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Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the battery and price are on the whole positive. The screen and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the usability. There are some less positive comments about the durability and design.

performance, portability, screen, price, battery

keyboard, size, design, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (newegg.com)

Long battery life, light, quick internet, I have a solid refurb, large screen, speakers that can produce sound much better than my Dell laptop.

 

I will never purchase a Chromebook ever again: my tablet is a bit more functional and more portable for 2/3rds the price and 1/3rd the volume. If I could find a way, I'd rather have a lightweight Linux distro on this hardware. The keyboard really...

My title has the 'pros'.

About as functional as a dumbed down tablet. ChromeOS itself is a major 'con': 1] By deliberate design decisions, ChromeOS does not support nonGoogle apps, such as those as those apps I've used in Linux and Androids 2.2 through 5.0. 2] This Acer has...

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great product, works great for my wife and her school work.

 

Light, easy to use, sometimes hard to print but overall great product

Nothing as far as we can tell, great product

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Very Nice

 

For the money this is a great alternative to an actual Laptop. Great for taking on trips and using on the road when all you need is to stay "connected."

FAST Internet, very good streaming, HD screen, overall for the money this is a great deal

Not easy to put icons on the desktop. Not easy to stay logged in. Must log back in everytime if it has been sitting for a while

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Can't believe the what I got for the price

 

don't know why you wouldn't but this if you want one

The size of the display is incredible, it completely dwarfs my spouse's 10.8' Chromebook. The speakers on the sides of the keyboard are an improvement to the usual Boots quick I bought it for checking email, surfing the net and watching...

The keyboard is a bit offset, but there are raised 'bumps' on the 'f' and 'j' keys if using the home row means anything to you

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Acer Chromebook 15.6"

 

I see they are out of stock, I would by another for my wife if needed. I wouldn't use as my only computer but, I am now using it far more than any I own.

Long Battery life Almost Instant on Fast Start from shutdown Storage is OK Great for checking email, Facebook or scrolling around looking for stuff on internet Light weight Good size display, bright easy to read.

I will agree with previous poster that it feels like keyboard is offset to right, easy to adapt. Not many apps, but I have other computers for that. I am not able to print with google print as the printer I bought last year is not compatible, oh well,...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

great product, easy setup, great price, fast delivery

 

Looks brand new to me for browsing internet, email, youtube ... why purchase a laptop. It just workswith minimal setup

no cons

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Bought for young student

 

Bought one of these for myself and liked it so much I bought one for my son as well. He likes it, very happy with it since is his first "laptop".

Works great for my son. He can do his homework, play some online games, watch youtube and search on the web. Safe for kids since he can't download any virus into it.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Acer CB3-531-C4A5

 

Although it has a few cons, I got it refurbished for 135, and you really can't complain when you get a 15 inch laptop for that mucb

It's a laptop Has an awesome battery life Processor isnt the fastest but you can't do too much in Chrome OS anyway

Screen is grainy No caps lock button Processor isnt the fastest but you can't do too much in Chrome OS anyway

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Awesome!

 

Easy setup. Fast booting.

Not compatible with some software

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Excellent Deal

 

May get another one.

Excellent Condition, like new! Everything works as it should.

Dec, 2015
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