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Dell Chromebook 11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Dell Chromebook 11. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the battery and usability. The durability and price also get good views, but some have doubts about the touchpad and sound. There are some mixed opinions about the image quality and energy efficiency.

performance, price, durability, usability, battery

screen, sound, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Chromebook 11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Dell Chromebook 11

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Chromebook 11 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca. People really like the usability and performance. The reliability and design also get good opinions. The sound and portability get critical reviews, and there are some mixed comments about the price.

design, reliability, performance, usability

portability, sound

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell CHROMEBOOK 11 CEL/1.4 2GB 16GB SSD CHRMDell CHROMEBOOK 11 CEL/1.4 2GB 16GB SSD CHRM

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Chuong Nguyen (techradar.com)

Dell Chromebook 11 (2015) review

 

Meet the toughest Chromebook

Rugged, military tested design ; Loud speakers ; 180-degree barrel hinge

Touchscreen not standard ; Small keyboard ; Large footprint for screen size

Scores in depth Specifically built to withstand the abuses inherent to an education environment, this year's Dell Chromebook 11 features a solid build housed in a boring design. The Chromebook 11 ($249, £170, AU$320) looks more like a business laptop...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Kevin Lee (techradar.com)

Dell Chromebook 11 review

 

Dell's first Chromebook is a star in almost every regard

Amazing battery life ; Suave, comfortable design ; No-fuss inputs

Bluish, low-contrast display ; Limited app selection

Scores in depth It's official: manufacturers are hot on Chromebooks. Recently, Toshiba came out swinging with it's first browser-powered machine, and now Dell has followed suit. While more laptops is always good news, Chromebooks have grown stagnant,...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Martyn Casserly (techadvisor.co.uk)

Dell Chromebook 11 review

 

Aimed at students and school children, the latest version of Dell's popular Chromebook 11 features rubber edges, a spill-proof keyboard and trackpad, plus plenty of power. We take a look.

Dell knows what it’s doing when it comes to Chromebooks. This new, rugged model has plenty to offer in terms of speed and durability, but you don’t feel like you’re sacrificing much in return. With the long battery life and unique waterproofing feature...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (expertreviews.co.uk)

Dell Chromebook 11

 

Dell's latest Chromebook is a good performer, but it's more expensive than our current favourite

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

Dell Chromebook 11 review

 

Quick and well made, the Chromebook 11 is let down only by a poor display

With its strong performance, creditable ergonomics and low price, the Dell Chromebook 11 is a great option for any student looking for a budget workhorse – especially since, with the integration of the Quickoffice beta into the Chrome OS Files app,...

May, 2014

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Dell Chromebook 11 review

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The Dell Chromebook 11 was built with schools in mind, as you can tell from its robust construction, budget price and all-day battery life. It's not the slimmest or most glamorous Chromebook but it's well-designed and built to last. Is the Dell...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by (coolsmartphone.com)

Dell Chromebook 11" 2-in-1 - Review - Coolsmartphone

 

I have always liked Chromebooks, as they offer a lot of computing power and bang for your cash. Dell has been making these laptops for while, and in this

Here are the specs:

Mar, 2019

Expert review by (coolsmartphone.com)

Dell Chromebook 11 2 in 1 - First impressions - Coolsmartphone

 

Today I received a new toy to play with in the form of the "Dell Chromebook 11 3189 2 in 1". Apart from having a ridiculously long name, this Chromebook

Specs wise, this machine is packing a budget but adequate offering.

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Martyn Casserly (techworld.com)

Dell Chromebook 11 review

 

It might be Dell's first attempt at a Chromebook, but the Chromebook 11 ticks all our boxes as a fast, cheap and reliable laptop.

Dell’s debut offering is pretty much exactly what most people want from a Chromebook. It’s fast, easily portable, smart looking, features a great keyboard, and even manages to add in a few bells and whistles like the two USB 3.0 ports. If Google’s...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Lee Bell (theinquirer.net)

Dell Chromebook 11 hands-on

 

We test drive Dell's Chrome OS notebook

The Chromebook 11 has 16GB of SSD internal storage, which helps it boot up in what Dell claims 8.4 seconds. In our tests, the Chromebook took just under 10 seconds to power on. Not quite as fast as Dell claims but still quick enough by far to ensure...

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):43 / 51
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Blue / Grey
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Educational
Product colour:Black / Black, Blue / Blue / Grey
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:29.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
HD type: No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen:No / Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 311
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:792
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 792 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 10668
Non-operating shock:160
Non-operating vibration:1.30
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating shock:110
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating vibration:0.66
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 70

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:Y
Manual:Y
Mouse included:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Bag included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
Microphone in: No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:6.67
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.32 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4 / 1x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.58
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7 / 2.16
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:2955U / I3-4005U / N2840
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1168 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 7.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):No / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:75105 / 75608 / 82103
Processor code:SR16Y / SR1YJ
Processor package size:25 / 40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes
UART: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Flash memory:16
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Storage Media:Flash / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.1 / 21.7
Height :2.46
Height (front):2 / 2.01
Height (rear):2.1
Weight:1.27 / 1.3
Width:29.5 / 29.7