Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD
Source: PC World Archive.org version
Acer’s Chromebook 14 is about look and feel. The aluminum shell and high-resolution display do a lot to separate it from its lower-cost cousins and give you a better experience. You’re already paying a little more just for those two perks. It’d cost you even more to get better performance and features, but for mainstream users, the Chromebook 14 represents a fairly sweet spot.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Techaeris Archive.org version
Chromebooks aren’t for everybody, but nearly anybody can get use out of a Chromebook. They are ideal for students, and can even work well in some office situations. They’re even great as a secondary computer for browsing on the couch, or other similar activities. For $300, you really can’t beat the price, performance, and design of the Acer Chromebook 14.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
Source: Futurezone.at DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Source: Guter Rat! - Heft 09/2016
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2016
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Celeron) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 shader cores (EU) and different clock speeds.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
N3160: Frugal quad-core SoC based on the Atom architecture "Airmont" for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocke between 1.6-2.24 GHz and includes a graphics adapter with DirectX 11.2 support.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.
Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.
While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.
There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.