Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531
Reviews for the Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531
Source: Trusted Reviews
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. We’ll need to wait to get our hands on a review model before we can say whether Acer’s offering trumps the Toshiba notebook, however.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/25/2015
Source: Pocket Lint
Well, we say refinement, but first impressions don't leave us too enthralled. That's the thing about Chromebooks: they're cheap and plasticky, which is the compromise to pay for a £230 laptop (oddly the CB3-531 is $200 in the US, so far cheaper).
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/23/2015
CommentIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):
Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
N2830: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.4 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.
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