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Acer Chromebook CB5-132T-C32M

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Acer Chromebook CB5-132T-C32M
Acer Chromebook CB5-132T-C32M (Chromebook 11 Series)
Processor
Intel Celeron N3150 4 x 1.6 - 2.1 GHz, Braswell
Display
11.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

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Average Score: 73.13% - average
Average of 15 scores (from 20 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 70%, features: 60%, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Chromebook CB5-132T-C32M

80% Acer Chromebook R11 review
Source: Techradar English
If you're in the market for a small Chromebook, it's hard to argue with Acer's R11. The price certainly hits a sweet spot, and the laptop is a great machine for getting a bit of work done, kicking back for some tunes, and occasionally breaking it out as a tablet replacement. It may not be quite as stylish as the Asus Chromebook Flip, or as rugged as the Dell Chromebook 11, it sits firmly in the middle. One thing that will take some deep consideration, however, is whether Chrome OS is the right operating system for you. As I mentioned in the introduction, Chrome OS is singularly focused on a web experience, which comes at the cost of power and versatility. And as useful as the hybrid nature of the Chromebook R11 is, using touch with Chrome OS is still a mixed bag. This isn't a knock on the R11 at all; these are issues for Google to tackle, after all. Still, Acer's Chromebook R11 is a solid buy if you're in the market for something that will last a full day without breaking a sweat, perform adequately under pressure and otherwise serve up a great web browsing experience.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Chromebook R11 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
The Acer Chromebook R11's minimalist design may not be the sexiest, but that exterior hides a deceptively capable machine that'll last all day. Oh, and it can flip 360-degrees into a tablet. No big deal.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Acer Chromebook R11 review
Source: Talk Android English Archive.org version
All in all, the Chromebook R11 is a beautiful budget Chromebook with only a few shortcomings. If you can get over some of the stuttering and frame rate drops on web pages, the Chromebook R11 might just be the perfect compact and portable laptop for you to pick up this season. The Dev Channel is probably something you should stay away from. Android apps on Chrome OS is a great idea, but in testing, it’s obvious that it has a long way to go. Hopefully as Chrome becomes more intertwined with the Play Store, performance when using Android apps on Chrome OS will get better. The Chromebook R11 with 32GB has an MSRP of $280, but you can grab it from Amazon for around $270.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/16/2016
60% Review: Acer Chromebook R11
Source: PC Authority English Archive.org version
While the Chromebook R11 feels very solid and only weighs 1.25kg, the 360 degree hinge and touchscreen are gimmicks. If the price could have been reduced and the overall laptop made slightly lighter with a better trackpad, the Acer Chromebook R11 would be top of the list for any aspiring Chromebook user. The Acer C730 or the Dell Chromebook 11 are probably better bets unless you really, really need the touchscreen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% The touchscreen Chromebook which also works like a tablet
Source: Tech Advisor English Archive.org version
The R11 is a decent, if unspectacular device. Having the option to position it in a variety of modes is fun, but the sometimes sluggish performance makes it hard to recommend to anyone who wants to do more than a couple of simultaneous tasks. If your needs are light and you value the flexible hinges though, it’s a nice machine all the same, but we’d still opt to wait for the 4GB alternative.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 70%
74% Acer Chromebook R11
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
Acer's Chromebook R 11 has a neat hybrid design and the price is right, but simpler, non-touch devices offer better value. Competition from Windows 10 machines like the HP Stream 11 have left Chromebooks in an awkward place, but Acer takes the right approach.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% mobility: 80%
60% Review: Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11
Source: Gadgetguy English Archive.org version
Picking a computer can be a hard business, especially when there’s so much stuff out there, but when you’re buying for a specific segment, the task is a little easier. Acer’s Cloudbook 11 isn’t likely to be suited to you or I, and even if you class yourself as someone who only needs a set of keys and a decent battery life, we’d still encourage you to look at what else there is out there.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 50% workmanship: 60%
80% Acer Chromebook R 11
Source: Computer Shopper English Archive.org version
If you are even considering a Chromebook, you're no doubt aware that it is an Internet- and app-centric device, so preloaded software (in the traditional sense) is non-existent. But you can get an awful lot done with a Chrome browser, a Google Docs account, and the downloads available on the Chrome Web Store.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Chromebooks don’t get much better than this
Source: PC Pro English Archive.org version
All things told, though, I like the Acer Chromebook R11. I’ve always been a fan of the Chromebook way of doing things – like most people, my digital life is lived almost entirely in a browser these days – and Acer’s decision to add in a welcome bit of flexibility without sending the price rocketing is hugely welcome.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Acer Chromebook R11 review - quality design in a bargain package
Source: Expert Reviews English Archive.org version
The Acer Chromebook R11 is the most attractive and practical budget Chromebook you can buy today. It may not have the power or the screen suitable for the most hardcore multi-taskers, but it's a seriously good piece of kit for the money. Your alternative choice here is the Asus C201 Chromebook, which is a similar 11in device for around £40 less and can last a few more hours away from the mains. However, with that reduction in price you do lose the IPS screen and a bit of processing grunt to boot, so you certainly do get what you pay for.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
70% Acer Chromebook R11
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The Acer Chromebook R 11 is light and offers a colorful display, a comfy keyboard, decent performance and good battery life. We do worry about the machine's build quality due to the flexing lid. Chrome OS just isn't ready for touchscreens, so we can't call the functionality a plus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Chromebook R11 Review: portable and foldable
Source: Slashgear English Archive.org version
Overall, Acer's Chromebook R11 looks, feels, and performs wonderfully. It's a bit smaller than I'd like, but perfect for those who don't want to lug around something with a larger screen. The version that we tested, which comes with 32GB of storage and 4GB of RAM will run you $329.99 directly from Acer, though in my research, I found it for as little as $290, elsewhere. If you're looking for something small, light, and versatile that won't break the bank, you won't go wrong here.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/01/2016
80% Acer Chromebook R11 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
If you're in the market for a small Chromebook, it's hard to argue with Acer's R11. The price certainly hits a sweet spot, and the laptop is a great machine for getting a bit of work done, kicking back for some tunes, and occasionally breaking it out as a tablet replacement. It may not be quite as stylish as the Asus Chromebook Flip, or as rugged as the Dell Chromebook 11, it sits firmly in the middle.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/25/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Acer Chromebook R11
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The Acer Chromebook R 11 is light and offers a colorful display, a comfy keyboard and decent performance, but it's not the best value. This laptop has shorter battery life than competing Chromebooks, and the flexing lid raises questions about the machine's build quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
24 hours with Acer's Chromebook R11: A compact convertible worth considering
Source: Computerworld.com English Archive.org version
When it comes to laptops, though, one size doesn't always fit all -- and Acer's Chromebook R11 adds a commendable new option into the Chrome OS lineup. The system does enough to make it into my just-published list of the best Chromebooks you can buy right now, and that's no small feat to achieve.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/16/2015

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire One 11
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2016
73% Recensione Acer Chromebook R 11
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 73%
60% Test : Acer ChromeBook R11, il séduit par sa conception hybride mi-portable, mi-tablette
Source: 01Net French FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Acer Chromebook R11 (CB5-132T)
Source: CNet France French FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Test: Acer ChromeBook R11 - levný notebook pro přístup k internetu s překlápěcím víkem a IPS displejem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2016

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (Celeron and Pentium) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 or 16 shader cores (EU) and different clock speed.

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.


N3150: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.08 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.60":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.


1.2 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops 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.


73.13%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-01- 3 (Update: 2016-01- 3)