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70 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Acer's $199 system certainly wins on price, but it looks and feels extremely cheap. It offers a fast processor at the expense of a poor keyboard layout and lackluster battery life.

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70
 
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User Reviews 6
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Screen size
1122
Screen resolution
1366 x 768
Bundled OS
Other
CPU family
Celeron
Processor speed
1.119
System RAM
31
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
Hdmi, Vga
Maximum battery life
Up to 3.520
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Midsize
1122
1366 x 768
Other
Celeron
1.119
31
Trackpad
Hdmi, Vga
Up to 3.520

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70 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

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70
 

User Reviews

70
jodeknudt
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
60
backtobasics
UPDATE EDIT 5/6/14: Chrome OS on the computer crashed about a month ago. All...read more
80
mobiljedi
I never thought about owning a chromebook, until I was in front of it. I bought...read more
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