Chromebooks have suddenly become an interesting topic these days, somewhat ironically not because of themselves but becaue of Android. At Google I/O 2016 last month, Google revealed how Android apps would soon be coming in full capacity on Chrome OS via Google Play Store. That has just made Chromebooks nearly worth twice their value in terms of the things you can do on the laptop. It is quite timely, then, that Google makes available two of Acer’s latest models, the Chromebook 14 and the 2016 refresh of the Chromebook 11.
Like most Chromebooks, perhaps with the except of the Chromebook Pixel, the Acer Chromebook 11 is totally a mid, some might even say low, tier laptop. It is powered by an older Intel Celeron N2840, a dual-core processor running at 2.1 GHz. There’s only 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of SSD storage, since Google wants you to use its cloud. The 11.6-inch screen reaches only up to 1366×768 pixels in resolution.
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