Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1HT-C7AZ 14-inch

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The Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1HT-C7AZ is a bestselling 2019 Chromebook laptop that received positive reviews for its full-HD non-reflective matte display, high-end aluminum build including a  Gorilla Glass Trackpad and backlit keyboard, attractive lightweight design, and snappy performance for basic tasks. Some reviewers were critical of certain manufacturing defects including issues with trackpad reliability and some had issues with sharp edges making it more uncomfortable to hold then some competing laptops. Overall, if you plan on doing a lot of work on the go or outdoors and want a high-end finish reminiscent of a Macbook at a bargain price, the Acer Chromebook 514 ticks all the right boxes, though be careful to check for manufacturing defects in case a return is needed.

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  • Full-HD non reflective matte display excellent for use outdoors
  • High end aluminum build with Gorilla Glass Trackpad and backlit keyboard
  • Macbook style design finish
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Snappy performance for basic tasks


  • Reports of some manufacturing defects
  • Sharp edges can make the laptop hard to hold
  • No Windows only applications

Bottom Line

If you want a basic laptop reminiscent of a Macbook Air but at a bargain price, the Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1HT-C7AZ is a highly functional Chromebook that will get basic tasks such as web browsing and document editing done in relative style and comfort.

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Critic Reviews

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    PCMag April 19, 2019

    Aluminum-clad and ready for all day off the plug, the Acer Chromebook 514 is a reasonably-priced standout on the premium Chromebook stage that's right-priced for students and budget buyers.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Celeron N4000 1.10GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 500 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Operating System Google Android Chrome OS
Weight3.09 lbs
Battery Life12 hours
Hard Drive 164 SSD
Display Size14 inch
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
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