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Acer Chromebook 15 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 16GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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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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Acer Chromebook 15 Review
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Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Chromebook 15 is a laptop that uses three displays supported by on-board grap.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Acer Chromebook 15 has a fairly fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 15. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebook 15 range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Chromebook 15 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Chromebooks built by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just Chromebooks) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 15. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 16GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[pl_2353301_price], or the Chromebook 14[pl_2414371_price] both from HP or the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it. This Acer notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all Chromebooks that came out more than a year ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Big Screen Size

The Chromebook 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 15. Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 15 have screen sizes of between 11" and 16".

Other 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price].

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Chromebook 15 has a L3 processor cache which is better than most Chromebooks that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have a L2 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is in fact the best processor cache level amongst all notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

The worst processor cache level amongst similar types of laptop is L2.

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Four Battery Cells

The Acer Chromebook 15 has more battery cells than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC is a four battery cell count portable PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 15 which only have between two and three battery cells.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook 15 is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 320MHz. At only 100 megahertz, the Chromebook 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 15.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook 15 which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[pl_2353301_price], or the Chromebook 14[pl_2414371_price] both from HP or the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Chromebook 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst Chromebooks of this age. The average processor clock speed of Chromebooks that have been around for more than a year is 1.9GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.3GHz.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo 11e[plb_2936238_price] (1.83GHz), or the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2854479_price] (2.16GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Very Heavy

At 2.2 kilograms, the Chromebook 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for more than a year. The lightest Chromebook that has been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 15 is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 2.2kg, and the average weight is 1.5kg.

There are a number of other 2.2kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[plb_2353301_price] (1.9kg) which is also cheaper.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Acer Chromebook 15 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 8 hours) amongst Chromebooks of this age. The average battery life of Chromebooks that have been around for more than a year is 9.3h, and the battery lifes range from 8h to 13h.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Acer Chromebook C910[plb_2805139_price] (9h).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 15, the Acer Chromebook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop that has been on the market for more than a year is 16mm thick and the thickest is 25mm. With a height of 24.2 millimeters, the Chromebook 15 is one of the thicker notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook 15 amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Chromebook 15 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11b WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that have been available for more than a year.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Chromebook 15.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as it. 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this portable PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[pl_2353301_price], and the Chromebook 14[pl_2414371_price] both from HP or the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

The Chromebook 15 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[plb_2353301_price], or the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook 15.

We compared all the other 16GB total storage capacity laptops to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the Chromebook 14 G3 (ENERGY STAR)[pl_2353301_price], the Chromebook 14[pl_2414371_price], and the Chromebook 11[pl_2446622_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Chromebook 15[plb_2796361_price] (32GB and cheaper).

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Expert Reviews

(10)
16 October 2016

The Acer Chromebook 15 isn't the prettiest one out there, but getting a 15-inch screen and all-day battery life for a mere $200 is a deal that's hard to beat...

27 April 2015

The Chromebook market is still in its infancy, but the ecosystem has already proved itself to offer incredible value for money ? just look at the £199 Toshiba Chromebook 2 for proof of that....

23 April 2015

It's not the first time we've seen the Acer Chromebook 15, but the CB3-531 version, unveiled at Acer's global press conference, adds some extras to the existing range, bringing some added... Read more…

22 April 2015

Glorious HD screen makes you temporarily forget you're using a $350 Chromebook. Combine that with some great sound from the speakers and you have the best movie-watching experience the Chromebook... Read more…

30 March 2015

Over the past few months I've had the opportunity to review two laptops. Both of them being? rather beefy: the Chromebook Pixel and the Dell M3800. These two machines are powerhouses ? sporting... Read more…

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User Reviews

(124)
Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Chel2

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

Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Anonymous

This is an excellent product and I suspect a view of the future to come. I have been working with the computer for just a couple of days and have to explore the full possibilities. The computer... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2016 by Katie
Katie would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531

I am a college student on a budget so this chrome book had the features of a normal laptop with little to not maintenance virus protection wise. It boots up instantly and makes downloading apps... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2016 by Dups
Dups would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531

Battery lasts much longer than my laptop. Love the way it opens right up and is ready to go. The price was excellent. The only draw back I have with it is that it does not have a number pad...

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by JoeyTheITGuy
JoeyTheITGuy would recommend the Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531

I bought this Chromebook for my dad who has been using a laptop for years. He switched over to this device in no time. It works great for him, and is very easy for him to use. He was able to move... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c910c7, c910c7p, c910c7pq, acer c910, cb5571c6w0, acer c910c, acer 3205u4, acer 3205u4g, acer cb5571c4, acer memory16, acer 3205u4gb, acer memory16g, acer cb5571c4g, acer 3205u4gb16, acer memory16gb, acer 3205u4gb16g, acer 3205u4gb16gb
Barcodes 04713147964994, 04713147975723
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