Acer CB3-111-C670 Chromebook 11.6-inch

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The Acer CB3-111-C670 is a bestselling 2014 Chromebook that received positive reviews for its near instant boot up and restart times as well as being incredibly light and portable, weighing in at only 2.4 pounds. Despite only having an entry level Intel Celeron CPU, Chrome OS manages to deliver a fast and responsive experience. Reviewers also praised the long battery life at around 8.5 hours. Reviewers were critical of the small screen size and the limitations of the Chrome OS in general. Overall the CB3-111-C670 is a good budget laptop for users who need access to word processing, emails, browsing and google services on the fly. It should be noted that more advanced users can install Linux on this machine removing most of the limitations imposed by ChromeOS.

Positive Reviews
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  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
  • Long Battery Life
  • Silent


  • Low maximum screen brightness
  • Cheap plastic finish
  • Chrome OS Limitations
  • No Bluetooth

Bottom Line

The Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111is fast, light and lasts a long time on a single charge, the only downside is the limitations imposed by Chrome OS.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 78
    NotebookCheck November 21, 2014

    The Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111 has impressed us. We've tested a number of Chromebooks but the CB3-111 appears to be the bargain of the bunch. It returns solid battery life and performance figures for this class and does it without any noise. Assuming you're in the market for a compact, low-cost, browser-focused laptop and not a Windows laptop, the Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111 should be on your list.

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Processor Intel Celeron N2830 2.16GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
Operating System Google Chrome OS Chrome OS
Weight2.43 lbs
Battery Life8.5 hours
Hard Drive 116 SSD
Display Size11.6 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution1366 x 768
Display TechnologyLED backlight | ComfyView | Anti-glare
ConnectivityUSB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | HDMI | WiFi
AudioStereo speakers
WebcamHD 720p
Additional FeaturesSecure Digital Media Card Slot
Dimension (LxWxH)11.7 x 7.95 x 0.73
Warranty1 Year

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