Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T-C32M 11.6-inch

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The Acer Chromebook R11 is a bestselling 2015 convertible Chromebook that can be used as a traditional laptop or as a tablet running Chrome OS. The Acer Chromebook R11 has been praised for its hybrid design, Quad-Core Intel processor and 32GB of flash memory. The 2GB of RAM will cope with most Chrome OS apps, but for more intensive tasks the 2GB will feel a bit sluggish and Acer should have offered a 4GB version. The display is average and offers a maximum resolution of 1366×768 which is what we usually find on cheaper laptops, but it does offer a fairly responsive touchscreen that sets it apart from many of its competitors. The 360 degrees hinge design is stable, but it won’t win any awards, nor do we expect it to at under $300.


  • Hybrid design
  • IPS Touchscreen
  • 32GB of eMMC Flash memory
  • Good battery life


  • Low quality webcam
  • Only 2GB of RAM
  • Slight display and lid flex
  • Not optimized for touch

Bottom Line

The Acer Chromebook R11 is a great 2-in-1 Chromebook that offers good hardware performance for users after a laptop with all day battery and running Chrome OS.

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Critic Reviews

  • 74
    Cnet February 16, 2016

    Acer's Chromebook R 11 has a neat hybrid design and the price is right, but simpler, non-touch devices offer better value.

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  • 70
    LaptopMag January 13, 2016

    The Acer Chromebook R 11 offers a colorful touch screen and a flexible 2-in-1 design, but other systems last longer on a charge.

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  • 80
    TechRadar December 25, 2015

    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.

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  • 80
    PCMag February 17, 2016

    With solid build quality, a versatile convertible design, an IPS touch screen, full-size media ports, and strong performance, the Acer Chromebook R 11 still manages a very affordable price.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Celeron N3150 1.6 GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
Operating System Google Chrome OS Chrome OS
Weight2.8 lbs
Battery Life10 hours
Hard Drive 132 SSD
Display Size11.6 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution1366 x 768
Display TechnologyLED Backlight | In-panel switching | Touchscreen Display
ConnectivityUSB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | HDMI | Micro SD | WiFi | Bluetooth
WebcamHD 720p
Additional FeaturesMicro SD
Dimension (LxWxH)11.57 x 8.03 x 0.76
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