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Acer Chromebook 14

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Acer Chromebook 14. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the durability and battery are overall positive. The design and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency. Views are divided on the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Chromebook 14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 for Work

 

For the business user who needs all-day battery life and MIL-SPEC–tested durability, the Acer Chromebook 14 for Work is one of the more powerful Chrome OS laptops we've seen. Its price, however, is firmly in Windows-laptop territory.

Core i5 processor and 8GB of memory deliver solid performance. Long battery life. Gorilla Glass 3 lid. Narrow screen bezel. Good selection of ports, including USB Type-C. MIL-STD 801G tested. Spill-resistant keyboard.

Pricey for a chromebook. 32GB of local storage. Single USB-C port. Top lid is prone to fingerprints.

The good-looking Acer Chromebook 14 for Work delivers some flash, is powerful enough for most business tasks, and can last more than 10 hours on a single battery charge. Now that some businesses are starting to embrace Chrome OS, the Chromebook 14 for...

Aug, 2016

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Acer Chromebook 14

 

The Acer Chromebook 14 gives you just about all the features and quality you need from a basic laptop, plus extra niceties like a metal body and almost 12 hours of battery life.

Affordable price. Almost 12 hours of battery life. Large 1080p HD screen. Metal body. 4GB of memory. Matte screen.

Stiff keyboard. No SD card slot.

The Acer Chromebook 14 has a 14-inch 1080p HD IPS screen, premium-feeling aluminum construction, a quad-core processor, better-than-average system memory and storage, good connectivity, and a sweet $300 price tag to top it off. Its only drawbacks are a...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Welch (theverge.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 review: a good value, but unprepared for the future

 

Acer's Chromebook 14 is a two-sided story. For one, it shows the remarkable progress that we've made around what a $300 laptop can and should be. It's made of aluminum, has a fantastic keyboard /...

Aluminum finish ; Better-than-average display ; Good value

No touchscreen ; Lacks SD slot ; Mediocre audio

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 review: A 14-inch Chromebook that looks expensive, but isn't

 

A large screen, a nice aluminum case and power to get you through a work day and then some -- all for less than $300.

The inexpensive Acer Chromebook 14's aluminum body is much nicer than the plastic competition. The matte-finish, 14-inch full HD IPS display is a great size for work and play, but still keeps this laptop's footprint small enough for commuting.

It has no SD or microSD card slot for expanding its 32GB of storage. The keyboard isn't backlit and shallow. Power users will want to step up to the Work version of this Chromebook or look elsewhere.

The Acer Chromebook 14 stands out for its stylish design and big screen at an affordable price. If you're looking for a classier Chromebook, this is it.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 Review

 

Sturdy aluminum chassis; Solid multitasking performance; Long battery life; Strong audio ; Shallow keyboard; Dim display; No SD memory reader ; The Acer Chromebook 14 is a stylish 14-inch notebook with strong audio and battery life, but its keyboard...

Shallow keyboard; Dim display; No SD memory reader ; The Acer Chromebook 14 is a stylish 14-inch notebook with strong audio and battery life, but its keyboard and display could be better.

The Acer Chromebook 14 is a stylish 14-inch notebook with strong audio and battery life, but its keyboard and display could be better.

May, 2016

Expert review by : Justin Jelinek (techaeris.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 review: Great design, very good performance

 

The Acer Chromebook 14 was released recently, and it touted some pretty impressive features. This Acer Chromebook 14 review puts those features to the test.

Design is top-notch, battery life is fantastic, the full HD screen is bright and looks very good.

A backlit keyboard would really be nice, though its omission is understandable.

Chromebooks aren’t for everybody, but nearly anybody can get use out of a Chromebook. They are ideal for students, and can even work well in some office situations. They’re even great as a secondary computer for browsing on the couch, or other similar...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by (zdnet.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 review: Solid and affordable, with a familiar design

 

Chromebooks come in a range of sizes and configurations these days, including convertible models that double up as both laptop and tablet. However, Acer's Chromebook 14 (CB3-431) is a straightforward device that simply aims to provide a low-cost...

Solid build quality ; 14-inch full-HD display ; Competitive price ; Good battery life

Moderate core (CPU/RAM/storage) spec

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Shawn Knight (techspot)

Acer Chromebook 14 Review Shawn Knight

 

The Acer Chromebook 14 is a svelte machine that aims for a perfect blend of style, features and performance. Unlike the Pixel, this laptop comes in at just $300, powered by a quad-core Intel Celeron N3160 processor and Intel HD Graphics 400 alongside...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Chromebook 14 (2017) Review | Trusted Reviews

 

Editor's Note: our review of the latest Acer Chromebook 14 is now live – the following is a review of an older model. What is the Acer Chromebook 14? The A

Great value ; Good build quality ; Long battery life

2GB of RAM is barely enough ; Ultra-cheap screen ; Full HD screen option is expensive

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Chromebook 14

 

Acer is the world's most popular manufacturer of Chromebooks. Last week, at its annual New York Next@Acer launch event, the company introduced several more devices to its lineup. The one device I was hoping to catch a glimpse of was the all-metal...

Apr, 2016
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