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

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Sep 2014
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The 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 brilliant high-resolution... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer Chromebooks and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 100MHz and the fastest is 320MHz. At 313 megahertz, the Chromebook 11 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Chromebook 11 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The slowest processor clock speed of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 2.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Chromebook 11 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

Other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the Chromebook 11, or the Chromebook 11 both from DELL or the HP Chromebook 11.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Chromebook 11 has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the DELL Chromebook 11, or the HP Chromebook 11.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on Chromebooks that are a comparable 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 typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook 11 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. In addition, this notebook PC have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standards.

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

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

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Light

The Acer Chromebook 11 is fairly light (only 1.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11. Across all the Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11 the weights range from 1.1kg to 2.2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the DELL Chromebook 11 (1.3kg), or the HP Chromebook 11 (1.3kg).

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11 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 Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 11. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 830MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops of this age and spec range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 11GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 11.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Chromebook 11 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Chromebook 11 is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 750MHz and 860MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 790MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Chromebook 11 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook 11 the internal memory range from 2GB to 4GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 11 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 11.

If this Chromebook internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Chromebook 11 (4GB).

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook 11 is 11" and the biggest is 16". The Acer Chromebook 11 has a fairly small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 11.

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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 were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Chromebook 11 is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than a year is 2GB and the biggest is 4GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 11 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Acer Chromebook 11 has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook 11 have processor caches of between 1MB and 3MB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Acer Chromebook 11 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook 11 have between two and three battery cells.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 11

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Chromebook 11 (SSD).

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Average Battery Life

The Chromebook 11 has a fairly average battery life (8.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook 11.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 11 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 11.

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
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Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Display Technology

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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