Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q 15.6-inch

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The Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q is a popular 2015 15.6-inch Chromebook that received positive reviews for its large Full-HD screen, fast processor, loud audio, long battery life, and comfortable keyboard and trackpad. However, it’s larger and heavier than most Chromebooks, its white chassis easily attracts dirt and, if you’re still unaware, the Chrome OS cannot run regular Windows programs. Overall, the CB5-571-362Q is built for Google app users who want both the stellar battery life of smaller Chromebooks and the enhanced multimedia experience offered by pricier Windows laptops.

The Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q is new and improved big brother of the Acer Chromebook 13 with a relatively unique 15-inch display usually not found on competing Chromebooks. It features an attractive all-white casing with a microwave pattern on the outer surfaces. A larger screen means a larger dimensions, leading to a total weight of nearly 5 pounds, which means it’s not as travel friendly as other Chromebooks.

Despite a larger size, it uses the same keyboard as on its 13-inch Keyboards. The extra space near the ends of the keyboard is used by two high quality stereo speakers. In terms of connectivity, it includes a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, a full-sized HDMI-out port, and an SD card slot. Despite its larger display, the battery life is excellent, running over 7 hours in half brightness with video streaming on. You will easily get the advertised 9 hours with light use. Its Intel Core i3-5005U processor offers a significant performance jump over its Celeron equipped competitors.

It even beats the recently released Chromebook powered by the much hyped Tegra K-1 processor. The 4GB memory is the largest you will get on any Chromebook, and it’s adequate for all Google applications. If save up some more, you can get more a powerful Windows laptop, but it won’t offer the same quality display and the same long battery life.

If you are a daily traveler who wants something for typing on the go, you’re probably better off with an 11-inch Chromebook. However, if you watch lots of movies at home and edit photos at work, the more powerful 15-inch Acer Chromebook 15 is without a doubt a top choice as an all-purpose home or office cloud PC.


  • Full-HD screen
  • Fast processor
  • Clear and loud audio
  • Long battery life
  • Comfortable keyboard


  • The white chassis shows up dirt
  • Not as portable as other Chromebooks

Bottom Line

While lacking slightly in the portability department the Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-362Q delivers high definition audio and video while maintaining an impressive battery life.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i3-5005U 2GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
Operating System Google Chrome OS Chrome OS
Weight4.85 lbs
Battery Life9 hours
Hard Drive 132 SSD
Display Size15.6 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyLED-backlit Display
ConnectivityUSB 2.0 | USB 3.0 | HDMI | Dual-Band WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
AudioStereo Speakers
WebcamHD 720p
Additional FeaturesSD Memory Card reader
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