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Acer Chromebook CB3-431-12K1 Computer

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Chromebook CB3-431-12K1
A 14-inch Chromebook tested with Chrome OS 75.0, Intel Atom X5-E8000 2.1GHz processor, 4GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics 400 video adapter, and a 32GB eMMC drive. This model will receive updates from Google up until June 2022.
Description
A 14-inch Chromebook tested with Chrome OS 75.0, Intel Atom X5-E8000 2.1GHz processor, 4GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics 400 video adapter, and a 32GB eMMC drive. This model will receive updates from Google up until June 2022.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

 /  5
Portability

Portability

Portability is based on the size and weight of the unit, as well as battery life.

 /  5
Display

Display

Covers display size, clarity, color, brightness, and glare.

 /  5
Performance

Performance

Based on performance while running HTML5, WebGL and JavaScript benchmarks.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Includes hardware such as memory-card slots, WiFi, storage and AV connections and tech support and warranty provisions.

 /  5
Display size

Display size

The diagonal measure of the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen.

 /  5
Battery Life - web

Battery Life - web

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the Chromebook loads a sequence of web pages over WiFi. The screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Battery Life - video

Battery Life - video

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the Chromebook loops a 4K video. The screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Weight

Weight

The weight of the Chromebook as you would carry it around, including the battery but without the power adapter.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery life is the time to takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the Chromebook loads a sequence of web pages over WiFi. Bluetooth and 3G/4G are disabled and the screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5

About

The Acer Chromebook CB3-431-12K1 is part of the Computers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Chromebooks models like the Chromebook CB3-431-12K1 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Ergonomics Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

Portability Portability is based on the size and weight of the unit, as well as battery life.

Display Covers display size, clarity, color, brightness, and glare.

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