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

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Mar 2015
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The Ideal ChromebookThe 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... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Acer Chromebooks have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Acer.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 is 260MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 313 megahertz, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 11.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11, the Chromebook 11 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook CB3 is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Chromebook 11 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 also have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Chromebook CB3, or the Chromebook C910 both from Acer which has better reviews.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 commonly found display resolution on Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook 11 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most Chromebooks that came out more than a year ago. In addition, this Acer portable PC have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11.

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

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Very Thin

The Chromebook 11 is one of the thinner notebook PCs of this type and age (only 18.7 millimeters) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The heights of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 16mm to 25mm.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.1 kilograms, the Acer Chromebook 11 is very light compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook 11. The weights of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 11 range from 1.1kg to 2.2kg, and the average weight is 1.5kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the 14 G1 (1.9kg), or the Chromebook 11 (1.3kg) both from HP.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Acer Chromebook 11 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 750 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,000MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 is 790MHz. The Chromebook 11 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies (only 750 megahertz) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Chromebook 11 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Chromebook 11.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11. Across all the Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 11 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 4GB.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of Chromebooks that were launched more than a year ago is 1MB and the biggest is 2MB. The Chromebook 11 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 1 megabyte) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 11

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for more than a year.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Acer Chromebook C910 (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.5 hours, the Chromebook 11 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 11.

If this Acer notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 (9h), or the Samsung Chromebook 2 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Chromebook 11 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 11.

If this Acer portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Chromebook 11 (4GB), the Acer Chromebook 15 (4GB), or the Lenovo 11e (4GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Chromebook 15 (32GB), the Chromebook 15 (32GB), or the Chromebook C910 ($432.03) (32GB) all from Acer.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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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

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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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