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Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q

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Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q
Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q (Chromebook 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.2 kg ( = 77.6 oz / 4.85 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q

70% Acer Chromebook 15
Source: Computer Shopper English
All told, the Acer Chromebook 15 is an intriguing anomaly. On the one hand, its big IPS display is simply great to look at, especially when you'll be doing so for extended periods of time. It makes composing anything of length easier and watching multimedia content more enjoyable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Chromebook 15 Review: Bigger Is Better
Source: Notebooks.com English
People who love ChromeOS, but don’t want to pay over $1,200 for the Pixel, should look at the Acer Chromebook 15 with the Intel Core i3 processor. If you like the idea of a large system, but don’t want to pay over $400, then take a look at the cheaper version with an Intel Celeron 3205U Broadwell processor, the next generation after the Haswell in the popular HP Chromebook 14 and Acer C720 Chromebook.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/21/2015

Comment

Model: The Acer Chromebook 15 has a large 15.6 inch display unlike the previous 11 inch Chrome OS systems. The backbone of the system is an Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 2 GHz and paired with a 4 GB of DDR3 RAM. Onboard storage is only 32 GB and there is no optical drive as well. However, there are two USB ports and one of it is a USB 3.0 port. These ports can be used to extend the storage on flash drives or external hard drive. Despite the size of the notebook,  the keyboard does not feature a number pad. Instead the space on the sides of the keyboard provide upward facing speakers.

The weight of this Chromebook is about 2.2 kg and the 4 cell battery can last up to 9 hours of use according to manufacturer. The height of this device with its lid closed is just 1 inch (2.54 cm), which makes it portable. As the name indicates, the operating system used is Chrome OS. The device is mostly from plastic and available in two colors; black and white. As a conclusion, this Chromebook is suitable for first time purchasers with a tight budget who intend to use the device for basic web surfing and watching videos.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).  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.
5005U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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.
2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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.


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-08- 6 (Update: 2015-08- 6)