Acer Chromebook 14 CP5-471-581N
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Chromebook 14 CP5-471-581N
However, users can’t install popular third-party software from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and others. If you can’t run it in the Chrome browser on a Mac or Windows computer, then it won’t run on a Chromebook. That’s about to change. If you’re reading this after Fall 2016, then you probably can now install Android apps on a Chromebook. This will open ChromeOS to a whole new world of excellent productivity, gaming and entertainment apps. Until that happens, ChromeOS has a narrow appeal to people who can live inside their browser 100% of the time.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2016
Source: PC Mag
The good-looking Acer Chromebook 14 for Work delivers some flash, is powerful enough for most business tasks, and can last more than 10 hours on a single battery charge. Now that some businesses are starting to embrace Chrome OS, the Chromebook 14 for Work is a better SMB choice than less expensive models like the Acer Chromebook 14 ($300), if only for its MIL-810G testing and added durability.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Business News Daily
Acer's Chromebook 14 for Work is a no-fuss work companion with impressive hardware. The system offers solid battery life, and its thin, light and durable design makes it a good pick for commuters and frequent travelers. Unlike consumer-focused Chromebooks, this one offers business-class security and management tools that IT technicians will love.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
CommentIntel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» 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 big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
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.
75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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