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Acer Chromebook 714 Series

Acer ChromeBook 714 CB714-1WT-36MSProcessor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 1.5kg, 1.6kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 78.25% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 7 reviews)
: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 70%
mobility: 88%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

 

Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KD

Specifications

Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KDNotebook: Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KD
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 77.67% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

80% Acer Chromebook 714 review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Acer Chromebook 714 has a sleek aluminum chassis that I can't stop touching; its aversion to fingerprints and military-rated durality is another alluring draw of this professional-looking laptop. Worker bees will experience speedy productivity on this machine — its clicky keyboard and multitasking-friendly system will have users whizzing through assignments and tasks. Its snazzy-looking fingerprint reader is another interesting and rare feature.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
This Is The Best 15-Inch Chromebook For Your Money [Video]
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
Would I say this is better than the Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630? No. I think the Lenovo is a better overall device. But the Yoga costs twice what this one does, so at this price, it doesn’t even enter the conversation. That is precisely why I’m saying this is the best 15-inch Chromebook for the money right now. Other 15-inch devices in this price range aren’t worth your time or money. Even if you ended up finding one of the other 15-inch Chromebooks for $50 or $75 cheaper, this one is so much better than all of them that I’d highly advise finding a way to come up with that extra cash. This Chromebook is truly one of those rare exceptions to the “get what you pay for” rule: it really is much better than what you are paying for it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2019
83% Acer Chromebook 714 review: I wish Chromebooks were always this nice
Source: CNet English
While Acer has definitely made the Chromebook 714 for business, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone looking for a sturdy Chromebook for home or school use. The configuration I tested was fine for handling typical daily tasks and entertainment (though you'll definitely want headphones or external speakers if you want to actually enjoy what you're listening to; the built-in speakers are thin and tinny).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Acer Chromebook 714 review: So close to greatness
Source: Android Authority English
At the same time, those going into the Chromebook 714 need to temper expectations, primarily with respect to the display and keyboard. The ho-hum display and mushy keys with the flaky space bar prevent what is a good laptop from being a great laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2019
70% Acer Chromebook 714
Source: PC Mag English
Sorrowfully short battery life is the only thing that keeps Acer's 14-inch, Core i3-based Chromebook 714 from setting a new standard for business-ready Chrome OS laptops. The Acer Chromebook 714 targets the enterprise with features ranging from a fingerprint reader to Google Assistant.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Chromebook 714 Review
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
For now, I’d say hold off on this one until we start seeing sales. As it is being targeted towards the enterprise, it might take a bit of time to see those price drops. With Acer choosing to make this one much more widely-available in consumer markets already, however, I’d assume we’ll see the price dip down soon enough. If it comes down into the $400-$500 price range, my thoughts would shift quite a bit as I think this Chromebook offers a lot for the money and could be a device that user not only enjoy but can confidently own knowing it will stand up to a lot of abuse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/13/2019

 

Acer ChromeBook 714 CB714-1WT-36MS

Specifications

Acer ChromeBook 714 CB714-1WT-36MSNotebook: Acer ChromeBook 714 CB714-1WT-36MS
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Acer Chromebook 714, análisis: un portátil aparentemente convencional que replantea nuestra dependencia de Windows y macOS
Source: Xataka Android Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%

 

Comment

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.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

i3-8130U: On the Kaby-Lake architecture based dual core SoC clocked at 2.2 to 3.4 GHz with HyperThreading (4 Threads) and an integrated UHD Graphics 620 graphics card clocked at up to 1 GHz.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.5 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.6 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


78.25%: 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.

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Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KD
Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KD
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Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1WT-32KD
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-01- 8 (Update: 2020-01- 8)