in their review of this laptop “3) Good speakers, loud and punchy for a laptop of this size” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Jorge said in his DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review on Amazon “The speakers are loud and better than previous laptops I've owned” and scored the product 4 stars. Tripplehelix said “If you take into the fact that it's price is low and the speakers are loud these don't cause much of an issue”.

Several people who bought the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u said that it was quiet. Foxy9212 said in their review “Is so quiet I hardly notice it” . Frank J. Ivins said in his DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review last year “Noisy fan in a quiet room, terrible screen The screen ruins it for me” however he only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. James rated this laptop 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon two years ago “The only disadvantage is that there are fans, which are audible in a quiet environment”.

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Robust

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Daniel Oliver said in his review on Amazon “I am really impressed by this chromebook the build quality is amazing” and gave the product a very good rating. Last year David Noble mentioned on Amazon “Pros - The build quality is the best of any laptop I've owned” and scored it very highly. Falling Sands rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this laptop “Another thing that matches this underlying ethos is the charger pin which is a solid 6mm diameter, rather than the 2mm easily bendable/breakable Samsung pin”.

Several DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owners who bought it thought it was strong and durable. In November last year K. Rowbory wrote “This model is sturdy enough.” in their review of this laptop and scored it 80 out of 100. Last year Leo Massey-Dickson wrote “This is a great quality product! Amazing battery life and is a good robust build, so carrying it about to college while on the bike is no issue”. In November last year Three99 said “This is a tough little machine”.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u mentioned that it was wifi compatible. Foxy9212 said on Amazon “A full 50MB from the Dell so it's good to know I am getting what I pay for, at least from one device and that the Dell's WiFi is excellent”. Last year Georgina wrote in her review of this laptop on Amazon “If you are on the internet 24/7, with good wifi access and with no need to store huge data on an internal hard drive, I would definitely recommend” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars. Sam Sykes wrote on Amazon “The battery life, unusually for laptops, is exactly as described, if not better - I hit 9-10 hours consistently when using WiFi and medium-high screen brightness” and gave it a very good review.

One customer said that it had email functionality. Grahame Reynolds said on Amazon “Smartphones so she wanted a "real" keyboard for sending email and surfing when we travel” and gave the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u a rating of 4 stars.

One DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reviewer who purchased this laptop mentioned that it was able to connect to the internet. Henry wrote on Amazon “Instant start-up, Internet and e-mails at half the cost of conventional laptops” in his review of this laptop.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u was good in terms of HDMI connections. One DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reviewer who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. R. Gardner said in their review on Amazon in November last year “Has 2 USB 3 slots and a SD card reader”.

One person who reviewed the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Sam Sykes mentioned on Amazon “NEF imaging support) will provide a host of solid connectivity options alongside the existing Chromecast extension” in his review of this laptop.

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Nice Design

Six people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Grahame Reynolds said in November last year “It's pretty quick too”. Grahame Reynolds also wrote “For our needs it's pretty perfect”. James said on Amazon two years ago “This is a beautifully made little laptop -- the build quality is superb”.

Several DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owners who purchased it agreed that it was a good design. K. Rowbory mentioned in their review on Amazon in November last year “It's the 2014 model, which has a different design”. Ykw gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “See what is the inside the product you will agree with me when I say this Dell is design to last” in their DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. K. Rowbory mentioned “It has a kind of matte texture to it which prevents smooth use and scrolling”. Thecadster said on Amazon “It boots in 3 seconds! Beautifully quick and smooth in scrolling etc” in their review of the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat. One DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reviewer who purchased it considered that it was well designed. Mr. J. N. Spratley wrote on Amazon two years ago “Oh and the charger is very well designed” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Product Quality

A few DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owners mentioned that this laptop was good quality. Buckley wrote in their review of the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u on Amazon “2) Great build quality, utilitarian and well made”. Conor999 mentioned on Amazon “Great quality laptop”. Corey rated it as excellent and he mentioned on Amazon “You tube quality is brilliant and it also reads my external hard drive, so films, music”.

Good Battery Life

Twenty-four customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. A.brown mentioned in their DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review on Amazon “Battery life is also phenomenal, I never have to worry about it running out in a long study session”. Buckley scored this laptop 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “5) Genuine 9 hour battery life”. Buckley also wrote “There are a number of new Chromebooks on the way with K1 Tegra chips and even better battery life, screens”.

Good Size

A number of people who reviewed the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reckoned that it was lightweight. Charlie C. mentioned on Amazon “It's a perfect size for portability and is so lightweight, you can take it anywhere” in his DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review. Isaac Abraham mentioned “Clear screen, responsive keyboard + track-pad in a lightweight package” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Mcj243 said on Amazon “Awesome product! Super quick to load, lightweight, great for browsing the web” in their review of this laptop and rated it 80 out of 100.

A number of DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reviewers mentioned that the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u was a good weight. Elizabeth Noyes wrote on Amazon “Really light weight and easy to use”. Jade mentioned “Quick, light weight and great battery” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mr. J. N. Spratley mentioned “It doesn't creak or groan when you pick it up, has a certain weight to it”.

A few DELL Chromebook 11 2955u reviewers said in their reviews that this laptop was good structurally. David Sainsbury scored this laptop 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Offers all round good quality construction” in his DELL Chromebook 11 2955u review. Two years ago Falling Sands gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “There is something reassuring about the robust construction of the Dell, which is combined with a truly awesome battery life”.

One customer who reviewed this laptop thought it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Foxy9212 wrote on Amazon “On opening the packaging I was pleasantly surprised to find a neat, solid, well built device with a good weight to it without being in the least heavy” in their review of this laptop.

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Large Storage Capacity

Some people said in their reviews that it had good storage. Foxy9212 said on Amazon “When buying the Dell I received 100GB free Drive storage, for two years, in addition to the already free 15GB”. Hallyboy mentioned on Amazon last year “I went for RAM over storage (you can easily increase storage)” in their review of this laptop and gave the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u a score of 5 stars. Sam Sykes wrote “The Chromebook comes with two years free 100GB storage through Google Drive, which is flawlessly integrated into the system”.

Good Technical Features

One DELL Chromebook 11 2955u owner said that the product had good features. A.brown said in their review of the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u “That is the whole nature of a Chromebook and the features like photoshop or good audio recording software are only rarely missed”.

Good Support

One person who purchased it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Hallyboy scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “A short Quick Start Guide”.

Good Brand

On average DELL portable PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs built by DELL.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Chromebook 11 2955u has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Lenovo E550[plb_2936608_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Lenovo E550[plb_2936608_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a better storage medium than most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This DELL portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook 11 2955u has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 2955u, the battery capacity of the Chromebook 11 2955u of 51 watt-hours is one of the biggest. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 2955u have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 51Wh, and the average battery capacity is 39Wh.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 2955u has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 590GB.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo E550[plb_2936608_price] (500GB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 14". With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Chromebook 11 2955u has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

If this DELL notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo E550[plb_2936608_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook 11 2955u do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Chromebook 11 2955u is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 2955u has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook 11 2955u is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Chromebook 11 2955u has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Chromebook 11 2955u over a year ago.

Average Battery Life

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a pretty average battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

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Average Internal Memory

The Chromebook 11 2955u has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 2955u.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Specification

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Memory Card
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Installed SSD
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
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Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Krzysztof
(Verified Purchase)

I bougt this lovely notebook year ago and its realy good.recomended for everyone who looking for long lasting battery device for basics usage...

(Verified Purchase)

Had this for a couple of years now and it's still going strong. The battery lasts incredible well (8hrs easily), it's really portable and the performance is excellent. Downsides: Fans can be a bit... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Terryshead
(Verified Purchase)

My granddaughter loves it...

(Verified Purchase)

My daughter has only had this for a few months and it is already falling apart and doesn't work at all without the lead. Given that it is supposedly under warranty, that should be fine but don't... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Touchpad is a bit rough and the device has surprisingly loud fan. Replaced with an Acer C720p which has a great track pad, is almost silent under all conditions, and has a touchscreen too for the... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Mad Hatter
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for son for school - loves it...

(Verified Purchase)

If you need a laptop for the soul purpose of web browsing then this is for you! If you are looking for something that will operate like a windows or apple laptop this is not for you! It performs... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2016 by Ginny
(Verified Purchase)

Love my laptop its so simple to use n has a web can...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Claire Elizabeth Mithell
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely computer with every thing I need, however it is very difficult to use the mouse pad.

Reviewed 31 December 2015 by NuancedInsight
(Verified Purchase)

Have owned this device for the best part of a year, and it has taken that long to form a clear enough view of it to write a review. Let me say upfront - it's a great machine, and at the moment I... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 4gb16, dell 4gb16g, dell 115544, dell 4gb16gb
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