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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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