When we are traveling (which is most of the year), we need a laptop that excels at web browsing, email and word processing. We also want one that is light and compact with good performance. The Chromebook is the perfect choice for travelers. It also starts up in 10 seconds, which is so nice when you have something on your mind that you want to capture like right now!
Neil appreciates how fast and easy this laptop is to use. However, Laurie is the one who uses it. Neil does the photo editing using Photoshop and for that he needs a more powerful laptop with more storage. The downside is more weight, but that is the trade off
Acer CB3-111-C670 Chromebook comes with these high level specs:
- Intel Celeron N2830 Dual-Core Processor 2.16GHz with Intel Burst Technology up to 2.41GHz
- Google Chrome Operating System
- 11.6″ HD Anti-Glare Widescreen LED-backlit Display
- Intel HD Graphics
- 2048MB DDR3L SDRAM Memory
- 16GB Internal Storage
- Secure Digital (SD) card reader
- 802.11AC WiFi featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Built-In HD Webcam
- Ports: 1 – USB 3.0 Port, 1-USB 2.0 Port, 1 – HDMI Port
- 3-Cell Li-Polymer Battery (3220 mAh), Up to 8.5-hours Battery Life
- 2.43 lbs. | 1.1 kg (system unit only)
The New Acer Chromebook
As the best value 11.6″ Chromebook – the Acer Chromebook 11 has everything you need. The fast wireless connection keeps you closer than ever, no matter where life takes you. Long-lasting battery life gives you all day to run your favorite Google apps or access your photos, videos, music and documents. Acer Chromebook 11 makes life on-the-go easy.
Best Value Chromebook
Smart design, stylish color, and a long-lasting battery life make the Acer Chromebook 11 stand out from the crowd. Paired with an incredibly low price tag, the fast and smart Chromebook 11 delivers the best value on the market.
This third-generation Chromebook is one of the slimmest Chromebooks on the market. Its ultra-thin 11.6″ frame makes it easy to slip into a purse, backpack or brief case and travel along with you. It’s equally comfortable at home or keeping up with everything you do every day, even when you’re offline. The keyboard makes it more comfortable to type while the fanless design keeps it efficient and silent.
The 11.6″ HD anti-glare display enables students and families to enjoy the Chromebook outside in sunlight for classwork, reading, playing games and more. Crisp resolution brings family closer during video chats, and the HD webcam presents you at your best, too. Want bigger? Extend your view to your big screen via the HDMI® port
The Acer Chromebook 11 brings speed to another level. Up to 3x faster* than the previous generation, its wireless 802.11ac connection offers improved coverage for distance and range. With the latest wireless and Bluetooth 4.0 technologies stay unplug and stay connected — to the net, to wireless devices, and to the world.
A quick 10 second boot up and powered by an Intel® Celeron® processor, the Chromebook 11 delivers a great experience on the web. It can load content-rich webpages quickly and easily, provide crisp video playback, and enable you to multitask effortlessly by allowing multiple pages to run at the same time.
Chromebooks have multiple layers of security to keep you safe and worry free. Plus with automatic updates, the Chromebook downloads security and software upgrades so you don’t have to. No more updates to track.
All Day Productivity
With a long-lasting battery life, the Chromebook 11 keeps the full Chrome OS experience at your fingertips. Up to 8.5 hours of battery life helps you power through both work and play. With more battery life and mobility than competitors, you can extend your productivity and enjoy life on-the-go.
Included in its sleek design, I/O ports are included directly in the slim profile of the Acer Chromebook 11. The Chromebook comes with a USB 3.0 port to help you share and send data faster than ever and all files will automatically appear in Acer’s new Files app “USB Drive”, so data is always at your fingertips.
- Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz Processor
- 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM
- Can open/edit MS Office files using free embedded QuickOffice editor or Google Docs, and can download Microsoft Office Online (an online version of Microsoft Office) for free. Cannot install standard MS Office software.
- 16 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD); No CD or DVD drive
- 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixels, LED-lit Screen
- Chrome Operating System; Moonstone White