Monday, March 20, 2017

Acer Chromebook 15

The Acer Chromebook 15 is the biggest Chromebook that has come out and it’s from Acer.  It comes  with a 5th generation processor. Although it is rather large when you compare it to other Chromebooks, the price remains affordable at $350. You might get this at a slightly lower price now since this came out in the year 2015. These are the specifications of this budget machine. The processor is a 1.5GHz Intel Celeron 3205u ( dual core, 2MB cache ).  It uses Intel HD graphics. The RAM is 4GB DDR3. The screen is  a 15.6 inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution  with an LED-backlit Display. It comes with an internal storage of 32GB SSD. There are several ports that are available: 1 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2, HDMI, SD card reader, headphone /microphone jack. For Connectivity purposes it uses a 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. The camera is a 720p HD webcam.  It has a weight of 4.85 pounds and  the dimensions of it’s screen is  15.08 x 9.65 x o.95 inches
    This Chromebook looks quite sturdy and the Taiwanese based manufacturer did a wonderful job of using more durable plastic. The plastic exterior is covered in a net-like texture. The whole laptop has the same type of finish. It includes the lid, bottom and the back of the screen hinges. This just means that you’ll have more grip on this budget machine. It has a well fabricated finish. It’s so nice to hold on to. When you open the laptop you will see the huge 15.6 screen and it deflects reflections or glare. Acer has a name for this and they call it Comfyview antiglare display. Below the display, you will notice a spacious keyboard deck. This means that you will have a large size keyboard. There is no number pads but instead you’ll find two big speakers. On the bottom you will see a large trackpad. The Acer Chromebook 15 The audio on this Chromebook is reliable and the sounds are good.  The keyboard has island style keys. The keyboard offers good spacing and it feels nice to type on. The portraits taken from the 720p webcam are clear. Because you are using a Google OS, you’ll have all the google apps available to you.
   The Acer Chromebook 15 processor is so fast and you will not have any problem opening pages, tabs and apps. This Chromebook is good for multitasking purposes. In the Peacekeeper browser test it scored 3,261. In the Snupsider Javascript test it completed the test in just 319.3 milliseconds. In the WebGL test the Acer Chromebook 15 did well with 26 frames per second. Acer Chromebook 15 passed all of  these tests. It just proves that this particular Chromebook is not only sturdy bit it offers good performance. The battery will last you for at least 8 hours.

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