Today we are going to take a look at one of the new laptops to hit the market which is the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C1KH. This laptop is powered by Chrome OS giving users an alternative to both Windows and Apple powered laptops which is also very affordable. Below we will check out some of the benefits and downsides to this laptop to see just how well it stacks up to the competition.
Processor: Intel Celeron
Memory: 2 GB of RAM
Storage: 32 GB eMMC
Screen: 14 Inches
OS: Chrome OS
One of the leading edges that Chromebook laptops have over the competition is the ability to produce some very affordable options. Those that are looking to stay on a strict budget when purchasing a new laptop will love the affordability of the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C1KH.
Without giving up to much in the screen size category this Chromebook has still been able to stay quite mobile friendly. Acer has been able to accomplish this by doing very well in two key areas the first being long lasting battery. In order for a laptop to truly be great for on the go use in this day and age it needs to be able to get you through a full day without the needing of charging back up and it can easily accomplish this due to its ability to last up to 12 hours on a single charge. The other very important category is weight, as a big and bulky laptop will be very difficult to carry all day, and again this Acer does quite well with a total weight of just 1.6 KG.
One of the issues that some low cost laptops have is the fact they are built with cheap material causing them to get damaged easy from typical day to day use and look worn down well before there time. This laptop is built with aluminium alloy housing which makes it both professional looking and gives it the ability to handle day to day use without easily being damaged.
A common complaint that goes along with most Chromebooks and applies to the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C1KH as well is its limited storage capacity. Included you will only find a small drive of 32 GB, which is a fraction of what you find in full sized laptops. Instead of storing files locally Google is pushing users to put more data in the cloud on online storage, one of the advantages of this is that Chromebooks can use cheaper hardware to help keep the price of the device low but the disadvantage is some users do not feel comfortable storing their sensitive files on the internet.
The Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C1KH is another great option powered by Chrome OS. If the downsides are something that you can easily handle you will end up with a very low cost option for your next laptop purchase.