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Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD

Specifications

Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD
Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD (Chromebook 14 Series)
Processor
Intel Celeron N3160 4 x 1.6 - 2.2 GHz, Braswell
Memory
4 GB 
, DDR3L
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, Acer ComfyView, glossy: no
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.9 x 341 x 237 ( = 0.67 x 13.43 x 9.33 in)
Battery
3950 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Camera
Webcam: 1.3M
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 95% mobility: 100%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C6UD

70% Acer Chromebook 14 review: You can brag a little about this laptop's luxury details
Source: PC World English 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%
90% Acer Chromebook 14 review: Great design, very good performance
Source: Techaeris English 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%

Foreign Reviews

Hübsch aber halbgar
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431 (NX.GC2EG.001)
Source: Guter Rat! - Heft 09/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2016

Comment

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.


14.00":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.


80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-18 (Update: 2016-09-18)